Author Archives: Tom Mikolinski

Louis Garneau Gennix R1 Review


Louis Garneau has been Team Sixcycle-RK&O’s official kit partner for the past three seasons.  We have previously written about our love for their 2014 Custom Kit Selection and the aero but not ugly Course Helmet, as well as reviewing their new ultra high-end road skinsuit. This past winter, we were thrilled to be presented with the opportunity to further our relationship ... Read More »

Louis Garneau 0-Degree LS-100 Winter Shoe


The blanket of winter has covered the northeast, and as cyclists we need to come up with ways to keep riding in all conditions whether it is on road or off. For road riding I have a number of shoe covers to keep the digits warm and toasty even in the harshest conditions.  However, for mountain biking, slapping on shoe ... Read More »

Six Hours of Cathedral Pines


My cycling career began all the way back in 1994 with mountain biking. While I love racing road, mountain biking has always seemed familiar and inviting. A way to be one with nature. I recently caught the mountain biking bug again and had been doing quite a bit in the off season to cross train for road. Friends and fellow ... Read More »

Tour of Somerville: Race Video


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Litespeed Li2 Review


Litespeed Li2 Review: as part of our partnership with Litespeed Bicycles, Team Sixcycle-RK&O is privileged to have spent the past two years racing the Litespeed C1R (reviews here and here) and Litespeed L1R (review here). These have been terrific race machines, but they’re only a small portion of Litespeed’s portfolio of bikes, which also includes the Litespeed CX frameset (check out ... Read More »

Mt Washington Hillclimb Race Report


Mt Washington Hillclimb: On August 18 Team Sixcycle-RK&O’s Tom Mikolinski competed in “The Toughest Hillclimb in the World” – The Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb. In addition to capturing the entire race on video, he posted his report on the race below. Also check out his garmin file at the link below (including the elevation chart that only goes one direction). ... Read More »