Is there a reddit subgroup or something for us amateur racers in the D group that are constantly inundated with non-D racers that apparently have small egos and won’t race in the right group. Somewhere we can all sit around and lament.
I just finished a race this morning. 104 racers finished in D - 46 of those were over 2.5 wkg (ie, NOT D racers), and 22 of them were 3.0 or higher. The top wpk was 3.9. The fastest time was 34:54 (mine was 56:14).
Obviously it’s a Zwift issue. But I also don’t understand people’s mindset. If I played in my son’s U10 t-ball league and kept hitting home runs - I’d be embarrassed for myself. I knew it wasn’t fair. When I call out the B and C’s in the D race, all will ignore me. One responded one time, “I haven’t raced in a while”. I thought that was hilarious - then how about you race in B and if you’re in the bottom - you feel bad … instead of making us real D riders feel bad (he finished with a 3.9 wpk).
Yes, I’m venting. I’m never going to be a C racer - it’s not just in me, but I like to race - it adds a different element. But it’s tough when half to a third of the group shouldn’t be higher. They’re very, very ‘small’ people …