Tag Archives: New York

Pawling

Pawling Mountain Road Race © 2011 Harry Zernike. All rights reserved.

#3, #236, and #857. Those are my excuses- the main ones- for dropping out after two laps at the Pawling Mountain Road Race today. (You can look them up in your copy of “The Cyclist’s Book of Excuses”.) I’m OK … Continue reading

Peekamoose

Peekamoose © 2011 Harry Zernike. All rights reserved.

  Summer is stretched out before us. Weekends are mostly packed full of racing, but we like to remember that we started riding bikes for fun; to get out and look around. We are celebrating the 4th of July this … Continue reading

CRCA Race

      A fine morning in Central Park.  One of the most beautiful I’ve seen.  Stopped racing early to save something for Housatonic Hills, and then broke out the iPhone camera.

The New Year’s Day Century

The New Year's Day Century © 2011 Harry Zernike. All rights reserved.

The 2011 version of the annual CRCA New Year’s Day Century ride, Starting with two laps of Central Park, and then a ride to Bear Mountain. And back.

The “Off” Season

Turkey Hill © 2010 Harry Zernike. All rights reserved.

With only so much room in the apartment for bikes- i.e. no cyclocross bike; no cyclocross racing- October is the month for fun rides. Training? Bah! How did we ever have the time? On this day we left from Central … Continue reading

In The Devil’s Kitchen

In The Devil's Kitchen © 2010 Harry Zernike. All rights reserved.

Tour of the Catskills Stage Two, the Mountaintop Classic, “Featuring the Assault on Devil’s Kitchen”  

A Brief Visit from a Dear Friend

A Brief Visit from a Dear Friend © 2010 Harry Zernike. All rights reserved.

Our pal Roland returns all too briefly from his work-related exile in Berlin. We know he misses the hills. We take him out for a few. Nevermind the rain!