by Jonathan O’Keeffe » Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:30 pm Our first Saturday ride of the spring season featured unseasonable temperatures of 26° at the start, with brisk winds from the north adding to the misery. Despite the cold weather, a dozen or so hardy souls showed up at the Academy, including David, Peter, Joe,… Read more »

Posted: March 26, 2011 at 1:59 PM ET

by jonathanbrody » Sat Mar 19, 2011 3:56 pm We had a great ride today! It was overcast when 12 of us met at the Academy this morning. We were: Jonarhan B, Max, Joe L., Rich W., Dave L., Ian M., Ivan, Mike Y., Jeff B., Eddie, Jay and Roberto who caught us after a… Read more »

Posted: March 19, 2011 at 2:01 PM ET

by Jonathan O’Keeffe » Sat Mar 12, 2011 4:55 pm Today’s inaugural Saturday Morning Ride of the 2011 season could have served as an NCC Board of Directors meeting, as we had a quorum of the board at the start (Don, Joe, Jeff B., Jonathan, Tom, and I), along with Derek, Rich, Amy, Rob, Roberto,… Read more »

Posted: March 12, 2011 at 2:03 PM ET

by Jonathan O’Keeffe » Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:33 am A few weeks ago Aldo Tiboni told me that seeing a route from the opposite direction can completely transform a ride. That was the theme of today’s ride for me, as Paul chose a route highlighting the climb from Miller’s Falls into Wendell. I’ve enjoyed… Read more »

Posted: December 5, 2010 at 10:16 PM ET

by Jonathan O’Keeffe » Sat Nov 20, 2010 9:15 pm We’ve been lucky with the weather lately – another chilly but not-too-cold day saw a group of seven depart from the Academy – Clayton, Chris, Kevin, Paul, Ivan, Joe, and I. Amy showed up for the start, but got called away before we started the… Read more »

Posted: November 20, 2010 at 10:21 PM ET

by Jonathan O’Keeffe » Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:02 pm OK, so the Connecticut option didn’t work out so well. We bailed and called an audible halfway through, but things turned out OK in the end. We started with the largest group I’ve seen since mid-September, about a dozen folks including Paul, Clayton, Amy, Dawn,… Read more »

Posted: November 13, 2010 at 10:28 PM ET

by Jonathan O’Keeffe » Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:07 am Even though almost everyone else has switched over to cross, there’s still a die-hard group showing up on Saturday mornings to battle the cold and the wind out on the roads. Today, we had Jonathan B, Paul, Roberto, Chris and I, on the coldest morning… Read more »

Posted: November 6, 2010 at 10:31 PM ET

by Jonathan O’Keeffe » Sat Oct 30, 2010 10:27 pm We tested both our climbing and our descending skills today on some familiar and unfamiliar roads. A small group of five set out from the Academy at 10:00 AM – Don, Paul, Amy, Morgan, and I. The wind was out of the southwest, so we… Read more »

Posted: October 30, 2010 at 7:54 PM ET