Author Archives: Ben Fackler

2014 NYC Spring Series Recap


In past years, a race report on the New York City Spring Series coming several weeks after the event would be the first any non-participant would hear about it.  But I have to hand it to the organizer. This year, he has stepped it up a notch, with efficient registration, on the ball marshals and regular and timely results reporting. ... Read More »

150 miles: A Weekend Recap


It was a busy weekend of racing for Team Sixcycle-RK&O as some of the team put in over 150 race miles between the Trooper Brinkerhoff Memorial Race on Saturday, the CRCA Club Series on Sunday morning and the Bethel Spring Series double on Sunday afternoon. At the end of the weekend Team Sixcycle-RK&O walked away with a number of top ... Read More »

754 laps of Bethel


This past Sunday Team Sixcycle-RK&O headed up to Bethel Connecticut for the Ronde de Bethel, the first race of the Bethel Spring Series. With most of the roster making the trip north and riders competing in three different fields, the team completed approximately 754 laps around the 0.9 course.  At the end of a day that included snowfall during two ... Read More »

L’Eroica: the Most Classic of Rides


L’Eroica: Over the course of the 2012 season Team Sixcycle-RK&O has participated in races and rides from Italy to California. However earlier this month Team Sixcycle-RK&O’s Ben Fackler participated in perhaps the most epic ride of the year: the 16th edition of L’Eroica. His report from this most classic of rides, covering 125 miles – much of it dirt – ... Read More »

Holiday Weekend Recap

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It was a weekend of racing, training and recovering for Team Sixcycle-RK&O as half the team was in action at various crits held throughout the area including the Tour of Somerville while the other half of the team headed to the beach for a mix of training and recovery.  We have lots of pictures and video from a weekend of ... Read More »