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Smoketown Airport Criterium 05/11/2013 - By Brett Houser

Houser Smoketown '13

Prior to the race weekend Alan had gotten in touch with myself and Pedro regarding who to look out for during the race on Saturday, noting the results of a couple accomplished racers in the field.  We were told to look out for Matt Randolph (Shirk's Racing, previously unattached), Dakota Schaeffer (Young Medalists), and Chris Meacham (D3DEVO/AIRGAS).  Exchanging a brief correspondence ab

Piscitello Law Criterium 05/05/2013 - By Alan Fody

I started the Piscitello Law Great Valley Criterium with the intention of sitting in along with my two temmates John Pressman and Pedro Campos, and wait for the field sprint. The course was notorious for ending in a bunch sprint in the Cat 3 race so I was just going to save my energy. 

Turkey Hill Country Classic 05/04/2013 - By Pedro Campos

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It was a perfect day for the annual Turkey Hill Country Classic! The Cat 3/4 race counted with the presence of TSV Cat 3 riders Brett Houser, Johnathan Pressman, Alan Fody and myself, among the 100 riders who pre-registered. 

Weekend Racing Recap 04/22/2013

Brett and Radioactive Man (Steal him if you can!)

This weekend marked the 'traditional' kick off of the PA racing calendar, with the 26th Annual Lower Providence Criterium on tap for Sunday. This day is generally when even the most stubborn warm weather racers will finally say goodbye to winter, and kick off their racing seasons.

Naval Yard Criterium 04/06/2013 - By Tim Manzella

The TSV Naval Yard Criterium was back for 2013 with a different course, still a six turn criterium specialist course, but mirror image of the previous year. It was windy like always in the Naval Yard, but by the time the P/1/2 race happened a little after 4pm it was sunny and warm out.

Weekend Racing Recap 04/08/2013

Amoroso's Team and Lil Dan's 2013 Naval Yard

Some nice weather finally hit the area this weekend, and I'm sure all of us were very relieved to finally wear short sleeved anything for the first time, in a long time. The weekend was full for most of the team, with the Naval Yard Criterium being hosted and raced eagerly by TSV members on Saturday, with a few places to race locally on Sunday as well.

Weekend Racing Recap 03/25/2013

Lazy weekend for me, just some training out in SJ, with a few riders on the club joining for the UNO ride. Alan Fody, Jon Pressman, Pedro Campos, and Brett Houser were down at the SJ crit, getting used to racing with each other some more.

Weekend Racing Recap 03/18/2013

What a bizarre weekend for racing in Philadelphia.

Exploring Cyclocross 11/4 - By Tommy Schubert

Tommy giving cyclocross a try

Today is Sunday and what an awesome day for cross (at least that is what I’m told). I have been racing road for the past five years but this is my first try at cross.

Tour of High Bridge 9/1 - By Alan Fody

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Keith Hatton and I traveled up High Bridge, NJ to race the men’s Cat 3 race on a very challenging circuit race. The course started with a very challenging, 3 part hill, which consisted of a 2 block, 17% grade wall, followed by 2 blocks of false flat into a head wind and 1 final block of ~8% grade.

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