Authors

  • Charlie Bird

    Charlie raced mountain bikes at a young age. After playing soccer at the University of Richmond he helped start the first UR Cycling team in 2006. He began racing again in NYC in the summer of 2009.
  • Matt Richards

    Matt Richards is a cycling coach, technologist and the founder of Sixcycle Performance Technology - the makers of Sixcycle, a web-based and mobile training center for coaches and athletes. Matt raced years ago for various local teams before starting Sixcycle and sponsoring Team Sixcycle-RK&O beginning in 2012. Various unfounded rumors persist about his return to competition.
  • Matthew Vandivort

    Matthew Vandivort is a member of Team Sixcycle-RK&O's road racing team and is one of the squad's cyclocross racers. He is also the proprietor of Photo Rhetoric, a photography company focused in part on the sport of cycling. You may visit Photo Rhetoric at PhotoRhetoric.com
  • Team Sixcycle-RK&O

    Team Sixcycle-RK&O is a team of New York City based racers that compete throughout the east coast across a variety of terrain and race formats.
  • Photo Rhetoric

    Photo Rhetoric: meaning through photographs
  • Ashley Doane

    One of Team Sixcycle-RK&O’s elite stage racers, Ashley is totally excited to continue racing for Team Sixcycle-RK&O in 2014.
  • Ben Fackler

    Ben is a husband to a lovely wife and, as of 2013, a father of a beautiful young daughter. After spending the first part of his professional life chained to a desk, he switched jobs, bought a bike and started racing less than a year later. Bike riding and racing remain passions to this day.
  • Bryan Fried

    Fried-o is entering his 6th season of road racing after years of competing in sports and marathons, including an ultra. He considers himself a soul rider.
  • Colin Tanner

    Colin Tanner is a lifelong athlete and certified cycling coach working with Tailwind Endurance in Manhattan. When he isn't coaching, Colin is racing/riding/talking about bicycles. Colin races cyclocross for Hudson Furniture Racing Team and in 2014 he will join Team Sixcycle RK&O on the road with aspirations to race a mountain bike once or twice. Colin lives in Brooklyn with his girlfriend, dog and too many bicycles.
  • Corey Morenz

    Corey Morenz is a member of Team Sixcycle-RK&O's road racing team and is at times one of the squad's MTB riders. He is also the team's official strength training expert.
  • Daniel Cleiman

    Daniel Cleiman is a member of Team Sixcycle-RK&O's road racing team. He is also active in off-road racing in both mountain biking and cyclocross.
  • John Buenaventura

    John has been road racing for 5 years on local CRCA teams, spending the past 2 seasons with Sixcycle-RK&O. Previously, he was a Pro/Cat 1 cigarette smoker and rabble rouser. He has an intimate knowledge of airports and hotels worldwide and is an expert at talking his way into an upgraded seat.
  • Josh Rovner

    Josh Rovner is one of the newest additions to the Team Sixcycle-RK&O roster. One of the founders and the current benevolent overlord of Clementine Courier, Josh is one of the friendliest people we have ever met. Competitive and caring, Josh can usually be found racing a mean road bike, tending a mean bar, or traveling a mean world. Josh is in the beginning stages of his race career and is looking forward to keeping the wheels spinning!
  • Mat Street

    Mat Street is one of the newest members of Team Sixcycle-RK&O and the only team member that enjoys going on 110+ rides on a single speed road bike.
  • Ollie Davis

    Ollie is 50% of the Team Sixcycle-RK&O's cat 4 squad and tries to eat at least 50% of the food at the team BBQs.
  • Richard Scudney

    Richard Scudney is a member of the Sixcycle-RK&O Road Race Team. He hales from the flatlands of Ft Lauderdale, FL. and majored in theatre at CW Post on Long Island. After college Richard discovered the way of the bike and was forever changed. Now there is nothing this climber would rather do but ride hill repeats for hours on end. He is honored to be on such a talented team as Sixcycle-RK&O and is ready to represent the team in the mountains.
  • Roger Parmelee

    Roger Parmelee is a member of Team Sixcycle-Rk&O's road racing team, one of the squad's cyclocross racers and resides in Brooklyn NY. The former pro snowboarder found himself looking for an outlet after his snowboard career wound down and dove directly into bike racing and hasn't looked back.
  • Ryan McGarrity

    From Sydney Australia, Ryan is all-rounder who has been racing bikes for nearly a decade. Ryan's aggressive style of racing has netted him wins in the crit/circuit races and he lends his rouleur skills to supporting his more skinnier teammates in the stage races.
  • Thomas Hendry

    Thomas went to FSU where he competed as a pole vaulter. He had a brief stint playing World of Warcraft, successfully completing many dungeon crawls but thankfully this was short lived and stopped once he started cycling. He has been racing competitively on the bike since 2007.
  • Tom Mikolinski

    Tom Mikolinski began racing mountain bikes in 1994 and raced through 1997 reaching the semi-pro level. After 10 years away from competition, Tom returned to racing, this time on the road. In addition to racing regularly on the road, Tom is a CAT 2 off-road.