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Old 12-06-09, 06:36 PM
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Two crits today

P/1/2/3/4 crit: 1hr. 311 watts ave. 314 normalized. 163lb. Teammate got off the front early on, waited till he was safe, then attacked several times until noone answered, and got off clean. 33 minutes solo off the front chasing the break of 4. Caught one of the dropped guys in the break, he couldn't hang on my wheel either. Never caught the rest of the break, but easily cruised to 4th 20-30 seconds ahead of the main field. Probably could've done 330 watts that race had I not tried to save anything for the next race.

3/4 crit: 1hr. 244 ave, 278 normalized. Sat in a lot, teammate that got away (and won) the previous race gave me a 1 lap leadout, sat up for the win 200m ahead of the bunch. Lap counter miscounted though and goes, oh wait, one more lap, keep going. I had nothing left, got caught, ended up 5th. Official came and apologized, but not much he could do.

4 overall prime winnings. Two cakes, bar tape, and some candy canes. =)

Made my entry fee back.

Got free coffee.

Now it's time to sleep.
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Old 12-06-09, 06:52 PM
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Damn man.

Does this mean you're a 2 now?
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Old 12-06-09, 06:57 PM
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Very well played and great racing, congrats. I wish I could have made it out today.

I'll... umm... see you around
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Old 12-06-09, 07:32 PM
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very nice .

what was your solo breakaway avg power/speed?

How long of a crit is this (per lap).

Is it racing season already there???????????
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Old 12-06-09, 07:43 PM
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After spending 4 hours in 35 degree weather, it was pretty refreshing to read a race report. Thanks for the reminder (oh and nice job actually racing, too...)
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Old 12-06-09, 09:32 PM
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Dude, I had no idea you're Procrit. I would've talked some trash so you could post a racing story.

That was fun today, all of those races have been real aggressive, fun hard racing.
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Old 12-06-09, 09:35 PM
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This is a totally ridiculous thread for December 6.
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Old 12-06-09, 10:11 PM
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This is a totally ridiculous thread for December 6.
+1

But sounds like you're racing well for Dec 6.

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Old 12-06-09, 10:15 PM
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I hate to be the Cat 4 in that first race...
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Old 12-06-09, 11:07 PM
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I was thinking about heading over there. Thankfully I was able to reach my sponsor before I fell off the wagon.

I had waffles and slept in instead.

Congrats!
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Old 12-06-09, 11:54 PM
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I was thinking about heading over there. Thankfully I was able to reach my sponsor before I fell off the wagon.

I had waffles and slept in instead.


Congrats!
While we're not exactly The Great White North it wasn't exactly warm this morning.

Good job Procrit!
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Old 12-07-09, 12:15 AM
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can't sleep... Anyway...

ave power on the break was around 315. Basically 320 to 340 ave when I could pedal, then 0 when I took a couple of the sharp corners. Out of the saddle on two of the corners every lap to build back to cruise speed as soon as possible. Averaged around 25mph ish.

creaky, what kit were you in??

wr and ex, I hear you may be picking up another teammate soon?

its always racing season here, you are soo missing out.
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Old 12-07-09, 07:26 AM
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Great work !
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its always racing season here, you are soo missing out.

We'll have to agree to disagree there.
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wr and ex, I hear you may be picking up another teammate soon?
Picked. He just made it in for the clothing order and ritual hazing of the new guys.
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