We attended the First Union Pro race this Sunday in Philadelphia. OH MY GOSH!!!! ya know you watch these guys on TV but being there was the most amazing experience I've ever had. The USPS guys were out in force, it was so cool to see all the guys you've watched on the tube. ( I know I said that already, but I'm soo stoked) The speed, the determination, the athleticsm, the grit, the legs!!! I will never forget this experience. These guys are sooo fast. They climb a hill known as the Manyunk Wall. I could barely push the bike up let alone ride it. It's a 14% grade, not alot to you Colorado-ans, but WOW. They are phenomenal.
It's amazing to think that they are human beings with the same anatomy as all of us, they are POWERING these wheels !!!!
Freddie Rodriguez won with George Hincappie right on his wheel, it was amazing!
I am a changed woman. This is the potential we ALL have within us.