Re: [messengers] advice wanted: cmwc results

Date: 24 Jul 2012 20:46:10 +0200
From: Matthew Case <lug.junkie@xxxxxxxxx>


Totally disagree Kyle. While booze may indeed be a staple of DFL, at
the end of the day you have to get your job done. Can't just sit and
drink, gotta finish that one manifest and you have to time it
perfectly. It's an art, ask Augie and Whitesnake, poetry in dystopian
motion.

On 7/24/12, Kyle Goodmaster <kyle.goodmaster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am gunning for second to last place, and this is of UTMOST importance.
> DFL takes nothing but booze, Second to DFL takes finesse.
>
> KG
>
> On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Austin Osmer <osmerp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> Full transparency. Share all the data.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Jul 24, 2012, at 12:51 PM, Shawn bega Blumenfeld <shawnbega@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > so im very thankful that im not handling results for the main race in
>> > chicago this year. but i am sitting down with them when i get there on
>> > sunday to try to add some advice. most importantly, im trying to give
>> > them my list of mistakes that could have been avoided if only someone
>> > had mentioned to watch out for these simple potential screw ups a week
>> > before the race.
>> >
>> > examples:
>> >
>> > gender issues. they got mixed up during the registration because of a
>> > slip of the keyboard and not double checked at packet pick up, or the
>> > gender column wasnt downloaded with the race numbers by the results
>> > person, or the 3rd place male gets skipped at the best dressed
>> > competition because his name is tracy and he wore a dress so the jury
>> > thinks he's a women and gives 3rd place best dressed male to the 4th
>> > place guy.
>> >
>> > fixed gears: the person deciding the fixie king/queen wants to include
>> > the main race but no one running the main race checks to see who is
>> > riding a fixed.
>> >
>> > technology: the qualifying runs 2 hours long and the computer battery,
>> > tested for 5 hours, dies at 5:01.
>> >
>> >
>> > dont hold back. you can email me directly if you wish. dont be shy. my
>> > list is really long, but im sure several of you have noticed things
>> > like this and can add to it. folllowing this consolidation of notes,
>> > memories, emails, that ive been going through the last month or so, i
>> > will be creating a single document of mistakes that can be passed
>> > along and added to.
>> >
>> > see you in chicago.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Shawn "bega" Blumenfeld
>> > http://www.dcbikeracing.com
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