"Hmm first thing that comes to mind is to stay faster than my wife.
In all honesty much of my improvement in skills are based on learning in order to help her improve as a rider. I was pretty content being a mediocre cat3…"
Skill development (getting better at racing 'cross), beating others (movin' up in the pecking order), or external forces (coach, prizes, impressing that cute person at the top of the second run-up...)?
"I am a huge fan and supporter of USAC And the Cat 1-4 system. But the National ranking system for Cyclocross and Mountain biking is horrible. In additon, if promoters don't submit their results, it gets worse. But it does not seem that USAC…"
"I just discovered Crossresults because a local rider in Southern Ontario submits all our finishes to the site.
It's a novelty at this point, and part of me feels that rankings for Masters racers can suck the fun out of the sport. But the…"
"At least when I was checking USAC's results last year they were pretty inaccurate. They didn't seem to have a good sample of races. Somehow I was the #1 ranked rider ( at one point) in the country but I never won a race last year."
"I use crossresults. The USAC rankings are bunk.
Crossresults isn't doing anything we weren't doing before they came out. They're just more accurate and take less time than Google stalking the entire pre-reg list. And I think…"
I race for the Crossniacs we are team spread across the US and have 5 racer`s here racing in the Cross Crusade, We are a prety lax team but have a lot of percs and great sponsors and love to race! Check out the website.
Look for Will Cortez as he lives down in your area
Hey man, thanks for bringing up the issue. Like I said, I'm pretty good at coming up with ideas and not telling anyone I'm using them. I love the french deaths because I have to do all the table formatting around making the team name only one line haha