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Tour de Ephrata Roll Call

Old 04-23-07, 07:14 AM
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Tour de Ephrata Roll Call

http://www.bikereg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=4443

Women's Open category for me.
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Old 04-23-07, 07:42 AM
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Yes I will be there, doing the 4's now. Where are you from?
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Old 04-23-07, 07:53 AM
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I live in Bethlehem and race for Saucon Valley Bikes in Hellertown. Our kit is white / black / red.
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Old 04-23-07, 08:45 AM
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I will have to keep an eye out for you next weekend. Good luck, I hear the TT is a tough one.
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Old 04-23-07, 09:54 AM
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I'll be doing the 5 RR on Saturday. Hope thye weather is like it wast this past weekend.
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Old 04-23-07, 10:17 AM
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This is me: http://www.sauconvalleybikes.com/rac...&Submit=Select

If you see me, say hi. Or yell at me to get my a$$ moving if I'm racing.
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Old 04-23-07, 11:08 AM
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OK, your race on sat. is right before mine, so I'll cheer you on as you go by.
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Old 04-23-07, 12:01 PM
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I did it last year - GREAT RACE!!!!!! What a great weekend. I cannot go this year, but it's on my list again for 2008 for sure.

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Old 04-23-07, 05:36 PM
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I will be at the Cat 5 on Sat.
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Old 04-23-07, 05:46 PM
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this is a bad weekend for me and i am allergic to TTs
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This sounds like a really fun event. Good luck everyone.

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Old 04-23-07, 08:38 PM
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I may be there as a 3. Or not. Depending on whether or not I can scrap enough together to cover the entry fee.
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Old 04-24-07, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by riskus
this is a bad weekend for me and i am allergic to TTs
Ha ha, and I hear this one is a tough one, up what I think is called Pain Mountain.

Now I am just told that I have to work thursday then go back in at midnight to do a software upgrade which will take hours. I already had off on friday cause I have things to do. Now I will be tired as $hit Once saturday rolls around. I hate my job.
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Old 04-24-07, 12:42 PM
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Originally Posted by TheKillerPenguin
I may be there as a 3. Or not. Depending on whether or not I can scrap enough together to cover the entry fee.
Ouch I thought it was $60 for some reason.
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Old 04-24-07, 04:15 PM
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Junior 15-16 for me will be a great race some good cat 1/2 pro race guys
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Old 04-24-07, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by WCroadie
Ouch I thought it was $60 for some reason.
Yeah, I'm not making it. Palmer RR it is...
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Old 04-24-07, 07:57 PM
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I would be, but....

Vassar Collegiate race (New Paltz, New York), 35 mile loop with 3,100 feet of climbing per lap.
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Old 04-24-07, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by mtcycle09
Junior 15-16 for me will be a great race some good cat 1/2 pro race guys
You've got some strong juniors on your team, I raced against 1 guy in a couple cat5 races this year and another in the 4's. I wish I started riding when I was young. Keep up the good work.
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Old 04-24-07, 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted by domestique
I would be, but....

Vassar Collegiate race (New Paltz, New York), 35 mile loop with 3,100 feet of climbing per lap.
enjoy, you'll be riding on my usual loops.

Mohonk is a fun climb, levels off slightly before a final wall near the top. Minnewaska from the West is an easy grade but is going to hurt a hell of a lot. Enjoy
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Originally Posted by WCroadie
Ha ha, and I hear this one is a tough one, up what I think is called Pain Mountain.
If it's the same as last year's route, it's rollers (mostly flat) until the end. Then, it's up, up, and more up! Save something for the climb if you can.

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Old 04-25-07, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by bac
If it's the same as last year's route, it's rollers (mostly flat) until the end. Then, it's up, up, and more up! Save something for the climb if you can.

... Brad
Thanks, I believe it is the same as last year.
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Old 04-25-07, 11:16 AM
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From the Red Rose site:

12 % average grade in last mile with pitches of 17%
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Old 04-25-07, 03:22 PM
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Crap didn't know it was that steep
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Old 04-29-07, 03:10 AM
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Farmersville RR results are up:

http://www.redroseraces.com/index.ph...sAll&raceID=34

How were your races?

Like the Cat 3 Men, the Women's field had a crash right before the finish. I stayed out of trouble and finished mid-pack, placing 21 out of 54 and earning one point for the stage. I'm pretty happy, since I was racing against Cat 1/2/3 women and the last time I did the Farmersville RR, I was dropped about halfway through.

Nice to meet you, WC. Good luck to all today.
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Old 04-29-07, 03:27 PM
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Fun race crit was fast as hell and tt was steap got 8th overall 5th in tt 9th in rr and 7th in crit didn't do too well but it was fun.
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