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Darkness @ 909 Night Mountain Bike Race

Darkness at 909 is a nighttime mountain bike race hosted in Pleasant Valley, NY. Costumes are strongly encouraged, and there is an award given out to the best one out on the trail. The race is done time trial-style, where … Continue reading

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How To Be A Mountain Biker

This is a pretty funny video…and much of it is actually true with a lot of my mountain bike friends.

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2014 Race Planning

While cyclocross season moves along, I’m starting to look ahead to the 2014 mountain bike season. I’m leaning towards more ultra-endurance mountain biking. Sure, I’ll continue to race some of my standard cross country races, but there are two distance … Continue reading

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Uncle Sam Cyclocross: Day 2

What a great day for racing! Even if not racing, it’s a great day for riding or just being outside. Today was Day 2 of the NYCROSS.com Uncle Sam Cyclocross weekend. Today’s course was mostly the reverse of yesterday’s course. … Continue reading

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Video: A Glimpse At Some Of The Trails I Train On

I’m fortunate enough to have trails pretty much at my door. In less than 1/2 mile from my house I can be on trails that will give me a 35-40 mile round trip mountain bike ride. Over the summer I … Continue reading

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JAMIS Nova Sport: Another Outstanding Entry Level ‘Cross Bike

Over the barriers, through the mud, to the podium we go. On a Supernova of course. The carbon fiber Team and Elite versions of this perennial CX winner are guaranteed to have you reigning in the wet and muddy stuff. … Continue reading

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‘Cross Season Is Cut Short

As I have previously posted, I wasn’t really sure if cyclocross racing was going to part of my fall cycling. While my finger is healing from a ruptured tendon (mallet finger), I decided to go against doctor’s orders and race … Continue reading

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Ultra-Endurance/MTB Marathons in 2014

While it’s still early in the 2013/14 cyclocross season, I have already started to look ahead and start planning my 2014 mountain bike schedule. After just making a list of races that I would like to do, it’s clear that … Continue reading

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SuperB Bike Tools 2 in 1 Master Link Pliers – The Trident

Here is a tool that I found and is absolutely invaluable. The Super B 2 in 1 Master Link Pliers. Using a connector link or Missing Link on your chain is great for taking the off and on the bike. … Continue reading

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Adirondack Rail Trail, Act Now!

The moment of truth has arrived for the¬†Adirondack Rail Trail. The time to act is now. The state of New York has undertaken a review of its management plan for the 119-mile Remsen-Lake Placid¬†travel corridor to determine the best use … Continue reading

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