CRCA member and coach Deirdre Murphy Bader continues to give back to the local community and cycling through her involvement in the Start Track after school cycling program. USA Cycling recently ran a feature article on the program. Deirdre is the program’s Executive Director.

The program aims to introduce New York City youth to the sport of cycling by providing top quality coaching and  the necessary equipment to get started.  Run over  eight weeks, the program is free to participants, but relies on the generosity of the community.  If you would like to help bring more our of youth into the sport you love, contact Deirdre by email at startracknyc[at] to offer your support by making a tax deductible contribution or donating a track bicycle or your time.


And, watch out for some of the participants who will be racing in the junior races at the Mengoni Grand Prix….