Tales of a Cat 5 Nothing

The Tour de Lousiane is the New Orleans Bicycle Club’s annual two day stage race. This being my second sanctioned race (the first being the Rouge Roubaix, purely a test of survival for me), I had no real expectations other than learning a thing or two. I caught a ride to the Northshore with Robinson…

Summer Sprint Series

Yeah You Ride is excited to announce a new, “business casual” competition circuit, the Summer Sprint Series. Riders will pony up and compete for cash in head-to-head drag sprints, with the top 3 sprinters taking home cheddar. Every month the location will change, as will the distance of the sprint. Originally conceived as a fixed…

Tour de Lac

I saw this photo of Weston McWhorter’s in January and knew I was missing out on something special. So when Townsend Myers invited the Semi-Tough Cycling Club to Tour De Lac part Deux, I knew I had to be there. While the ride around Lake Pontchartain doesn’t offer much in elevation change, the approximately 160 miles through the steamy…

BLAMPING

The weekend before the Spring Brake Yr’sef madness, a few friends and I decided to take advantage of the weather and go BLAMPING (That’s glamourous camping on bikes, folks). Saint Bernard State park is a surprisingly scenic 13 mile ride from the Bywater. Don’t fret about how you’ll pack all your beer and hotdogs down…

Spring Brake Yrself 2013 Recap

A Shout Out to Sponsors and Racers First of all, we want to express how grateful we are to all of our awesome sponsors for loading us up with top quality gear to give away. And of course, a humongous thanks to all the riders who showed up to duke it out and support Plan B….

Rouge Roubaix Photoset by Zach Thomas

Zach Thomas, who provided much needed support during the Rouge Roubaix with his SWAG Wagon, was also able to find the time to snap some pretty amazing shots of the Semi-Tough crew, the field and the brutal conditions. The grain of these black and white images perfectly exemplifies what it was like to roll over…

Ride Profiles: The Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s “O.C. Ride”

The Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s Saturday “O.C. Ride” has quickly become one of my favorites rides. So much so, that I’ll pass up an always eventful Friday night in New Orleans just so that I can #earlytobedearlytoshred it. The ride starts most Saturday mornings at 7:15am at the PJ’s near Magazine and Jefferson (edit: new starting…