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Old 02-01-09, 12:09 AM   #1
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UF race weekend

Who's showing? I'll be there from UA with a couple other guys.

What's up with no road race?
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Old 02-01-09, 12:37 AM   #2
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Saturday is mine.
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It's my home town, so I should race. We'll see.
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I probably will be there in the crit on Sunday. Its a long way from MIA, but I'll be making a pit stop on Sarasota to visit the fam and break up the trip.
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Saturday is mine.
I very well might be coming out to play.

Of course having a racing age of 55 would put us in much different sandboxes.
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TT, TTT and crit.
They will be race starts 8, 9 and 10 for me so far in '09.
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I have to go to a wedding that weekend. Somehow, the fact that I've raced the last 3 weekends, and will race the next two after this weekend, makes my wife think that she can expect me to go to her neices' wedding.
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I'll be there with some FSU guys.
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I'll be there. I'm doing the TT and racing the collegiate and cat 5 crits. I want to upgrade already.
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I'll be in for the TT, have to leave early sunday so no crit for me.
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I have to go to a wedding that weekend. Somehow, the fact that I've raced the last 3 weekends, and will race the next two after this weekend, makes my wife think that she can expect me to go to her neices' wedding.
So, I read that as you just can't send a nice gift and stay happily married.

I should be there.
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So, I read that as you just can't send a nice gift and stay happily married.

I should be there.
3's or 35+?
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TT Sat and Crit Sun for me.

Can't wait to race in the warmth for a change. (32 degrees at start time last Sat., and 33 degrees on Sun. brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!).

Who can tell me what to expect regarding the crit course on Sunday?

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TT Sat and Crit Sun for me.

Can't wait to race in the warmth for a change. (32 degrees at start time last Sat., and 33 degrees on Sun. brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!).

Who can tell me what to expect regarding the crit course on Sunday?

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Most everyone who has already posted in this thread..

What do you want to know?

You've got cobblestones in the first two corners, that second one is a little messy. About 50' past the second corner is a manhole cover in the road. Nice long stretch after that before you get to the last two turns, which really are more like one giant turn if you take them at speed, then the stretch to the finish. Finish is slightly uphill on wide open road.
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Any 4s doing the crit? Like I said, I'm probably in but it will kind of suck to drive up from Miami to race 35 minutes with 7 people...
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This is going to be an exciting one
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3's or 35+?
I dunno. It just depends on which race will have more teammates in it. Oh yeah, and start times and temperatures and what time I need to be home and ...
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3's or 35+?

Why not both?
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What do you want to know?

You've got cobblestones in the first two corners, that second one is a little messy. About 50' past the second corner is a manhole cover in the road. Nice long stretch after that before you get to the last two turns, which really are more like one giant turn if you take them at speed, then the stretch to the finish. Finish is slightly uphill on wide open road.
Don't forget that there is construction for a new hotel across from Lillian's. Because of that there is a chain link fence that has taken out some of the road. Yuck.
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Don't forget that there is construction for a new hotel across from Lillian's. Because of that there is a chain link fence that has taken out some of the road. Yuck.
How does racing on that divided road work? I think we go down that road. I honestly don't know the course yet so I could be totally wrong about the existence of the divided road. I know there is one near there.
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From the far corner (corner 4) you're on the left side of the road. Then it opens up all the way through the finish line. When the median starts again, the usually put us on the right side. It'll be interesting to see if they route us on the left to avoid the construction though. That'll make the turn a little tighter.
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Old 02-08-09, 09:53 PM   #22
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How did everyone do?
I got a top 10 in the collegiate and about 12th or so in the uscf.
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Missed whole weekend due to sickness. Almost went anyway for the squad, but decided a healthy Mike is better next weekend, than someone prolonging the agony. Tough courses next week. And our team is starting to gel.

Good job to all you Gators.
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How did everyone do?
I got a top 10 in the collegiate and about 12th or so in the uscf.
Our TTT was 3rd place, we got two guys in the top-10 of cat3 (5th and 6th), and I won a prime.
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I got 11th in the C's, but I was more trying to get off the front with someone. Of course no one would let us go. I caught third in one of the primes. I got 7th in the 5's with the guy in front of me dying with 25 meters to go and me having no where to go.
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