First person I see is the Young Phenom.
Head to the course and run into several Thursday riders including.....
....Ryan as he watches and gets ready for his first crit.
I stop by to say hi to the Audi gang and then get serious and head to the festival area with booths, food and beer.....
...oh and hook up with the Kendas who are out walking Sofia and the new puppy, Zara.
While they shopped at the Kenda booth, they trusted me with the puppy. Gosh, a puppy is a chick magnet and Paul and me came up with the business plan of "Rent a Puppy". A single guy will not be for long with one of our pups.
A festive scene indeed. Also hooked up with Larry and Lisa and....
....followed Larry who was on a mission of finding food. Kind of made a bad choice of taco in a bag.
Saw many other cycling buddies including Kevin H and then on my way out....
....talked to George and got caught up with him. He will return to the peloton next year. Just working a lot now. Ken B in red rode well along with many of our Thursday friends.