This past weekend was the 51st Annual Manhattan Beach GP, the longest running one day race in America. On the eve of the event I discovered my rear race wheel was flat and had no time to fix it, but thankfully Mike Faello had a spare set of race wheels for me. All he had to do was slap on the cassette, but that did not go as planned, which left me with no time to warm up and forced me to race on my training wheels. They didn’t have the best tires on them but sometimes you have to push through the distractions.
While waiting for the start I looked around saw everyone lined up. Monster Media/MRI showed up in their new pink outfits, and were getting a ton of praise before the race even started over the loud speaker. That pissed me off and got me more amped to do work. I was like what the heck? There are other good riders here and our team has been winning very often but anyway, we like being the dark horse every week. [Read more...]