Monthly Archives: October 2009

Wicked Creepy Cyclocross

The Wicked Creepy Cyclocross Race wasn’t really that creepy, but I did spot a skeleton racing, a camouflage ninja racing and a Scottish warrior racing. This race is always held on Halloween weekend, and this year it fell on … Continue reading

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2010 Wildcat Epic 100

Hot off the press…or email…The details of the inaugural Wildcat Epic 100 mountain bike stage race. The following is the email that was sent out from the guys at Genesis Adventures. Hi All, We’ve wrapped our 2009 season and have … Continue reading

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Saratoga Spa CX

Saratoga Spa Cyclocross was the next race on the Series schedule. The promoters promised a challenging race course, and they delivered. After two days of heavy rain, the course couldn’t be anything cut challenging. This particular course for me … Continue reading

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Uncle Sam Cyclocross Gran Prix

Day 2 for the cyclocross weekend in Troy was today. Today we ran the course in the opposite direction from yesterday, with a few slight changes in course design. I personally liked Saturday’s course better, but this was also … Continue reading

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The first day of my two days of ‘cross racing at Troy’s, Prospect Park is complete. Today was the NYS Cyclocross Championship, although my Cat 4 race was not a championship race. Not that I had a plan of winning, … Continue reading

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Cyclocross weekend in Troy, NY

The forth weekend of the Cyclocross Series is just about here. This weekend, October 17 and 18 will be the New York State Cyclocross Championship and the Uncle Sam Cyclocross Gran Prix. These races will be held in at … Continue reading

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Winter Riding

I came across this article online a few years ago, and thought it was some good basic information for winter riding. How to prepare yourself for winter riding Cycling during the winter season can be considered quite a challenge. Shortened … Continue reading

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MTB Season Winding Down

It’s mid-October and I actually had to turn the heat on in the house. That means it’s getting cold outside. While that doesn’t really stop me from mountain biking, it certainly does slow me down. I did my usual day … Continue reading

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Fall Mountain Biking

I think autumn is my favorite time of year for mountain biking. It’s not real cold yet and the extreme heat is gone. If it does get a little chilly, a long sleeve jersey will do the trick. I also … Continue reading

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Blood, Sweat and Beers…Cyclocross @ Brewery Ommegang

There was no blood that I saw, but there could have been somewhere along the way. Wet grass, off camber hills and tight, twisty course markings that went through the beer tent too. Winding our way through he property of … Continue reading

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