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The Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships 2009, Portland OR.

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Check out the full gallery of pics here.

Saturday morning. Pouring rain. Freezing cold. Good thing I don’t own a rain coat.

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There were more Seattlites that showed up than Portlanders (so it seemed). No one from SF was there.

Saturday night hosted the first of a three part competition to find out who would host the SSXCWC in 2010.

SEA vs. SF

Isn’t that a grudge match you’ve been waiting for your whole life?

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Sally from Seattle answering the most important question of the night:

“IUD’s or DUI’s?”

This is the part where I scream so loud I completely lose my voice and can’t talk for a whole week.

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As muddy as cross should be.

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At this point you should all be wondering where the Holy Grail of NW Cyclocross was. Let me show you.

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And of course, the main race.

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A botched Le Mans start:

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Heckled through the thunderdome:

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What it really felt like:

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By the way, SEA beat SF in the race, of course.

Two gladiators face off in the thunderdome after the race for the final competition to see who will host the SSCXWC in 2010.

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Yes, that is Seattle body slamming San Fransisco in the mud. That’s right.

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Good bye, and good night.

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