Tag Archives: Cyclocross

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 »

Cycle-Smart International Race Report: Day 2

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After a successful first day at Cycle-Smart International, Day 2 came with a cringed awakening at the wind rattling the black windows long before the morning had approached. My roomy for the weekend, Chris Burati, looked about as excited as someone who had just need kicked in the balls as we went for breakfast. I didn’t feel much better. Coffee-ing our ... Read More »

Cycle-Smart International Race Report: Day 1

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The recent weekend saw Roger and I plus a jolly band of other New York CXers head up to Northampton in Mass for the 24th annual Cycle-Smart International Cyclocross race. Having had a good first race of the season the previous weekend at Marty Cross I was pretty nervous by the time the end of the week came around. CSI is ... Read More »

Marty Cross

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Following Mathew Street’s day one podium at Marty Cross in his first race for Team Sixcycle-RK&O, the timing worked out on Sunday to squeeze in a morning team ride to celebrate Bryan Fried’s birthday before swinging by the afternoon fields at Marty Cross Day Two. While my current lack of fitness (and broken bike) were sufficient to keep me from taking in any ... Read More »

Exploring the Gunks

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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

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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 »