RR: SSWC (Coda)



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Corvus Corvax

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The SSWC is, of course, as much about the tribe as it is about the
ride. The after-party was one of the most positive vibes I've ever
felt. And the go-cart race was a hoot. (Marla's a ringer.) The free
beer was plentiful, and we all got a heroic buzz on.

I was too busy suffering to get many pictures, but here are a few.

Shots of J. and me at the start:
http://gallery.mtbr.com/data/mtbr/500/255709/Start1.jpg
http://gallery.mtbr.com/data/mtbr/500/255709/Start2.jpg

Singlespeed World Champs Marla and Buck, victorious on the go-cart
track:
http://gallery.mtbr.com/data/mtbr/500/255709/Marla.jpg
http://gallery.mtbr.com/data/mtbr/500/255709/Buck.jpg

After the race:
http://gallery.mtbr.com/data/mtbr/500/255709/Aftermath.jpg

A good shot of J. before the race with her game face on:
http://www.pbase.com/dens/image/48064766

KB's take on the race:
http://www.cyclingnews.com/riders/2005/diaries/keith/?id=keith0510

The local police blotter for that night:
http://www.centredaily.com/mld/centredaily/news/local/crime_courts/12450091.htm

We were unfortunately present for the second item on the blotter as
well as the first, a sad reminder of our auto-dominated society. Bikes
have yet to rule the world the way they did the trails on Sunday.

Peace out,

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Corvus Corvax

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Parbs wrote:
> Nice stuff Corvus. New Zealand next year?


Yeah, I heard '06 is going to be in New Zealand. But then I read this:

http://www.surlybikes.com/surlyblog.html

Is this a sign of a schism? Are we going to have gangfights in the
streets with hooligans swining BMX chains? Kiwi airstrikes on
Minneapolis? The mind boggles.

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