Monthly Archives: March 2013

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Bent Wheel Bash

This was a super fun race. It tends to have a smaller turn out, since Abilene is the furthest west the races go. A good portion of the racers are based in Houston, which is like a six or something hour drive. But for me, it took me 3 hours and 15 minutes from my house to the race venue. Not the closest, and not the furthest, but a good distance away. It kinda reminds me of growing up. Where I grew up in California, pretty much everything was three hours away. Or five, but that’s less relevant.

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Mellow Johnny’s Classic

This was a big race. This IS a big race. I dunno, but for some reason, this race seems to attract a great deal of racers. I don’t know if it’s the name, or if its got a great purse for the winners, but over the three previous races the men’s Pro have averaged about 21 racers and this one had 63. And the increase trickles down to the lowly Cat 3 groups too. We had 32 finishing racers, which is about 8 or so larger than normal. Just kept this in mind as I tell the story.

I took some drugs.
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