http://ddbimages.smugmug.com/gallery...87675929_6cYLG - start there, go through the next 6-7 pics, I'm in yellow.
The race was tough, lots of rollers, a good amount of wind, and three big teams that never let any breakaway get very far.
The last 2 miles the guy in blue (in those pics at the line) attacks and but noone wants to chase hard, but we start picking up the pace. Another guy goes off the front a mile to go but we don't answer, knowing that there is a pretty long uphill into-the-wind finish ahead and we are already putting the hammer down. 400yds to go I sense the packs legs are dying, so I make my move. I jump out of the saddle for 50 yards, then sit and grind. 100yds to go I catch the 2nd place guy. As I came around him I notice the last one up ahead has slowed way up and was getting eaten up by the wind and last bit of the climb. Adrenaline hit me hard as I realized I still had a shot at the win, so I stand up again and put my caad9 frame through a torsional stiffness test. The rest is in the photos.
So yea, after this weekend, I've got 27 points, enough for the upgrade to 3's. =)