No More Heroics As I was getting ready to attempt my fourth state crossing on my bicycle (participating in Space Coast Freewheelers’ Cross Florida Ride), I reviewed my goals: Finish in under 10 hours Finish without pain Finish Don’t die This year I had done a lot of off road riding as training, but not any real long distance riding.
For the third year running, we will continue the Holiday Monday Time Trial series on Deer Park Road, in St. Cloud. Dates scheduled are Jan 16, Feb 20, May 29 and Sep 4 (the Sixth Annual Cowbell Classic) We are pleased once again to have the support of the Osceola County Sheriffs Office (OCSO). Tommy has retired but Steve and
Race report from John Tenney about the 2nd Wicked Awesome Racing Cyclocross event in Dade City, FL. 2016 October 16 Today I raced Cat 3 at WAR #2. For an explanation of why I am in Cat 3 see the sidebar below. Following this race report there will be a discussion about how to use Training Peaks as a training
This is the second article of what we hope will be a weekly series. This article is reprinted in entirety with permission from Team Kyle’s Bike Shop. I’m a transportation safety & crash investigator for the USDOT. I was a State Trooper for 10 years and I know what State Statute 316 has to say about cyclists sharing the road.
This is the first in the series of “Hello my name is …” articles with the purpose of fostering respect and understanding between cyclists and motorists. This is not one sided. Both sides make mistakes. Unfortunately, one side seems to end up with the most deaths and injuries. Our goal is to create more awareness and encourage cooperation. This article
Author John Tenney shares his experience of a recent dual discipline cycling event known as “Trail to Trail” where mountain biking and road cycling are combined in to one race. Before this year, I had never heard of Trail to Trail. Our team now has a strong popular mountain bike division though, so more of these off-road events are becoming
Today we feature one of our”young guns”. Ryan joined us this year after riding with Winter Springs Cycling for a year. ORR: Ryan please tell us how you got started in racing. I used to do a lot of running events and bought a bike for triathlons. I realized I like cycling more and sort of transitioned in to racing
Our “Adminator” and “Grand Poobah” John Will Tenney gives his account of the 2016 Cross Florida Ride. It was deja vu. Last year all over again. Climbing in to “Duncan’s” Ford pickup truck with Darren Hill and our bikes in the back. Fearing for my life as Duncan insisted on looking directly at me in the back seat while he
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 downtown Orlando. Recently, she and
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 participates in the solo event,