Monday, November 12, 2012

Nordic Cross #1 Report


We raced. And when it comes to Nordic Cross, the simple fact of racing at all is really the only significant objective.

Upon our arrival at the race venue, we were pleasantly surprised to find that there were some paths that could actually be ridden. And yet in order to complete the circuit, there was also a very long and snow-filled section that could only be traversed by foot. This proved to be a sufficient penalty for Hal and his stupid fat pig of a bike. Turns out running with those thing sucks even more than running with a cx bike slung over your shoulder.

Results, such as they are, were something like this:

JP
Daniel
Chris
Jonny G
Hal
Bill
Mel
Teagan
Andrea
Vanessa

More important than the race results was the question of who would win the loaf of deliciously crusty bread that Hal kindly donated as a prize. Acting as commissaire, Ryan called for a mid-race course alteration which would be used as a context against the background of which to judge something he referred to vaguely as the "best descent." This was won by Andrea for her inspired attempt to somersault down the snowy hill.

6 comments:

the big frame said...

Sounds like fun!! A little more notice and maybe I'll be able to make it next time.

Brad the Impaler said...

Less than 24 hours notice for a race is geese. I think these results should be nullified and lets start this right. With Glutton's Cross. Where's the slavish devotion to tradition?

Has the whole world gone crazy?!!
Am I the only one who gives a shit about the rules?!!

The Dark Lord said...

Pull yourself together, Brad. Whining is for nihilists.

Brad the Impaler said...

Calmer than you are.

the big frame said...

calmer than a cucumber up an archbishops ass

CycleChick said...

I'm not giving the bread back.