giro de hotaka 2012

  1. Naomi-san with 1st Place certificate

    Naomi-san with 1st Place certificate

    3rd time in a row for Naomi-san!
  2. Podium top 3. Murayama-san, AlanW and Gunnar

    Podium top 3. Murayama-san, AlanW and Gunnar

    After a hard-fought race, Gunnar was the fastest, with me 2nd and Andy Wood's training partner and multiple HC champion Murayama-san right behind me.
  3. Naomi-san, Doug, Gunnar and AlanW...TCC racers

    Naomi-san, Doug, Gunnar and AlanW...TCC racers

    After the race, hiding from the snow!
  4. Giro de Hotaka 2012 Results

    Giro de Hotaka 2012 Results

    TCC *owns* this race!
  5. The night before the race

    The night before the race

    Enjoying dinner at the pension and wondering what tomorrow will bring.
  6. Morning of the race

    Morning of the race

    Do I really have to race in these conditions?
  7. Course Recon Giro de Hotaka

    Course Recon Giro de Hotaka

    Drove the course on Friday before the race. 5km of road near the highest point on the course was completely iced over. Course was altered to avoid this section.