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Old 04-07-08, 05:26 PM   #1
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Wente Road Race and Crit

Whose in, what race and catagory?

Im in for the crit, cat 5. If they have another group of masters 35+ cat 5 Ill get in on that too.
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Old 04-07-08, 06:24 PM   #2
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In for the E3 RR
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M45 4/5 RR for me.
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Road Race, Women CAT4 35+.

Because I'm a glutton for punishment.
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Old 04-08-08, 11:38 AM   #5
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45+ 1/2/3 RR
45+ crit
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RR, Cat5
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Old 04-08-08, 02:08 PM   #7
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Old 04-08-08, 06:00 PM   #9
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Crit and RR, E4. Coming back with a vengeance. Damn chest cold has got me on the ropes so Madera is out of the question.
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in for e4 rr and crit
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Old 04-09-08, 08:24 AM   #12
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E3 Road race and crit for me. First race this season due to achilles tendonitis, but I think I'm over it.
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Signed up for E5 RR...
However, I may have to bail due to work.
Doh!

Just in case, I'll be over there training this weekend. Caroll Rd. climb is too much fun to pass up!
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Old 04-09-08, 09:01 AM   #14
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E3 Road race and crit for me. First race this season due to achilles tendonitis, but I think I'm over it.
Hey Shawn, wondered why I haven't seen you pass me lately. I suffer from the same thing chronically.
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Old 04-09-08, 09:17 AM   #15
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Signed up for E5 RR...
However, I may have to bail due to work.
Doh!

Just in case, I'll be over there training this weekend. Caroll Rd. climb is too much fun to pass up!
When I get back, let's do the loop (next wednesday or so). Maybe it won't be windy.
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Sounds like a plan Noffy.
Lay off the marshmallows and cheap beer this week...
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E5 RR

I have a feeling it will be painful
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Yeah its tough to get rid of. But i've been training super hard lately with no complaints from
the tendons, so that's nice for now. I'll see you out there.
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whats the route for the RR and Crit? I worked out there this summer, great roads and amazing weather compared to the midwest!
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Road Race, Women CAT4 35+.
Me too! Plan on doing a "recon" of the course next weekend.
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How did it go for everyone?

I did the RR yesterday. Mediocre placing but I'm happy because my new asthma meds are working and with my new found ability to ride over AT I was able to go to the front and split the field when I wanted to. But since I haven't been anywhere close to that kind of heart rate for three years I had no idea how long I could do it, and I went a little too long. That and another rider who braked way too much for big gnarly turn on the descent leaving a big gap that I couldn't close got me dropped from the leading group I'd helped create. But a teamate was in there and he got fourth.

Each race I learn something and get a little better. Maybe by the time I'm in the 55s I'll be able to win one.
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Old 04-27-08, 04:17 PM   #22
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My race pretty much involved begging and pleading on unsympathetic ears for a neutral bottle on laps 2,3 and 4. Front group was down to about 25-30 and a crash with about 6 miles to go made enough of a gap that I couldn't get back on even with the help of skandal20. Decided to just ride it home even though it meant another time up that stupid hill. Did stop to take a bottle of water from a very nice course worker. Thank You.

Sunday I can home to do the UNR 1/2/3 crit thinking it would be safer than Wente but went down in a corner and left a little flesh from my forearm on the tarmac. If bad luck comes in threes I have filled mine. 2 crashes and a double flat in a stage race.
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Haha. On the start of my last lap the other guys in my chase group were making plaintive cries up the climb: "neutral water? neutral water?" No one got any.

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Old 04-27-08, 06:26 PM   #24
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E4
top 15 in the RR
28th in the crit (won a prime, pair of tires) but was scared out of my wits after 5 to go, so many damn nears that I sat up with 2 to go...better to fight another day)
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