You are starting to sound like a real photographer.
And you are you own worst critic. I no longer have the presence of mind to shoot during races. I'm just too busy and take snaps. I'd sure be pleased to see anything you have of our kids. I'll send you one of our Club t-shirts.
You guys are shaping up nicely.
I remember when you first got your Black and yellow jerseys and it is clear you are making a serious effort and have some fine results. Your race is one of many you will have. All anyone expects is that you make your best effort to prepare yourself and race your best.
Racing requires the accumulation of many skills, one of which is dealing with what racing throws at you. Another is allowing yourself the time to build your experience.
I'd like to ask you to rethink racing the Bullit. In a young club every effort needs to be the best you have for each race. This builds integrity and solidfies the group. Everyone sees that you are serious about what you do and that you are invested in the Jersey. It's not like this is do or die but, none the less, showing that you care helps everyone through the tough times.
One of your boys had a nasty crash at the start and was unable to continue. He took it hard; it meant something to him. Tossing yourself out there in the Championships on the Bullit for the heck of it cheapens something meaningful to at least one club member I can think of. Get your regular rig clean, lubed, and tuned. Take care of your legs. Eat and rest well this week and get ready to race at Boggs. Ride very lightly no later than Friday and rest Saturday.
See you at the races.
The top image is of your club from last Sunday. The bottom is from our club in it's second year. It takes time. Hang on. Be there.
I believe, and correct me if I am wrong,
that this is the Red Billed spotted and Herbacious Wherewolf. That is quite a sighting. Hopefull the next time you see him he will be wearing an El Cerrito Racing t-shirt.
If you send me photos of my El Cerrito kids
I will send you a club t-shirt pictured on the stud in the image provided.
We are looking forward to...
...hosting the championship race at Boggs.
I know at least one MTBr member will be there to cheer you on!
See you Sunday,