Was on vacation in Florida and saw this race not to far from where we were staying with my in-laws so I decided to give it a try. The only training I had was the miles I had logged on the rollers since the winter was quite harsh, and the roads were really bad. I felt really out of my element on this one since these guys can ride outside year round, and not need lots of clothes to do so either. Race started and I got in with the 2nd group on the road, after about 6 laps I got off the back of that ground and was in the 3rd group now with 2 other guys. Worked together in an effort to not get lapped, but with about 5 to go it happened, and we just kept racing from there. Setup for the sprint in that group at the corner before the finishing straight, get the jump on the other 2 guys and took 10th place out of 15 starters. 23 laps and 11.5 miles later the 1st race of the year was in the bag.
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