True to Brew IV: OEC & Black Hog

The first ride that embodied my vision of what I wanted the True to Brew Series to be, was the OEC & Black Hog route.  I had help planning of course, one night I sat down with Kristin and Taylor to scheme.  Taylor is a human database of off-road networks, and down for any bike […]

Ride for Ben

Whereas most charity rides take place on Saturdays or Sundays, the second annual Ride for Ben took place last Friday and departed promptly at 2:00 in the afternoon.  The benefit?  Thirty smiling riders all anxious to take advantage of the bright sunshine and sixty degree temps.  What a day, what a fun event. The ride […]

Night Moves

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Local Favorites, Memories, News | No Comments

Workin’ on mysteries without any clues Workin’ on our night moves -B. Seger After a full night of charging, the eight-pound, water bottle shaped battery was primed to release a blinding three hundred lumens of light for nearly two hours.  At the time, there was nothing brighter or lighter to cut through the darkness of the woods.  […]

New Haven Grand Prix

Posted by on Sep 19, 2015 in Local Favorites, News | No Comments

New Haven’s first ever Grand Prix Criterium took place down town last night, and I am still feeling the excitement the morning after.  What a fun night.  People were lining Chapel Street, mingling, cheering, and eating at the tables the restaurants had put out next to the course.  Even though the announcers joked about how […]

East Rock Dreams

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Local Favorites, News | No Comments

Like a single loop of ribbon candy, my favorite hundred feet of road peaks out from the woods as fast as it turns back into the shadows, but that’s not why I like it.  For only a moment, this switchback offers a riding experience reminiscent of the French Alps or the Dolomites.  The road is […]