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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Kissena Royale - Garmin Data

Position: Queens, NY
Altitude: 50 feet above Sea Level
Equipment: Tiemeyer Track bike

Wheels: Cane Creek Sprint 85
Tires: Tufo S3 Lite tubulars
Warm up gear: 48 x 16 = 81"
Race Gear: 48 x 14 = 92"
Riders at event: 40


20 lap incremental warm up - 81" gear
2- 100 meter sprints - 81" gear (80 to 90% effort)
1- 400 meter lap - 81" gear (90% effort)
Change gear
5 - laps easy rolling - 92 inch gear
1 - 75 meter standing start 92 inch gear (100% effort)

Temp 55 to 65F
Sunny
Windy
Polleny



Chariot: got second in this event (92 inch gear), did 400 meters in about 32 seconds




7 lap scratch - got dropped like a hot potato (92 inch gear)





5 lap scratch - got 5th (92 inch gear)


It was a great day for racing considering all the bad weather we've been having. This was my first racing for the season, didn't want to take any chances and end up with Kissena rash or worse. The event was well run and there were loads of prizes (see pics below). The only negative were the spores / pollen floating around the park - I left the track sneezing, runny nose, headache, slight fever and itchy eyes.

Kissena Royale Pics - 4/30/2011