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San Dimas Stage Race Roll Call

Old 03-11-09, 11:02 PM
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San Dimas Stage Race Roll Call

So, who signed up 2 months ago?

I'm in for my first Cat-2 only race. My fitness sucks right now so it should be an adventure.
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Old 03-11-09, 11:10 PM
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I have a teammate doing the 2s race. He'll be in the top 5, if not the top 3, in the TT.
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Old 03-11-09, 11:18 PM
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Hi,

I was planning on doing it but a friend who has done it twice said the RR course sucks. He basically talked me out of it.

I'll probably ride up the back side of GMR on Friday (since I already set up a vacation day) to see some of the racers finishing the TT.
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Old 03-11-09, 11:42 PM
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I'm in for the 3's. I think our team has 5 or 6 going.
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Old 03-12-09, 09:52 AM
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I'm in for the 3's
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Old 03-12-09, 10:47 AM
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I'm in for the 4s...
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Old 03-12-09, 11:02 AM
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Still? sandbagger.
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Old 03-12-09, 11:14 AM
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Hey, I'm upgrading immediately after San Dimas.

Procedural question: I understand that upgrades can take a while... I want to race the following weekend as a 3, but am concerned they may take too long. If I request the upgrade ahead of time, and for some reason they review it quickly, am I screwed? Can I request the upgrade to be effective after a certain date?
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Old 03-12-09, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by umd View Post
Hey, I'm upgrading immediately after San Dimas.

Procedural question: I understand that upgrades can take a while... I want to race the following weekend as a 3, but am concerned they may take too long. If I request the upgrade ahead of time, and for some reason they review it quickly, am I screwed? Can I request the upgrade to be effective after a certain date?
well, here's the deal. If i was in your situation, I'd send the upgrade in whenever. For all intents and purposes (that's 'intensive purposes' to you illiterates) you're a 3. You don't need the points in the 4s race and the two possible results are 1) you don't finish in the points and just make the field size bigger for those who get them or 2) you take some points away from the hundreds of 4s trying to upgrade in cali

Your license says 4 and no one is going to kick you out of the race because they've spent time cross referencing your registration with teh internetz. Whether or not your USACyling page says 3 or 4 you'll do the race, so who cares?
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Old 03-14-09, 12:46 PM
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I'll be there with PAA in the 5's.
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Old 03-14-09, 03:55 PM
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I am in for 4's. I don't think I'll ever get out of this category.

Are there start times for TT posted anywhere?

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Old 03-14-09, 10:17 PM
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I shall be there in the 4s. Need to stop eating to get ready for that HCTT.
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So I was checking the reg list for the 4s and for some reason I thought to cross-check it against the socal cup standings. Apparently I am in 14th in the socal cup standings and am the second-highest ranked cat 4 that is registered I don't know how that worked out
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Old 03-16-09, 06:00 PM
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Originally Posted by kudude View Post
well, here's the deal. If i was in your situation, I'd send the upgrade in whenever. For all intents and purposes (that's 'intensive purposes' to you illiterates) you're a 3. You don't need the points in the 4s race and the two possible results are 1) you don't finish in the points and just make the field size bigger for those who get them or 2) you take some points away from the hundreds of 4s trying to upgrade in cali

Your license says 4 and no one is going to kick you out of the race because they've spent time cross referencing your registration with teh internetz. Whether or not your USACyling page says 3 or 4 you'll do the race, so who cares?
This is very bad advice for So Cal Cup races. The entire series and points are submitted digitally. You can be suspended for racing out of category. You should wait until after SDSR to submit your upgrade.
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Old 03-16-09, 08:18 PM
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^^ sorry. not familiar with SoCal Cup. Should have put a norcal disclaimer on it
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Old 03-16-09, 08:20 PM
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I don't really care about the socal cup. If it's my last race as a 4 I won't have any more chance for advancement in ranking.
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It really has nothing to do with the So Cal Cup itself. The thing to keep in mind is that all SCNCA results are checked against the USA Cycling database. I run registration for SDSR and would not BS you. You will not be able to race out of category. Been doing this for five years and have seen it all before.

There open spots in the Cat 3 race if you want to take a crack at 8 laps.
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Originally Posted by jdh View Post
It really has nothing to do with the So Cal Cup itself. The thing to keep in mind is that all SCNCA results are checked against the USA Cycling database. I run registration for SDSR and would not BS you. You will not be able to race out of category. Been doing this for five years and have seen it all before.

There open spots in the Cat 3 race if you want to take a crack at 8 laps.
No worries, I'm still a 4
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Hey, any spots in Women's 4? I'm thinking of joining umd & getting some riding/racing in when out there.
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Hey, any spots in Women's 4? I'm thinking of joining umd & getting some riding/racing in when out there.
You know there is a hill, right?
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You know there is a hill, right?
What are you saying?

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Originally Posted by umd View Post
You know there is a hill, right?
Uh oh, umd's going to get in trouble for that insinuation!
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I'll be there in the 4's
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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
Uh oh, umd's going to get in trouble for that insinuation!


Originally Posted by mclodfelter View Post
I'll be there in the 4's
What team are you on?
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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
Uh oh, umd's going to get in trouble for that insinuation!
I'll let him worry about when I'll get him back, then make him pay when he least expects it.
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