Bear Mountain Ride June 29, 2009

On Friday July 3rd the Brooklyn Arches teamed up with Major Taylor’s Iron Riders to attack the ‘Bear. The weather was accommodating (perhaps for the first time all summer) and the pace gradually picked up all day culminating in an every-man-for-himself blitz from Piermont to Strictly Bicycles on the west side of the GW Bridge.

Here are a few photos from the top of the ‘Bear.

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Aaron Deutsch

About Aaron Deutsch

Aaron has always felt a passion for, if not a gravitational pull from, racing. Since being lured from the basketball court onto the track in 1993 he set 7 track & field records and medaled six times at the state level of competition.

He moved to the mountain bike in the late 1990s and won the Penn Cycle Buck Hill race series in 2000 in the sport class. He also placed 4th in the Subaru Cup XC race that year.

After moving to New York Aaron took up road racing and rode unattached for the first year and medaled in 2 races including a 1st place finish in the Kissena Race Series in 2007. In 2008 the Brooklyn Arches Cycling Club was formed and the results were immediate and consistent including winning the Cadence Cup Race Series in Brooklyn. He currently races with the Major Taylor Iron Riders Development Team

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