Somebody made a movie from the mtn bike race two weekends ago.
It's awesome. A star was born.
Good thing I claimed Tim for my husband before he reached celebrity status.
Not bad for a very non sponsored athlete who works the hours of 2.5 FTE's.
Look for Tim to enter stage left at 1:04. Cameo appearances at 4:30 and 8:40
Sadly Tim and I could not make it to Wildflower. We desperately wanted celebrate and have a mini reunion with the rest of Team Neuschwander. It was not be. Wildflower has a special place in our hearts and..... maybe even a special place on one's fence.
A heartfelt thanks to my San Diego pals who offered Tim and I help in anyway to get to Wildflower. That's why I love sport. It makes the world a smaller and friendlier place.
Call me pompous but I knew in my heart of hearts by skipping Wildflower I could help scheme up a whole barrel of fun (physical inebriation) for Tim and I. Now I know you are all reading this thinking "She's worried he'll have fun without her?"
Lucky for me I don't just have a plan B. I have an alphabet of options for when things don't go as planned. I had a little time to come up with plan B. If only we could do something as fun as last Sunday's mountain bike race. If only!!!
Actually maybe we could. Well Tim certainly could. There was a race at Idyllwild we heard about. It was a 2 hour drive with a start time of 9 a.m. Perfect, Tim could round on his patients first. I knew Tim would love it. However, I wasn't sure I was ready. I heard it was "technical and hard" but I couldn't look an opportunity in the face and stay home.
I googled the course and it had the best course descriptions "down the exfoliator up the demoralizer past rage in the sage." A course people love enough to name each sections. It doesn't get any better.
We got to Idyllwild. It felt like a million miles from San Diego. It was really georgous and a tad cold since we were at 6,000ft. Neither of us knew much about the race. I had to get a licence. Apparently this was a "real mountain bike race with Cats." Silly me, I thought cats were the mountain lions who would eat me if I went too slow. Tim and I both raced Category 2 as that was the highest cat/longest distance we could ride without racing in a prior Cat race.
- October 24- Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail 1/2 Marathon
- September 19, Xterra Lake Superior Shore Run 1/2 Marathon
- September 12 Mackinac Island 8 mile road race
- September 5- Marquette 1/2 Marathon
- August- Marquette Ultra 50 k Relay
- July- Grand Island 1/2 Trail Marathon
- June -Marquette Trails Fest 1/2 Marathon
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- Xterra World Championships
- Fiesta Island Club Race- October
- SoCal Epic 50 Fat Tire
- San Diego Classic
- Xterra Tahoe
- Xterra Snow Valley
- Solana Beach Sprint
- Vineman 1/2 Ironman
- Idyllwild Spring Challenge - Cat 2 Mtn Bike Race
- Racers &Chasers -Black Mtn , Mtn Bike Race
- Fiesta Island Club Race- May
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- Carlsbad 1/2 Marathon
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