Posts in Rides&Races
Season Opener

his year’s ECCC race season was kicked off in Nyack, New York this past weekend at the Columbia Rockland Lake Circuit Race. All was well and good on Friday evening when seven of us piled into the van and made it to our swanky destination (a Best Western complete with world renowned cheesecake and cheeseburgers, not to mention a disco dance party), but come Saturday morning, things were starting to look a little rough.

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Rides&RacesAlec Babala
Old School Cyclocross

“This is old school cyclocross” we were told when we lined up for the Hannover race. “Old school” turned out to involve a sand pit, tree roots, and a steep rutted descent into a covered picnic area. For me it also involved cramping and falling off. Over and over again. The Hannover race was hard, and it beat me up.

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Rides&RacesAlec Babalacx, eccc