Study the email from Frilly carefully, once you are done there will be a small quiz. Answer correctly and you will be rewarded with this AMAZING picture (hint: zoom in, it's worth it). Answer incorrectly and you'll be sent to a link which helps you figure out why you are wrong. That out of the way, let's get on with it.
What was Frilly's first mistake?
a) Joining a group ride in the first place
b) Believing the pace would be 15 to 16 mph and there would be a fast and slow group
c) Not using a 4:1 sports drink for optimum performance
d) Using aero bars in a group ride
Among other things, what does the group rider leader also probably have as a claim to fame?
a) Winning the local MS150
b) Winning a local citizen's race and teaching the young guys a lesson, averaging 20.7 mph over 205 miles
c) Winning an entire racing series, in the bottom category.
d) Mentioning it is "nothing" to go 30mph on a bike these days with the new technology.
e) Possibly all of the above.
True or False, a person can win the MS150, a charity race.
A sandbagger is:
a) someone who races in the same category year after year so that they can win or place highly regardless of great past success and encouragement to upgrade.
b) someone who underplays their ability, or races in a lower category, in order to gain an advantage.
c) considered by most to be scum of the earth.
d) All of the above.
What is the favorite saying for riders after demoralizing a newbie?
a) Glad you found your way back, we took you on some crazy strange roads trying to force you to do extra mileage once lost and shattered
b) Keep showing up and getting dropped and eventually you'll get faster and keep up, or you'll lose heart and quit
c) Sorry that the slow group didn't show up this week, show up next week, I'm sure they will
d) Watch my video and better luck next time
e) Both b and c