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    Another reason to try cyclocross racing

    It was about 34 degrees out as I was riding to work today. It rarely gets that cold here, so I use slick tires for commuting. I had no problems most of the way in, but fate finally caught up to me and I hit a patch of ice as I was making a left turn in a residential neighborhood, and my front tire slid. A few years ago, I would have certainly hit the ground hard in this situation, but today I was able to keep the bike upright. I'm thinking it's because of all the hours I've put in racing in the mud.

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    did you put a foot down?

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    Nope. I managed to get it out of the slide just by a couple of quick handlebar moves and some weight shifting.

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    that is impressive. too bad there's no vid bc now I'm kind of curious.

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