|Anyone know anything about Leonardtown Crit/TourPG Co. RR?||bill|
Apr 30, 2002 10:35 AM
|Both in Maryland? I'm looking for a first race, thinking about one of these on May 5.|
|re: Anyone know anything about Leonardtown Crit/TourPG Co. RR?||Eric Marshall|
May 1, 2002 3:13 PM
|I did Leonardtown last year. Here's where it's at: |
Depending on what you mean by "a first race", I wouldn't recommend this race as your first race ever. There's one corner that's reasonably tough, but I wouldn't recommend it
simply because it was so fast last year for me. Last year was my first year racing, and I had done several races before Leonardtown during the season, but the pace was so fast the pack strung out *immediately*, gaps were opening up everywhere, and I got caught behind too many of them and soon lost contact with the main group. A group of 4 of us rode most of the race together but we were eventually pulled :-( The race winner eventually lapped the pack on his last lap.
I haven't had much success with crits so far, but I'd recommend a local circuit race as a first race (ever). I'm doing my first crit of the season on Saturday (North Beach), so I have my fingers crossed :-)
Sorry, I don't know anything about the road race, although I read somewhere that it might not happen.
|re: TourPG Co. RR - rec'd e-mail notification that race||bill|
May 1, 2002 6:23 PM
|postponed to September 28.
So, what's the North Beach race about?