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Archive for October 2011

Blind Date #3: Gloppy Mud edition

October 20, 2011

(This was written last weekend regarding Blind Date on 10/12/11. We’re Slow, of course.) I’m was much more enamored with Alpenrose’s Blind Date series this past week. For one thing, we didn’t get torrential rain dumped on us this week. But there’s more to it than that. It’s a great event to look forward to […]

Sunshine and slippery hills: Heiser Farms and Rainier

October 20, 2011

It was a good weekend for cyclocross. A brief write-up of Heiser Farms (GMPC #3) and Rainier (Cross Crusades #2) is below. Grand Prix Molly Cameron #3: Heiser Farms Saturday (just) after noon, Ed and Tomas and Kristin loaded up and drove out to Dayton, where Heiser Farms hosted the third race in the newly-minted […]

Blind Date #2 – Slip’n’Slide edition

October 7, 2011

“This is the first wet Blind Date we’ve had…” …that’s the announcer, slightly flummoxed, slightly apologetic – to the Men’s Beginner and Women’s fields last night. Apologizing why? We were huddled at the start line, freezing on our bikes, in the pouring rain. Not northwest-style emo rain, the gentle apathetic spit-spit of Portland winters – […]

Team Slow ladies on Crusade: Alpenrose

October 6, 2011

Beth, Erinne and Kristin stormed the Alpenrose Dairy on Sunday, October 2, the opening day of the 2011 Cyclocross Crusade (the largest participatory cyclocross race series in the world). Over 1,500 registered racers in all categories came out to race and the start fields got pretty crowded. The day began dry and overcast. About 40 […]