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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...

5 things I love about my Amira, "Swaentje":


1. It's matte black, with some shiny black details
2. Light and responsive.
3. The Specialized Power saddle fits very well. I rode the bike the first time at our Cali training camp. I had intended to bring my current saddle (a Specialized Oura) just in case, but forgot. Luckily I had no adaptation issues during 10 days of long...

Syracuse Race Weekend Cat 4


I'd never seen my name in red on the road-results predictor before, so I went into this race with a pressure for results I hadn't felt before. Even without race predictor, what was once a funny side note “nope, still a 4” was starting to get really old. I needed results this weekend.

Showing up for the hill climb Friday evening (which...

Nutmeg Criterium


The 2016 Nutmeg State Criterium took place this past Saturday at Walnut Hill Park in New Britain, CT. The event was much anticipated, as the details of the women’s races became an immediate source of controversy. Countless discussions were held, ultimately prompting individuals and teams to make a decision about how to approach the event and...


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