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Old 09-20-10, 09:06 PM   #351
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Did you crash? Your knee looks a little banged up.
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I ran into a pot hole in a field racing to the start line less than a minute before the start of the race. I flipped over at around 20 mph landing shifters first. I destroyed the bar, actually crumpled it in the stem. The diameter was less than 31.8 so I had to find someone with an allen key all with less than a minute to go. Barely got the line before it started.

It hurt a lot more yesterday and today.
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Old 09-24-10, 08:01 PM   #354
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c mens race, sept 11th, nittany lion cross @ t-town velodrome
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Old 09-26-10, 06:51 PM   #355
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Pictures from USGP Sun Prairie (Saturday, 9-25) are here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/t-mille...7618729450666/

I shot the masters, a few of the pro women, and a lot of the pro men.

Jeremy Powers - won on Saturday:


And Tim Johnson - 2nd on Saturday and won on Sunday:
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Old 09-27-10, 10:44 AM   #356
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tmiller: Great shots in the rest of your flickr set, too!
I'm guessing around 15mm or 21mm lens?
I'll have to dig out my wides now.
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Old 09-27-10, 12:12 PM   #357
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Pain from my first cross race:

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Old 09-27-10, 12:47 PM   #358
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My last lap in NEOX- #3- B race. I crashed hard 20 seconds into the race when someone hit my back wheel while making high speed zig-zag. By the time I got myself together, bar straightened, shifters straight and working, and worked the chain back past the "chain keeper" I spotted the Men 2 minutes and the Open Women one minute. All I could do was chase for 45 minutes and pick off one rider at a time. I have not seen final results yet, but I believe I caught all the women except for the 3 on the podium and caught about a 1/3 of the 50 men in the B race.

The guy behind me in the picture followed my wheel the entire 1.9 mile last lap. He is too much of a sportsman to pass me while I'm racing. He was warming up for the A race. Notice the National Champ bars on his sleeve.

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Old 10-02-10, 07:02 PM   #360
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Nice mud pit and water hazard today for my first race.


Glad I finally got to ride, hope I can find an action pic at some point.
Here are pics of some of the action:












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Old 10-02-10, 07:21 PM   #361
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That's muddy, alright.
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I need different shoes for muddy and wet cross. Every time I hit that and the deep water puddle my shoes filled up and I had my whole toes submerged for the rest of the lap.
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A couple of shots of me at Alpenrose:

Demonstrating my perfect form on the barriers...



..and relentlessly pursuing my prey in the velodrome...

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Looks like the two judges are writing down your style points.
How fast does one have to go to stay up on that high velodrome bank?
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How fast does one have to go to stay up on that high velodrome bank?
I wouldn't know. Faster than I've gone, I can tell you that.

I envy the mud you got to race in. We had that last week. This week was just enough spritz of a rain to make the grass and pavement slick.
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whirlybird cyclocross, bryn athyn PA photo:eileen veight
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I made it onto PDXCross.com! (This is actually my second appearance in their awesome pictures, but it's always exciting.)
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Old 10-04-10, 12:47 PM   #368
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Pic of me this weekend in KC. Solid effort, mediocre result. God, I love it.

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You don't look so fat to me fatroadie.
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thenomad: "I need different shoes for muddy and wet cross. Every time I hit that and the deep water puddle my shoes filled up and I had my whole toes submerged for the rest of the lap."


i wear 'sandals'...solved THAT issue for me!
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nice kenny....where's the skeleton jersey? glad you got an early start to the season....Granogue is probably my first in a couple of weeks
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Thanks! I lost a bunch of weight and haven't bothered asking for a username change.
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Old 10-06-10, 01:54 AM   #373
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Here's a few shots from my Kross-toberfest CX4 DFL

Me chugging uphill


Me thru the mud


Me contemplating the runup


Bike after race


Legs after race
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Nice bike. Did you have family taking pics of you? I was hoping to find a shot of me to commemorate my first race.

I remember passing you on the back stretch by the lake and you asked me if I was behind you or something? My brain didn't have enough blood to process that request
It was the last lap and I had thought the previous lap was going to be my last so I was getting burnt. My drivetrain was popping as well which had my attention.
Hope to make it to Spooky Cross if I can convince my wife. Sounds like that'd be fun to do a night race.
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A friend was there and took a few shots of me. He raced 45+.
I was trying to ask you if anyone was behind you. I tried to catch you and unlap myself; but couldn't pull it off.
I didn't want to be lapped by the entire field; turns out all but one did.

Spooky Cross is my wife's B-day so I'm really iffy for that. She's making me go to a quilt guild silent auction and tea from 1-5.
If spooky is really at 8; that quilt event should get me enough points to get out.
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