Category Archives: Race Report

Sunapee Race Reports

Men’s Cat 4 Jon O’Connor Good day for NEBC in the Men’s 4 Field: we were well represented out there and did a great job controlling the front.  Cast of characters included Cujo, Russ Holden, Dr Dow, Micah “Full” Nelson and myself.  The hope was to get Micah a top ten, and he wound up… Continue Reading

Longsjo Leominster

Great NEBC effort last night in some very tough races at Leominster, part of the Longsjo Classic weekend. Tim was in good position until his chain (not chin) broke, Charles and Jon finished in the second bunch of a very fast field. Nice to see Ryan and Patrick in NEBC colors. In the women’s race… Continue Reading

Berkshire Classic Race Reports

Jon O’Connor Okay, I got to hand it to John Eustice (promoter), this was a very fun race. Lets see: 80 miles of stunning roads in the Berkshires on a perfect day 68 degree day. Check. Fabric race number instead of crinkly paper. Check Free Tee shirt for signing up early. Check. Solid Marshaling. Check… Continue Reading

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

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