[Moblog] Velo Classic
Road cycling competition has come to Oak Ridge with the "Fall Velo Classic"! In addition to "Open" and "Masters" divisions, several professional riders have come to Oak Ridge for time trials, road race and "criteriu
I've signed up for all three - the photo below was taken just before my time trial on Bethel Valley Road (on the grounds of X-10, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory). Then a 68-mile road race in the hills around K-25 later today (yikes!) and a 0.9-mile, 25-minute "Criterium" loop tomorrow around historic Jackson Square.
UPDATE: My official time in the 8.2 mile closed-course time trail (along relatively flat Bethel Valley Road) was 28:05. Slowest of the day in all categories.... Good thing I really enjoy this stuff.