Monday, September 10, 2012

THE International Intergalactic Global Open Cyclocross Team Relay Championship of the Multi-Friggin-Verse

Cyclocross! it's here I made it without dying! Yes.

Venue: The Farm. I like the farm. You should come to any and all races at this venue.

Format: 4 hour Multi Person Relay with ability level handicapping. 
Course: 8 min to more than 8 min lap times : Mean time was prob 12 or 13 minutes.
Team: Philadelphia Ciclismo p/b #notcoolgorka

Highlights:

-Toasted Head Wine

- 1 million teammates at race.
- Coming across the line first on lap one. 2 shoulders into Zack "Imma push you into a tree" Adams were required. 
- It was hot. How hot? I did a lap in a baselayer sans jersey. It was creepy on many levels. Possible low-light?

- Thunderstorms.Q: Why is this good? A: Mud. Mud = Sliding, Sliding = Smiles. I have not raced in mud since 2009. Lauren has NEVER raced in mud. 

- L Fest Laying down solid lap times. 
Photo Beth Fayant

- OMG Jeep with no brakes.
Photo Jodi Hetch

- We got 3rd! 
Photo Pat Engleman

Low-Lights
- Destroyed cables and kits.
Photo Anne Rock

- 6 barriers is like 7 too many.
Photo Beth Fayant

- Craig's $100 flat.
- Bob Campbell Headbutted my arm. At like 20mph, from his bike.

The wrap up: This was fun. I cant put it to words. Race cx...


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