Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Its Always a Party, Rarely a Race.

Its no ones fault but my own that I had to go home early after Fiasco 36. But I'm still pissed about it.

Beneath a logo-less moon we snaked our way through south city to Carondelet Park for a night at the races. The race was one lap around the Carondelet Park criterion course that the racers do on Tuesday nights in the summer. We had different classes for different bike set ups so that everyone got a fair chance at the podium. There was no official USCF time keeper on hand so all records are unsanctioned but from what I remember the FBC was setting some blistering times. Special mention goes out the FBCer who destroyed the old record for fastest lap while smoking a pipe. Congratulations to all the racers who participated.

After the races I reluctantly went home. But the FBC kept on. Several members went on to explore East St. Louis until lunchtime on Saturday. Well done FBC, well done.


Blogger FBC Spokane said...

Any results worth posting?

April 01, 2008 2:44 PM  
Blogger reverend dick said...

Holy Railside Bottle of Fortified Wine!!!!Y'all have a truly dedicated congregation. I'm venially guilty of envy.

April 01, 2008 6:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the word is criterium.

April 02, 2008 5:41 AM  
Blogger Jeff said...

My hip still hurts.

April 02, 2008 6:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No,the word IS criterion.

April 02, 2008 5:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think we should of had a race with all the classes combined. Fun times!

April 03, 2008 4:55 AM  
Anonymous rose blablabland said...

did anyone take pictures. anyone at all?

April 06, 2008 6:59 PM  

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