Category Archives: mountain bike

Large Banshee Prime X9 for Sale.

(lrg)Banshee Prime X9 (2yrs)
2X10 Sram drive train
Manitou front fork
Fox rear shock
Carbon seat post
Tubeless wheels
Contact Marc @ 860-559-0935
 Asking $2500FullSizeRender

Some race results from Andy and Trevor

Congratulations to Andy and Trevor.

Andy: Berkshire Cycling Classic: 5th (Road), Hodges Dam: 4th (Mtb), Stonewall Farm: 2nd (mtb), Barn Burner: 6th

Trevor: Stonewall Farm: 6th (Mtb)

Domnarski Farm Root 66 race

Andy did the Domnarski Farm Root 66 race and pulled of a 2nd place in men’s cat 1 50+ on his new Ibis Ripley 29er!

Root 66, Rocky Woods

Well that was fun!
I did the Cat 2 50+ at Root 66 Rocky Woods in Taunton on Saturday. Paul Curley was the promoter. My old bike gave me a beating on the rocks and I ended up 7th. As Tom Stevens said, that old Rock Shock is more like a spring than a shock. The 6.7 mile course was almost all single track, some if it relatively smooth, but lots of sections of rock. No real climbs, but some sticky mud sections to suck the energy out of your legs. Because it was mostly single track and there was almost no place to pass, people were nice and generally pulled over when you came up on them; not like in cross.
Off the start I was 3rd into the woods, moved up to second when the guy in front of me lost it on a muddy corner, then dropped back into 7th over the first half lap or so. When I came through after the first lap with one to go I was already beat, but managed to have a pretty good second lap.
The old bike held up well, no problems shifting.
-Dave Geissert


Kingdom Trails, East Burke, VT

Sidewinder @ Kingdom Trails, East Burke, VT

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May 19, 20 Kingdom Trails

Riders Michael and Jill

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Kingdom Trails was the opposite of Millstone, no rocks and fast swooping descents and switchbacks so fun you forgot you were climbing for 20 minutes straight. The wooden bridges were impressive and conditions were perfect. Riding here was so much fun that I almost cried when we had to leave and I’m already plotting when we can get back up there.

May 17, 18 Millstone

Riders:  Michael and Jill

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The trails at Millstone were rocky, rooty, and some were just plain sketchy.  The fear factor was high (for me!), especially on the elevated wooden bridges (Screaming Demon trail) and some of the bony ridge descents on a narrow rock spine (Harrington Heights trail!).  Michael rode pretty much everything while I choked on several of the descents (see pic of my lame elbow wound).  I swear some of the riding there was harder than Moab! However the quarry’s were stunning and at times it was hard to watch the trail with the breathtaking views in every direction.

Norcross Scurry Mountain Bike Race Date Set

The Root 66 Norcross Scurry Mountain Bike Race will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the June Norcross Webster Scout Reservation in Ashford, Connecticut. Pre-register at

The course is a 5.85 mile loop that all categories will ride. 1 lap for First Timers, 2 laps for CAT 3, 3 laps for CAT 2, and 4 laps for CAT 1 and Pro.


Sunday Morning Mansfield Hollow MTB Ride

Sunday Morning Mansfield Hollow MTB Ride

Root 66 Series Results

Congrats to our Root 66 Racers who endured some of the most challenging conditions to date in 2011!

Series Results:

1st place   Rachel Chambers   Cat 1/Women/12 to 18

1st place   Andy Chambers      Cat 1/Men/50+

2nd place  Marilyn Quinlan     Cat 1/Women/35+

3rd place   Tom Quinlan          Cat 2/Men/50+

4th place   Trevor Chambers Cat 3/Men/12 to 18

6th place   Mary Fuchs             Cat 1/Women/35+

8th place   Harley Erickson    Cat 3/Women/35+