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

Cold day to marshal a bike race

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 double session – get two-thirds of my marshaling duty done in one go. And it’ll be in March, so hopefully we’ll have a bit of spring weather”

Yeah. I’ll regret this conversation for a while.

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GFNY Racing Team Jerseys

gfny-racing-team-jersey-crca2016 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 two things worked in our favor for 2017:

  1. We had time to plan ahead
  2. GFNY formed its own apparel company giving it more flexibility in production

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Team Fitness testing – What you measure, you can improve.

Words – Gavin Chow

February 18th. Apparently the first day of spring, but Team GFNY-Racing chose to spend the day inside the Gavia Cycling Studio for the inaugural 2017 Team FTP test. Weather outside – a balmy 64 degrees. Inside started relatively cool, but by minute 10 the combined power had turned the room into a 90 degree sauna, with the temperature headed only one way.

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