This past summer Mandy and I had the opportuntity to go and watch one of her students, David, race in the Redmond Derby Days cycling race. I admit that I've never been to a cycling race but it was pretty entertaining. Watching the racers cruise around part of the city of Redmond was intense (and slightly dizzying). I think being a guy I have a natural instinct to hope for a crash, kind of like watching NASCAR. You don't want anyone to get hurt but there is something about seeing a big crash. Thankfully there were no crashes! David who was a junior in high school at the time was racing against many guys that are much older than him. I was very impressed at his skills. A few times as I watched the cyclists ride by I could have sworn I saw Lance Armstrong. I was wrong. Also a little disappointing was the fact that the winner didn't get a stuffed lion and a yellow jersey. Here are a few pics from the day!
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