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2022 Silver State 508

  After a DNF (did not finish), at last year's race as a self-supported racer, I decided almost immediately to sign up early and do it again.  This time I was not taking any chances on finishing so I decided I wanted to do it as a team.  I took a big chance by attempting the solo, self-supported division for my hall of fame ride last year. I was well trained, but all the cards were not in place. We had terrible wind conditions and all the self-supported racers did not finish as well as many of the solos and teams. It was brutal, to say the least. My friend Peg who I raced with in 2019 on a 4-person, mixed team Chuckasorous, called me and expressed interest in doing a team race again. It would be Peg's hall of fame ride also. Our 5th 508.  We discussed trying to beat the 60+ mixed team record we had set in 2019. All the ducks were in a row for that race and we had a great time. No bad wind to speak of. We had great conditions the whole race.   I asked two of my good friends to b