News and Race Reports

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...

Beanpot Race Weekend - Tufts Crit - Men's 4/5

04/02/15

Tufts is located on a rather large hill. Rumor has it this is so that the cannon that adorns the academic quad can be strategically located and aimed towards Harvard. Bike racers who have had the chance to race the Beanpot Criterium might argue that the placement of the campus on a hill is strategically designed to maximally shred legs.

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Beanpot Race Weekend – Tufts Crit – Women’s 1/2/3/4

04/02/15

Despite temperatures that were a bit chilly, this was going to be a fun day with clear blue skies and a technical crit in our own backyard on the Tufts campus. It was also going to be the first time the ladies of GLV would be racing together, which made me very excited about this race.

Our main strategy was to drive the pace early so we...

Trooper Brinkerhoff Memorial Race Series #1 - Men's 3/4 Race

04/02/15

On Tuesday, March 24 I received an email from the Trooper Brinkerhoff Memorial Race Series with the quote, "Winter just ended (?) and we are racing already! Most importantly, the forecast looks good with a high of 40 degrees and dry conditions." Great, reg’d. As the weekend neared, the forecast worsened, so much so that Saturday morning I...

Grant's Tomb W3/4

03/19/15

It’s mid-March and time for the first race of the season and the first official road race for the newly-formed Green Line Velo women’s road squad. Friday night was #Getinthevan time, and with the rainy weather predicted for Saturday I wanted to make sure my drivetrain was nice and clean and freshly lubed. I also mounted some new Schwalbe One...

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