Author Archives: Jake Kassen

VT 100/200k: Sept 24th in Montpelier, VT

Come join NER for the final 200k (with 100k option) of 2016 taking place on September 24th in Montpelier. The ride will conclude with a Vermont end-of-season party. These are fantastic routes which take in a good number of VT … Continue reading

Overnight 200k Ride Report

Synopsis: I (Jake Kassen) rode the NER Overnight 200k this past weekend (Aug 20th 2016) and had a great time. It served as something of a belated 10th anniversary brevet for myself. Below is my report of the ride including … Continue reading

Overnight 200k Aug 20th Recap

Here’s an update from Sarah who designed and is running the upcoming overnight 200k on August 20th: Thanks to everyone who came out for the overnight ride. It was a perfect evening for a great event. Thanks Sarah for organizing … Continue reading

600k Wrap-Up

Thanks to the 25 riders who started the MA 600k out of Concord, MA. The weather prediction was spot on: Mid-90s with strong sun both days. It’s rare to get weather this hot in New England so this ride proved … Continue reading

600k Update

The 600k route was updated slightly on Wednesday morning — only between Amherst & Northfield. I’ve added in a short section of flat dirt road near the CT river and removed a few miles of Rt. 63. I like this … Continue reading

Route Annoucements

VT 400k – July 16th: Please note the route was updated on July 12th based on a pre-ride of the course. No major changes however an alternate control was selected in North Troy and a few detours were added to … Continue reading

VT 300k & MA 400k Wrap-Up + Upcoming Events

We’ve had an exciting June of events. On June 11th was the VT 300k out of Montpellier. About a dozen riders started for what would be mixed weather on one of the hardest NER courses. There was some interesting mechanical … Continue reading

200k & 300k Recap

The Annual Sunderland & Northfield 300k + “Tweedo’s Revenge” 200k event last Saturday was a great success. Perhaps the best weather ever for this ride as 30 people started the 300k, 7 started the 200k. Everyone finished except one. A … Continue reading

Fleche/Dart Recap

The Portland Dart 2016 was a terrific success! We have four Fleche Teams, two Dart Teams, plus a pair of 400k scouts. Everyone who started made it to Portland. Below are the teams: Bash Bish Brothers Start: Hartford, CT Team: … Continue reading

May Events

May is a busy month with an event almost every weekend: May 7th: Vermont Green Mountain 200k – Great ride all around. We had 26 riders start, 24 finish. Thanks for everyone who came out. May 13-15: Portland Fleche & … Continue reading