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Old 09-18-11, 08:10 AM
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Adding to the pile...missed this thread for a while...


Redmond Derby Days Crit...Dual camera angle. Large field / good crowd...had the juice that day, crashed out 2.5 laps from finish..ended up running over a guy who "Superman'd" (He broke his wrist, elbow, concussion, plus superficial stuff). I thought I broke his leg when I ran over it...I did damage his S3 and 808s though...unavoidable part of the game.


Lake Washington Velo Circuit Series - Gig Harbor...Punchy course, went off the front on Laps 1 & 5 (final lap), caught caught behind crash positioning within final 1k for sprint.


Last Race of the season...Lake Washington Velo Circuit Series - Carnation Farm...Flat and fast. I bailed after the second lap. We had a near tragedy when a rider was struck head on by a pickup truck, both parties were doing around 30mph...it happened at my 10:00 and I captured the whole thing on film. (Not in this video for obvious reasons), I wasn't of "racing mind" after thinking I just saw somebody lose their life to can a few spots on a tight course. Stay safe out there!

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Old 09-18-11, 09:11 AM
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thanks forza, good to see you out riding yesterday!
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Old 09-18-11, 09:56 AM
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thanks forza, good to see you out riding yesterday!
Good seeing you too!
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Old 01-30-12, 07:35 PM
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some clips from the SDBC pre season club race, 3 primes and 2nd overall (outsprinted by a cat 2)



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Old 01-30-12, 07:49 PM
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Okay heres a video from the Spring fling of cycling cat 5 road race crash. watch closely as the guy trys to bunny hope the crash and flips over the bars

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Old 01-30-12, 08:29 PM
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Superman! Damn that was brutal
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Old 01-30-12, 08:33 PM
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They were in the front of the race. I would expect that in the back but not the front.
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Old 01-31-12, 01:18 AM
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That guy in front of you did well to stay up when the bike skittered into his wheel.

Brutal is a good word for that landing.
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Old 01-31-12, 06:25 AM
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Cat5's shouldn't be expecting anything.

That was nice work avoiding the flying bike.
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Old 01-31-12, 06:48 AM
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1:03... I flew right between the two guys/bikes on the right. Scary.
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The guy that "caused" the superman...I'd be interested to know why he was stopped there? It doesn't look like anything is wrong with him.

And by the way, CDR...I'm diggin' your videos.
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Old 01-31-12, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by zitter View Post
some clips from the SDBC pre season club race, 3 primes and 2nd overall (outsprinted by a cat 2)
Awesome! I've got other bike videos and sidewalk video/stills of the race so we probably have you crossing the line on primes and the finish. It'll be up later this week.
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Cat5's shouldn't be expecting anything.
Except brutality.

I think that's true for all cats actually, it's just a bit worse in the 4/5's. Some of my 3's races haven't been too pretty either..
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The guy that "caused" the superman...I'd be interested to know why he was stopped there? It doesn't look like anything is wrong with him.

And by the way, CDR...I'm diggin' your videos.
I figure those two guys crashed already, i.e. the cam gets to that point just as they stopped sliding. Most riders curl up if they can, kind of instinctive. It was really brutal though, to crash like that just as the race starts opening up. It's kind of like the Harlem clip I have, where the bonehead leading out the field sprint (4 were off the front) hits the barriers on his own and bounces into the road, taking out the first 10-20 guys of the field.

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Originally Posted by kleinboogie View Post
Awesome! I've got other bike videos and sidewalk video/stills of the race so we probably have you crossing the line on primes and the finish. It'll be up later this week.
sounds awesome, can't wait to see them!

i'll be recording red trolley C's and 4's also, not sure if I'm recording Boulevard yet (I don't expect to do well in that race)
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Here is one from last year - Cat 3's - CDR for the inspiration... although his are much better.



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Originally Posted by shovelhd View Post
Cat5's shouldn't be expecting anything.

That was nice work avoiding the flying bike.
Yeah that wasnt me I raced the cat 3/4 road race. we had no incidents.
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This is old, but I dug it up for an email to someone today, and it's getting my juices flowing for this weekend.

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Originally Posted by alexp247365 View Post
Here is one from last year - Cat 3's - CDR for the inspiration... although his are much better.


Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
This is old, but I dug it up for an email to someone today, and it's getting my juices flowing for this weekend.

I don't see anything.
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Quit looking with your ipad.
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
This is old, but I dug it up for an email to someone today, and it's getting my juices flowing for this weekend.

Ahh, memories of getting our asses whipped by Jimmy Page and figuring out that Didier makes me nervous through the turns.
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Quit looking with your ipad.
Actually, that reminds me.. I have flash disabled on this box. Duh.
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SDBC club race finish.


40+ Prime lap


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Yeah, we wondered why we had to wait so long before starting the Cat 3/4 and the woman/masters group. Rumor was a Cat 5 crash at the finish. The evidence says it was true. Someone looks like they overlapped a wheel, or was moving over while over lapped. The cross wind was about 20-30 degrees from the left and that open field had people moving to the right for protection. Or they just got squirrley and crashed themselves.

I say up in the Cat 3/4 about 300m...it was 2 lanes wide and nowhere to go at that point unless you were in the top 10-15 people. Forget that. Just look for wrecks to avoid and coast it in. 1 point for the FPS isn't worth going to the hospital.
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nice videos, i like the front and rear

looks like i barely edged in for 2nd in the first one (3rd place is also my teammate haha, forgot to wear the right kit)
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