Stupid Week

So I forgot my license on the way to the races today in Bensenville. So I went back from Bensenville to Elgin and got it. Then when I finally got to the race I went to go register and realized that I had 2 different shoes.

Yes one was right and one was left, but one was a mtn bike shoe and one was a road shoe. 2 different cleats. One that would work with my pedals…..the other wouldn’t.

I took the start of the 4/5 race anyway. I just pretended I was having pedal problems. I took a lap and according to the official at the start I will be placed. Boo.


Really stupid.

When you race, or go to any event there are a few things you check and check and check again.

  1. Helmet
  2. Shoes
  3. Bike
  4. Gloves
  5. Water Bottle
  6. Pump
  7. EDIT – Even here I forgot to put “License”.

Everything else is extra. Today I get an F. Still….I did take the start so the day wasn’t a total loss.

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