Race: PA State Elite and Masters 40 Km TT Championship; Women cat 3
Location: Dauphin, PA
Rider(s): Evelyn Korbich
This time trial was a 24 mile, out-and-back TT on a shady, rolling road (I say rolling but it felt like so much more!). As I warmed up I planned out a rough pacing strategy and tried to prepare myself mentally for an hour of pain/exhaustion. When the time came to start I was ready and was able to start out at a moderate pace without burning myself out. I was feeling good until the 3 mile mark when my one competitor passed me. I tried to settle in to keep pace with her but she soon slipped out of sight. From that moment on I was in the “zone” and focused on keeping my cadence high and my speed even. At the turnaround point I had a surge of energy and was able to pick up my pace for the next few kilometers before settling back into my rhythm. I managed to finish the 24 miles in just over an hour and 5 minutes, winning me second place.
Results: Evelyn Korbich – 2nd