This weekend was the Alterra WORS race in Milwaukee. I was 3rd. First lap I felt really good playing it smart getting to know the course and trying not to crash in the slippery sections. I was following Mike the local legend who I figured knew the hot lines better than anyone else.
Starting lap 2 Jesse powered up the climb with his singlespeed and I thought to myself...I should go with him...no it's too early and too hot. Looking back I should have done it as Jesse killed it the rest of the race and won by 2:00 minutes. After Lap 2 I decided to go and dropped Mike and Marko. I was feeling good. Marko was back with me starting lap 4 and I knew it was going to be hard to shake him. I tried on the slight downhill, but then got some crap stuck in my rear der.
I tried again in the last singletrack, but too many lapped riders. Marko brought the pain on the last climb. I was watching him go harder and harder and was smiling to myself thinking wow that must hurt. I hopefully saved enough gas for the big one this weekend up in Marquette. Still blown away that Creepy and Darkness go so fast with 1 gear. Imagine if Darkness cut a mullet...he might even then have the power to beat Jesse.