Well I just registered for the Iron Horse. OUCH. I know it's an awesome race, and I'm excited to do it, but who do they think they are? 60 bucks for a 47 mile road race, and 40 more for the crit. That's right, a grand total of 100 bucks for 2 days of racing. The Gila was 120 for 5 days? Anyway, what really just sets me off is late registration fees. I did that crit this weekend, and of course the entry alone is 25 bucks, then there is a $5 late fee for registering that day. It seems to me that the race is going to happen either way, so they might as well welcome late registers not penalize them. What pisses me off, is that when we did our race in Greeley, there were no late fees, the second race was discounted, and juniors raced for half price. I'll continue to do this, because I think it is the RIGHT way to run a race, but everyone else seems to be a little money hungry. Cripes, CSU charged more for the second race. How does that make sense?
Anyway, this is the real problem. The Iron Horse has a 10 dollar late fee, so I thought I'd pre-register and avoid it for once. Well, Active.com tacks on an extra 7.50 in processing fees, so really you're damned if you do, and damned if you don't.
I think I'm done griping and groaning now, I just got a little fired up there for a minute.
I just took my car in, so the next time you see it, there just may not be any duct tape on it. It'll take some getting used to, but I think I'm ready to drive a duct tape-free car. I have to work in a little bit, so I should probably shower up, and be on my merry way. Thanks for checking in.