Author Archives: Corey Morenz

Exploring the Gunks


With the offseason in full swing the team has been spending a significant amount of time riding upstate, including two trips north to the Gunks. Corey Morenz recaps one such trip, with photos from a separate trip this past weekend by Photo Rhetoric. Riding in the Gunks by Corey Morenz After a superlative ride in the Gunks in 2012 with ... Read More »

The Return of the Long Ride


I’ve been slowly ramping up my miles after three weeks off the bike (I thought it would be a good idea to listen to my new wife when she recommended I not bring my bike on our honeymoon). To that end I knew I need to start getting some long rides in – I hadn’t been in the saddle for ... Read More »

Cherry Blossom Challenge Race Recap


With some attractive start times and the always enjoyable Branch Brook course on tap, several members of Team Sixcycle-RK&O headed to New Jersey on April 5th for the Cherry Blossom Challenge. Corey Morenz represented the squad in the Cat 3 field and posted this report. Cherry Blossom Challenge Race Report from Team Sixcycle-RK&O’s Corey Morenz A combination of wedding planning, ... Read More »

Strength Training for Cyclists Part 2: Training for Power


Strength training for cyclists: myths about strength training and the effects on endurance athletes abound. It seems every online “expert” has their own theory on why strength training will or will not make you a better cyclist (and feels the need to post it on a forum for all to see). Team Sixcycle-RK&O is a strong proponent of the benefits ... Read More »

Orchard Beach Crit Race Report


While its not the biggest race on the New York City racing calendar, the Orchard Beach Crit is undoubtedly one of Team Sixcycle’s favorite events for its incredibly spectator friendly venue, thoroughly enjoyable kids races and of course the famous Big Wheels Championship (transferred over from the CRCA FBF Classic). And this is to say nothing of the racing, which ... Read More »

Strength Training for Cyclists: An Introduction to Team Sixcycle’s Training Program

Strength Training for Cyclists

Read Part II of our Strength Training For Cyclists Series here: Strength Training for Cyclists: It’s clear we spend a lot of time riding our bikes, but is the secret to getting fast as simple as Eddy Merckx’s legendary advice to ‘ride lots’? On Team Sixcycle we certainly don’t think so. While there are many schools of thought on ... Read More »