Category Archives: singlespeed

One is Enough: Why You Should Give Singlespeed Mountain Biking a Chance (July 28, 2011) – Do you remember the first time you saw someone riding a singlespeed (SS) mountain bike? I bet your first thought was “what do they think they’re doing out here without any gears? Don’t they know … Continue reading

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Darkhorse 40 & Singlespeed-a-Palooza

Two of my favorite races for the 2011 mountain bike season have been scheduled and registration is now open. First, the 3rd annual Singlespeed-a-Palooza is scheduled for Sunday April 17, 2011. Approximately 25 miles of great single-track in the Stewart … Continue reading

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Redline 29er for 2011

So I have made my decision for what mountain bike to race next year (2011). I have diceded on the Redline D660. A 29er is a tough fit for me, and I looked into a lot of different bikes. Oh, … Continue reading

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Rock Tavern, NY – Why do I occasionally race single-speed? It’s a fun bike to ride, but race…well, that’s fun too. The 2nd Annual Singlespeed-a-Palooza (SSAP) is the other reason to race single-speed. 250 single-speed racers, sold out weeks in … Continue reading

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Winding Trails Fat Tire Classic

Farmington, CT April 18, 2010 – Today was the start of my 2010 mountain bike race season with the Root 66 Race Series Fat Tire Classic at Winding Trails in Farmington, CT. The Winding Trails race course takes you through … 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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Energy Bar Recipe | FasCat Coaching

If you’re like me at this time of year, the amount of training can lead to some serious hunger. There is no doubt that as your training volume increases so does the amount of food you need to consume in … Continue reading

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EFX Performance Sponsorship

EFX Performance has joined as a new sponsor through the 2011 season. EFX technology is said to improve Balance and Strength Flexibility and Range of Motion Focus and Awareness Stress and Tension Jet-lag and Motion Sickness Recovery Time EFX is … Continue reading

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2010 MTB Season, Lots of Racing To Choose From

It’s mid-January, but the 2010 mountain bike season is approaching fast. Here is a rundown of some of the area races. First off, one of the premier race series in the East is the Root 66 Race Series. Root 66 … Continue reading

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Training, Snow and Cancelled Race

It has been a pretty cold past few weeks. Too cold to really ride outside. And, when I have gone out for a ride, it wasn’t really too beneficial for training purposes. My outside rides have been more for the … Continue reading

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