"The 33"-Road Bike Racing - 2007 Ris Van Bethel, Bethel, CT, helmet cam
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03-18-07, 07:53 AM
Another helmet cam video, this time from March 11, 2007, Bethel CT. The 2007 Ris Van Bethel (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thl9HqTzBsg). Hope you enjoy.
03-18-07, 08:31 AM
Thanks for the helmet cam. A bright green bike, a bright pink bike and it looks like there is about as much elevation lost on the decents as there is climbing!! Way to go!
03-18-07, 10:37 AM
Fun to watch.
03-18-07, 10:49 AM
what cat race was this?
03-18-07, 11:21 AM
Awesome. Keep 'em coming.
03-18-07, 01:06 PM
Hmmm....maybe I'll have to check out this series..
question: why the psuedo euro names? not even sure what language 'ris van' is from? danish? certainly not dutch.
maybe you should call it the "Frusen Glädjé Race Series" :D
btw - thanks for the video. will really have to try and do one of your races when i'm back in the US.
03-19-07, 07:11 AM
heh thanks for the feedback. I took the camera off after Ris and started the P/1/2/3's - felt a difference in weight, but I think I'll keep the cam on. I'm out of contention for the Series and the cam is fun.
for the answers:
Names - since each race is a separate race, we decided to name them differently. Honestly we are not the originators, we copied the Kissena NY series. I put "Tour of Bethel" in a translation site and got Ronde, Ris, and the Kirche name. The others are simply adaptations of some of the euro-pro races. Makes it fun. It's all about fun after all.
Oh I forget where Ris came from. It just sounded cool.
03-19-07, 08:43 AM
Ah Bethel the little town I grew up in and left in 1987. I remember the little Bethel Bike shop and I used to like to watch the Danbury criteriums. In high school there was a bunch of us that used to be into bike racing. Glad to see they have their own series these days.
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