- Snelling Road Race, Cat 3
- 63 miles, 5 laps
- Windy, flooded roads, Norcal cobbles and some flirtatious rain.
Racing in February? On a road bike? This must be Norcal, and I must be crazy. I have raced my bike this early in the season before, but not while living thousands of feet above the snowline. My training has been coming along really well, but most of it has been uninspired sessions indoors on my trainer. It's pretty hard to get a real ride in outside when there is 3 feet of snow in your driveway. So when Nate started pimping the idea of going down to race Snelling, I was game-on – but had no expectations to finish well.
New race season, new team for 2008. Cyclepaths/Wild Cherries has taken some of the building blocks established with Team Start Haus in 2007 and created a rock-solid 12 man roster to come charging down the sierras every weekend to challenge the entire Norcal road season.
Our team sponsors have been extremely generous this year, with huge support from Cyclepaths and Wild Cherries. Shoes from Adidas, helmets from Giro, glasses from Oakley and food from Clif Bar. Scott and SRAM and have also ensured that the entire team is riding on SRAM equipped Scott bikes.
Check it all out along with our team blog at http://cwcracing.org.