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Orlando Runners and Riders

Holiday Monday TT Series
Holiday Monday TT Series

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

USA Triathlon Club
USA Triathlon Club

We are official now! As of December 7, 2016, we have started a club called “Orlando Runners and Riders” with USA Triathlon. Who is on the Team? As of right now we have: John Tenney Randy Durkee Luis Lora Gabrielle Suver Darren Hill We expect other members to be joining shortly. Who is Welcome to Join the Team? Any member

Cross Race Fever
Cross Race Fever

Course design is coming along for the First Annual East Orlando Cross Fest, coming up on November 12&13 at Lake Rise Action Sports Park. JP Russo (JPR Sports) is helping us with stakes and extra barriers. Monday at 10am is our first course setup meeting, at the park (903 Ponchos Lane in between Bithlo and Christmas.) All are welcome to

WAR #2
WAR #2

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

Hello, My Name is Mark
Hello, My Name is Mark

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.

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

We Have EVENTS!
We Have EVENTS!

Here are the events our club is putting on for the rest of 2016: Cowbell Classic Time Trial – Labor Day, September 5th East Orlando Cross Fest – November 12 and 13 Florida KOM Time Trial – Black Friday Cowbell Classic Time Trial Started in 2011, this will be our 6th annual Cowbell Classic time trial. Go to our website

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