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GMSR Cafeteros riders
Phyllis Mandel
Green Mountain Stage Race pictures

Cafeteros is an amateur cycling club based in Fairfield county (CT) and Westchester county (NY), founded six years ago by local racers. The club name and “coffee-bean” logo were inspired by the founders’ Colombian roots.

The club is focused on racing and is a member of USA Cycling, the umbrella organization for competitive cycling in the US.  Cafeteros has about 35 members of diverse backgrounds and ages, brought together by a common love of cycling and racing.

Reb and Jeff at Commune de Marie

Reb and Jeff at Commune de Marie in France 2008 (look for "Cyclo 2008")
Ephrata 2007
Tour de Ephrata 2007


GMSR 2007
GMSR 2007

Racing

Members compete in numerous local, regional, and international amateur races, among them:

Fitchburg Longsjo Classic (MA, July) – major four-day stage race attracts spectators regionally and pro and amateur racers from across the country
Green Mountain Stage Race (VT, September) – four-day stage race, the major fall pro / amateur event in New England
Selection of one-day road races contested:

  • Battenkill-Roubaix (NY, April)
  • Jiminy Peak (MA, May)
  • Empire State Games (NY, July)
  • Masters Nationals (PA, July)
  • NY Capital Road Race (NY, August)

See Race Results for a selection of races contested by Cafeteros members by event and racer

In August the club co-promotes the Tokeneke Classic Road Race in Connecticut. 

In 2007 the race was a huge success with over 300 racers in six fields. Comments included: "one of the New England great road races" "one of the better, if not the best road race I've participated in."

Tokeneke Classic Road Race
Photo: Paul Kramarchyk
Tokeneke Classic Road Race



Cafeteros racer Fitchburg 2007
Fitchburg 2007

Colombia 2007

Colombia

In September club members travel to Colombia and compete in the Vuelta a Colombia S.M., a major international masters event covering 7 stages and 450km.


Colombia 2007

SPONSORS

Cycle Center of Stamford

1492 High Ridge Rd
Stamford, CT 06903
203-968-1100
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Brasitas Restaurant in Stamford
Brasitas : Spanish Latino Dishes, including, Colombian, Mexican ...
The Traveling Bike Shop
Max Lippolis and "the traveling bike shop"
Personalized Bicycle Services, 914.263.3352


 

Contact:  Thomas Coleman, Club Secretary, secretary@cafeteroscycling.com