The day began in typical cold, blustery fashion as Clayton, Frank S. and I headed out for the SMR. None of the usual suspects were in attendance; I presume they were all doing the training races in Bethel.

Posted: March 22, 2014 at 9:45 PM ET

by Peter Crowley » Sat Mar 15, 2014 6:43 pm Although the weather forecast last night called for freezing temps and showers, that was not to be. Under scattered clouds and temps in the 40’s Roberto, Frank, Clayton and I took off from the Academy heading towards Shelburne Falls. Don F stopped by the Academy… Read more »

Posted: March 15, 2014 at 10:11 PM ET

It kind of seems like this winter might never end, but we got lucky with a pretty decent day today, and took full advantage of it with the first SMR of 2014. Ten hardy souls showed up at the Academy, with temperatures in the low 30s to start, but climbing quickly into the upper 40s by the end of the ride.

Posted: March 8, 2014 at 10:16 PM ET

by AimeBourdon » Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:02 pm March 1st ride report. What too cold? Chris and I had a lovely albeit cold ride this morning. We parted ways after an hour he headed home, I headed uphill. Touched Chesterfield, Cummington, Plainfield (Brrrrrr), and Ashfield. Thank goodness it’s all downhill from there. Limped up… Read more »

Posted: March 1, 2014 at 8:43 PM ET

by Tim_Cary » Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:57 pm The promise of sun shining and temperatures in the 40’s got me out today, though Chris D. was the only one brave enough to face the early morning chill with me with temps as low as 25 before the sun poked through the early clouds. We… Read more »

Posted: December 28, 2013 at 8:47 PM ET

by Tim_Cary » Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:50 pm Indeed we got lucky with a day that warmed up to feel like March. Unfortunately, only Michael S. and Ellen S. came out to take advantage of it with me. Maybe it is the several inches of snow pack we have on the ground this year,… Read more »

Posted: December 21, 2013 at 8:50 PM ET

by Tim_Cary » Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:27 pm Winter did indeed arrive on Friday night with mixed precipitation and around one inch of snow in most parts of the valley. I was not planning on riding based on the forecast, but when I woke up Saturday morning, things looked promising. The sun was shining,… Read more »

Posted: December 7, 2013 at 8:54 PM ET

by Jonathan O’Keeffe » Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:00 am With the temperature below 15° this morning, we are calling an audible and relocating the SMR to the other side of the river, where Roberto has graciously offered us a firepit in his backyard in Amherst to warm us up a bit between laps around… Read more »

Posted: November 30, 2013 at 9:07 PM ET