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Oakley Nite Cap Cross


This last weekend, Emmett, Russell, and Sydney went to Des Moines for two days of Oakely Nite Cap Cross. The course was a labyrinth-like affair making quite difficult to get to the front group if racers weren't in the front two starting rows, or to recover position if anything went awry. The men cat 4 and the women 1/2/3's went off after dark on Saturday. Emmett took 42nd and Russell suffered a flat. Sydney put her flying skills on display with a dramatic endo on the second to last lap. Sunday's daytime races went better. Sydney stayed with the front group until knocking off her chain, eventually finishing 9th after getting out-sprinted for 8th by the speedy Amy from Freestate Women's Cycling. Emmet and Russell finished 25th and 27th respectively. All three racers engaged in spectator outreach and appreciation by snagging as many hand-ups as possible, from two-dollar bills, to underpants, to refreshing beverages in the men's race. 

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GPCTCX will be rolling up to Omaha this weekend for Cunningham Cross - https://www.facebook.com/events/1626023444344563/

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