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Category: Running and Riding

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Rider Profile:  Brooke Botterill

Rider Profile: Brooke Botterill

Today your author is pleased to be joined by one of our KBS Katz, Miss Brooke Botterill. Brooke is a cat 4 in the 35 year old racing group. She hails from Baltimore, MD. She has a masters degree in Environmental Biology and is a staff scientist at E Sciences, an environmental engineering firm in […]

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Rider Profile:  Pat Jennings

Rider Profile: Pat Jennings

Today we feature one of our most “senior” riders. We’ve been proud to have Pat Jennings on our team since 2013. In 2015, when ORR transitioned over to Team Kyle’s Bike Shop, Pat was glad to come along and has been a valuable contributor ever since. He is primarily a time trialist, that is, he […]

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The Almost Article

The Almost Article

John Tenney is not a fast cyclist. He is not known to “leave people in the dust”. In fact you could say he isn’t really that good an athlete. However, due to his persistence in attending as many races as he could, he finished near the top of the Florida Cyclocross rankings for 2015. The […]

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"If I Can Do It ..."

“If I Can Do It …”

John Tenney tells us about his 2015 goals and wins. Author’s note: This started out to be a 2015 year in review but who wants to read about someone else’s accomplishments? This year, your author has decided to speak to the other athletes with words of encouragement, inspiration and all around, general, getyourassoffthecouchism. 2015 was […]

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Should I Join A Cycling Team?

Should I Join A Cycling Team?

You attended your first USA Cycling race and noticed something. You saw a bunch of riders in the same kits and working together. You didn’t expect to see teamwork at the entry level. “Teams? Wow, nobody told me.” Author John Will Tenney’s personal experience: “I started going to some Time Trials and noticed a lot […]

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Disc Brake Road Bike?

Disc Brake Road Bike?

(A note from the author John Tenney: My disclaimer: I come from a math and engineering background although I don’t do a lot in those fields right now. So although this article may appear to be “techie” it’s probably full of outdated tech references. My apologies in advance. Also, I have sold this bike to […]

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Should I Buy a Time Trial Bike?

Should I Buy a Time Trial Bike?

This article was originally published by John Will Tenney in try-athlete.org. Reprinted here with specific permission. So you are thinking about buying a Time Trial (or Triathlon) bike. You want to know which is the best one to buy for you. Several questions come up. First of all: Why? What are you going to use […]

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CFL TT #1

Holiday Monday TT Series Race #1

We were favored with sunny skies, comfortable temperatures and light to moderate winds for the first race in our Central Florida Holiday Monday Time Trial Series on January 19th, Martin Luther King Day. Approximately 40 riders were present for the mixed distance event. We’re still adding up the results and registrations but right now it […]

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Holiday Monday Time Trial Series

Working closely with the Central Florida Time Trial Group, our sponsors and our overseeing USA Cycling club: “Team Kyle’s Bike Shop”, we are putting on a six race Time Trial series featured on the legal holidays which fall on a Monday: January 19, February 16, May 25 (4th annual Charity Classic), July 6, September 7 […]

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Cowbell Classic Labor Day 40K USA Cycling Time Trial

Cowbell Classic Labor Day 40K USA Cycling Time Trial

Orlando Runners and Riders is proud to host the Third Annual Cowbell Classic as a CFL TT Group Time Trial on September 1st at 8am. It is open for all riders and bikes (must comply with USA Cycling safety requirements) on Deer Park Road in St. Cloud, FL. The venue is a 24.8 mile (40K) […]