Training for you first GFNY

Whether your riding the 50 mile or 100 mile GFNY course your training should be a marathon, not a sprint.  You should start training in December but start slow. If you start training all out you’ll increase your chance of injury and you’ll be mentally burned out by May. I’d start […]

What to wear when riding in the cold.

Now that the cold weather is upon us, you have a choice stop riding outside or change your wardrobe.  I’m a big believer in splitting my training between riding inside and outside. Intervals help build your speed and strength. While riding outside in the winter builds your endurance and builds mental […]


Cyclocross will be taking over Rockland the weekend of November 20th. On Friday November 20th at 6pmTodd Wells 14 time National Champ and former Olympian will be at Toga Bikes in Nyack for conversation and questions, followed by a screening of For the Love of Mud. Admission is free. For the Love […]


Harsh weather conditions on Stage 4 of the PowerNet Tour of Southland, New Zealand, Wednesday, November 04, 2008. Credit:NZPA / Dianne Manson

The weather’s cold and it’s time to get on your bike.

Now that the cold weather is upon us, you have a choice stop riding outside or change your wardrobe.  Obviously not riding outside isn’t an option. Now that we’ve decided you’ll be riding outside this winter, it’s time figure out what to wear. You can start with some base pieces […]

Cyclist killed on 303 near the Palisades Mall

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Brophy family. PRESS RELEASE Office of Public Information Fatal Bus/ Bicyclist Accident On August 16, 2015 at approximately 3:03 PM the Clarkstown Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist on Rt. 303 and N. Palisades Center Dr. in […]



Riders and motorists clash in Piermont

In the past few weeks the relationship between cyclists and the town of Piermont seems to ave deteriorated. I’m going to let people much more eloquent than me explain it. Road rules are a hot topic in Piermont following crash between cyclist, car No easy answers for rider-driver friction in […]

Tour of BattenKill 2015

I spent a lot of time preparing for this event making sure my ride and engine were in order. Since the ride included some gravel sections I decided to go tubeless. I purchased a pair of shimano dura ace c24s and went with schwalbe one tubeless tires.the setup was great […]



My sons first trip around Rockland Lake.

  My son is autistic and late to do everything. He didn’t learn to ride until he was 9.  He really wanted to learn to ride his bike since cycling is such a large part of my life. Now that he’s finally riding we took our first long ride and […]