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A Blur Of World Champs In The Netherlands

 

March 12, 2018



Lights out. Go! Clip in, pedal, don't forget to breathe. Survive the first turn. Narrowly avoid the rider in front of you, hear the grind and snap as your wheels make contact with another bike. Breathe. Relax. Pedal harder. Don't settle in. The need to brake is lost as your bike gains five pounds of mud. Pit and swap bikes. Clean bikes feel amazing, must figure out a way to keep it clean. Whoops, landed in a mud puddle. Keep moving forward. Catch that group ahead of you. Almost there.

Twenty-seven thousand spectators scream and ring their bells as I complete a lap in the World Cyclocross...



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