2016 Cool Breeze Century (Saturday, August 20): MDRCC Qualifies for Federal Funding

The diversity of MDRiders meets federal guidelines for receiving aid.  Send four of our riders out on the same course, the 110-mile Hilly Century, and how many will return having followed the route?  A lowly 25%.  Only one of our Garmins recorded 110 miles at the finish.  A second rider went 5 miles more, having done a climb twice because of an errant left.  A third rode 106 miles, choosing to forego the Mile 25 first rest stop.  And our fourth had an even shorter day, not only because he’s fast, but also due to a wrong turn.

Here we are at 4 miles to the finish, with diverse kits and only one representin’.  Only the backs are shown to protect the guilty and innocent.

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Clearly, MDRCC stands with diversity, so let’s apply for some aid before extreme-extreme vetting becomes an additional requirement.  New equipment?  But it can’t include our faves like Campy and Shimano – they’re un-American.  How’s ’bout a lunch program for our rides?

 

 

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