News and Race Reports

GLV 2016 Year in Review

01/02/17

Green Line Velo driven by Zipcar is proud to report on our 2016 season. Another year of tremendous growth, in all aspects of team activity, make the club a benchmark of how a cycling team should contribute to its community. We hope you find our 2016 season recap as compelling as we do.

Otto 2 Otto ride

10/27/16

As competitive cyclists we all train through the better part of the year, in the freezing cold of winter and the hot and muggy summers in hopes of making ‘da break’, contesting sprints, and capturing KOM/QOM climbs. When we have the opportunity, there is nothing better than exploring new roads with friends. However,...

Mayor's Cup M2/3 2016

09/22/16

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

09/16/16

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

08/31/16

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...

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