Snuffleupagus was pretty upset after we rode over him every lap... You just never know what you'll see at a bike race. And you'll also never know the thoughts that run through my head while trying not to get lapped by the speedy duo of Sven and Burke. I guess the above picture is a clue.
Have you been practicing leaping tall buildings in preparation for the Orange Crush at Springfield Oaks?
It is amazing how long it takes for the 'cross season to get here and how fast it goes once it is here. Only three major races left in Michigan. First up is the Thanksgiving spectacular that is Kiss Cross in Holland. Last time I raced there it was a mud bath and it took me three days to get clean.
|I bet you didn't know you could ride this slow on a 'cross bike...|
|Turn right then left, basically.|
And then to cap off the 2011 Michigan Cyclocross season, the Tri City Cyclists are once again hosting a race at Stratford Woods in Midland (The Big Bad Wolf). Last year the race was in October and Tom Burke won. This year the course will be a bit different but still feature a lot of the trademark beach: