Shredfest 2014

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Waking up bruised, sore and a bit tired on Monday morning it was clear that I was suffering from a post #sixcycleshredfest hangover. But despite an aching body, there was no tinge of regret – other than perhaps some second guessing on my decision to try to nurse a deflating tire home on a particularly fast section of trail, leading ... Read More »

Louis Garneau and Team Sixcycle-RK&O in 2015

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Following our recently announced Lightweight partnership we are pleased to announce that we’ll once again be working with our friends at Louis Garneau for the 2015 season. As we ride and race from the East Coast to the West (with a few international stops along the way) we will be riding the Louis Garneau Gennix R1, custom painted in the Louis Garneau Dream Factory. ... Read More »

Health Warrior and Team Sixcycle at Worlds


Last weekend I teamed up with Health Warrior’s Austin Harris in Richmond, VA to check out the cycling scene in the city that will host the 2014 UCI World Championships. The ride started on some of my favorite roads, discovered while I attended the University of Richmond, after which we headed downtown to tackle the cobbles and climbs that will test the world’s ... Read More »

Photo Rhetoric: Fall Riding


With peak foliage rapidly approaching in New York City, we can pretty much guarantee that if you are a cyclist in the tri-state area your Instagram feed features a plethora of pictures from a little stretch of nearby road affectionately known as River Road (but actually named Henry Hudson Drive). It is pretty amazing to see how often this eight mile ... Read More »

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 »

Perfect Offseason


The season is spent trying to find perfection. The perfect food, the perfect position, the perfect wheels, the perfect interval, and the perfect recovery. As the season wears on it’s always clear that perfect is unobtainable. Then comes the offseason – a time spent on imperfect bikes, with imperfect weather, the imperfect effort, and certainly imperfect recovery but while surrounded ... Read More »