Ride Along: Bear Mountain, New York

This ride to Bear Mountain is the perfect length and variety for your winter indoor training regiment. Your workout breaks down like this:

  • 10 minute warmup as you ride from Stony Point to Bear Mountain State Park
  • ~28 minute grind up Bear Mountain using your big ring
  • 8 minute descent using your small ring with high cadence
  • ~10 minute cool down
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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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