Author Archives: dgreen

Purgatory Race Reports

Jon O’Connor   Took advantage of my senior citizens status this year and raced in the cat 4 35+.   Ironically the race was a few minutes faster than the cat 4 u35 in the morning.  Though the race is named for purgatory chasm, its appropriate for other reasons.  Round and round on a circuit… Continue Reading

2014 Ken Harrod Memorial Havard Road Race

Jon O’Connor Congrats to MRC for getting this race off the ground. Perhaps a little too successful: the 4 field was swollen with 91 registrants and 70+ starters.  Very crowded fields on very narrow roads so good positioning was- as I expected- crucial. The harvard course is fast and punchy.  Familiar turf for us NEBCers.… Continue Reading

Killington Stage Race Reports

Alistair Leigh –  M50+ (Cat 1-4) Even for the M50+ field, racers came from all over including NY, CT, ME, Ontario, Quebec – even OK – so this was definitely more than just a local weekend race!!  The circuit race on Sat was relatively mellow with 3 x 18 mile loop including a 5 mile climb of ca. 2-3%.  There… Continue Reading

Sunapee Race Reports

Jon O’Connor So much for our recon ride,! The 2014 Sunapee course was rerouted on the northbound pass to hook closer to the lake due to an incomprehensible decision to earmark the day before the race to give the roads their first face lift in ages.  But it may have been for the best:  rather… Continue Reading

Update to NEBC by-laws

At last nights NEBC BOD meeting we voted to slightly amend Article XI Section 1 of the NEBC by-laws. As required here is notification of the change on the web site. As background as a USAC club we always try to run USAC sanctioned events.  Unfortunately USAC has been less than helpful recently when permitting… Continue Reading

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