Re: [CR]US Pro championships in Philadelphia tomorrow


Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme:2004

Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2004 06:58:56 -0400
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org (Classic Rendezvous)
From: WD Baseley <wdb@pobox.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]US Pro championships in Philadelphia tomorrow
In-Reply-To: <060620040000.16132.40C25EA40008044D00003F0422007511509C0B020E049C0E0E030A089B@comcast.net>


At 12:00 AM 6/6/2004 +0000, themaaslands@comcast.net ushered forth:
>Is anybody going to the US Pro Championship in Philadelphia tomorrow? Is
>there any interest in meeting up somewhere? Any suggestions as to where
>the best place is to watch?

I generally take a bike (with big meaty curb-eating tires and a lock) and start watching the race in Manayunk, on The Wall. I'll take in a few laps there and when it starts to get crowded I'll leave, following the course over to Lemon Hill and watching them pass by as I go. I _used_ _to_ end up down at the Art Museum circle to watch the finish, but these days all the decent seats are reservation-only. If you have tickets that's great, if not then I suggest a nice cafe with a big TV. Immediately after the race you can ride the river drive back to Manayunk. Makes for a pretty nice day.

Unfortunately this year I will not be able to be there in person :-(

Cheers, Dave Baseley, slated for yard duty in Berks County PA