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Kirkland CX: NYCROSS.com Series #1

This past weekend was the start of the NYCROSS.com Cyclocross Series. Race #1 was Kirkland CX held at Kirkland Town Park in Clinton, NY. Heavy rain overnight turned the course into a very soggy race course, which isn’t all that … Continue reading

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CX Weekend #3

Yep, cyclocross season is in full swing for me. I just finished my third weekend of racing and my sixth ‘cross race of the season. My racing this year is very heavy in cyclocross, partly due to early season illness … Continue reading

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‘Cross Season Is Here!

Cyclocross is no longer right around the corner. Cyclocross season is here. I opened my cyclocross racing this past weekend with a two race weekend..Saturday August 27 in Cazenovia, NY and Sunday September 28 in Springfield, MA. Early ‘cross racing … Continue reading

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Training Update: One Step At A Time

After a short 2 week setback in my training, my fitness is back to where it was before I got sick. In fact, I might be a little bit ahead of where I was. I’ve incorporated running into my training … Continue reading

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2016 Race Plans

As race schedules are starting to come out, I’ve been figuring out my own race plans for 2016.  Here is what I have planned so far. A lot of the same, but some that is different than past years. My “travel” … Continue reading

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The Myth of Winter Base Training For Cyclists | TrainingPeaks

Traditional aerobic base training needs to go the way of the dodo. Long, moderate intensity rides are fun and good to incorporate into training, but even if you’re a pro it is a fool’s errand to devote the winter to … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks MTB Race #fatbike

My first fat bike race was a blast. The annual HRRT Giving Thanks MTB Race added a fat bike class this year. Fat bike are a so much fun to ride, I decided to race it today. If you have … Continue reading

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Saratoga Spa:CX

Next to the Uncle Sam Race in Troy, the Saratoga SPA:CX cyclocross race is probably the ‘cross race that I enjoy the most. It’s a fast and also challenging course in Saratoga Spa State Park. It has fields, and sand, … Continue reading

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New York State MTB Series: Singlespeed Champ!

2015 New York State Cat 2 Singlespeed Champion! What a way to cap off the 2015 mountain bike season. The 2015 New York State Mountain Bike Series wrapped up Sunday with a 4th place finish at the very wet and … Continue reading

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2015 Mountain Bike Marathon National Championships

I’m back from MTB Marathon Nationals near Augusta, GA, and while my weekend didn’t quite go as planned, I am happy that I raced. I had to call it a day after the first 30 miles with a hip/leg issue. … Continue reading

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