Articles By Heather McLaughlin

Jamestown Classic (October 8, 2012)

By Heather McLaughlin on November 20th, 2012
A sunny Monday in October brought the Harvard Cycling team down to Jamestown, RI for the Jamestown Classic, a beautiful looped road race course around the island. It served as both the end of summer racing season for the veterans, as well as a first race for many enthusiastic new racers. Ian and Jesse drove down earlier in the morning with new racers Nima and Alex, arriving for the start of the men’s Cat. 5 race. The women had a slightly more stressful trip down. I was supposed to pick up the rental car as soon as Enterprise opened ... [read more]

Green Mountain Stage Race Report

By Heather McLaughlin on September 6th, 2012

Some races just don’t go according to plan. Coming into the Green Mountain Stage Race (GMSR), I really wanted a strong race. I had a 6 week training lead up and a week-long taper to be nice and fresh for the start of the four day race on Friday, August 31st. My bike had new wheels and a newly upgraded drive train and I couldn’t wait to see what it was capable of in its hopefully last race before retirement as a training bike.

Unfortunately, I woke up on Thursday with a horrible sore throat, the first harbinger ...

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