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Old 02-23-09, 05:05 PM   #1
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Goodbye to the Ultimate Cat

Upgrade approved.

Let the learning begin.
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Old 02-23-09, 05:06 PM   #2
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Nice WR!


let the teaching begin... teaching us here on BF that is.
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Old 02-23-09, 05:11 PM   #3
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Very nice. My upgrade is still pending. I have no idea why the hell it takes them so long to do upgrades in SoCal. It took about 2 weeks for my Cat 3 upgrade last spring.
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Old 02-23-09, 05:12 PM   #4
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Old 02-23-09, 05:13 PM   #5
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congrats......
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Old 02-23-09, 05:15 PM   #6
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Old 02-23-09, 05:15 PM   #7
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Cat1 next???
Rarified air up here, but well worth all the ego points.

BTW - Wouldn't ProTour be the ultimate category.
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Old 02-23-09, 05:15 PM   #8
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yes! looking forward to the race reports!
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Old 02-23-09, 05:22 PM   #9
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Thanks all. It's a bit uncomfortable. I guess I felt that way when I upgraded to Cat 3.

...back in 1992.

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Cat1 next???
Rarified air up here, but well worth all the ego points.

BTW - Wouldn't ProTour be the ultimate category.
No way man. Cat 3 is the Ultimate Cat. This is a downgrade.
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Old 02-23-09, 05:26 PM   #10
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WR, you are an inspiration. Way to go.

Sooooo...you gonna start saving now?

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Old 02-23-09, 05:31 PM   #11
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Good work! The balance you have to strike between being a father/working/training and racing makes this all the more impressive to me. Keep on crushing!


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BTW - Wouldn't ProTour be the ultimate category.
I think he is referring to a humorous blog by that name about how cat3s were god's gift to everyone...
I don't even know if the blog is still around, but it was always good for a laugh
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Old 02-23-09, 05:32 PM   #12
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hey cool beans
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Old 02-23-09, 05:42 PM   #13
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I think he is referring to a humorous blog by that name about how cat3s were god's gift to everyone...
I don't even know if the blog is still around, but it was always good for a laugh
Yes, I know.

Wouldn't want to be a cat3 if you paid me.
Crashes are hard and skills are suspect.
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Old 02-23-09, 05:53 PM   #14
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Upgrade approved.

Let the learning begin.
I look forward to chopping you at AT&T this year.

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Old 02-23-09, 05:54 PM   #15
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Wouldn't want to be a cat3 if you paid me.
You must have been at one time...
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Congrat WR. You da man.
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You are going to need 90 minute lunch hours now. Can't be a cat 2 with an hour to train in the afternoon.

Congrats...well deserved. I admire the discipline!
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Old 02-23-09, 06:31 PM   #18
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I look forward to chopping you at AT&T this year.

You ever watch old Green Hornet episodes on Nick at Night? WR's the Hornet. Ex be Kato.

You want the Green Hornet, you gotta go through Kato. Kato knows how to chop.



We're old school Marvel comics. We got the Fantastic Four waitin in the wings baby.
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Old 02-23-09, 06:35 PM   #19
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Upgrade approved.

Let the learning begin.
First of all a big congrats. It was clear that you are at the top of the Cat 3 game and ready to move up if you wanted to do so.

I am thinking that you will want a few more hours per week for training at the P/1/2 level. You do know that the races are now longer?
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Old 02-23-09, 06:40 PM   #20
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Well done and earned, congrats!!
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Old 02-23-09, 06:42 PM   #21
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Congrats WR. The duration and speed has been a huge step up. When you try to bridge a gap doing 34+ and not make any ground you just have to tip your hat to genetically gifted super freaks. Oh and 100+ miles road races now, good times.
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Old 02-23-09, 06:47 PM   #22
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congrats WR, I'll bet the Category 3s around TX are partying like it's 1999 this weekend.
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Damnit WR I was looking forward to racing with you more. Good job!
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very cool. Congrats!
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Wow, you guys are getting your upgrades before I've even logged in 1k miles.
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