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XPLANE | Team Revolution Introduction

  1. 1. Thank you for joining us.
  2. 2. I am Chris
  3. 3. I am Chris
  4. 4. Chris Roettger (me) (Aubrey)
  5. 5. I work at XPLANE
  6. 6. I work at XPLANE
  7. 7. I race for Team Revolution
  8. 8. I race for Team Revolution
  9. 9. And, to a certain extent…
  10. 10. am responsible for the “marriage” of the two…
  11. 11. am responsible for the “marriage” of the two…
  12. 13. Now…
  13. 14. … how Team Revolution got started:
  14. 16. Carrie Cash
  15. 17. Carrie Cash
  16. 18. Whoops. (that wasn’t Carrie)
  17. 19. …Carrie Cash
  18. 20. …distant relation to Johnny…
  19. 21. …distant relation to Johnny… (Cash)
  20. 22. Worked late nights
  21. 23. And rode around Forest Park…
  22. 24. And rode around Forest Park… … to start her days…
  23. 25. She liked it.
  24. 26. (a lot)
  25. 27. So, she rode more and more…
  26. 28. And then she started racing …
  27. 29. … but she wished there was a group…
  28. 30. … but she wished there was a group…
  29. 31. …that could have helped her learn to ride better…
  30. 32. …that could have helped her learn to ride better…
  31. 33. Hmmmmm….
  32. 35. It didn’t exist.
  33. 36. It didn’t exist.
  34. 37. [5 years later]
  35. 38. Carrie founded the club she wished had existed when she started… s
  36. 39. Carrie founded the club she wished had existed when she started…
  37. 40. Carrie founded the club she wished had existed when she started …
  38. 41. Carrie founded the club she wished had existed when she started …
  39. 42. Currently, in St. Louis , there are 40 members…
  40. 43. Currently, in St. Louis, there are 40 members …
  41. 45. … with 150 people on the email update list…
  42. 46. Diana is one of them…
  43. 47. Starting a revolution
  44. 48. Starting a revolution
  45. 49. …apparently takes time …
  46. 50. … especially in St. Louis..
  47. 51. …where we have unpredictable winters …
  48. 52. … but we’re getting there.
  49. 53. (sorry for the cliché)
  50. 54. Now, about the racing
  51. 55. Now, about the racing
  52. 56. Here’s the ELITE team
  53. 57. CLASSY, huh?
  54. 58. It was REALLY cold that day…
  55. 59. …we just finished riding 50 miles
  56. 60. But anyway, we all live here …
  57. 61. … in St. Louis
  58. 62. …except Katie (Katie)
  59. 63. …who lives in Indiana
  60. 64. Team Revolution does a lot of crits
  61. 65. Which I explained in the handout
  62. 66. I hope you studied it
  63. 67. We use lots of cycling jargon
  64. 68. [ATTACK]
  65. 69. [JUMP]
  66. 70. [BREAK]
  67. 71. [SPRINT]
  68. 72. [FLYER]
  69. 73. [OUT IN THE WIND]
  70. 74. So, anyway, we mostly race crits…
  71. 75. But Steph
  72. 76. But Steph And Katie
  73. 77. …really like road races… XPLANATiON TK
  74. 78. And Mindi….
  75. 79. …cleans up on the track.
  76. 80. Which is a whole other ballgame… XPLANATiON TK
  77. 81. …all I have to say about the track is…
  78. 82. …there are steeply banked sides …
  79. 83. … and no brakes!
  80. 84. Mindi will discuss this subject later…
  81. 85. But, anyway, next weekend…
  82. 86. But, anyway, next weekend… April 28 + 29
  83. 87. …is our first BIG race
  84. 88. It’s a USCF/NRC race
  85. 89. Which…
  86. 90. … requires a license to race
  87. 91. In USCF standings Mindi, Katie and Carrie
  88. 92. In USCF standings Mindi , Katie and Carrie
  89. 93. In USCF standings Mindi, Katie and Carrie
  90. 94. In USCF standings Mindi, Katie and Carrie
  91. 95. Are ranked in the TOP 7
  92. 96. Are ranked in the TOP 7
  93. 97. In Cat 2 Criterium Rankings
  94. 98. In Cat 2 Criterium Rankings
  95. 99. In Cat 2 Criterium Rankings
  96. 100. Nationally
  97. 101. Which reminds me…
  98. 102. … there are categories in USA Cycling….
  99. 103. … there are categories in USA Cycling…. CATEGORIES 1, 2, 3, 4, (and 5)
  100. 104. [CATEGORY 1]
  101. 105. …means you are a “Pro”
  102. 106. ..like Kristin Armstrong
  103. 107. ..like Kristin Armstrong Kristin Armstrong
  104. 108. (no relation)
  105. 109. I’m pretty sure that Kristin
  106. 110. Doesn’t have a full-time job
  107. 111. Doesn’t have a full-time job
  108. 112. …or rather… Kristin Armstrong
  109. 113. … cycling IS her FULL-TIME job Kristin Armstrong National Championship Medal
  110. 114. [CATEGORY 2]
  111. 115. [CATEGORY 2] Is just below a CAT 1
  112. 116. [CATEGORY 2] (duh, right?)
  113. 117. In order to “CAT up”
  114. 118. A “CAT 2” competes against and must beat (some) CAT 1’s…
  115. 119. A “CAT 2” competes against and must beat (some) CAT 1’s…
  116. 120. A “CAT 2” competes against and must beat (some) CAT 1’s…
  117. 121. These races are typically CAT 1/2 races
  118. 122. I can’t race in them yet…
  119. 123. I can’t race in them yet…
  120. 124. … since I’m a Cat 3.
  121. 125. … since I’m a Cat 3.
  122. 126. But, I CAN race in “Open” or Cat 1/2/3 Races
  123. 127. But, I CAN race in “Open” or Cat 1/2/3 Races
  124. 128. And the beginner category is a CAT 4 (in men’s racing there’s a CAT 5, too)
  125. 129. Steph is our CAT 4
  126. 130. And we expect big things from her (no pressure, Steph)
  127. 131. In review: Cat 1
  128. 132. In review: Cat 1
  129. 133. = Pro
  130. 134. Cat 4
  131. 135. “ beginner”
  132. 136. Questions…
  133. 137. Now, back to the BIG race
  134. 138. In Athens, GA
  135. 139. PROs will be there…
  136. 146. Big fish…
  137. 147. One thing about this race…
  138. 148. It’s at night
  139. 149. It’s at night
  140. 150. It’s at night
  141. 151. Shadows make it interesting…
  142. 152. And, remember…
  143. 153. … crits are fast
  144. 154. … crits are fast
  145. 155. …ranging from 20-30mph
  146. 156. And the corners are fast, too.
  147. 157. And the corners are fast, too.
  148. 158. And packed…
  149. 159. I get nervous just thinking about it
  150. 160. I get nervous just thinking about it
  151. 161. New subject…
  152. 162. The Team!
  153. 163. The Team!
  154. 164. We’re like a family…
  155. 165. We’re like a family…
  156. 166. From all over the Midwest…
  157. 167. From all over the Midwest…
  158. 168. [CARRIE]
  159. 169. Springfield, Missouri
  160. 170. Sprinter!
  161. 171. Loves corners , too.
  162. 172. Age?
  163. 173. Age?
  164. 174. More like…
  165. 175. She’s
  166. 176. Favorite movie…?
  167. 177. Just kidding…
  168. 178. It’s
  169. 179. It’s
  170. 180. Occupation?
  171. 181. Part-time job…
  172. 182. Full-time job
  173. 183. Furthest ridden in one sitting?
  174. 184. Furthest ridden in one sitting?
  175. 185. Furthest ride in one sitting? … and some change… [100 miles]
  176. 186. Inspiration?
  177. 187. Inspiration?
  178. 188. Inspiration? “ Pre”
  179. 190. Favorite smell?
  180. 191. Favorite smell?
  181. 192. Favorite smell? Patchouli Oil
  182. 193. Can you say….
  183. 194. Can you say…. Hippy?
  184. 195. Bike name?
  185. 196. Bike name? Rocky…
  186. 197. Bike name?
  187. 198. Bike name?
  188. 199. Bike name? Coincidence?
  189. 200. [MINDI]
  190. 201. Mangum, Oklahoma
  191. 202. Track specialist
  192. 203. Track specialist
  193. 204. Favorite Movie?
  194. 205. Favorite Movie? NOT REALLY
  195. 206. Favorite Movie?
  196. 207. Favorite Movie? SERIOUSLY
  197. 208. Age?
  198. 209. Age?
  199. 210. Occupation?
  200. 211. Occupation?
  201. 212. Occupation? Home inspector
  202. 213. [KATIE]
  203. 214. Olney, Illinois
  204. 215. Favorite part of a race?
  205. 216. Favorite part of a race?
  206. 217. Favorite part of a race? “ The challenge of getting off the front… …and staying there.
  207. 218. Favorite part of a race? “ The challenge of getting off the front… …and staying there.”
  208. 219. Inspiration?
  209. 220. Inspiration? “ The thrill of pushing my body to its limits.”
  210. 221. Inspiration? “ The thrill of pushing my body to its limits.”
  211. 222. Pets? -
  212. 223. Pets? -
  213. 224. Pets? Cassius and Maggie
  214. 225. Furthest ride?
  215. 226. Furthest ride? [110 miles]
  216. 227. Occupation?
  217. 228. Occupation?
  218. 229. Occupation? Pediatric and Internal Medicine
  219. 230. Tattoos?
  220. 231. Tattoos?
  221. 232. Favorite smell?
  222. 233. Favorite smell?
  223. 234. Favorite smell? Mom’s french bread
  224. 235. [CHRIS]
  225. 236. Troy, MO
  226. 237. Favorite Movie?
  227. 238. Favorite Movie? [amelie]
  228. 239. Favorite part of race?
  229. 240. Favorite part of race? “ All of it. Hanging on after I thought I would blow up.”
  230. 241. Favorite part of race? “ All of it. Hanging on after I thought I would blow up.”
  231. 242. Favorite part of race? “ All of it. Hanging on after I thought I would blow up.”
  232. 243. Age?
  233. 244. Age?
  234. 245. Furthest ride?
  235. 246. Furthest ride?
  236. 247. Furthest ride? Update: 63 miles
  237. 248. Inspiration?
  238. 249. Inspiration?
  239. 250. Inspiration? Food!
  240. 251. Pets?
  241. 252. Pets?
  242. 253. Pets? Too many dogs!
  243. 254. Bike name?
  244. 255. Bike name?
  245. 256. Bike name? LUKE
  246. 257. Bike name? LUKE (formerly known as Bo)
  247. 258. Favorite smell?
  248. 259. Favorite smell?
  249. 260. Favorite smell? Fresh cut grass
  250. 261. [STEPH]
  251. 262. From…
  252. 263. From…
  253. 264. Goes to…
  254. 265. Majoring in nutrition
  255. 266. Favorite part of race?
  256. 267. Favorite part of race?
  257. 268. Favorite part of race? Going up.
  258. 269. Favorite part of race? “ Covering an attack, recovering, looking back and realizing half the pack got dropped. And I’m still ON.”
  259. 270. Favorite part of race? “ Covering an attack, recovering, looking back and realizing half the pack got dropped. And I’m still ON.”
  260. 271. Favorite part of race? “ Covering an attack, recovering, looking back and realizing half the pack got dropped. And I’m still ON.”
  261. 272. Favorite part of race? “ Covering an attack, recovering, looking back and realizing half the pack got dropped. And I’m still ON.”
  262. 273. Favorite part of race? “ Covering an attack, recovering, looking back and realizing half the pack got dropped. And I’m still ON.”
  263. 274. Age?
  264. 275. Age?
  265. 276. Age?
  266. 277. Favorite smell?
  267. 278. Favorite smell?
  268. 279. Oh, wait, that’s favorite food!
  269. 280. Favorite smell?
  270. 281. Favorite smell? Gasoline.
  271. 282. Favorite smell? Gasoline. (really!)
  272. 283. Bike name?
  273. 284. Bike name? [TBD]
  274. 285. So, that’s the TEAM
  275. 286. So, that’s the TEAM
  276. 287. Questions…
  277. 288. In one week we spend
  278. 289. In one week we spend [50 hours]
  279. 290. In one week we spend [50 hours] On the bike
  280. 291. That’s
  281. 292. That’s [10 hours]
  282. 293. That’s [10 hours] Per racer
  283. 294. Sound light?
  284. 295. Maybe we need to train more
  285. 296. Maybe we need to train more
  286. 297. 2007 TEAM TRAINING CAMP
  287. 298. 2007 TEAM TRAINING CAMP St. Louis, Missouri
  288. 299. 2008 TEAM TRAINING CAMP
  289. 300. 2008 TEAM TRAINING CAMP
  290. 301. 2008 TEAM TRAINING CAMP I’m not kidding…
  291. 302. At Joe Martin
  292. 303. At Joe Martin [A 3 DAY EVENT] Each racer will spend nearly 10 hours on the bike
  293. 304. At Joe Martin [A 3 DAY EVENT] Each racer will spend nearly 10 hours on the bike
  294. 305. At Joe Martin [IT’S A 3 DAY EVENT] Each racer will spend nearly 10 hours on the bike
  295. 306. At SUPERWEEK
  296. 307. At SUPERWEEK [A 7 DAY EVENT] It’s over 15 hours
  297. 308. Nature Valley Grand Prix
  298. 309. Nature Valley Grand Prix Day 1: 60 min CRIT Day 2: 60 MILE RR Day 3: 40 min CRIT Day 4: 86 MILE RR Day 5: 50 min CRIT Day 6: Hot tub (whew!)
  299. 310. Nature Valley Grand Prix Day 1: 60 min CRIT Day 2: 60 MILE RR Day 3: 40 min CRIT Day 4: 86 MILE RR Day 5: 50 min CRIT Day 6: Hot tub (whew!)
  300. 311. Nature Valley Grand Prix Day 1: 60 min CRIT Day 2: 60 MILE RR Day 3: 40 min CRIT Day 4: 86 MILE RR Day 5: 50 min CRIT Day 6: Hot tub (whew!)
  301. 312. Nature Valley Grand Prix Day 1: 60 min CRIT Day 2: 60 MILE RR Day 3: 40 min CRIT Day 4: 86 MILE RR Day 5: 50 min CRIT Day 6: Hot tub
  302. 313. Nature Valley Grand Prix Day 1: 60 min CRIT Day 2: 60 MILE RR Day 3: 40 min CRIT Day 4: 86 MILE RR Day 5: 50 min CRIT Day 6: Hot tub
  303. 314. Nature Valley Grand Prix Day 1: 60 min CRIT Day 2: 60 MILE RR Day 3: 40 min CRIT Day 4: 86 MILE RR Day 5: 50 min CRIT Day 6: Hot tub
  304. 315. Questions…
  305. 316. Our full schedule is online
  306. 317. Our full schedule is online
  307. 318. Our full schedule is online www.stlrevolution.com
  308. 319. So is a list of our sponsors
  309. 320. Such as….
  310. 321. … and
  311. 322. … and (thanks, Kurt!)
  312. 323. … and
  313. 324. … and
  314. 325. … and
  315. 326. … and
  316. 327. … and
  317. 328. … and many more…
  318. 329. We are thrilled to represent them and love talking about them if you have any questions…
  319. 330. We are thrilled to represent them and love talking about them if you have any questions…
  320. 331. We are thrilled to represent them and love talking about them if you have any questions…
  321. 332. We are thrilled to represent them and love talking about them if you have any questions…
  322. 333. A few more things…. […a THANK YOU!]
  323. 334. To Drew
  324. 335. Who’s decided to support us in a more individual way. He’s promised s
  325. 336. Who’s decided to support us in a more individual way. He’s promised
  326. 337. Who’s decided to support us in a more individual way. He’s promised
  327. 338. To buy
  328. 339. A scooter
  329. 340. …becoming our….
  330. 341. …becoming our….
  331. 342. …becoming our…. (thanks, Drew!)
  332. 343. In conclusion…
  333. 344. Even though we’re “little fish” hanging out with the big ones… (right now)
  334. 345. Even though we’re “little fish” hanging out with the big ones… (right now)
  335. 346. Even though we’re “little fish” hanging out with the big ones… (for now, anyway)
  336. 347. It’s really cool to have a company that’s rooting for us. We plan to make you all proud.
  337. 348. It’s really cool to have a company that’s rooting for us. We plan to make you all proud.
  338. 349. It’s really cool to have a company that’s rooting for us. We plan to make you all proud.
  339. 350. It’s really cool to have a company that’s rooting for us. We plan to make you all proud.
  340. 351. It’s really cool to have a company that’s rooting for us. We plan to make you all proud.
  341. 352. It’s really cool to have a company that’s rooting for us. We plan to make you all proud.

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