Cyclocross Racing - wissahickon
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10-19-07, 04:44 AM
I cant race Granogue because I work on saturdays.
I'm racing Superior, then working on Sunday.
Its closer and we have company this weekend, so Granogue is out.
Have fun at Wiss though.
10-19-07, 08:14 AM
I'll be there. Looking to show up around 7 -7:30 to pre-ride. I am staying up there the night before...
Not racing Granogue but hope to get there by 2:30 to see the Men's Elite race on Saturday.
10-19-07, 11:42 AM
dave im planning on getting there around the same time. However, I again have a committment back home in DC at 1pm so I am going to have to blow it out of there as soon as the race is over.
Im in for Wissahickon- plan on getting there between 7-8....300+ registered on bikereg already
10-19-07, 02:28 PM
there is less than 50 in the c race. that sucks.
you shouldnt be able to miss me. i have a big beard, a sleeve, and i wear a jersey with a cow on it.
10-20-07, 01:55 PM
I'll be there.
10-21-07, 02:52 AM
I'm eating my pre-race oatmeal right now.
10-21-07, 05:31 PM
my race was some what of a disaster. i totally farked up my start (I was in the front) and never recovered. I made some poor decisions shortly after start that didnt help either.
I finished 27th out of 61. After my last few races I was really aiming for a top 10 today.
What was the course like?
10-21-07, 06:23 PM
pretty standard course i guess. mainly grass with lots of off camber turns, a big rideable sand pit with two turns in it, a spiral of doom, barrier run up, and a weird sharp turn on a downhill that most people had to run down and then back up.
if you search youtube for wissahickon there is a video of last years race
Wiss Pics here
10-21-07, 08:08 PM
great pics. thanks!
10-22-07, 09:19 AM
loved the spiral of doom!
10-22-07, 09:20 AM
Oh, here are my snapshots:
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