"The 33"-Road Bike Racing - Barrio Logan
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Whose doing Barrio Logan? This is my first race ever...Anyone else racing cat5s?
04-29-08, 12:18 PM
I think i will be doing the Cat3's. $1000 purse!!!! Thats loco! And i will also be doing the San Luis Rey RR the next day.
04-29-08, 03:51 PM
Course is pretty much half-downhill, half-uphill. Not steep, mind you, but still, that 2% for 1/4-mile is killer when you do it 20 times at 25mph!!
(Of course, I'm too heavy to be much of a climber. I only lasted about 4-5 laps last year. But then, it was the Regional Championships.)
On the fence. Wife wants me somewhere else that day...
04-29-08, 04:19 PM
Skipping it this year, I'm busy that day.
I did the race last year in the 4's but I was sick and didn't enjoy myself. From what I remember there were a couple of sections of bad pavement between turn 1 and 2 that caused some havoc in a few races.
04-29-08, 09:27 PM
Gonna be there. Hoping to do well, because San Luis Rey is the next day. And if you know anything about me and road races...:rolleyes:
05-03-08, 11:46 PM
Crashed and ate pavement. Two chipped teeth. Bike is fine.
05-04-08, 12:56 AM
Yikes. That sucks! that course claimed its share of vicitms today, I guess. Several crashes in the 4's, too. I almost ate a no parking sign and a chain link fence(in that order) when I was forced to hop the curb and surf the sidewalk for a bit after some dude bobbled and pushed me wide.
05-04-08, 05:33 PM
Crashed on the second to last corner in second wheel, broke a wrist and bruised my quad and hip bone pretty bad. No SLR for me. I'm hoping I can ride state championship next week.
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