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Albany Stage Race report

Old 03-08-09, 04:05 PM
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Albany Stage Race report

Cat 4/5 35+

KendallF won the RR.

We put 3 guys in top ten on GC. (I finished 7th.)

That is all.
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I didn't realize there was a stage race in NY at this time of year.
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Nicely done.
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How come we don't have any 35+ 4/5 races around here? Hell, that I could handle.
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Old 03-08-09, 08:55 PM
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I'm glad it wasn't New York. Screw that cold weather stuff, it's spring down here.

I crashed out in the crit Saturday and broke my frame, road rashed up my whole right side. My incredibly generous (or stupidly trusting?) friend Kent Lofton let me borrow his Litespeed Archon to race today. His bikes are about 2-3 cm too big for me, but we adjusted the seat height in the parking lot, I took one lap around the cars and went and drank beer.

That must be the race prep I need because I won the race today in a bunch sprint, after a lot of great work by my teammates and a great leadout from Merlin.

I'm going to have a great bandages/road rash podium pic.
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I'm going to have a great bandages/road rash podium pic.
Righteous! be sure you share that one on the forum
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Georgia
that's a long trip for a bike race. was this near south ossetia?
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that's a long trip for a bike race. was this near south ossetia?
yeah but the eastern european women are hot.
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yeah but the eastern european women are hot.
some are.
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some are.
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