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Old 06-20-14, 03:56 PM
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Some PSG 2014 photos:













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Old 06-26-14, 04:57 PM
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Nice senior games group shot!

I qualified for Ohio this week in road and TT. Road was hard as we had a 60-64yr field of 27 with 9 desperate out of state racers which produced quite a race dynamic. I'm training mostly for track resulting it hard racing for me with all the attacks. In the TT I used my fixed gear track pursuit bike and found a way to get a 3 rd in the 5k. I still hate TT's no matter what bike I ride. Tickets punched for MN in 2015.
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Old 04-14-15, 12:21 AM
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2015 National Senior Games in Minneapolis - St. Paul

Bought the non-refundable airline tickets and looking for a suitable hotel. Also checking out rental car rates. This is not going to be cheap.

Who else is going?
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I cancelled. Just not going to work. Good luck everyone.
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No Senior games for me. Road nationals Utah.
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I cancelled. Just not going to work. Good luck everyone.
Sad face.

Still on my schedule.
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In for both TT's and road races.

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Dude you are taking it. Everything.
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The day that R'ex gets his ticket punched to Offthebackistan at the Senior Games, I will eat my power meter.
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Hi. I know that a couple of us are not going even though their names are on the entry lists.

Who's in?

I'll be there.

55-59 men road race fields look big enough to have fun and small enough so that I can move around. Course is definitely one of the strangest I've seen -- 18 corners in 3.3 mile relatively flat circuit.
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I won't be at the California games, but the Louisiana Senior Games will be in Lake Charles this year and the following two. I'll have the unusual feeling of racing on home roads.
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Nice revchuck.

I meant, but didn't write, the National Senior Games in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN.

BTW, the two no-shows frequent this sub forum. They won't be there for good reasons.
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Doh!!!
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It's killing me.
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Me too. I better win a jersey at State Track.
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I signed up for the Louisiana Senior Games today. November 7, 5 & 10km TTs in the morning, 20 & 40km road races in the afternoon. 5km TT is a straight line, 10km TT has one 90 degree corner, the road races are a 6.8 mile circuit. Everything is dead flat. I may try to do all four.
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Congrats on the podium, @Cleave.

You seem to have some pretty interesting friends.
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Pasadena Senior Games are this coming Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21-22. I'm in for both days and all four races.
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Ugh. Bronze and silver for the 5 Km ITT and 40 Km road race respectively. Slowest time ever on this course which becoming a recurring theme this year for my TTs.

In the 40 Km road race, I was solo off the front of the combined 50+ to 80+ field for 3 laps but with over half the race to go and my gap at around 250 meters and steady, I decided to sit up and wait. Tried to go a few more times but it came down to a field sprint and I picked the wrong wheel for the the headwind sprint.

10 Km ITT and 20 Km road race on the docket for tomorrow.
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Good luck today, Cleave!
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Oh yeah & congrats on your podiums!
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Oh yeah & congrats on your podiums!
Indeed! Would have liked to make it down. Next year...
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Congrats. Are you going to AL?
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Nicely done, Cleave!
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