The day started with a very quick race. Attacks came fast and furious, but with 2 laps to go- the pack would come back together. A group of four took off at the bottom of the hill and just dangled there-varying between 7 and 10 seconds difference. The sprint came down to just meters with… Read more »
This morning’s predicted rain was thankfully pushed back to the afternoon, leaving the riders a full race to enjoy Prospect Park and a very fast ride. The field took off at such a clip that many were left a bit demolished. Check back later for the finish photos and a few other fun shots from… Read more »
Many thanks to Tom Lucarelli & Phil Castaldi for making this track event possible- kudos to all the riders who show up each week to support local cycling in our area. Please mark your calendars for May 6th the 6th day of Kissena, see you there.
We’re at Day 5 of Lucarelli & Castaldi 6 Days of Kissena, and midway through a day of 4-5 races with the highlight being the Women’s Featured Race- with a big purse payout. Stay tuned for our finale, tomorrow.
Today we took a spin over to Kissena Track in Flushing for Day # 5 which is Ladies Day! All women raced for free today and it was a good turnout and a beautiful day to race. For those who love this discipline, this is a fantastic opportunity and a chance for something a bit… Read more »
Many Thanks to Kenji Edmonds via Roley Poley Productions for the amazing pictures… this is a huge photo gallery from opening weekend. Also many thanks to Deluxe Cycles for sponsoring the opening weekend features. Please feel free to share these pictures but tag the photographer Kenji Edmonds via Roley Poley Productions and also Lucarelli&Castaldi…. Read more »
Long awaited Spring is finally here and the park is bursting with freshness and activity. The riders can’t wait to leave the long sleeves home and get down to field sprints and breakaways at Prospect.
Maybe due to a the one week weather delay, or perhaps the hope of some warm sunshine but whatever the reason today’s season opener of the Lucarelli & Castaldi Cup brought a packed field to Prospect Park. Proving once again that Paris-Roubaix has nothing on Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway. We look forward to a great… Read more »
Part 2 Many thanks for all the hard work that has gone into producing this year’s series. A special shout to the sponsors, Tom Lucarelli and Phil Castaldi who continue to support the New York City cycling community in so many ways. Promoter Charlie Issendorf and his team of marshals, officials and volunteers who tirelessly… Read more »
Part 1 This morning’s full moon shone over the riders at Prospect Park for the final race of the Lucarelli & Castaldi Cup 2016 season. The turnout was particularly good with over one hundred riders from all areas coming to Brooklyn to compete for the finish. Riders were joined by founder Phil Castaldi, who donned… Read more »