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Old 05-02-07, 01:34 PM   #1
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Did anyone race Sturbridge?

Just wondering. I didn't get to race it this year - family event.
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Old 05-02-07, 01:41 PM   #2
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Yeah. In one word: sketchy. Crashes in almost all the races.
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Old 05-02-07, 01:51 PM   #3
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Yeah. In one word: sketchy. Crashes in almost all the races.
I'm sure crashes came at the final 200m, downhill finish... same as last year.
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Old 05-02-07, 05:53 PM   #4
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I'm sure crashes came at the final 200m, downhill finish... same as last year.
Believe it or not, the problems this year weren't those guys sprinting for 40th. There was just some seriously poor bike handling. In the 4/5 35- race, there was a wreck in the first .5 miles! The 4/5 35+ race had a wreck on a slight uphill. The 4's had people trying to avoid puddles! Like I said, sketchy.
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Old 05-02-07, 07:27 PM   #5
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[QUOTE=bitterken]The 4's had people trying to avoid puddles! QUOTE]

Ohhh, now, we can't get our new ride dirty... groan....
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