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What to expect?

Marcryan206Marcryan206 Posts: 116
edited January 2013 in Amateur race
Hi guys

Iv got my first cat 4 race in march and not really sure what to expect! Any one got any tips or tell me what to expect I know each race different and everything.

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  • DavidJBDavidJB Posts: 2,019
    Loads of people on super expensive bikes. To get dropped at some point. To have fun. Hear loads of people shouting 'f**king hell and hold your line' . Loads of dodgy riders. Lots of pace changes.
  • imposter2.0imposter2.0 Posts: 11,003
    DavidJB wrote:
    Loads of people on super expensive bikes. To get dropped at some point. To have fun. Hear loads of people shouting 'f**king hell and hold your line' . Loads of dodgy riders. Lots of pace changes.

    but not necessarily in that order.. ;)
  • MikeWWMikeWW Posts: 723
    You'll love it.
    Just be aware of who is around you and don't suddenly change direction.
    Pace will vary from about 18 mph to 35 mph and it will average out about 24 mph. Just dig in when the speed goes up and find a good wheel.
  • enjoy it!

    just have fun!
    I do science, sometimes.
  • okgookgo Posts: 4,368
    Do a search on here, its been asked many times.

    Or look at the many blogs in the 4th cat threads, plenty of advice and accounts out there.
    Blog on my first and now second season of proper riding/racing - www.firstseasonracing.com
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