High Point Hill Climb

On April 27, 2019 TT race number 4 of the NJ TT series brought riders to High Point for the traditional Hill Climb organized by Skylands Cycling. Temperatures at the start of 42 degrees and ever so changing wind speeds and directions made as always for tough conditions on this hill. The actual gradient is…

Hop Brook Clif Bar Dirt MTB Race

Sunday June 7th , Hop Brook MTB always marks the CT MTB Race kick off for the season. Great course and very nice dry fast conditions this year. FinKraft brought 3 juniors and 5 masters to the race. The juniors dominated, Frank Jr winning the cat 2 15-18 year olds by a healthy margin. Sierra…

Allamuchy TT

The 3rd stop of the NJ Time Trial Series was Allamuchy TT. A fast course (circuit with overlap) with several turns that were wet due to the rain overnight into the morning. So a certain amount of caution, if there is any at these higher speeds, were in order. FinKraft once again represented with Glenn…

Cape May TT

FinKraft Cycling Team once again represented in the NJTT series on April 6, 2019. The second stop brought riders to Cape May. Unusually nice conditions and moderate winds, ensured fast times Andreas Runggatscher won the Masters 45 category and Glenn Babikian won the Masters 50. Both were close to the fastest times of the day.…

Allamuchy Short Track MTB Race

On Sunday we woke up to gray skies and as soon as we got to the race venue it started to rain. Mud and no shortage on rocks in Allamuchy. Warm mud and warm slick rock where not so bad though. Awesome turn out and a really fun course, due to the weather it has…

Sandy Hook Time Trial

This past weekend there was also the first Time Trial of the season in the NJ Time Trial Cup, as always with the prologue in Sandy Hook. Weather can be challenging there, especially the winds as it is near the ocean and one becomes an “open target”. Although the sun was brightly shining riders were…

Hell of Hunterdon 2019, the Future of Cycling

The season has begun and as always it is a mix of our team members doing some group training rides (slams) on various terrain and of course starting to test their fitness in early season races. One of the rides that have a mix of road and gravel is the yearly Hell of Hunterdon. Andreas…