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Team Kyle's Bike Shop

Team Kyle’s Bike Shop

Our cycling team, Hourglass Cycling, has joined forces with Team Kyle’s Bike Shop (Team KBS) effective January 2015. Club leaders met with Kyle Markel, owner of Kyle’s Bike Shop, several times over the last half of 2014. These meetings with Markel resulted in the merger. “It’s my goal to enable the Orlando Runners and Riders […]

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Rogue Pub with John Tenney and Walk Jones

Rogue Pub Belgium Brewing Fest

We were invited out to the Rogue Pub on Curry Ford Road to a Belgium Beer & Bikes Festival to set up a table. It was an excellent event and we were fortunate to have a photographer on hand from the Orlando Weekly there, Ms. Thuy Vi Gates. She took LOTS of pictures. Our favorite […]

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Black Friday KOM TT

Black Friday KOM TT

Presenting the first annual Black Friday KOM Time Trial in Clermont, FL. This invitational event features a challenging 8.4 mile course that ends with Florida’s only categorized climb, Sugarloaf Mountain Road (cat 3). Prizes are donated by sponsors and friends of the club. This year features a special prize, winner’s choice of any Adamo saddle, […]

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Florida Half Marathon 10K 5K

Florida Half Marathon 10K 5K

John Tenney had the opportunity to volunteer as a “Bike Lead” at the Florida Half Marathon – 10K – 5K road/trail race at Lake Louisa State Park on November 16, 2013. Here is his account: “I was invited to help out by Jami Bishop, of the National Training Center. You may know here from the […]

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Sunday Clermont Ride

Sunday Clermont Ride

Some of us are preparing for some “Big Climb” rides coming up in the fall and late summer: Blue Ridge Breakaway, Six Gap, Horse Farm 100 and Horrible Hundred to name but a few. In preparation for the climbs and descents of those “hilly” rides we are leading a ride in Clermont, FL every Sunday […]

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Extended Run Saturday July 20th

Extended Run Saturday July 20th

Open Invite This Saturday at 6:30am, July 20th, we’ll be hosting a 10 mile long training run in Avalon Park. This run is fully supported for food/drink, and is a no-drop format. This means if you’re working on building base, and you’d like to run with a group, please come join us. NOBODY will be […]

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Tuesday Night Time Trial

Tuesday Night Time Trial

In order to avoid conflicts with several events on Father’s Day, we are moving the previously scheduled time trial to Tuesday night, June 18th, 6:30 pm sign in, 7pm launch. We will have plenty of daylight. Rain date will be Thursday night, June 20th. The 9.42 mile course has been very popular with the riders […]

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Open Planning Meeting

Open Planning Meeting

We will host an open meeting to plan the rest of the year this Thursday, May 30th at 6:30 pm. Location: Avalon Perks, 12001 Avalon Lake Drive, Orlando, FL 32828 The meeting is open to all members and those interested in the club. The group is dedicated to promoting outdoor exercise and staying healthy. We […]

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Orlando Runners and Riders Practice Triathlon

First Practice Triathlon Results

Three competitors braved the cold waters of the Waterford Lakes pool in the first leg of our practice triathlon on March 24th. There is an increasing gravitation towards pools for triathlon swims in Florida. Certainly, many people feel safer in a pool than in open water. Brannon Moore, Dinah Philips and John Tenney participated in […]

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Practice Triathlons

Practice Triathlons

Many of our members have expressed interest in doing some “practice triathlons.” The main problem seems to be finding a safe place to swim, with convenient areas for a bike ride and a run. We are going to do a “wet run” on Sunday March 24th at the Waterford Lakes pool. It is not a […]