GFNY 2016

I stuck with my usual traditions. Friday and went to packet pickup and grabbed my jersey and number. At packet pickup, I had the honor of meeting Olympic medalist Nelson Vails. After packet pickup, I went home and began my prep. I charged my di2 and my Garmin edge 1000 […]

Zipp 303s

Zipp 303 nsw. It’s all about the braking.

Every spring, before Gran Fondo NY I get the urge for a bike upgrade. This year I decided to replace my Reynolds Assaults. I went down to my local shop CrankWorks Cycles in Nyack, NY. After much discussion I opted for the newly released Zipp 303 nsw. Nsw is Zipp’s premium line. They arrived […]

2016 Battenkill Spring Pre-Ride

I decided last minute to sign up for the Battenkill Pre-Ride. Before the ride I took my bike to my favorite shop CrankWorks Cycles in Nyack, NY. I had them install an 11-32 rear cassette and tubeless tires. I arrived at the start early and it was colder than expected. I decided […]



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 […]

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 […]

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


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 […]