Anna – Hendersonville

I traveled to North Carolina for the two days of the UCI C2 NCGP CX with Colin Williams, one of the ADF mechanics on November 22nd. We flew a red eye and got to Hendersonville at 8am. Another ADF mechanic, Jon Husk, picked us up from the airport and we headed straight to the race venue to pick a good spot and set up our tents. Because rain was in the forecast, we wanted to be somewhere where water wasn’t going to pool and have access to a spigot for the pressure washer since muddy conditions looked promising. I felt tired and wanted to sleep, I didn’t get much on the plane and knew I’d be a disaster if I didn’t nap and then sleep additional hours the following night.  While the boys were setting up the tents I rode around the course which was staked and chalked, but wasn’t yet taped off. Although pre-ride wasn’t officially open until 3pm...
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