Archive for September, 2012

Not Ready for C grade

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Race Report PDCC Nambeelup 29 September 2012

It was not one of my better organised days, arrived late, my warm up was riding from the car to the start line, finding out my new power meter was not working (hopefully just flat battery)

With the AFL Grand Final on today, I expected a smaller than usual field today. It was only 5 riders compared to 16 last week in D grade. To make things interesting the 5 riders were combined with the 5 from C grade to make a bigger group. Which destroyed any strategy I had planned and reverted to the hang on and see what happens tactics I use most weeks.

Position (on the final corner) is everything

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Race Report PDCC Serpentine D Grade race 22 September

If asked which pro cyclist I ride like, I would love to say Marianne Vos, but the truth is David Moncoutie and it is not related to climbing ability …

PDCC Club Championship D Grade Wandi

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

I went into the race with a simple plan, sit in the pack, do the minimum amount of work and wait for the last 400m or so.

It went to plan, well for the 1st two laps. On the 1st climb of the 3rd lap. “Ting, Ting, Ting” …

Race Report PDCC Presidents Cup Handicap Wandi 1 September

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

After my last attempt at a handicap race, I was hoping for reasonable handicap and appeared to get one. The limit (1st away) group consisted of the better riders from E grade. I was in the next group 3 minutes behind …