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Old 05-09-09, 08:42 PM   #1
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Won My First Race Today!!

I normally post in the "race report thread" and "pics of you suffering in a race" thread, but I thought I'd make an exception since I'm PUMPED!!

O'Fallon Gold Cup, Cat5. 25 person field. 30 minutes +3 laps. 3 small "climbs" with an uphill finish.

No one wanted to do any work so my teamate initiated all the action today, including the leadout that 'sealed the deal' (thanks again Jason... you're the man!). I came around the final turn 2nd wheel, and gassed it with roughly 400 meters to go. Held on for the win, the medal, the prize (a six-pack of O'Fallon gold beer), and all the Cat 5 glory one can handle in a day .



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Old 05-09-09, 08:48 PM   #2
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Old 05-09-09, 08:49 PM   #3
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Nice going.


Can't.
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...................................yellow .
...............................................shoes.



Congrats again.
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Old 05-09-09, 10:29 PM   #4
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Awesome! Congrats.

Looks like you were still pulling away at the line. Very nice.
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Old 05-09-09, 10:30 PM   #5
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awesome! Congrats.

Looks like you were still pulling away at the line. Very nice.
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Old 05-09-09, 11:24 PM   #6
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Awesome!
You can celebrate with the 6 pack too!
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Old 05-09-09, 11:43 PM   #7
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I did that tonight and I didn't win a race yet.

More the reason to train harder tomorrow!
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Old 05-10-09, 12:47 AM   #8
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Old 05-10-09, 03:45 AM   #9
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Congrats, nice job.
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Old 05-10-09, 06:10 AM   #11
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Congratulations! Well done!
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Good job. Now quit sandbaggin!
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Congrats!

I just got my first win on Saturday as well, so I can empathize.
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Old 05-10-09, 08:22 AM   #14
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Thanks everyone!

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Can't.
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...................................yellow .
...............................................shoes.
I'm sure they're awesome shoes, BUT, they're hard to take your eyes off of because they're HIDEOUS.


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Good job. Now quit sandbaggin!
4 races so far and 3 podiums... I'm doing 1 more race then putting in an early request to upgrade.
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Old 05-10-09, 09:57 AM   #15
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gj on handling that six pack!!
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Old 05-10-09, 11:10 AM   #17
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Nice job, mail me a beer so I can toast to it ha.
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Old 05-10-09, 01:54 PM   #18
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Congrats!

Now get to work so that you can recapture this feeling.
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Old 05-10-09, 02:01 PM   #19
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Drink beer. Celebrate. Tell story of win. Upgrade.

Congrats
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Congrats!

Which victory salute did you choose?

(insert thread with all the victory salutes of the pros)
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Old 05-10-09, 08:30 PM   #21
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[quote=Jynx;8892548]Which victory salute did you choose?[QUOTE]

Great question...

I went with something similar to
but couldn't quite pull it off with the same bravado as Cav did

It looked more like this, courtesy of heads up! from a couple weeks ago
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