Men's Team

Greg Costigan

Greg Costigan

Age: 28 Occupation: Director of Sales Category: Road: 4, CX: 4 Specialties: Criteriums Year Racing and How you got into cycling: 2 years racing; I come from a running background, having run three Boston Marathons…and I used to think running shoes were expensive! Three years ago, while taking a family vacation to France, I was… Continue Reading

Tom Doucette

Tom Doucette

Age: 61 Occupation: Medical Devices Category: Masters Specialties: Crits & ‘cross; anything with turns Year Racing and How you got into cycling: Avid runner in the 80’s then mountain biking in ‘95, then track, road and ‘cross this century. Goals for 2015: Improve race tactics, win some field sprints, ‘cross podium. Continue Reading

Charles Dow

Charles Dow

Age: 53 Occupation: Cardiologist Category: Cat 4 Specialties: Road Races, Crits, Downhill finishes, Support climber / Senior Peloton member Year Racing and How you got into cycling: I was always a little guy at 5’ 8 “ 155, but somehow played Varsity Football, Basketball and Lacrosse. After getting knocked unconscious playing freshman football at Harvard… Continue Reading

Steve Joseph

Steve Joseph

Age: 32 Occupation: Attorney Category: 4 Specialties: Road Races Year Racing and How you got into cycling: I started cycling when I moved to Western Mass for work after college. I didn’t have much to do or many people to hang out with so I got a bike, started riding, and haven’t stopped. After watching… Continue Reading

Ed Kross

Ed Kross

Age: 56 Category: 3 Occupation: Engineer Years Racing and How I Got Into Racing: Not currently active, but did race for about fifteen years from 1988 to 2002. Got the racing bug after a couple of years riding the Concord Time Trial, then a paceline ride with some NEBCers. Upgraded to Cat 3, and competed… Continue Reading

Zachary Levy

Zachary Levy

Age: 20 Occupation: Student Category: Cat 5 Specialties: Rad kit design Year Racing and How you got into cycling: 1 Year racing; Long time confused, competitive XC Runner who always liked bikes but running was more accessible. I enjoy competing and after completing my first collegiate road season I am hooked on the excitement of… Continue Reading

Frederick (Rick) Marvel

Frederick (Rick) Marvel

Age: 43 Occupation: Caller Experience Analyst Category: Cat 4 Specialties: Criteriums, training Year Racing and How you got into cycling: This is my 4th year of racing on the road and will be my third year of CX. I have always ridden a bike, but never raced my bike. I met a NEBCer on a… Continue Reading

Dwight Norris

Age: 34 Occupation: Quality Assurance Engineer Category: 4 Specialties: Criteriums, Pulling Year Racing and How you got into cycling: I started cycling my senior year in college when members of the JMU Cycling Club told me I should do road biking to make my mountain biking better (I was on the JMU Track Team as… Continue Reading

Jon O’Connor

Jon O’Connor

Age: 35 Category: 4 (Mens Race Captain) Specialties: Long brutal climbs, fostering team spirit. Occupation: High School Art/ Photography Teacher Year I got into Racing 2011. Did a citizens 4/5 race with 12 folks in the Catskills and won it. Goals for 2015: Continue to foster team racing with NEBC. Upgrade to Cat 3. Establish… Continue Reading

Tom Simmons

Tom Simmons

Age: 55 Occupation: Hydrogeologist Category: Cat 4 Specialties: None Year Racing and How you got into cycling: 2; No longer compete on field related sports (i.e soccer) but always enjoyed endurance and anaerobic aspects to training. Like to participate in winter sports and indoor cycling became a way to stay fit. Started to work on… Continue Reading

Women's Team

Lisa Berger

Age: 49 Occupation: Food Safety Consultant Category: Cat 4 Specialties: Mmmmm . . . still figuring that one out! Year Racing and How you got into cycling: Unbenounced to me, my husband bought me a road bike in the Spring of 2012 so that I could keep up with him on our rides. I was… Continue Reading

Elizabeth Cummings

Age: 31 Occupation: Business Development Category: Cat 3 (CX and Road) Specialties: Cyclocross, anything that goes uphill and crit style racing (on or off the road) Year Racing and How you got into cycling: I am a former marathon runner who was urged into the sport by a friend in 2010. I’ve been a member… Continue Reading

Aiyana Currie

Aiyana Currie

Age: 38 Occupation: Mom & Banker Category: Cat 3 Specialties: Trying to figure that out… Year Racing and How you got into cycling: I participated in the NEBC skills clinic in 2004 (or 2005?) after racing Triathlon for a few years. Cycling was my favorite and it stuck. Raced a few crits for two seasons,… Continue Reading

Açmae El Yacoubi

Açmae El Yacoubi

Age: 31 Occupation: Software Engineer Category: Cat 4 Specialties: Road Races, Hills. Year Racing and How you got into cycling: I come from a running background. I dabbled with cycling in 2009 when I started doing triathlons (2009-2010). I was never good as a cyclist. Muscles take time and memory, but cycling was a great… Continue Reading

Mary Hynes Johanson

Age: 60 Occupation: Real Estate (referrals), Coach, Volunteer Category: 3 Specialties: Hill Climbs, road races Years Racing and How You Got Into Cycling: 4 seasons: racing hilly road races and hill climbs in New England. Former nationally ranked distance runner (Competed in ‘84 and ‘88 US Olympic Marathon Trials and finished top 10 in 3… Continue Reading

Lisa Ludwig

Lisa Ludwig

Age: 54 Occupation: Vice President, Marketing & Product Management Category: Cat 3 Specialties: Road Races, Hill Climbs Year Racing and How you got into cycling: Originally I started out doing sprint triathlons in 2008. Cycling was my weakest event! So I decided to start focusing more on cycling in order to improve. I went to… Continue Reading

Jocelyn Mauldin

Age: 33 Occupation: Medical Device Research and Manufacturing Category: Road: 4, CX: 2, MTB: Sport Specialties: Cyclocross, anything that goes uphill and crit style racing (on or off the road) Year Racing and How you got into cycling: On and off since 2006. I was using a mountain bike to commute to work. I was… Continue Reading

Dawn Michelle

Dawn Michelle

Age: 52 Occupation: Software development, implementation Category: Cat 4 Specialties: Sticking with it even after getting dropped. ☺ Year Racing and How you got into cycling: First year racing. Fourth year riding. Bought a hybrid on a whim. Hated the handlebars, switched to a road bike. Fell in love. Goals for 2015: Stick with my… Continue Reading

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