Newsreel

RAGNAR RELAY: ROBINSON & SCHWARTZ TAKE A W

On an 8-man relay team, Elite Endurance athletes Jess Robinson & Tiffany Schwartz were able to pull off an impressive victory at the Ragnar Game of Trails Relay Race in Utah: “We finished in just 20hrs 17min 44sec giving us 7th place out of three …read more >

MELISSA TALLENT WINS MABRA BEST ALL-AROUND RACER

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SLAVIN TO RACE FOR KTM BIKES FACTORY TEAM

I got Laura her first bike – a Trek flatbar road bike – in 2013 and when she took to commuting hard to work she waxed lyrical over her new MPH and her fastest times, delirious in a new world. I smiled because I did …read more >

RESULTS: WINNING THIS WEEKEND

Let’s start with our TT crew and Silvermine, the NJ State Championship:  Ric Wolf was 2nd 50+, Leo Baird 2nd Juniors 15-16, rising star DJ Toback WON Juniors 9-12, Chris Dawson 5th Masters 30+, Mark Curran 4th Masters 40+, Jesse O’Donnell 2nd and Brian Norling …read more >

August Results: Time Trials, MTBs, Road Racing & Tri – OH MY!

Mountain bike, time trial, and road racing seasons are winding down (don’t worry, ‘cross is coming!!) and results from the final races are zooming in… EE MTBers have been doing well  on both coasts. Out west, Ben Shaklee was able to overcome a catastrophic 22min …read more >

2016 WINDHAM PRO XCT

Windham has been called a heavy, hard drag — the experience is just a different animal, a reason why many of the biggest races in the country take place there. Nick Lando of Team Town Cycle had a game plan to ride with reserve and …read more >

US CUP: BOSTON REBELLION WEEKEND

In Saturday’s US Cup pro women’s XC race, Laura Slavin of the EliteEndurance.com Pro Factory Team placed 18th, one of her best results ever. In the men’s pro event, Nick Lando of Team Town Cycle battled to a valiant 33rd, coming in front of much …read more >

RAD RESULTS ROUNDUP | XC MTB STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Weekend results are in and EE athletes are on fire!! At the XC MTB NJ State Championship, hosted by Mountain Creek Bike Park, Nick Lando and Laura Slavin WIN the pro races and State Champion titles with impressive time gaps on their fields: 3m for Lando and 8m …read more >

2016 EE TOUR | GISLER HAMMERS TO YELLOW, CZERNIK IN RED

The group enjoyed a flowy start to the ride, making good time as they snaked towards the first sprint point, an uphill slog up 202 in Lincoln Park. Sam Findlater drew first blood in the Clover Lane Sprint, Micheal Gisler 2nd, William Christman 3rd. Gisler …read more >

LBI TT: EE TRIATHLETES SET COURSE RECORDS

Brian Norling won the Men’s Open and also ran the overall fastest time of the day. His Elite Endurance stablemate, Amanda Rinderer, won the Women’s Cat-4 and also claimed the overall. Both athletes had blazing fast times, setting LBI TT course records. On the same …read more >

STEAVENSON WINS JOE MARTIN SR PROLOGUE

At Arkansas’s Devil’s Den Start Park, Bicycle Heaven PVA Racings Ben Steavenson attacked the opening uphill prologue with venom and WON the Cat-1-2 time trial by 11 seconds. For a ten-minute event, the time gains to the field are huge. “Ben is a talent, and …read more >

Elite Endurance Newsreel | October II

TIFFANY SCHWARTZ TOP-10 AT DUATHLON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS The night before, she slept very well. She woke up at a quarter-to-four, she felt relaxed, sleep was still there, she rolled over and fell back to sleep, up at 5, a very relaxed pre-race morning/fueling/packing process, on …read more >

RAD RESULTS ROUND-UP & TEAM UPDATE

HORWITZ’S PEAK PERFORMANCE AT BOSTON’S TD MAYOR’S CUP CRIT Ted admitted to getting caught up dealing with pre-race logistics and was a little late to the start of the race. Off-the-grid he was starting the race mid-pack, not ideal. He quickly moved his way to …read more >

SUMMER LOVE AFFAIR: RAD RESULTS ROUND-UP

Athletes come to you for coaching and place their potential into the palm of your hand. You fully understand what conditioned athletes bring to competition, and being involved in this process fills you with pride. When an athlete loses, fails, cannot perform to potential, the …read more >

Rowe Crushes Back-to-Back Triathlons

A key to success in endurance sports is consistency — every day is connected to the next, and you never know what tomorrow will bring… We have been working with Mr. Rowe for several years now, and every year he gets stronger and faster, generating …read more >

First Cyclocross Race Recap: GRANOGUE

Cross is coming? I don’t know, I’m not on Twitter and don’t understand hashtags — cross is HERE, we are here, we are ready, Granogue was the first race of the year — killer course, killer fields, killer conditions, killer heat. Very stoked to see …read more >

Tough, strong, persistent

Jennifer DeFalco started racing MTBs in early 2014. At first, her riding ability in the woods was very much beginner, she was not equipped with the experience nor the skills to ride the gnarly terrain of North Jersey. Defalco is a tough, strong, persistent athlete: …read more >

Bike Lab | Eileen Neville, road fit

With a mix of her training preference and basing goals off her power curve, Eileen is targeting a season of short-course triathlon, a few road events, and a complete season of cyclocross racing. She noted her TT position, which is more forward and upright, helps …read more >

JAMES YOO | the process of improvement

James was not sure how his legs were going to perform after the very hard ride on Sunday, but he remembered one of the training commandments: Always Ride the Day Before a Race. The week was busy and he carved out time to get his …read more >

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS IN NJ & VIRGINIA

After the NJ State Road Race Championships, DeathRow Velo‘s John Landino said, “Understand that my teammate Wild Bill set this win up by getting in the main move of nine guys on the FIRST LAP.” Wild Bill powered out there until ten miles to go, …read more >

BARBOSSA WINS PRO RACE AT WILLIAMS LAKE

For Stacey Barbossa, Saturday was heavy – yard work, ripping stumps out of the ground, then dancing at a wedding, then the prospect of racing mountain bikes on Sunday… Stacey can never say no to a busy day and was able to cross all activities …read more >

Grayson Church | Successful Performances

Grayson Church | Successful & Important Road Racing Performances as he Builds to Late-May Peak Grayson Church has had a successful career racing his road bike. He won the Page Valley Road Race in 2012 and the Appalachia Road Race in 2014 with late attacks …read more >

RAD RESULTS ROUND-UP!

At the LBI TT, Jesse O’Donnell won the men’s Cat-1/2/3 event. Brian Norling had another crusher ride, taking 2nd in the 35+, behind Overall winner Patrick Walter. Amanda Rinderer blazed 2nd in the Cat-4 women. Paul Cresti was 3rd in the Cat-4 race and is …read more >

FOUNDATION’S BAUM WINS PROSPECT PARK ROAD RACE

Woodruff Hall Baum has been training in serious fashion all winter, his goal to succeed in road racing. He was scoring top-5s and a 2nd at Plainville Criterium already this season, but he felt like he could win a race, frustrated with his actual racing …read more >

DAGOSTINO WINS ALLAMUCHY TT WOMEN’S OVERALL | RACING AT HIGH LEVEL

Lauren is the current NJ State TT Champion and is a Cat-1 road and cyclocross racer, racing for the elite women’s H+H Racing squad and TEAM Elite Endurance. Lauren will be racing TT and Road Nationals in May, as well at Wilmington and the monument …read more >

BYE WINS BATTENKILL | TAYLOR WINS CARL DOLAN

John Bye is an experienced triathlete, an eye still on KONA, and he loves to race his road bike. After PRing huge with his first triathlon goal of 2015, his second goal of the season was to have a successful performance at the illustrious Tour …read more >

If I had a vision to build a premier road team with clones of just one singular rider, it would be Lauren Dagostino.

If I had a vision to build a premier road team with clones of just one singular rider, it would be Lauren Dagostino. The reality would be frightening — she is one of the most relentlessly successful athletes I have ever met. I was elated …read more >

2nd @ Nationals Championships, 4.2 seconds from Gold

Cycling is a team sport, and to barrel through roads with your teammates, racing TT bikes, the feeling can be both surreal and rewarding — you are riding faster than ever, and you are all committed and in these next moments riding 100% for a …read more >

BERRIOS, OISHI WINNING MTB RACES IN NJ

At MTBNJ’s Mooch Madness in Allamuchy, Louis Berrios WON the Cat-2 40+ race! “I usually go out too hot,” Louis said, “and a rider smashed the uphill start. I knew it was better to just NOT do that.” Berrios felt strong and crested the first …read more >

SLAVIN WINNING MTB RACE IN MD

At 3am, Laura Slavin‘s alarm went off, echoing into peaceful, sleepy darkness and putting the final nail into the coffin of her biggest fear: racing with zero sleep. She had made the decision to travel day-of down to Maryland’s Sugar Hill Papatsco race venue, three-and-a-half …read more >

Elite Endurance athletes go 1st 2nd at Sugar Hill MTB race in Papatsco, MD

Elite Endurance athletes go 1st 2nd at Sugar Hill MTB race in Papatsco, MD — great job Laura and Kristine! And, huge congrats to John Bye — who today WON Battenkill out of a long breakaway. Great training today, sir, as we have some 140.6 …read more >

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WINNING & LOSING

I am excited to report on a huge weekend of racing here, riders winning Pro/1/2 races, wins, podiums, constant personal PRs everywhere — you never forget hearing these stories, and I fully know success is about improving, and success breeds success. One result I want …read more >

VICTOR GRAS & PROSPECT PARK BATTLEGROUND

Victor Gras has started the season with consistent form, nailing two 2nd places at Prospect Park with aggressive racing, losing to the same rider both times. In the first race, Victor bridged up to a move, but a rider had already attacked, was up the …read more >

H+H RACING UPDATE | Dagostino 3rd @ Philly Navy Yard Crit

H+H RACING UPDATE | Dagostino 3rd @ Philly Navy Yard Crit Lauren Dagostino was caught between the Racer Dilemma: two great races, which to choose? Her coach had told her Saturday would bring amazing legs, so doing the Sandy Hook TT or the Philly pro …read more >

1st & 1st | Elite Endurance Athletes Win the Men’s & Women’s Overall | Sandy Hook TT

For one particular Saturday night, the reality becomes the dream: two athletes can lay down at night and dream for eight hours — but it can feel like forever. You’re on top of the mountain, and there is no room left for anyone else up …read more >

ED CROSSMAN | Recent Triathlon & Half-Marathon PR Performances

Ed’s next goal event is Silverman 70.3 on October 4th, with ambition to qualify for 2016 Worlds 70.3. Ed recently had a PR performance at the Ocala Olympic Triathlon. “I had some killer splits but a terrible swim,” Ed said, summing up the day. The …read more >

Victor Gras Wins Grant’s Tomb

Early into the event, one of Victor’s teammates attacked solo. No one attempted to go with him, Victor hovering the front, ready to protect his teammate. He watched the riders in front of him, and he was actually able to relax a bit and enjoy …read more >