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”

Join in the Fun – MTBNJ Group Ride at Stephens State Park

-by Chris Brawley This past Saturday, close to 40 people got together to mountain bike Stephens State Park at 9am. The fact that this many people showed up on a cold, windy February morning, with temperatures in the teens is a testament to the fact that mountain biking is fun and being able to come … Continue reading “Join in the Fun – MTBNJ Group Ride at Stephens State Park”

The Legal South Mountain, in Phoenix, Arizona.

-by Norm Zurawski January in New Jersey. I can think of many places I’d rather be in the winter. While I didn’t actively seek a place to go this past January, and really this winter has not been especially cold nor snowy, I was given the opportunity to go to Arizona for a work trip. … Continue reading “The Legal South Mountain, in Phoenix, Arizona.”

MTBNJ Secures First Ever Food Vendor for Short Track Series

-by Norm Zurawski For immediate release, or whenever we get to it. Today marks an exciting day in the history of both the MTBNJ Short Track series (yet to be named for the 2019 edition) as well as the New Jersey-based chili scene, and especially the MTBNJ Short Track chili scene. Mountain Man Chili has … Continue reading “MTBNJ Secures First Ever Food Vendor for Short Track Series”