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    Wow again. Not trying to sound rude at all, that pic makes you look much younger.

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    Banff Bike Fest. First race in more than twenty two years, suffering and enjoying it.

    Photo's by Mark Kay

    Prologue hill climb.


    ITT.


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    Colnago C59/SR-EPS, Colnago K Zero/R-EPS, Ridley Helium/SR11, Marinoni Leggero/Duracci, Richey Swiss X/Chorus11

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate552 View Post
    Texas Time Trial Championships Cat 3 - Barely reached my goal of top 10. There were some really fast times this year and I was happy with that. photo cred to my wife.
    nice!

    fast suit.

    recently got a set of R1s when i decided to rewire my shiv. took a little getting used to.

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    Nevada City Classic M123 race. God what a stupid hard race. (I loved every stupid hard minute of it.)



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    ToWC RR - i'm the one grimacing in the black kit... The race was harder than it should've been for myself since I did a tough crit the night before and staged poorly for the race (it was advertised as a rolling full road enclosure then it changed to yellow line after we staged).

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    Suffering

    Okay, this really was suffering.


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    Quote Originally Posted by caloso View Post
    Nevada City Classic M123 race. God what a stupid hard race. (I loved every stupid hard minute of it.)
    Is the white thing on your housing a chip? I see one on the rider behind you.
    "...during the Lance years, being fit became the No. 1 thing. Totally the only thing. It’s a big part of what we do, but fitness is not the only thing. There’s skills, there’s tactics … there’s all kinds of stuff..." Tim Johnson

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    Harlem, in the pack (Depot kit) and then stupidly chasing a doomed break with 4 to go. Photos by Yehuda Perlowitz.



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    Quote Originally Posted by carpediemracing View Post
    Is the white thing on your housing a chip? I see one on the rider behind you.
    Yes. That's new this year. One on the helmet and one on the brake housing. Two advantages from a rider's perspective: 1) only need to check in once on the first day and 2) lapped riders would only be pulled for safety reasons rather than placing reasons. And as far as I know, no one got pulled.
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    Quote Originally Posted by caloso View Post
    Yes. That's new this year. One on the helmet and one on the brake housing. Two advantages from a rider's perspective: 1) only need to check in once on the first day and 2) lapped riders would only be pulled for safety reasons rather than placing reasons. And as far as I know, no one got pulled.
    The downside was that it seemed to take longer to post results (at least on Saturday) than normal. Also, one of the guys in the 3/4 race had a flat and used the tire pit (wtf was that by the way??) and was counted as a lapped rider instead of a free lap rider.

    Tire pit was unique for the race. The course was an out and back on a road with a median with landscaping. The tire pit was a few hundred meters from the start finish, in the median, in shrubs, and unattended by officials.

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    I forgot about that. I think they put it so far away because of the risk of tripping the lap counter mulitple times if the pit was near start/finish as customary.
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    diablo hc tt - craig huffman


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    Photo by Robert Shellhamer Photography.

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    All out, bridging up to an attack on Thursday. Kudos to Jim Hicks for the great shot -- I'll probably be buying this one (no thumbnail or copyright reasons).
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    Shelled race. Photo by Mike H, in the white helmet. Okay, so he didn't take it, but he posted it, his friend took it. I think 1/3 of the field is visible in this picture, and I was gone shortly after.

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    photo 4.jpg

    My arms are too straight. Photo taken by my wife. Not wearing sunglasses because it's a night time crit. I need cycling glasses.

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    I treated myself to a nice set of Smiths with changeable lenses that I like a lot. I've also used Pyramex clear safety glasses, available at your LHWS (local hardware store).
    Cyclists of the world, unite! You have nothing to lube but your chains!

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    OTF at the local music city crit race yesterday. Wish it had stuck but only lasted a few laps.

    EDIT: photographer was gary/greg somebody

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    At the bottom of the pile in pink and blue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gsteinb View Post
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    oh fark. Shovel, how are you doing?

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    ouch, heal up.

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    The report is in the old folk's home. Popped tendon in my left ring finger, pulled groin. Shut down for riding for a few days. No racing until the splint comes off. Cracked rear 404, broken Toupe Pro, hoods and tape. It was a racing accident. No blame on myself or anyone else. I'm just pissed about the 404.

    You can see why my groin is pulled as I'm still clipped in. It all happened so fast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shovelhd View Post


    At the bottom of the pile in pink and blue.
    at least your legs look strong!

    "get your foot out of my wheel!"
    "get
    your wheel out of my foot!"

    sorry to read about this. i wish you a speedy recovery.

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