Monday, February 02, 2009

Rearviewmirror Rogues Racing Training Camp

Back in Bburg after a great weekend of riding for 3 days down in Georgia with Rogues Racing. We mananged to ride nearly 200 miles in 3 days, ate some good food, got plenty of rest, and managed to shake a lot of the cobwebs out of the legs from a long cold winter in southwest Virginia. It was great to spend time with friends and devote all aspects of life to bike racing. If we weren't riding, we were talking bikes, fixing bikes, or watching Belgian Classic bike races. Pure heaven.

Matt L. is looking fit & trim & was riding well for such a big bubba, look out come this spring. John W. earned the title of camp hard-man by taking the Brasstown Bald climb. John the Hippie has got the diesel engine fired back up after recovering from last years run in with a car; race & weekend ride climbs now will be a lot harder. Matt P. is looking ok, I think he needs to lay off the veges & come to the Dark Side for real power. Carlson is well, Carlson. I felt better as the days progressed, and My Legs are starting to look ready for the upcoming spring races.

Overall, I was impressed by the Georgia residents on the road. Never got the "F-U" for being on the road and for the most part got a good 3 feet or more of room on the side of the road. I wish the same could be said for the local rednecks around this area at times.

Oh and maybe I am a little redneck cause Mtn. Dew is the best soda ever. 70 miles into a ride, chug a 12 ounce can of Mtn. Dew & you will be flying up the Georgia Climbs.


reid beloni said...

wait till the Owen Cup, then you can "test" your fitness.

Matthew Phillips said...

Matt P. will not succumb.