Iron Furnace – the MTBNJ Blurbs

This weekend was the MASS Endurance Race – The Iron Furnace at Wawayanda State Park.   It’s a badass race that’s overshadowed a bit by its bigger brother, the Bearsct 50.   But the Iron Furnce is still no walk in the park, because riding those wet roots and rocks is a challenge no matter what.   On … Continue reading “Iron Furnace – the MTBNJ Blurbs”

Mooch Madness from the Promoter’s Lens

Mooch Madness 2019 is in the books. If you’re looking for a comprehensive breakdown, results, commentary, etc, this post is not it. This is a collection of pictures I took on race day, with 1 exception at the end which was taken by teammate Brian Ackerman. The rest of these are how I absorbed the … Continue reading “Mooch Madness from the Promoter’s Lens”

Mooch Madness – the MTBNJ Blurbs

Mooch Madness recap!  The MTBNJ Crew was extra busy this weekend.  Not only were they racing, they were promoting the race!   It was a huge effort and many many woman and man hours of work went into prep and execution.   Here are some of the recaps as written by the individuals, who in between racing … Continue reading “Mooch Madness – the MTBNJ Blurbs”

Ringwood Rumble – the MTBNJ Blurbs

The 2nd race of the H2H series came & went this past weekend up north with the Ringwood Rumble. At almost the other end of the state from the inaugural series event, this race was wet, muddy, and by all accounts a blast. In all we sent 10 racers down there this weekend and this … Continue reading “Ringwood Rumble – the MTBNJ Blurbs”

NICA’s 2019 Season Opener: A Refreshing Perspective

-by Norm Zurawski Normally I wouldn’t be writing about a NICA race on the MTBNJ blog, but this past weekend I had a chance to go down to south Jersey and take in the 2019 season opener of the NICA New Jersey season. For those of you who don’t know what NICA is, I will … Continue reading “NICA’s 2019 Season Opener: A Refreshing Perspective”

March Mayhem – the MTBNJ Blurbs

The H2H series kicked things off this past weekend down in south Jersey with the March Mayhem cross-country race, and from the sounds of it, it was a powerful, driving course. The following is a selection of blurbs in both long & short format from some of the Orange & Blue that were down south … Continue reading “March Mayhem – the MTBNJ Blurbs”

Dave’s Eggs are all in One Basket. Promoting Through the Snow Plow

-by Norm Zurawski One thing I wanted to do this year was sit down and give the readers a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to promote a bike race. I’ll be honest – I don’t know what the end-result is for doing this. Several people told me it might be an interesting exercise to … Continue reading “Dave’s Eggs are all in One Basket. Promoting Through the Snow Plow”