Stony Creek Marathon Race Report

July 2nd was super hot.  I had lots of water, lots of good food and was feeling ready for a 40-mile ride.  However, the race can be summed up in three pictures:

Courtesy Ten Mile Media

This was me on the first lap.  I was feeling good, attacking the hills and putting in lap times that would have easily grabbed me 2nd place in the 30-34 Sport men.  The second lap was pretty good too, really.  Going into lap three, I grabbed a fresh bottle and headed out again.  About halfway through the lap, this happened:

That would be two broken chain stays.  Broken at the welds.  This is the second time that has happened on this stupid bike.

 

That left me looking more like this:

Not much more to say.

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