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Running and Riding

Hello, my name is Gayna
Hello, my name is Gayna

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

Trail to Trail
Trail to Trail

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

Rider Profile:  Ryan Seebeck
Rider Profile: Ryan Seebeck

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

Ride Report:  2016 Cross Florida
Ride Report: 2016 Cross Florida

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

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 downtown Orlando. Recently, she and

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 participates in the solo event,

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 interview that follows was conducted

“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 a record year for me

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 of guys wearing the same

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 my good friend Ruben who