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Old 02-10-08, 09:52 PM
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how do you get rid of pre-race jitters?

i have a race coming up in three weeks and i am nervous/excited/anxious...i have never raced before and its a far one. i was thinking about doing a race in temecula so that i dont get to nervous for the long one...what do you think i should do?
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Just focus on what you need to do and do not worry about positioning, at your stage, you are only in it for fun, 1st timers usually don't do very well at the first race. The best thing to do with that first race is to learn from your mistakes. Don't go into it thinking you have to do good, approach it like a big old group ride and have fun.
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i just rub one out, takes care of everything...
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i just rub one out, takes care of everything...
This is the answer to everything.
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i just rub one or eight out, takes care of everything...
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i just rub one out, takes care of everything...
I'd combine that with a fifth of JD. It's like heaven.
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Just get out there and ride your hardest!
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Just get out there and ride your hardest!

Have you ever raced before?
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how do you get rid of pre-race jitters?

-you don't
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we used to race 3 wheelers back in the day. like 1st grade-ish
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Have you ever raced before?
BMX Yes.
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No sir, I have not. I actually have never even went past 30 mph on my bike. But when I was a toddler I raced the plastic 3 wheelers with my friends outside the house. First one to the next mailbox got a juice box and an eggo.
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You never get rid of pre-race jitters. Even when you've raced a bunch and are cating up to expert or P/S/E. They might actually even get worse. On the start instead of worrying about position so much, talk with your competition, make jokes. Then, when they start the final countdown, put your game face on.
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I find that quite immature and unnecasary. But, hey, what ever floats your boat.
He asked a question, I gave an honest answer.

BTW: I never had a plastic 3 wheeler, so there goes your theory.
Whats your obession with the juice boxes anyway? Eggo's aren't all that great either.

Your about my age, how are you going to dog my about "when I was a toddler" crap?

Your also right. When I raced BMX I believe the fastest I was clocked at going was about 27 mph on a flat surface.
Not to bad for a SS heavy BMX bike with a.. 11 year old on it at the time.

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we used to race 3 wheelers back in the day. like 1st grade-ish
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You aren't contributing anything to this, or any other thread. Not even humor, your posts are immature and poorly done.

Please do us all a favor and end yourself.
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thing is. i have dreams, i have confidence, and i have a future. you however are an old fu*k up. and your ugly. so good luck with that. have fun seeing me on the news for being a millionaire some day. ill be sure to find you and take you out for a cup of tea some time.
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And now for a reality check.

I'm 19.

I pull in $50,000 a year. Surgery could fix my ugly, but nothing will fix your stupid.


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And now for a reality check.

I'm 19.

I pull in $50,000 a year. Surgery could fix my ugly, but nothing will fix your stupid.


Thanks for playing.

I think he rests his case on that one.
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When ever I am in some sort of race, before hand I have to **** like there is no tomorrow. The adrenaline kicks some sort of bowel thing in me every time its annoying. Then afterwards I dry heave. Its a fun cycle.
 
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And now for a reality check.

I'm 19.

I pull in $50,000 a year. Surgery could fix my ugly, but nothing will fix your stupid.


Thanks for playing.
thats cool that you 19 i guess i mistook you there. thing is, with your teachers salary youd never be able to fix your ugly. and im not actually stupid at all. i can act immature over the internet all i like, if you ever took the time to get to know me in person, youd realize i have morals, more street smarts, and higher education status than 80% of the us. so if you take this as a game, and want to tell me thanks for playing. ill just say to you, yea have fun playing your game and your good ol 50,000 a year. cuz thing is life isnt a game to me, and pullin in $10,000 profit. yes thats profit, not expenses. in one year. before you were even to the age of 16. is what ive done. so tell me, if i were to keep this up the next couple years i could have your years salery for sitting on my as* clicking around on ebay.
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WOW, I wouldn't brag about getting paid to do nothing.
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