Montana State championship road race today. I bridged to a 7 man break 6 miles in and we had a 5 minute gap at mile 36. The 7 man break was down to 4 at mile 64 and we had 3 mins on ten chasers, with a tailwind.
Then it happened. I shifted 1/4 of the way up one of the "rollers" (400 ft tall rollers), and snapped my chain. Today was my first DNF. Ever.
Funny how it happens during the winning break at the state championship race. Oh well.
On the lighter side, a promising youth that was a 5 at the beginning of the season WON today. Not just the 3's. He beat the cat 2's and the cat 1's. This was only his second race as a 3...