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    How do I sign up for the SD Velodrome race?

    Pretty much like the topic says. Never raced before. I'd like to show up and race.

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    velodrome? wrong website.
    http://www.roadbikereview.com/
    try there

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    Quote Originally Posted by bucksaw87
    velodrome? wrong website.
    http://www.roadbikereview.com/
    try there
    No there is an XC race near the velodrome.

    Quote Originally Posted by fastmq
    Yeah but it doesn't say what time to show up or how to sign up

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    im going to contact them to get the details, i whant to race two.

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    Here's the link to the velodromes home page...

    http://www.sdvelodrome.com/

    Sorry- wrong race...

    right one-> http://www.racersandchasers.com/News_and_Updates.php

    Start at 9 am.

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    i can't find where to register in www.racersandchasers.com


    forget it. I'm registered

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    I'm not sure which skill division I should sign up with. The course is 5 miles, and the pro/expert division is 4 laps. A 20 mile ride doesn't sound too daunting.

    But, I don't consider myself to be an "expert" by a longshot. I'm more of a seasoned beginner.

    Should I be worried about slowing up the "experts" and "pros"? Or do most people sign up in that division anyway?

    thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sponger
    I'm not sure which skill division I should sign up with. The course is 5 miles, and the pro/expert division is 4 laps. A 20 mile ride doesn't sound too daunting.

    But, I don't consider myself to be an "expert" by a longshot. I'm more of a seasoned beginner.

    Should I be worried about slowing up the "experts" and "pros"? Or do most people sign up in that division anyway?

    thanks.
    I started a thread in the xc racing forum because I am going to do the racers and chasers race and didnt know where to sign up. Basically, every category is going to be fast. Beginner doesnt mean slow, it just means you can sprint for 20 miles yet. If it is your first race and you consider yourself a seasoned beginner, then enter beginner.

    I was talking with a guy at work and I am cheap so I would prefer to do the longer race. I mean, its the same price but lasts longer, better bang for your buck! He had a valid point, however, when he said, "If you just want to do 4 laps and get a 20 mile ride in, then don't do the race, save the 35 bucks, go down there on sunday and do it. If you are going to pay, you might as well go down there to win." So, I have done a beginner race once before and got top 5. I fell about the same speed so I think I am doing sport, just because I don't want to be called a sand bagger.

    You can do expert though, nobody will get mad if you are slow (as long as you don't sprint to get in front of a group, then put on the brakes and block them through a tight s/t section).

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    Does the course run clockwise or counterclockwise? Thanks.

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    Did the beginner route this morning and was plenty exhausted when I finally finished that 2.5 laps. Started getting lapped just after my first lap and basically tried to stay out of peoples’ ways.

    I couldn’t round that first switch back on both laps.

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    pretty good course. I'll try to attend the next ones

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    Great course, I enjoyed myself. I thought for my very first race I would try beginner and all I can say is wow I'm pooped. Great meeting people hope to see you guys at the next one.

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    Do you guys know if the course is going to stay marked for any length of time? I live pretty close to there and it's somewhere I could hit up during the week...

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