King’s County Challenge

King’s County Challege at Floyd Bennett Field

What’s racing at Floyd Bennett Field like?

Here are some quotes from former Cervelo Test Team Pro Rider João Correia, a frequent racer at Floyd Bennett Field, taken from a Nyvelocity.com interview:

Two years ago, outside of the Philly races, I didn’t have higher numbers in any other race than at Floyd Bennett. The highest numbers I saw on my SRM were at Floyd.

The way people race (at Floyd Bennett Field) , you know, it’s weird. It’s a race where there’s nowhere to hide; you sit on guys, they’re not going anywhere; the break goes away and all of a sudden it’s not coming back and you can’t bring it back on your own.

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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