It was a weekend full of all sorts of achievements, so I need to stop playing around with am introduction, and get to the winning (™ Charlie Sheen and every tiresome friend you know).
At the Tour of the Dragons in Bennington, VT, Tim Mitchell of CCB Racing won the overall in the men's pro/1/2 GC.
Marti Shea of Destination Cycling won the women's pro/1/2 GC.
Curtis White of the Hot Tubes Junior Development Cycling Team won the cat 3 overall with David Anthony of BH/Comedy Central second.
Stephanie Wetzelof Paradise Racing won the women's 3/4 GC, Erica Adelberg of Radical Media was second.
In the men's cat 4 GC, Michael Kirby of TargetTraining / Fastar won with JD Gauthier of Bicyle Planet Racing third,
David Gazsi of TeamIFG by Cyclelogik/Endurosport won the masters 40+ GC.
Carl Reglar of Verge Sport / Test Pilot won the masters 50+ race. John Hood of Team Headstrong won the masters 60+ race.
Brendan Rhim of the Killington Mountain School Cycling Team won the juniors 15-15 race.
Brian Trainor of the West Point Triathlon team won the men's cat 5 (under 35) race, with Jake Goodman of CycleLife/GF Capital third. Sean Gilooly of Team Elevate Cycles won the men's cat 5 (35+) race, and Rejean Rochette
won the men's cat 5 45+ race.
At the Robert Ollivierra Memorial Race on Saturday, Gilberth Gomez Valverde of Somerville Bicycle Shop won the men's cat 1/2 race. Andrea Urist of Houlihan Lokey won the women's race. Jose Rosario of the Genesee Valley Cycling Club won the cat 3/4 race. Thomas Cipolla of Bicycle Planet Racing won the masters 45+ race. Samuel Torres won the cat 5 race. Results are here. Photos are here.
At the Race for the wine at FBF on Sunday, it was a Mengoni 1-2-3, with Brian Breach winning ahead of Eugene Boronow and Augusto Sanchez in the pro/1/2/3 race. Lance Sniadowski won the masters race. Ian Lieberman of the CRCA won the cat 4 race. Peter Rup of Mineola Bikes won the cat 5 race. Results are here.
Finally at the Tour of Colt's Neck, Jose Del Rosario of Echelon/Montecci won the cat 3 race. Kimberly Geist of Team Alliance Environmental won the women's cat 1/2/3 race. Jason Walters of Undici/Guardian Coaching Cycling Team won the masters 35-39. Scott Steward of Liberty Cycle won the masters 45-49 race. Steve Gerard of the Atlantic Bicycle Club won the masters 55+ race. Meghan Schloat of the Asphalt Green Cycling Team won the women's cat 4 race. Noah Granigan of Team Somerset won the juniors 15-18 race. Erick Goncalves of the Caffeinated Cyclist Racing p/b Dental Associates at Pitman (which must fit very easily on a jersey front) won the cat 5 race. Results are here.
While I didn't ride the extra wet miles to Weehawken to get my finishers medal at the GFNY, I did end up with a souvenir from Sunday's fondo.
We are experiencing the type of weather that prompts the painfully obvious amongst us to query others about the quality and quantity of wetness that abounds by asking perchance, if it conditions we
I am by nature a vituperative person, it's my default setting, and today my ire has been raised, so I'm going to strike back and just half ass my way through this Hopeful Friday posting, because pu