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Old 01-10-16, 09:04 PM
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Early Bird crit, 1/2/3

Started off slow, I conserved and waited. About 10 minutes in Fudgy goes and I follow the group on his wheel. Break of 10 (around 20 behind us). We all work for a bit, then keep taking pulls but ease up, waiting. 4 long laps to go it heats up and the attacks begin. I had 3 teammates in the break, so I went with the first move just to sit on. Reeled in. At the bell, I'm near the front, a guy jumps and I follow. No one chases, I pull through, corner one, now the group is chasing. They catch up but I just keep going, hoping to make others chase and get some teammates to the line fresh. They let me go again, then mattm comes by with 2 on his wheel including a teammate of mine that I don't know. I jump on, but I'm cooked and I don't pull through - a bit too early to give the leadout. But a guy from the main break came flying by and mattm went early and I had nothing and neither did my teammate. Fudgy came powering past just before the line, and we got 5th and 6th.

43 minute break 287/307 AP/NP
Final 11 minutes 1.16 IF. No wonder I had nothing left for the sprint!
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