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NACCC’s Richmond Third Day: Qualifying, Open Championships

On Saturday, the qualifiers, open (non messenger) Championships, an amazing dinner, and afterparty all took place.  Like the rest of the days in Richmond this one was just freaking packed with activity.

Let's get into it.

the All-City checkpoint


Christina working the CMWC checkpoint

Christina's Mr. Pink



the start of the finals

Nico and Kevin

your eventual winner, Chas

my kit drying after the open championships

This was my first ever race of this style and I ended up in third place in the Open Championships, not bad for a rookie.

my manifest


Austin at the AC stop, Austin was clearly the fastest on the course and had a huge lead, but somewhere along the line he made a mistake and had to double back, costing him the win



beer run


dudes having a good tiime.  check out those pupils.

You'll have to wait until next week for the conclusion of the weekend, as I'm off to ride gravel in Northern Wisconsin for four days.  Peace out.


Milan Powell

June 4, 2012

This is awesome, I know quite a few of these people, plus a lot more not captured in any of these who participated in this event. Come back to richmond and sponsor some more stuff!

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