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World's last week was his kind of course, won by a similar rider... Lombardia this weekend... someone posted a Bettini video... reminded me of the occasional "why don't teams attack" FAQ... enjoy.
Our local Tuesday nighter. I'm in white jersey / orange shoes #23 .
just stopping in to say: Lawson Craddock
and Chad Haga.
that is all.
Don't worry about it. It's a cat 5 race. He's behind you, he needs to protect his own front wheel. He was just mad because he was trying to sneak into a place that's not safe to go.
"It's simple: ride off the front and lap the field"
I've done it on a road bike, no problem.
For mtb, also look at the NETT:
Northeast Texas Trails Coalition | Biking, Hiking, Walking, and Equestrain trails in NE Texas
And for mtb also check...
dang... I guess they've had budget cuts, can't afford a full road closure
btw guys in case any of y'all like to watch bike racing: there's a really big one called the Giro d'Italia that starts tomorrow. Stage 1 is a TTT.
2015 Giro d'Italia Live Video, Preview,...
Got to race "with" Tilford last night in Dallas. "With" meaning I started the same race. And was in the same peloton, for a while. Anyway, it was cool seeing the legend down at the local...
yeah this... and while you two are watching each other, somebody else will go up the road and win the race.
May 19 Tue Sun & Ski Tuesday Night Crit (r) Richardson Scheduled
20 Wed Bicycles Inc. Wednesday Night Crits (r) Fort Worth, TX Scheduled
21 Thu KingRacingGroup Thursday Night Crits (r) Dallas,...
I also have had a rash of (mostly self-inflicted) last -minute race day equipment problems this year.
- managed to eff up my Di2 just before a stage race TT start. Rode it as a 2-speed. Sucked.
yes, ended up that dude's other teammate eventually bridged up, we stayed away and I won the sprint.
carb / fuel depletion + dehydration, yep definite DOMS bait
True story from a criterium a few years ago: I was OTF solo (difficult to believe, yes, but true) and another rider bridged up to me, bringing my teammate with. So now there are 3 of us OTF...
full replay of USPRO womens and mens crit champs from last weekend with expert commentary:
article about men's winner Eric Marcotte's power data...
Don't plan on the other guys remembering the deal the same way you do, after the race.
did all y'all already read this article and watch the video? worth it.
Eric Marcotte: The power of the U.S. pro criterium champion - VeloNews.com
My order showed up today... going to test it out ...
The Dallas weeknighters are also mixed fields (have been for years now) and I echo cdr's and the others' comments.
Also: " my first bunch race "
Sounds like you did very well just to be in...
Sorry to pass on more sad news but if you oldsters remember Richard De Garmo, former USAC prez / promoter of the Tour of Texas / friend to many racers, he's having a tough battle with cancer and last...
Do the MJ's - the ATC is a very large group, all sorts of abilities, tri bikes... and the roads are crap - busy highway shoulders covered with trash.
Speaking of Spain, some crazy steep stuff today, and, Tommy D.
I've always said that ftp is not the right measure of racing fitness for American amateurs.