Unfortunate photos were taken of me looking like some sort of dwarven monster:
|Photo by Mr. Newman of the Bicycle Times|
I think it's the pants. They make my legs look short.
Relatedly, my tiny girlfriend also completed the ride this year. Those pants don't make her legs look short, her legs make her legs look short:
Since I'm so darn proud of her, I'll defer the race reporting to her blog space.