Category Archives: rides

Lake Placid Elementary School Adding Mountain Bike Program

SINGLETRACKS.COM – Just as high school mountain biking leagues are gearing up across the country, an elementary school in Lake Placid, NY will become one of the first to offer a mountain bike program for 3rd through 5th graders. The … Continue reading

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Capital Region kids finish 375-mile bike trip

Nowadays, most kids are content spending their summer lounging around an air conditioned house. But while Ryan Harrington’s friends spent their time inside, comfortably playing their video games and watching TV, the 14-year-old was busy tackling a 375-mile bike trip … Continue reading

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Tour De Schenectady

The Tour De Schenectady is being on August 21 at Schenectady Central Park. The cycling events will include a 55 mile road bike ride, a 16 mile mountain bike ride (streets and bike path) and a mountain bike race. All … Continue reading

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Balance Rock Ride

I headed across the boarder to Massachusetts today with some friends to ride in the Balance Rock State Park. Balance Rock is located in the northeast corner of the Pittsfield State Forest. With trail map in hand, the 6 of … Continue reading

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Riding Cherry Plain

I had a great training ride today at Cherry Plain. I logged a solid 18 miles with alot of climbing. I also scouted some new trails that I hadn’t ridden before. While the new trail still needs some post winter … Continue reading

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Today Was A Singlespeed Moment

I took my Jamis singlespeed out today to give it a good workout. I drove over to the Rensselaer Lake side of the Albany Pinebush Preserve. That is the part of the Pinebush that is mountain bike friendly. Most of … Continue reading

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Spring Training

The temperatures are in the 60’s this week. Today, nearly 70 for my road ride. The trails are looking better, but I still won’t ride most until they are dryer. So, that leaves me on the road bike quite a … Continue reading

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Spring Is Just Around The Corner

It’s not quite spring yet, but spring is just around the corner. How do I know? Well, it’s mud season. You know, that time of year between Winter and Spring. That time of year when you have to stay off … Continue reading

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Oxygen4Energy: Latest Sponsor

My latest sponsor for the 2010 race season is Oxygen4Energy, producers of recreational canned oxygen. Oxygen is the most important nutrient to the cells in your body and plays an integral role in almost every bodily function. You can live … Continue reading

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MTB Road Training

It’s mid-February, but I’m still trying to ride outdoors when I can. The roads are in no condition for a road bike, so I’ve mapped out some mountain bike road rides that I like to do. Here is one of … Continue reading

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