Race Report

12 Jun Tour of Galena Master’s 40+

[caption id="attachment_676" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Friday Pre-ride of the Road Race"][/caption] Here we go, Enzo's best recollection of the Galena stage race. I say this because the body is tired and procrastinating badly today. The Galena race is head and shoulders above any other race weekend in...

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12 Jun Tour of Galena P/1/2

[caption id="attachment_669" align="alignright" width="300" caption="By Elizabeth Rangel"][/caption] The Tour of Galena is not for pack-fillers mostly because, well, the pack doesn't last longer than a lap or two. To do well in the overall you need to be an all-arounder and be able to suffer well....

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05 Jun Glencoe Grand Prix Master’s 45+

[caption id="attachment_663" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Photo by Elizabeth Rangel"][/caption] The Glencoe Grand Prix is, in Enzo's opinion, the best Criterium in the area. I personally think the course is a real test of Power and technical riding, great for a state championship requiring more than 1 skill...

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21 May Elgin Crit P/1/2/3

Because of some life things (and some helping with race things), the few days leading up to the race were out of my routine. I don’t like being out of my routine prior to a race and related or not, I felt like crap Friday...

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10 May Urbana Grand Prix 30+ Race Report

Day two Urbana, this course is a different animal having 8 turns, a slight elevation change, and some rough pave'. What I call a real crit course because bike handling is a requirement. If you can not handle your bike holding speed through rough corners,...

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