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November 2012
Another Great Mountain Bike Season
The club had a successful 2012 mountain season, finishing up 8th out of 31 participating schools in the conference. Nathaniel Williams earned 3rd in the Overall Omnium and 2nd in the XC Omnium while Adam Gagne took several gravity wins. Many new members had a blast and are already looking forward to next season. The season was capped off with Collegiate Nationals in Angel Fire, NM. Adam Gagne, Nathaniel Williams, Mike Smith and Kyle Missaggia all had respectable results in deep Division I fields. Thanks to Scott Sports, the club now has a mountain and road bike for club members to use if they wish to try out the sport, or if their current bike breaks mid-season. Road season will be here before we know it!

September 2011
Welcome Back UMBRC
School is back in session and so is UMBRC. If you are interested in joining, sign up to be a part of our list-serve and come check out one of our weekly Thursday night meetings in the Campus Center.

March 2011

ECCC Road Season Underway
UMBRC got off to a great start the first couple race weekends, showcasing the talents of new and returning members alike. There are many new faces to the team, and they are all excited to see what the rest of the season has in store. Check out our Schedule page for the link to the latest results.


February 2011

End of Winter Hibernation, Start of Spring Training
Winter break was a great time of relaxation for many riders, and the last couple weeks of January were a time of reworking class schedules and getting back into an academic groove. With the first road race only a month away, training has resumed in earnest. Although the weather outside continues to be quite chilly, we are now holding team spinning sessions in the Rec Center. Read More


October 2010
Impressive Mountain Bike Season Concludes
UMBRC made an impressive showing during the 2010 ECCC Mountain Bike Season, finishing 8th overall in the conference! Two riders, Adam Gagne and Shaun Laplante, qualified and competed in the Collegiate National Championship in Truckee, California. Great performance by everyone who participated this season. It was surely one of the team's best mountain bike showing in years!


Fall 2010
UMass Bike Racing Club photo featured on the UMass Amherst homepage. Read the article here

Summer 2010
UMBRC Alum Jim Fisk and friends successfully bike across America. Read about their amazing story here

May 2010
UMass Bike Racing at Road Nationals
Jeremy Durrin competes strongly at the Collegiate National Championship in Madison, Wisconsin. Check out the article at CyclingNews.com highlighting his breakaway group during the Road Race. Also be sure to read his blog detailing the Criterium and his overall Nationals experience


May 2010
UMass Bike Racing Club wins 2010 Sports Club of the Year



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