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Old 05-05-19, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Ttoc6 View Post
Luckily I'm on the front here. PC: Ravel Call out in Utah.


Cool picture, second dude must be really thirsty
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Old 06-06-19, 06:07 AM
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These are from Tuesday night's circuit race. I'm second wheel. I like that you can see the head-on shot and the side shot a few seconds apart. The pavement change is in both shots, so you get an idea of how things are at the time.
I took 3rd. The guy behind me took 2nd, and the guy behind him took 1st. The guy in the red on the outside about 10 wheels back got 4th. This is a few seconds before the rider at the front got swarmed.
The photos are from Bicycle Racing Pictures facebook page.

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Old 06-06-19, 06:29 AM
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That's a lot of grass. Maybe try a cyclocross bike next time?
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Old 06-06-19, 08:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Flatballer View Post
That's a lot of grass. Maybe try a cyclocross bike next time?
Yeah, it's on a closed section of airstrip at a National Recreational Area, so very light maintenance. On the backside, there is some overgrowth that reaches out over the pavement. You should be thinking low shrubs, possibly with prickers, or wild roses. One guy, apparently, got muscled into that. I heard the sound of branches and a yell behind me. Always hold your line!

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Old 06-06-19, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by TimmyT View Post
Yeah, it's on a closed section of airstrip at a National Historical Park, so very light maintenance. On the backside, there is some overgrowth that reaches out over the pavement. You should be thinking low shrubs, possibly with prickers, or wild roses. One guy, apparently, got muscled into that. I heard the sound of branches and a yell behind me. Always hold your line!
Did the petition actually work?!?! I was expecting FBF to be dead! This is awesome news.
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Old 06-06-19, 02:46 PM
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Did the petition actually work?!?! I was expecting FBF to be dead! This is awesome news.
There was a ton of press around it. The new contractor looked really, really bad and capitulated. FBF is up and running.

https://www.nycbikeracing.com/fbf-series
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Old 06-06-19, 02:48 PM
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Ha, wow, what a small world, I'm the guy around 20 wheels back (black and white shirt, yellow bike).
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Old 06-06-19, 04:12 PM
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Can I just say I think it's super cool that those two photos look to be taken at almost the exact same time?
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Old 06-13-19, 03:49 PM
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103F, dusty as hell, and I bout nearly soiled myself on all the rocky downhills, but boy that was fun. Next year I'm getting a mountain bike. (photo by She-Bixxel)

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Old 06-13-19, 03:50 PM
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You are ready for the Strada Bianchi souther Italy.
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Old 06-13-19, 03:52 PM
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But the best part was that my son finally cracked the podium after coming 4th twice in a row.


(photo by a very proud Dad)
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Old 06-13-19, 06:37 PM
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(photo by a very proud Dad)
I understand that part!
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Old 07-19-19, 07:34 AM
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Really, really suffering here. Photo by @kdayracing and @Hyperthreads.
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Old 07-20-19, 09:24 AM
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I use the Breathe Rite strips as well.
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Old 07-21-19, 03:54 PM
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I use the Breathe Rite strips as well.
They're cheap and can't hurt anything. This was the first time I'd ever used em in a race. Figured i was sick as **** anyways and they wouldn't hurt me.
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Old 07-21-19, 04:44 PM
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I also use breathe right strips. I also have to extra glue to keep them on.
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Old 09-08-19, 02:34 PM
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granite state timing

Greylock hill climb

1st place 50+ (by :05 seconds)
8th place overall
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Old 09-08-19, 07:27 PM
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Nice race face.
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Old 09-30-19, 03:23 PM
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USAFA has a tradition that as a senior in your last conference race in any discipline, you do it in a flight suit. This was yesterday in Aspen - last regular collegiate MTB race. Oct 11 is MTB Nats in Big Bear. I'll wait and see if this tradition is upheld in the RR.
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Old 09-30-19, 09:58 PM
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USAFA has a tradition that as a senior in your last conference race in any discipline, you do it in a flight suit. This was yesterday in Aspen - last regular collegiate MTB race. Oct 11 is MTB Nats in Big Bear. I'll wait and see if this tradition is upheld in the RR.
Are you telling me your son is a senior already?

I'm older than I realized.
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Old 10-01-19, 07:36 AM
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Doge, you and Puppy going to Big Bear?
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Old 10-01-19, 08:22 AM
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Also where is the course? South shore/Skyline I presume???
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Old 10-01-19, 10:14 PM
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Doge, you and Puppy going to Big Bear?
Yes.
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Old 10-01-19, 10:15 PM
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Also where is the course? South shore/Skyline I presume???
Snowmass. 7 miles from Aspen.

Oh Big Bear...snow summit. Course is posted on usac.org.
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Old 10-07-19, 06:19 AM
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Last race in series, new series for fall coming soon. I liked the couple of tweaks to the course for this time around. This is at Dix in Raleigh:

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