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    Cyclist killed in 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge Ride

    It's been raining all day today in Chattanooga and Ochs Highway is a downhill road coming off Lookout Mountain. A lot of last-minute cancellations because of the rain.

    http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2...-hit-car-race/

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenji666 View Post
    It's been raining all day today in Chattanooga and Ochs Highway is a downhill road coming off Lookout Mountain. A lot of last-minute cancellations because of the rain.

    http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2...-hit-car-race/
    RIP to the cyclist, and my condolences to their family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenji666 View Post
    It's been raining all day today in Chattanooga and Ochs Highway is a downhill road coming off Lookout Mountain. A lot of last-minute cancellations because of the rain.
    RIP.

    Don't know the event. A race? A century?
    "What if we fail to stop the erosion of cities by automobiles?. . . In that case, we Americans will hardly need to ponder a mystery that has troubled men for millennia: What is the purpose of life? For us, the answer will be clear, established and for all practical purposes indisputable: The purpose of life is to produce and consume automobiles."

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalliergo View Post
    RIP.

    Don't know the event. A race? A century?
    Yes, it's a century. 3 states (Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia) 3 mountains (Raccoon, Sand, and Lookout)

    Here's an update: http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2...3-state-event/

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    Damn. Three miles short.

    On a curvy descent in the rain.

    Everyone who's ridden for a while knows what it feels like when a wheel loses traction or you can't hold your line (or picked the wrong line) in a situation like that. Some of us have just been careful and lucky, so far.

    Condolences to the rider's loved ones, and to the poor folks in the car.
    "What if we fail to stop the erosion of cities by automobiles?. . . In that case, we Americans will hardly need to ponder a mystery that has troubled men for millennia: What is the purpose of life? For us, the answer will be clear, established and for all practical purposes indisputable: The purpose of life is to produce and consume automobiles."

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    He was a team mate of mine. I can't say I knew him well, however.

    RIP, Antonio will be missed.
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