Walked into that.
Was I the only LFGSSer racing at Heaton Park yesterday?
No, both @Ecunard and @Jon. were there I believe.
Me too, a bit different to Wednesday nights on the A50 for the club 10s where I sometimes see you!
I assume you race in the seniors? I'm in the old men's race just before - it was like a summer race compared to Beacon Park a couple of weeks ago...
Ha! I marshalled Beacon. How did I miss you? I'm a senior, yep. Was happy enough with my placing. Only one other SS guy on 48x22 (!!!) and he beat me on the last lap I think after having a crank bust off on lap 1.
Heaton is a great course for racing, I think.
great course. good levels of mud for one bike, nice and fast in places and slow and gloopy in others.
on the pompino? will say hi next time!
I don't think my own mum would have recognised me I was that muddy. It was great course, I just made the wrong choice with tyres, nearly crashed on one of the first few corners and lost what little confidence I had.
You going to Liverpool next?
Yeah I will be. Not done that one before.
@Jon. yep - pompino! Was thinking about making it geared but now I'm not so sure.
Racing singlespeed never held Jon back. He was winning London League races regularly on his.
I wonder what's holding me back. Probably some aero losses in my jersey or something. Yeah that'll be it.
That attitude. There's nothing holding you back. Only you are holding you back.
Release yourself from this mental block and you will soar free of your "constraints".
I have a crystal I can sell you to help you achieve this.
Of the meth variety?
Mini return of Muddy Hell at Herne Hill
And a proper Muddy Hell next year too
Mini Muddy Hell looked fun with a decent turn-out! Good efforts on the costumes and skids
Some good heckling too.
“Was that the sound of brakes?”
I was most impressed with the kid who did it on his track bike. Full slicks and brakeless!
Very impressive. Not belittling his efforts, but it was very firm so lots of grip.
Still not sure I’d want to do it on slicks.
yeah I still saw plenty of people slide out
in case anyone has time to waste at work today
(and what a race! incredible last few laps to the men's race)
Why were all you senior men so slow yesterday?
My lap times would’ve had me in the top ten. ;-)
Wet off camber and general lack of fitness, these are some of my excuses.
Yeah, it rained in the first lap and totally changed the course
That and we’re slow
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