Matching the Wind: A View from the Men’s Category 1-2 Arizona State Road Race 2014
For those of you that may not have heard, the Landis/Trek Men’s Regional Team finished 1, 2 at the Arizona State Road Race and placed four riders in the Top Ten!!
WMRC Regional Team Member Mark Aasmundstad has written a very warm, exhilarating and insightful account.
Below are a couple of inticing snippets to whet your appetite!!! There is a link to the entire Road Race Report at the bottom.
Enjoy the article, Thanks Mark, Thanks WMRC!!
Part I: Race Preparation
September 2013 was the last time I felt the pulses of bike racing. I had been concentrating on work and family but I was missing racing so much I awakened to the idea that the right balance of racing could boost and sharpen my life focus, rather than detract from it.
Part II: The Race
On race day winds were steady around 30 miles per hour and gusts felt like a tall farmer with the open palms of his big hands was leaning with all his mass against our bikes and bodies.