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Polar Bear Metric Century : George

The Saturday morning Polar Bear Metric Century started out, like so often is the case in North Carolina in January, crisp, still, and sunny.  Temps around freezing at or around the 10AM start in the first week of the year are the norm in the Piedmont, so we all figured that: 1) it would warm up, at least a little; 2)the cold weather bibs, tights, booties and jackets would be enough for the early part of the 100K ride, but that we’d be able…

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NC Cyclocross

NC Cyclocross Clinic Recap

…ain for my first cyclocross “clinic”. At around 7 o’clock teammate and all around awesome guy, George Berger, picked me up in his little Prius and we were off into the sunrise. The goal was to get to mountains of Boone North Carolina and the Pirate Race Products Cyclocross Clinics. Walking into a cyclocross clinic I wasn’t sure what to expect. I have participated in cyclocross practices, and various other road/mtb clinics…

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Arleigh NC Cyclocross Lion's Roar

Race Report: Lion’s Roar NC Cyclocross #2

…hamstring and lower back just didn’t feel right. Get to race, teammate/friend/brother from another mother, George Berger, had set up his tent already and we had staked out a place for the team to hang out. Another tent went up near the course for race heckling and photo taking. Sign up Get dressed in awesome new Birdsong Brewery team skinsuit. Long sleeve jersey and Foundry parka overtop. 45 degrees and on the road warm up. Warm up for 45…

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Bike Accident

Two Charlotte Based em:pwr Members Hit by Cars This Week

…en there and is back on the road would help! Fast forward to today… A little after lunch I get a call from George Berger. He has been added to the list of Charlotte based bike accidents.  I haven’t gotten a full story but he’s fine.  He somehow “dismounted” his bike during the accident and now the frame and rear wheel are the only thrashed parts, not him. Somber. Sad. Feeling for my two friends as I know exactly how…

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