30 November 2012 | Race Reports
USGP #5 & #6: Louisville, KY Race Report or What’s Up With The Rubber Chicken?
So the fact that I haven’t done a race report from Louisville has been hanging over me since…well…Louisville. In fact, I really can’t bring myself to actually write an entire race report (long story short- I finished 3rd both days behind Katie and Katerina). So this one will be more like a picture book!
Saturday: My friend Jessica is raising money for prostate cancer by selling cupcakes and mustache stickers (for your bike). I offer to wear one in the race.
Sunday: Some guy tells me he’ll give me $5 if I take his rubber chicken for a hot lap and $20 if I carry it the whole race. I wasn’t planning on taking him up on it, but during the race I saw the chicken, and I just couldn’t help myself.
I was planning on giving the chicken back after a lap: doing a “chicken hand-down,” but when I got there he had another chicken!
Unfortunately, I could not handle 2 chickens (weak, I know). I had to ditch them before the sand pit. In retrospect, I should have kept them. I probably would have won.
Thanks Louisville for making it fun!