It was exciting checking in on the live timing at Old Pueblo this year. With 5 athletes and multiple friends circling the course I spent far more time than I probably should have at the computer. Luckily my 2 handsome dinner guests on Saturday evening were just as eager as I was to get lap splits and updates.
The women’s solo race was a nail biter with the lead changing hands several times and the final winner making a pass for the win in the 24th hour of the event – wow! Kudos to Mary coming in 2nd and Terri pulling in 3rd in the women’s solos. Sarah put down impressive splits to take the fastest female day and night laps before pulling out of the game.
Krista anchored her team Kenda-Titus-Hayes to 1st place in the 4 person open women scoring the fastest lap in her division at 1:11and pulling off 7 laps. I estimated her TSS score as 629 – whew! Jeff scorched a few laps himself helping his Ergon 2 team to the win in the 5 person open division.
In the friends dept duo team of Dave Nice and his partner Nat rode their fixies 14 laps. I am always awed by Dave on his fixie!
Up in Phoenix Jim held strong and finished an impressive 3rd in the GC at Valley of the Sun stage race in Phoenix.
Up north even further in the nation at the Susitna 100 DaveB hauled his snowbike through the best mother nature had for him until his survival instincts beat out his racer boy verve and he bowed to her ferocity scratching after 11+ hours.
Kudos to all who raced this weekend. I can’t wait for my turn March 1st.
A full weekend in the arm chair. Well not quite I did get out for 556 TSS myself. Twas very nice here this weekend.