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    Hey, Im new to the forum and hope this is in the right place.
    I have some questions about racing. First, I know there are cat 5, 4, 3, and so on but what skill level does it really take to move up in them? And whats it take to start at cat5? I've read this thread- ttp://www.bikeforums.net/archive/index.php/t-78097.html and theres some good stuff in it but where do you find the races? Anyone have any links to help? Thanks.

    And how about Lances comeback??? 3rd place isnt bad.

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    Check the racing subforum.
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    All it takes to start racing Cat 5 is a bicycle, and a helmet.

    Insurance is good too.
    cat 1.

    blog

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattm View Post
    All it takes to start racing Cat 5 is a bicycle, and a helmet.

    Insurance is good too.
    and a one-day license.
    "When you are chewing the bars at the business end of a 90 mile road race you really dont care what gear you have hanging from your bike so long as it works."
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    Quote Originally Posted by a9b8 View Post
    Hey, Im new to the forum and hope this is in the right place.
    It's not.

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    I have some questions about racing.
    New to Racing? Here's a tip or two

    Quote Originally Posted by a9b8 View Post
    First, I know there are cat 5, 4, 3, and so on but what skill level does it really take to move up in them?
    Depends. Some people move up quickly and some never do.

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    And whats it take to start at cat5?
    A bike

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    And how about Lances comeback??? 3rd place isnt bad.


    Spoiler much?

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    I'm moving this to the Racing Forum....
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    U really should delete this before someone who doesn't know today's results reads it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scorer75 View Post
    U really should delete this before someone who doesn't know today's results reads it.
    too late. i was like 3rd place? then i convinced myself the op was a newb and didnt know how he really did so it wasnt a spoiler.

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