Category Archive: bike

Jul 18

Weekly Newsletter 7/18/14

Some things never change….once again GCTri was all over the podium this past weekend.  Congrats to our teammates that competed.  At the Coney Island Aquathlon we had: Heather Cameron (1:07, 3rd Female OA, 1st AG), Cheryl Wickham (1:36, 2nd AG); At War at the Shore we had: Jenny Zarzuela (1:20, 2nd Athena); at Double-Mussel: Maria Wedgeworth (7:14, 4th Female [1:27 Sprint, 2nd AG; 5:47 Half]), RJ Boergers (6:59 [1:24 Sprint, 5:34 Half]); Steelman 3.2mi OWS: Nicole Ogrosso(1:24);  at Toronto Triathlon Festival Olympic: Jared Lando (2:29), Laura Muzzatti (3:03). Good luck to all of our teammates racing NJ State Triathlon and to Lyndsey Dore at IRONMAN UK this weekend!  As usual, please be sure to share your race results on the team webpage – http://www.gctri.org/race-results/submit-results/

It’s your last chance to sign up for the GCTri picnic after the Olympic race at NJ State.  Please let us know what you are bringing -https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13zqmkhLS732k2XC6uq_T_ZHL7YG7jKNwsAOKqJZuqNU/edit#gid=0  Remember we are racing for Team 2N’s in support of our friend Glenn Hartrick.  We will have blue bracelets, t-shirts and GCTri visors available for purchase to show your support and look good on race day.

We’ve got some options for rides for you this weekend.  All rides will depart the 14th St. Ferry Pier.  Saturday: Maria is leading an “A ride” 85mi towards Bear Mtn departing at 6am; Kristine is leading an “A riders”  & Andrew is leading “B riders” to State Line leaving at 7:00am; Brad is leading a “B ride” to Nyack at 9:00am.  Happy Training!

Jul 11

Weekly Newsletter 7/11/14

GCTri looks to continue our strong 2014 racing campaign this weekend!  Good luck to our teammates racing Coney Island Aquathon, Musselman, Steelman OWS, War at the Shore and Toronto Triathlon Festival.  Good luck to our team on Tuesday July 15th at the Party With Purpose 5k (you can still sign up and help us show Hoboken how much we rock).

Did you hear the good news?  Jared Lando and Laura Muzzatti got engaged.  Congrats to a great GCtri couple.

We need more cow bell!!!  NJ State Triathlon is the weekend of July 19th (sprint)/20th (Olympic).  Kelly Calabrese and I are leading the official GCTri fanclub – “Coasty’s Crusaders” and we need your help making some noise!  This year GCTri is combining forces with MAPSO and Team Philly Pro Tri and are racing for Team 2N’s in support of our good friend Glenn Hartrick.  Let’s make Glenn proud and everyone go out and get a PR!!!  This year we will have a team port-o-john, and we will also be bringing the tent and a changing tent (new this year) for an awesome post-race picnic!  If you haven’t already signed up for the picnic, please see Nicci’s spreadsheet and let us know what you will be bringing- https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13zqmkhLS732k2XC6uq_T_ZHL7YG7jKNwsAOKqJZuqNU/edit#gid=0

The weather looks fantastic for training.  We’ve got a couple options for rides for you.  All rides will depart the 14th St. Ferry Pier.  Saturday: Steve Su is leading an  “A ride” 80mi to Lil Tor departing at 6am; Nicci is leading a “B ride” to State Line leaving at 7:30am.  On Sunday: Diane is organizing a  “C ride” that will depart at 11am.  Lastly, Lisa Mangino and Mark Smith will be sharing their tire changing expertise at 3pm at the flagpole at Pier A.  If you don’t know how to change a flat you really should go to this!  Happy Training.

Jul 03

Weekly Newsletter 7/3/14 – The Early Edition

We had yet another successful weekend of racing last weekend!  Here’s how our teammates fared in their races: IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene – Cristian Gonzalez (10:06), Sean Cercone (12:07); Avalon Islandman Triathlon- Steve Ostrander (1:17); Challenge AC Full- Jared Lando (11:37), Mike Frank (12:34), Ed Friedrich (14:48); Challenge AC Aquabike – Jen Sheppard (6:41, 2nd Female), Rich Miani (7:01), Dave Pietrangelo (7:08), Pete Cancila (7:20), Steve  “Shooter” Rosselli (8:24), Cheryl Tuosto (9:52); Challenge AC Relays – Danielle Rossi and Alminda Brundyn competed. Bald Bear Triathlon – Lauren Kruk (2:07, 3rd AG); Lincoln Park Triathlon – Tom Porrovecchio (1:31), Deirdre McGuinness (1:21), Diane Berry (1:22), Cheryl Wickham (1:39 – 1st ever triathlon); Toughkids Tri – Reese Frank (9:48, 1st Female – first tri ever). Reminder to please list your results on the club webpage – http://www.gctri.org/race-results/submit-results/

Holiday weekend means extra training opportunities – however seems like lots of people will be away!  Reminder -All rides will depart the 14th St. Ferry Pier.  Friday – Nicole & Shooter are leading an 80mi “A” ride departing at 7am. There were no scheduled rides for Saturday & Sunday – please use the FB group to get some rides together.  Please ride safely!

Jun 20

Weekly Newsletter 6/20/14

We had an abundance of podium finishes for our talented team this past weekend.  Wyckoff Sprint – Marc Hourican (1:46), Matt Vella (1:53), Des Johnson (1:57), Lisa Mangino (2:01), Kristen Mulgrew (2:08), Sara Press (2:11), Wallyman Sprint – Nicole Ogrosso (1:19 1st OA), Derek Barnes (1:26, 1st AG), Diane Berry (2:02, 1st AG); Wallyman Olympic- Jen Sheppard (2:26, 2nd OA, 1st AG), Mike D’Imperio (2:46, 2nd AG); Tri the Village Sprint – Julie Percifield (1:28, 1st AG – qualified for USAT Oly Nationals); Tri One On Triathlon – Brian Lovato (1:45); Roughwater 1mi Swim – Dave Doherty (29:02, 1st AG).

Good luck to our teammates racing IRONMAN Syracuse 70.3, Mossman Half & Jersey Shore Triathlon.

The weather looks fantastic for training.  We’ve got a few options for rides for you.  All rides will depart the 14th St. Ferry Pier.  Saturday: RJ is leading an “A ride” 70mi to the Rockland Lake departing at 7am; Lisa is leading a “B ride” to Toga (~60mi) leaving at 8am.  Sunday: Mike Satz is leading an “A ride” to Rockland Lake (~70mi) departing at 7am; Diane is organizing a  “C ride” – see the FB page for details.  Please ride safely!

Jun 13

Weekly Newsletter 6/13/14

Another amazing weekend of racing in the books with some outstanding results from our team!  IRONMAN Eagleman 70.3:  Kevin Portmann (4:25), Mark Horton (4:53), Meredith Ryan (6:56), Vito Ciraco (5:41), Todd Olsen (5:55), Fabricio Pazmino (6:48); Wyckoff Lap the Lakes: Mike D’Imperio (39:59), Lisa Mangino (42:40), Jen Sheppard (1:04), Steve Su (1:13), Erica Manning (1:17), Kristine Papamichael (1:27), Maria Wedgeworth (1:30)  – Escape the Cape Sprint- Meredith Rodriguez (1:36), Jenny Zarzuela (1:33); Escape Cape International: RJ Boergers (1:55), Steve Ostrander (2:02), Danny Murphy (2:12),Howard Miller (2:28) ; Pawling Triathlon – Dani Rossi (1:49); Patanella’s Flat as a Pancake: Dave Calabrese (1:00, 4th OA, 1st AG), Dave Pietrangelo (1:02, 4th AG); Mighty Montauk Olympic Tri – Mark Smith (2:39, 4th AG); Great Chesapeake Bay Swim: Nicole Ogrosso (1:57), USATF NJ Junior Olympic Championships 1500m: 6 y/o Reese Frank (7:18)!

Good luck to our teammates racing Wyckoff Sprint Tri, Wallyman Triathlon, and Tri the Village.

Reminder that Monday 6/16 our Athlete Education Series continues with Dr. Peter Economou and Michael Gross speaking about the psychological aspects of training and racing.  This seminar will be held at 7pm at The Running Company in Hoboken.   You won’t want to miss this!

It looks like another great weekend for training.  We’ve got a bunch of options for rides for you.  All rides will depart the 14th St. Ferry Pier.  Saturday: Haskell is leading an “A ride” 90mi to the Orchards departing at 6am; Mark is leading an “A ride” (~65mi up through park to State line x 2 loops) departing at 7am; Nicci is leading a “B ride” to Nyack (~50mi) leaving at 8am.  Sunday: Mike Satz is leading an “A ride” to Toga (~60mi) departing at 5:30am; Nicci is leading a “C ride” departing at 8:30am (distance determined by group); Nicole is leading a “B ride” (40-50mi) leaving at 9am; Jared is leading a 90minute “B ride” leaving at 1pm.  Please ride safely!

Jun 06

Weekly Newsletter 6/6/14

Congrats to our teammates on some rather strong finishes this past weekend: at Blackbear Olympic – Rich Bean (2:31, 6th AG), Matt Vella (2:49), Rebecca Gauthier (3:14); at Blackbear Half – Carsten Hansen (4:57, 4th OA), Nicci Schock (6:47, 3rd AG), Cheryl Tuosto (7:57); at Rev3 Quassy Olympic – John Callahan (2:55); at Rev3 Quassy Half – Matt Bach- a very impressive (4:29, 2nd OA), Steve Su (5:23), Todd Olsen (6:20), Martin Skolnick (6:48); and at Skylands Tour de Cure: Brian Lovato (3:51).
Good luck to or teammates racing IRONMAN Eagleman 70.3, Escape the Cape, Pawling Triathlon, Patanella’s Flat as a Pancake Triathlon, NJ Highlands Gran Fondo & Wyckoff YMCA Lap the Lake OWS. Don’t forget to send in your results to the website: http://www.gctri.org/race-results/submit-results/
The June Social will be held on Thursday 6/12 at 7pm at Wicked Wolf. Be sure and tell them that you are there for “Happy Hour with Kelly Calabrese” and get a bracelet for drink specials. Come hang out with the group when we’re not all wearing spandex.
We’ve got many options for rides this weekend. As usual, all rides depart the 14th st. ferry pier. Saturday: Haskell is leading a 5hr “easy paced A ride” leaving at 7am; Nicci is leading a “B” ride to Piermont (~45mi) leaving at 8:30am. On Sunday: Maria is leading a 65mi “A” ride leaving at 6:30am; Nicci is leading a 2hr “C” ride leaving at 7am. Lisa is leading a 50mi “B” ride leaving at 8am. Happy training!

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