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    Should I do this 123?

    I just got my 3 upgrade and tested my legs last week on the new category and got 6th, 2 points. I should end on a high note but instead, am pondering getting my ass handed to me on a tough course 1 2 3 race: https://www.bikereg.com/Net/14408

    What do you think?

    There are only 8 pre regs so far. I'm sure it will go to 10, but looks like a tiny field. That sucks huh? Dunno what to do.
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    try it... you might learn something... if you use a powermeter you might set a new pr... in any case you'll have a better idea of how much faster you need to be, just in time for off season training.
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    Sure, why not? My highest power and flat land speed ever, training or race, was in a M123 race last summer. You'll definitely learn some things.
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    This must be a rhetorical question. Do it. 8 registrants is kind of embarassing but no harm in getting out there and learning and getting some hard work in.

    I have made your decision for you now go register. Thread closed ;p
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    Thank you. Registered.

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    no.

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    Lmfao gary.
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    Dont encourage him.
    "if you ride it the way it's meant to be ridden there's no way any wife is less of a ***** than a bicycle." - gstein

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    Yeesh. Go race your bike and quit hand wringing. I'm trying to figure out how to squeeze in a race between opera, asthma, and transporting two dogs.

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    Best of luck!

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    Good luck. Small field or not, it'll be a good experience. Some of my best results have come from P123 races & I'm a sh!&@y 3.

    If PA is anything like the convoluted FL scene, pre reg isn't generally an indication of how many people will show up on race day.

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    Good Luck. Stay confident and you may surprise yourself. I grabbed a 6th place finish in my first cat1/2/3 race. It was my second race as a 3.
    If I was as good at racing bikes as I am at racing cars youd all be in for a world of hurt!

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