Last modified: November 19, 2013

Anna Blogs Jingle Cross Episode Two:  Attack of the ‘Cross

Saturday was cold and windy.  I took to the back of Mt. Krumpit to keep warm in the tree cover and give homemade cookie hand-ups with the likes of Sarah of Omaha Bicycle Co., Lis Grindcore of Sheclismo fame, and Amy O. of Gear Junkie… some seriously rad ladies. 

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(So you know, Jeremy Powers does not take cookie hand-ups… not even on warm-up laps.  He wouldn’t wheelie up the hill, either.  Just saying.)

Sarah had grass stains down the front of her Carharts from sliding down the hill Friday night during the Elite Men's race.  Because: Classy.

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We had several new friends join us, including Nic from the Alpha Bicycle Company All-City CX Team.  Here is Nic being fast from the Single Speed race earlier on Saturday: 

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As a welcome contrast to Erin’s Macho Man, Nic rocked a stunning and beautifully coherent Zona Nature Boy build. 

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I especially loved the Ecto Cooler-esque FSA spacers.

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It was also nice to see the number of All-City riders absolutely bringing it in the style department.  Nice work, people.

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Despite my threat in the car, Erin had left his “RADICAL” hat unattended on several occasions.  With All-City Sponsored Rider and New Bestie, Craig Etheridge, I devised an epic and fitting demise for the hat.  It would have to wait for Sunday.

By the end of the day, everyone was smiles for miles.

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Here is a picture of me with pro-tour racer Jason McCartney setting paper airplanes on fire to throw.

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To be continued...

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