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1st Pro/1/2 Road Race

Starting in the second row, I had the first “job” of my racing career: stay with significant attacks for the first 30 minutes of the race.  I was racing for my teammate Tim and not for myself.  Freaking exciting! One guy attacked right off the freaking line!  Who makes an attack hold in wind through … Continue reading »

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Upgrade

Well, it happened.  I started this season as a category 4 road racer with minimal experience.  There were many obstacles limiting the goal I had for the end of the season – namely, I had a hard time learning how to race like a road racer.  Pictured below, I took the podium in the Steamboat … Continue reading »

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Mustache crash

Evidence exists to sway even the most prominent mustache researcher that a warning label should accompany all facial hair experiments.  Colorado’s criterium state championship hosted my first (and hopefully last) significant slide across pavement wearing spandex.  The rear tubular tire detached from my wheel as I went into a corner at around 25 miles per … Continue reading »

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Koppenberg 2012

My second race after upgrading to SM3 was exciting.  On the forth lap, three guys went off the front and I sprinted up to catch them.  We worked together well putting about thirty seconds on the pack; however, there were only two of us left on the fifth lap.  Together, we traded position trying to … Continue reading »

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