Day 4 – Crossroad Classic – High Rock Road Race

Kristine got a good video of the sprint finish with a small break staying just off the front -

High Rock Road Race – power/heartrate graph
The power graph above summarizes the race pretty well – constant attacks, chasing, hoping missed break comes back, etc… 80 guys on narrow roads makes it tough to move around, but I managed to get into a couple moves, miss a bunch of other moves, get chased down a few times, and pull the pack around once or twice. In other words, it was an all-round terrible race. I sat up for the finishing sprint when there was still 40+ riders in front of me at 200m to go and a break of 6 or 7 riders off the front of that. Hopefully, I didn’t lose too many places in the overall and maybe with a good result tomorrow I can pull off a top 10 for the omnium.

Here is the lap data from Strava:

NAME  DIST    ELEV   SPEED    POWER     HR      TIME
Lap 1 12.9 mi 121 ft 27.3 mph 205 watts 144 bpm 0:28:11
Lap 2 12.9 mi 121 ft 26.6 mph 244 watts 158 bpm 0:28:51
Lap 3 12.9 mi 121 ft 26.2 mph 224 watts 151 bpm 0:29:20
Lap 4 12.8 mi 121 ft 26.1 mph 219 watts 152 bpm 0:29:28
Lap 5 12.8 mi 121 ft 25.1 mph 190 watts 145 bpm 0:30:40

Here is the interactive link: http://app.strava.com/rides/1132466

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