Fourth of July Criterium in Davis, CA

On our way to the criterium for the day!  Of course we’re dragging along our tin can because Mike races at 9:20a and Tony races at 4:10p.  That’s a long time to sit around in a car!

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So we get to Davis about an hour early and there’s plenty of parking.  We parked on a side street (G street) just one block from the start line-how perfect is that?!  Joe and I have a little breakfast and Mike warms up.

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At the race, after the ambulances cleared out, Mike placed 14th!  That’s pretty good considering he didn’t end up in one of the seven crashes!  Yeah Mike!

So we walk around town and got a subway sandwich and ate in the camper-then we go to the second hand store and get some dvds to watch (but-OH!  We’re out of time, Tony arrives with Rosa and his huge poodle.)  So Tony warms up,

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And it’s off to the race for him!  He doesn’t do quite as well, but considering there was a crash around him – he got away with just a scraped up calf and managed to finish the race.  Pretty successful race day.

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And what a fabulous place to “camp” – just realized we were in front of the movie theater-air conditioning, popcorn!  We hang out in the camper and then break camp and head home, just in time for the fireworks.  Perfect fourth of July!