Even after working now what seems like a million bike races and spending tons of time away from home through a crazy combination of circumstances I had never worked the Philly cycling classic.
Clearly that has now been remedied.
Since we drove up from the last race on Monday I had a few days to relax. Step one: Phillies game with porter and frank (left to right)
Step 2: eat a lot of food with Ricoh. He journeyed all the way up from New Zealand to hang out with me. I suspect he may have had other motives.
Eventually we had to do some racing. Thankfully the fans came out in earnest for our 8 am start.
The crowd on Lemon Hill, one of two climbs on the 12 mile circuit.
Since the women's race was a road World Cup they got the prime time slot at 1230. This is the top of "the wall". Which was the second of the climbs on course.
And since we were done racing we hung out and watched the women race. Also took some time to check out the locals.
Now to the French part of Canada!!