News and Race Reports

Mayor's Cup M2/3 2016


It’s not fair that I won this bike race. No, no, I didn’t cheat. It’s not fair to those who have spent more hours on the bike, been disciplined in interval training, or been strict with their diet to be as fast as they can be. In many ways, I didn’t deserve to win. But hey, life’s not fair. Sometimes it’s not what you know but who you know....

Witches' Cup P/1/2/3


We have a lot of history at the Witches Cup. I remember, very vividly, the feeling of being in way over my head in my second ever P/1/2/3. Not in terms of racing fitness (though, yes, very much in terms of racing), but in terms of star power. As the call-ups rang out: "Jessie Anthony, Luke Keogh, Tim Johnson, Mark McCormack…" The feeling...

Purgatory Road Race 2016


On a particularly raw cold January day, I set out for a long day of base miles leaving from my brother's house in Southbridge Massachusetts. Completely by chance, I found myself in Sutton MA, at the base of Lackey Hill. Purgatory Road Race's defining feature. After several ascents up the menace, my chance recon would have to end. Daylight was...

GLV Women’s Group Ride


In addition to our usual Wednesday night groups, we’re hosting a special Women’s group ride August 24. We’ll meet at the parking lot next to Cassidy Field at Cleveland circle at 5:45 pm and will likely break into two groups similar in pace to our regular medium and leisure groups for those who have joined us before. Total distance...

Witches' Cup M3/4


If you weren't there, you are probably wondering why all my electronics are broken. Well. It wasn't raining when we started the race so all my bags were out in the open. However by the end of the race it was the heaviest rain I have ever been in. There was an actual cyclone in the third turn, as the drain failed miserably in its attempt to get...


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