GFNY 2018: The Devil is in the Data

As with every Campagnolo GFNY World Championship, the day starts early — check-in on the George Washington Bridge is basically from 5:00 AM till 6:00 AM. The weather is always a factor and it’s usually damn cold waiting on a bridge over the Hudson River for a 7:00 AM race start. But this year, the…

“Training Up”

Words: Jared Here’s a story to explain why you should always be “Training Up” – or, put another way, training with riders that are well beyond your current abilities. This week a few guys on the team agreed to meet up one morning in Central Park for laps to include 4-minute efforts. We basically broke…

From Dark to Light

My bike sat on the indoor trainer, mocking me. Each day for a week was going to be the day I got back to my training program. But each day “life got in the way.”

Grant’s Tomb Crit: First Race Perspective

The nerves subsided as I approached the start line. For three weeks leading up to my first ever race I battled nerves and fear and now, all of a sudden, they were gone. Wow! I arrived there about six minutes prior to the start of the race; that put me way in the back of…

Grant’s Tomb Crit 2017 – A Marshal’s Perspective

OK, OK… Jared goaded me into this. How Did I Get Myself Into This? “Hey, are you racing Grant’s Tomb Crit?”, Jared asked. “No. Crit’s aren’t really my thing. Can’t do the punchy sprint thing” “Oh, yeah. You should marshal it. It’s pretty long, but there’s lots of racing to watch” “I should. Might do a…

GFNY Racing Team Jerseys

2016 was the inaugural year for GFNY Racing, so we had to piece a few things together in the winter months leading up to the CRCA season. This meant that we didn’t really have the proper team jerseys and we had to stitch CRCA patches onto the GFNY jerseys to meet CRCA sub-team requirements. But…