Archive for April, 2008

Miles for Mom Photos

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Img_3226The photo gallery from Miles for Mom is up.  There are hundreds more, but these are our favorites.  Thanks to photographer David duPui for generously donating his time and sending along all these great shots.

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Caption Contest

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The photos from Miles for Mom will be posted shortly.  In the meantime, here’s a favorite.  It’s been a while since we had a contest, and this photo is just begging for a wise-ass caption.  Please make your entry by week’s end.   A free Headblade to the winner.

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Weekend Race Results

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We had a pair of racers at Bassman and a pair at St. Anthony’s this weekend.  Johanna Bjorken was 4th overall and won her age group again in scenic NJ, while Leanne Elisha was 3rd in her AG and 10th of 58 women overall.  Down in Florida, Helene Roth and Jon Miles duked it out with the masses and each other.  Helene 21st out of 154 in her AG, and more importantly to her, edged out Jon Miles, ...

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Lost in Transition

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Transitionimg_1920 Good transitions are free speed, yet so many triathletes who’ll happily train ’til the puke, and spend obscene money on aero gadgets to save a few seconds ignore them.  The seconds lost or gained in transition count just the same as those on the swim, ride or run.  Look no further than this weekend’s Brooklyn Bi for evidence that ...

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North Face Endurance Race Results

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Three City Coach athletes ventured up to Bear Mountain for the North Face Endurance race Saturday.  Emily Kindlon finished 2nd in the Women’s 10k.  (Click here for her race report.)  Upon arriving at the Brooklyn Bi the next day, Killer gave her unsolicited race report, "it hurts so much".  Speaking of pain, Amanda Keylor managed to badly ...

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Brooklyn Bi Results

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Official results have been posted.  Overall, it was a strong showing for our season debut.  Highlights included Nate Horne in 3rd overall, and Edie Perkins in her City Coach debut, finishing 2nd overall behind AG world champion Cassie McWilliams.  Also in the top 10 for the women were Johanna Bjorken (1st in 35-39 AG), Leanne Elisha (2nd in 25-29), Helene Roth (2nd 35-39), Emily Kindlon (1st, 25-29) and Jeannine Bardo (2nd 45-49).   Also collecting hardware were Lauri Young (3rd ...

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For Those Keeping Score At Home

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Here are some numbers from Saturday’s ride.

23,490 Total calories burned.  Thanks again to Jack Rabbit for their generous donation of a pair of running shoes to the donor with the closest guess.  (The winner was Terence Gerchberg, who needs another pair of sneakers like Rosie O’Donnell needs another bite of a donut.)

18.2 Total weight (in ...

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Name That Road Rash

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RashOK, it’s been a while since we had a quiz – so here goes.  At the left is the result of one of our athletes hitting the pavement.  The first reader to name the rider wins a pack of Second Skin.  Post your guesses in the comments area.

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Thank You

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Yesterday’s event was a huge success.  Photos (of the ride and the shaving) and details will follow shortly.  In the meantime here’s a quick recap.

* The head shaving took place before the ride.  John Tolud was the winner on eBay, and generously added $100 on top of his winning bid

* There were a couple of minor glitches including a ...

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Miles for Mom – Saturday

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Tomorrow’s the day – 8 x 100 miles to nowhere.  We’re still working on a few last minute details like a sick rider and other minor glitches, but overall we’re looking good.  Please come by at 10 to watch the head shaving, anytime from 11-4 to watch us ride, or join us at the after party from 6-8 at Sheep Station on 4th and Douglass.  ...

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