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Hartford Riverfront Cyclocross / Skatepark Riding

I'd best describe the Hartford Riverfront Cyclocross race as 'unique'. Even in the midst of grass crit season the course was surprisingly non-technical and a huge contrast from the "Wood Shed" at Silk City CX the day prior.
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Team Health Warrior Review: Garneau Gennix A1 Aero Frameset

Team Health Warrior's Roger Parmelee reviews Garneau's new aero road frame: the Gennix A1. Featuring a short video from Greg Addo.
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Team Health Warrior Review: new Garneau Héros MIPS RTR Helmet

Team Health Warrior reviews Garneau's new Héros MIPS RTR Helmet.
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Team Health Warrior Review: Garneau's Course Superleggera Jersey

For the past few weeks here in NYC it's been Jakarta hot out. We've found ourselves breaking into a sweat like Mel Gibson in "The Year of Living Dangerously" just thinking about riding our bikes. In such conditions, we put a premium on any piece of kit that is super light and super breathable. Fortunately, this year we expanded our kit order to include LG’s Course Supperleggera (Italian for “super light”) jersey. Being put into such heavy rotation recently by many of the guys on the team recently, the timing is right to share our impressions.
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New Bike Day: Introducing the Garneau A1

We're proud to introduce the newest member of our family: the brand new Garneau A1 aero bike. Freshly painted in the Garneau Dream Factory the A1 will soon be a presence at races across the country. Keep an eye out for more on this mean machine once we start putting it through it's paces.
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ACME Bicycle Co Wednesday Coffee Rides

Earlier this year we interviewed Jonathan and Colin from ACME Bicycle Co on the art and science of fitting. Now with summer weather (finally) approaching ACME is kicking off weekly coffee rides. Every Wednesday meet at 8:30AM at Grand Army Plaza for a chill, no-drop pace for 1 hour. Then head back to the shop at 9:30 for bagels and coffee. All are welcome!
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The Interview: ACME Bicycle Co

During the latter stretch of the 2015 racing season a number of Team Health Warrior racers dropped by ACME Bicycle Co for fits and experienced first hand the dramatic improvement in performance and comfort derived from the ACME fit. This positive feedback blossomed into a formal partnership for the 2016 season season as ACME Bicycle Co became THW's official fit partner. More recently we had the opportunity for a bit of Q&A with ACME founder Jonathan Blyer and his partner, THW racer Colin Tanner to touch on the technology and philosophy behind bicycle fits and what makes ACME different from their peers.
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Health Warrior Returns for 2016

We are proud to announce that Health Warrior is returning as the exclusive title sponsor for New York City based Team Health Warrior during the 2016 calendar year.
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Garneau Gennix R1 2016 THW Edition

After three years racing and riding the Garneau Gennix R1 from Italy to California (with a few bike packing trips in between) Team Health Warrior is pleased to once again race this top of the line frameset featuring custom paint from the Garneau Dream Factory during the coming 2016 road season.
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Team Health Warrior Video Shoot

Our latest project with Addo Productions, a feature on riding and racing in New York City with our friends at Garneau. Stay tuned for the finished product in 2016.
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Louis Garneau Team Shield Review

With the road season drawing to a close, thoughts and passing comments are shifting towards readying for the approaching fall. The bag that contains my many winter garments, cycling ones far outnumbering civilian ones, is sneakily making its…
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A Year with Lightweight Wheels: Video and Review

In November 2014, Team Health Warrior p/b RK&O proudly announced its product sponsorship with Lightweight Wheels of Germany (“Lightweight”).
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Louis Garneau Gennix R1 Review

Louis Garneau has been Team Sixcycle-RK&O’s official kit partner for the past three seasons.  We have previously written about our love for their 2014 Custom Kit Selection and the aero but not ugly Course Helmet, as well as reviewing…
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Nobletree + Team Health Warrior: Coffee, Bikes, Fun

Bike racing in New York City involves painfully early race start times and morning training sessions that often begin under the cover of darkness.  Not surprisingly, coffee is a staple of a pretty much every bike racer’s in-season diet.  Team…
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Garneau LG Course Air Lite Review

I’m going to start by spoiling this review with the following: the LG Course Air Lite shoes are the best road shoes I have ever worn. That’s a pretty bold statement, I know - and I’ve tried most of the major brands and models out there.…
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Lightweight Video Teaser

We've been putting our Lightweight wheels to use all year - from California to to Maine - and now we're going into the studio to capture the unmistakable Lightweight style.  A quick teaser of our latest video project. Coming soon...…
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New Feature: 2015 Team Kit

Colin Tanner and Laura S Wilson take capture some of the accessories that help define our 2015 Louis Garneau team kit http://teamhealthwarrior.com/portfolio-item/new-year-new-kit/
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The Interview: Shane Emmett, Health Warrior CEO

It has been a privilege to represent Health Warrior this year as our title sponsor. As many of you know, we have been distributing Health Warrior's Chia Bars and Chia Protein Bars at races throughout the spring (and will continue to do so during…
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New Feature: Louis Garneau Steeple-X

Colin and Roger got their hands on a 2015 Louis Garneau Steeple-X and put it through its paces on a snowy day in New York City. Check out the full feature: http://teamhealthwarrior.com/portfolio-item/louis-garneau-steeple-x-snow/  
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New Feature: That Special New Bike Feeling

Greg Addo checks in with a video capturing that new bike feeling, featuring the 2015 Louis Garneau Gennix R1, custom painted in the LG Dream Factory in the Team Health Warrior p/b RK&O paint scheme.Check out the video: http://teamhealthwarrior.com/portfolio-item/louis-garneau-gennix-r1-build/
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New Feature: Louis Garneau Steeple-X

Our friends at Louis Garneau sent us a brand new Steeple-X to take for a spin, starting with a brief ride around NYC for some Urban CX.http://teamhealthwarrior.com/portfolio-item/louis-garneau-steeple-x/
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Team Health Warrior p/b RK&O Race Bikes

Team Health Warrior p/b RK&O is pleased to partner with Louis Garneau and Lightweight Cycling for the 2015 season - and to present the first pictures of our 2015 race machines:http://teamhealthwarrior.com/portfolio-item/louis-garneau-lightweight-x-new-york-night/
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Sixcycle Returns for 2015

Team Health Warrior p/b RK&O is excited to continue it’s multi-year partnership with co-founding sponsor Sixcycle in 2015. Sixcycle will return as a brand sponsor for the upcoming season and will be providing the team with individualized…
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Nobletree Coffee Partners with Team Health Warrior p/b RK&O

Team Health Warrior p/b RK&O is proud to introduce Nobletree Coffee as one of its key sponsors for the 2015 season. Based in Red Hook (Brooklyn) Nobletree is the first coffee company to introduce the concept of farm-to-table: in order to…
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RK&O Returns for 2015

Team Health Warrior p/b RK&O is excited to continue it’s multi-year partnership with co-founding sponsor RK&O in 2015. RK&O will be the team’s exclusive presenting sponsor for the upcoming season.From RK&O: RK&O…
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Team Health Warrior p/b RK&O Announces 2015 Title Sponsor

Team Sixcycle is pleased to announce that Health Warrior will be the team's exclusive title sponsor for the 2015 season. Separately RK&O, one of the team's founding co-title sponsors, will become the team's official presenting sponsor, as…
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Photo Rhetoric Returns For 2015

As we continue the ramp to the 2015 season, we're pleased to announce that once again Photo Rhetoric - also known as team rider Matthew Vandivort - will be returning as one of Team Sixcycle's sponsors in the new year, providing imagery of the…
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Louis Garneau and Team Sixcycle-RK&O in 2015

Following our recently announced Lightweight partnership we are pleased to announce that we'll once again be working with our friends at Louis Garneau for the 2015 season. As we ride and race from the East Coast to the West (with a few international…
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Lightweight Wheels and Team Sixcycle-RK&O

As we prepare for the 2015 season, Team Sixcycle-RK&O is proud to announce our first new sponsor for the coming season: Lightweight Wheels of Germany. Started in a garage in Germany, with a rich heritage at the highest levels of the sport,…
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2014 Team Kit

With our 2014 team roster officially announced and the Grant's Tomb Criterium looming on the horizon as the first major race of the season, we're pleased to release our 2014 Louis Garneau kit design. Reflecting our view of quality over quantity…
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Anatomy of a catalog cover

For the past two years Team Sixcycle-RK&O has been proud to partner with Photo Rhetoric on all things photography related.  This partnership has led to some incredible images (including "Zero Visibility" and "Louisville 2013"), a worldwide…
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2013 Sponsors

Team Sixcycle-RK&O is pleased to announce our 2013 sponsors. We have the privilege of being extremely selective with our partners and we believe we're working with some of the best brands and companies in each of their respective industries.…
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Team Sixcycle on TV

UPDATE: check out the full version of the interview here: http://team.sixcycle.com/2013/01/18/a-final-word-on-lance/As many in the cycling community implausibly found themselves watching Oprah on a Thursday night, Team Sixcycle-RK&O was…