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Boulder CX #2(8 posts)

Boulder CX #2BipedZed
Oct 28, 2002 7:55 AM
Misty, cloudy, cool day - excellent day for a cross race. Course was fast, fun, and technical with a good balance of power sections and challenging obstacles.

I've always had good races on this course and led the race for a lap before getting passed with 3 laps to go by the national semi-pro MTB champ (WTF?). Held on for 2nd although I was fading hard in the last lap.

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re: Boulder CX #2eurochien
Oct 28, 2002 8:31 AM
Generally not a big fan of this course, I had a blast yesterday. This course works out great on days like yesterday. I'm glad they did not put barriers on top of uphills like they did before, bmx style. You did great. You've been knocking on the door for a while, you'll win soon. Try and drop a pound or two this week before saturday's Colorado Spgs, you'll be right there climbing with the skinny guys.
l'eurochien
re: Boulder CX #2p lo
Oct 28, 2002 9:13 AM
yeah, another good race Craig. the guy that won was in the chase group with me. when he attacked to go after you none of us even thought about trying to follow him! you did start coming back to us pretty fast on the last lap, but we were to busy worrying about fighting each other for 3rd -5th as a group and nobody would commit to driving the group towards you on the last lap.
Results PostedBipedZed
Oct 30, 2002 9:25 AM
http://www.boulderracing.com/10_27_02.asp
Huh, Grant finished 25th at MTB Nationals? (nm)JS
Oct 31, 2002 10:25 AM
nm
My bad...Semi-Pro NCS ChampionBipedZed
Oct 31, 2002 12:19 PM
http://www.ionicbikes.com/welcome.html

He won the NCS series title as opposed to Nationals.
aca rule 10.3p lo
Oct 31, 2002 3:02 PM
Translation of Categories

If a rider wants to ride in an ACA cyclocross race and they hold a mountain bike license issued by another federation, ACA will determine their catagories in the following manner:

*Pro/Semi Pro to Category 2
*Expert to Category 3
*Beginner/Sport to Category 4

(all i know is he is fast as hell, during the last race he attacked my group on the road and nobody even tried to respond.....)
not that i blame himp lo
Oct 31, 2002 3:07 PM
i wouldn't want to move up to the open race and get my butt kicked by gully, travis and the rest of the "boulder cross mafia" (as chris zigmont called them at nationals last year)