(Club President John Will Tenney had a rare opportunity to set a state record recently. Here is his story.) “Hey you want to set a state record?” That kind of question will always get my attention, of course. Nathan Rogut and Carl Sundquist had an idea. They felt the cycling velodrome at Brian Piccolo Park was underutilized. They wanted a
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
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
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
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
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
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