Tag Archives: Ride Reports

Bear Mountain Spring Classic Recon


With the 2014 CRCA Bear Mountain Spring Classic just three weeks away, we took advantage of limited racing options and warm weather to check out the 14 mile loop that will see a full day of racing on May 11. With the traditional Bear Mountain course last used in 2009 it had been some time since we’d experienced these roads ... Read More »

Rapha Festive 500 2014


Last year Team Sixcycle-RK&O’s Ollie Davis embarked on a Festive 500 journey that spanned three continents in just eight days. This year Ollie once again tackled the Festive 500, though he cut his travel back to just two continents. The story of that journey in words and images follows below. Dec 24th/Christmas Eve (14 miles,¬†Sixcycle file) Due to a serious ... Read More »

Rides of the Year


As cyclists we generally ride our bikes six days per week during “the season” that approximates to the months of December through September. ¬†And even during “the offseason” we’re often on our bikes regularly even if our pursuits are biased towards R&R with the occasional muffin ride. On some of these days spent riding our legs feel heavy or the ... Read More »

Bike MS 2013


In addition to a busy race schedule, Team Sixcycle-RK&O is also committed to raising funds for charitable causes, most notable via the Tour of Litchfield Hills, for which the team has raised more than $16,000 over the past two years. In October, several team members also raised funds for and helped marshal the Bike MS charity ride in New York ... Read More »

Hell Of Hunterdon Ride Recap


Team Sixcycle-RK&O was spread far and wide for Easter weekend, with riders taking in some training on the infamous Devil’s Kitchen, others racing at Branchbrook, a few at Brinkerhoff and finally two team members riding at the Hell of Hunterdon ride in New Jersey. Team Sixcycle-RK&O’s Michael Nelson filed in this ride report from the Hell of Hunterdon, which covered ... Read More »



For the first time since the last #CPsnowrace, the #CPsnowrace returned to Central Park. A spontaneous event that relies on appropriate weather conditions, #CPsnowrace allows participants to use a wide array of bikes – mountain bikes and cross bikes were definitely the crowd favorite, but a few crazy individuals showed up on road bikes. #CPsnowrace doesn’t have any winners, but ... Read More »