Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Coyote Point Rant

In fact, I have nothing bad to say about this course... wide, clean, tricky in spots, fast in spots, something for everyone. Great way to end the Pilarcitos series. Thanks Tom & Co. Though I must note, it's now December and there's still been no mud of any kind anywhere...


Blogger Olaf Vanderhoot said...

daCarr wrote:

"now December and there's still been no mud of any kind anywhere..."

oVanderhoot responds:

"that's because i sacrificed a nut in prayer to keep it dry 'till after TommyS' pilarcheetos.

...now that cX is over for me, can i have it back?"


9:38 AM  
Blogger singlespeedguy said...

Hernandez can have mine. My breeding days are so over...I loved the course on Saturday. Those Pilarcitos boys and girls are wonderful.

1:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ths Sunday event at Coyote Pt. was a fine version of some formula one cross. Lots of fast turns that still required skill - a great balance of sand, pavement, small climbs - and a rippin descent that put a smile on my face - and no funeral march ascents. Too bad the series is over. Time to drive down to Ft. Ord now. Thank you Tom Simpson and Co. for a great series.

5:25 PM  
Anonymous the living Tom Simpson said...

Friday during course set-up the section after the barricades was in lovely greasy, slippery shape. Then, saturday....that terrible cold wind dried everything up - and knocked down finish line fence and other assorted natural ailments. Nuts. I'm going to Holland and import some righteous goo.

9:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

One can only hope Tom runs into Adri VDP and can talk him into coming over and setting up a real "championship" course or at least the famed "Euro" course we need so bad? Tom, thanks for yet another stellar season of Pilacitos Cx. You da man!!

8:23 AM  
Anonymous howie/blackmarket racing said...

Tom- Thank you for another wonderful season of the most professionally run races around. You make every racer feel like a pro- right on down to the beginners. And thank you and your medical staff for the speedy attention to Janel on Sunday. Her high-speed mishap landed her in the operating room, but after a lot of Percocet, 7 hours of waiting in the ER, and many pep-talks, she is ready to finish the season out at CCCX. Your staff and program ARE the well oiled cross machine of NorCal! Much appreciation.

9:47 AM  
Anonymous Nick Hanni said...


Thanks for a great Super Prestige Series. Coyote Point was soooo much fun especially Sunday with the triple barrier sand run! You guys always put on a fantastic event. I look forward to your road events next year the Ronde, Burlingame, etc.... oh, and of course... CX 2006!

10:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well run series, but you didn't race the course on Saturday, Dave.

8:36 PM  
Blogger Dave Carr said...

Yeah? So?

10:20 AM  

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