NCC News and Events

My intent was to take the group on the Rattle Hill – Glendale Ridge route. As we rolled out, I loaded the route on my Garmin. I was not wearing my reading glasses, so I loaded the Hemingway Loop!

Posted: August 9, 2022 at 10:30 PM ET

The intense heat of the last week finally gave us a tiny bit of relief – 85 degrees at the start – and it felt like jumping into a lake that, while not cool and refreshing, at least didn’t make you feel like you had just taken a hot shower on a hot summer day.

Posted: August 9, 2022 at 10:03 PM ET

The Northampton Cycling Club has put together a map of rest stops to assist you in trying new tarmac or nearby gravel routes.

Posted: August 8, 2022 at 9:15 AM ET

Just as in the past 15 or 20 years (so easy to lose track!), the first Wednesday in August means that the weekly UMass – Renaissance Center cyclocross practice/training sessions have begun.

Posted: August 7, 2022 at 7:58 PM ET

This week the weather was not much different than last, another hot and humid ride, but full beautiful scenery, a new (to me) difficult climb, and another unexpected “bridge out” crossing!

Posted: August 7, 2022 at 9:07 AM ET

Rob and I had been discussing a gravel ride to North Quabbin for a few weeks. Rob posted it to the discussion board and to our surprise, 11 people joined us at Cushman Market for our 8:30 AM departure.

Posted: August 6, 2022 at 7:55 PM ET