Journals

Race Reports

Tour of the Catskills – 2014

Day 1: Time Trial The time trial was around noon on Friday, and we chose to drive up early from the city instead of staying over night. We arrived with enough time for a normal person to register and get ready, however, when it comes to getting ready, I am, let’s say,...
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How the Race was Won: NYS Champs

This was the second installment of the three-part Hunter-Greene race. Having not raced the spring version, I felt like I was at a bit of a disadvantage. I didn't know the course or the climbs, and had only a rough course profile as my guide. I realized shortly after...
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2014 Killington Stage Race Recap

Now in its fourth year since its restart, The Killington Stage Race has proven itself as one of the toughest amateur stage races in the northeast. This year’s edition saw nearly 500 racers turn out to challenge themselves in the Green Mountains of Vermont—myself and...
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My Own Mini Speed Weekend

Day 1: Raritan Cycling Classic – Race Recap With several members of the BOLD team off racing in the hills of Vermont, I opted to tackle a series of three crits in the “wilds” (as in anything outside of NYC) of New Jersey. Somehow, despite not touching my bike since...
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CRCA Bear Mountain Spring Classic 2014

Bear Mountain is a race I had heard about—and one I assumed I would never race, since it was canceled in recent years. When I heard it was back on for 2014, I had to sign up, but mostly just to take part.
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BOLD Adventures

Colorado Dreaming

  “Every now and then when your life gets complicated and the weasels start closing in, the only cure is to load up on heinous chemicals and then drive like a bastard…with the music at top volume and at least a pint of ether.” – Hunter S. Thompson  With a racing...
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