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Archive for July, 2009

ABR IL State Championshiop, Cat 3 (The Ron Cook Edition/Addition)

A big thank you goes to Andy.  i did hear you saying something about moving up the right but when i turned and looked i thought is was an abd rider, not you.  i was being pretty indecisive about whether i wanted to bridge at that moment.  i had already burned a couple of matches [...]

Monday, July 6th, 2009

ABR IL State Championshiop, Cat 3

After a restless 6 hours of sleep at my parents house in Madison — the kids kept waking up because they were hot (didn’t figure that out until about 3am) — we piled in the van and headed back to Chicago.  I had written off Wooddale on account of being ultra tired, sore and in [...]

Monday, July 6th, 2009

ABR IL State Championshiop, Cat 4

My goal in this races to was to channel yesterday’s disappointment into a good result.  I wanted to be motivated, but not stupid or reckless. I was just Mitch and I, and before the race, Mitch asks me if I have any goals.  I simply told him, “I want to win.”  I discussed a couple [...]

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Whitewater Road Race Report – Cat 4/5 – 40 miles

Greg Nash and I carpooled up to the road race today.  Greg suggested I write the race report because he is too “grumpy.”  In other words, the Cat 4 field at Wood Dale tomorrow better watch out because Greg has some unfinished business.  In my humble opinion, though, Greg has nothing to be grumpy or [...]

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Soldier Field Crit #1: Ladies Night

Today’s race was a true team effort…Ginger, Jerel, and I at the line, Pascal warming up on the trainer right outside the course – at the line. Talk about team spirit in force! And I think we looked pretty darn good, all of us with our kits on for the first time, too! There were [...]

Friday, July 3rd, 2009