Where has the week gone?? Last weekend I kitted up to race at the Mid Ohio Grand Prix Course in Lexington, Ohio. This is a super cool race around the race car track.. although it would be much more fun in a car.. but a bike was my only option.
Pretty small field again with only about 20 of us but this time RGF brought about 6 guys including Grimm and Paul Martin. The race was pretty aggressive and I had a decent plan going in but completely F*d it up. I was hoping to let Grimm get up the road early with no other teammates and then get across towards the end.. which I figured would be with Paul. Well I did the 1st part good then fell asleep.. not sure what I was doing to be honest.. a couple guys attacked and for some reason I thought there was more riders with us and the next thing I knew I was off the back with 5 riders going away from me.. Paul was just sitting on my wheel so now we are both off the back... oops.. I started to chase and bit and Paul started attacking the crap out of me so it turned into a little 2 man battle off the back... pretty funny. Paul finally stopped attacking me and we started to work together to close the now 40 seconds back to the 2nd group... great job Marco! The rest of the race was pretty boring as we finally caught with 3 laps to go.. The break was now 2 but it was too late. I took out the sprint for 3rd and that was that. Felt okay today.. in the middle of a big block of training so racing a bit tired right now... but will all be worth it in the end.
Off to another tough one tomorrow in Hueston Woods.. till then..