News and Race Reports

Sam Rides the Green Train to a Decisive Win at Mt. Blue

05/18/15

On a day that felt a lot like what some would describe as summer, 9 of us set out from Boston to race at the fabled Womputuck State Park. This is the second year in a row the race at Blue Hills was held on this hallowed oval. Whenever a hilly road-race is transformed into a crit, a fat sprinter kid gets his wings. The goal of the day was to use...

Regina Doubles up With Wins at Woodstock and Mt. Blue

05/18/15

Women’s Woodstock 3/4 (5/2/15)

I was excited for this race, as it was the first race of the year with a solid climb. This was my first time racing at Woodstock, so I took some time (at 11pm the night before) to study the map with teammate and captain, Natasja Brooijmans. We both knew the race would come apart on the two-mile climb, so...

UVM Green Mountain Weekend P/1/2

04/17/15

The UVM Campus Criterium has, by my count, eight corners. It winds through campus and is a very fun course. And is a whopping 850 meters long. One of these corners is a u-turn with a decreasing radius exit that I sat by and watched racers clip pedals on ALL morning. A lead moto dumped it here just prior to my race, so...party on.

On the...

Sam Sprints for the Win at the Aetna Nutmeg Spring Series

04/15/15

As the whistle sounded, Derek Cote of CCAP attacked. I yelled at him, pretend-furious at his hubris. Graham Garber followed the move, in addition to a Foundation rider. I was in the vicinity, knew Graham could carry a break all on his own (despite his atrociously hair legs), so I jumped on the train, cursing my dumb idiot over-enthusiasm, while...

Cole and AJ Go 1-2 at the Beanpot Criterium

04/03/15

When I heard that the Tufts Criterium was coming back after a four-year hiatus, I immediately realigned all goals and set my sights on winning at Tufts. The Tufts Criterium is the race that initially sparked my interest in bike racing. The course is technical, fast, steep, and really hard. I couldn’t wait.

Unlike most bicycle races in...

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