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[25 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Blue Mountain Trail Ride Helmet Cam

We took advantage of the unseasonably warm temps this past Sunday, and headed north to Blue Mountain in Peekskill to ride with our friends in the Westchester Mountain Bike Association. It was the perfect opportunity to try out our new vHoldr Contour HD helmet cam! Embedded footage after the break…

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[11 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
Rough Rider Switchback Addition Complete!

Since the opening of the Highbridge trails in May 2007, we’ve had a few major projects on the “to-do” list that we’ve meant to tackle but just hadn’t found the time or the manpower to accomplish. One of those was building up the switchback on Rough Rider to make the steep rock climb more, well, climbable. The previous iteration of the switchback dipped down and required riders to climb a longer steep pitch, but our plan was to raise the level of the switchback by 3 feet so and lessen …

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[13 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Raystown Lake Road Trip Recap

This past weekend Bill Cullen and I headed out to the Rothrock Forest and Raystown Lake, PA, to sample two very different styles of riding on some killer Pennsylvania trails. We headed out of midtown at 5 pm through some nasty Lincoln Tunnel traffic, but once past the tunnel it was surprisingly light. Stopped for dinner at the Barley Creek Brewery out next to Camelback, PA, then hit the road again and pulled up to our campsite at the Penn Roosevelt State Park in the middle of Rothrock State Forest …

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[22 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Weekend Wrap June 20-21

Conditions could not be worse for riding this past weekend, with biblical rain in the week preceding and heavy rain Saturday night. Still, riders soldiered on with the Darkhorse Gallop race at Stewart on Sunday and a Father’s Day trip to Diablo Freeride Park…

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[15 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Wolfe’s Pond Trails/Jumps in the NY Times

After years of hustling and fighting the good fight, longtime MTB advocate and former NYC IMBA rep Matt Lebow finally got the go-ahead to open the trails of Wolfe’s Pond Park to mountain biking. Now he and a crew of dedicated volunteers are re-building the long-standing but not-previously-legal dirt jumps in the southwest corner of the park. Check out the great coverage in the NY Times of their efforts:

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[8 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
All-City XC 2009 Race Teaser Video

Fresh out of the oven, it’s new and unseen footage from the past two All-City XC races, sliced and diced into a tasty display of XC bike racing wizardry…