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[10 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Summer Sprint Race Seires #3 Results and Wrap

Round three of the Sids Bikes Summer Sprint Series was a chill way to finish the week’s grind. Twelve participants gathered to tackle drier trails in warmer temperatures this round,

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[10 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Highbridge Dirt Jump Park Progress

The Highbridge trails got spanked right on Sunday, with eleven people volunteering an unprecedented 40 hours of labor. All of the back trails were raked, and vigorous poison Ivy cut back, and the DJ’s got a face-lift with a spankin’ new roll-in and a base for the first jump in the new beginner line!

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[23 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
NY Times on NYC Trails

The NY Times today has a nice piece on riding NYC trails in today’s weekend section, with sections on all three NYC parks with trails- Highbridge, Cunningham and Wolfe’s Pond. Check it out!

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[12 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
How to stay fit during the winter: 3 NYC bikers offer tips and advice.

New York City, February 2010. With the latest wave of snow hitting NYC just days ago, mountain bikers and roadies alike are forced to keep their bikes on lockdown as they watch their favorite trail system or road route hibernate into winter mode. If the snow isn’t enough to keep most people off their bikes, the cold temperatures should do the trick. Freezing hands, cold feet and miserable conditions are just a few good reasons to call off the afternoon ride and hang out indoors.

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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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[19 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Darkhorse 40 Race Wrap

Sunday was a scorcher at Stewart Forest in Newburgh, NY as 90+ degree temps, a bajillion percent humidity and nearly 400 racers collided in the near-perfect storm of sweat, triumph, heartbreak and beer known locally as the Darkhorse 40. Far from “just another mountain bike race,” the DH40 is everything that a great regional mountain bike race should be- not too serious, with a great course, good competition, serious challenge and copius amounts of liquid carbohydrate refreshment.

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[5 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Wilderness 101 in Pictures

As if a 5th place singlespeed finish (fully rigid) in the race wasn’t enough, Nathan Kraxberger (Team Sids-Cannondale) is also one of the most talented photographers we know. Here’s his visual story of the Wilderness 101 pre-race experience.

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[6 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
NYCMTB-Peak Bikes Team Lewis Morris Wrap-Up

Pablo Toribio won second in Cat 2 Men 40-44.

The weather gods apparently love the USA, and 5 straight weeks of non-stop rain, chose to shine down on us this past weekend providing incredibly conditions for the first dry race of the Hudson to Highlands XC race series- the Lewis Morris Challenge- this past Sunday at Lewis Morris Park in Morristown, NJ.

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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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[16 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
All-City Race Photos online

Our official race photographer, Specimage.com, have posted their photos of all the racers up on their site. They’ve got tons of images of every racer- check it out!