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    Early Season Racing Report

    Early Season Racing Report

    It’s still very early in the racing season, but several events have come and gone. Here is a brief synopsis of the Hourglass riders’ efforts and results in those events. Where possible we will give credit to the riders from our overseeing entity, the KBS team as well. The events will be done in reverse […]

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    Cyclocross Year in Review

    Cyclocross Year in Review

    by John Tenney I‘ve always been fascinated by Cyclocross racing. When Stuart Beal and Carlos Iglesias asked me to go with them to a “Cross Race” in Clermont a few years ago I was curious. It’s kind of hard to figure out why it exists, really. I mean, who thought up taping off a section […]

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    2015: Part of Team KBS

    2015: Part of Team KBS

    Our cycling team 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 Hourglass Cycling Team / Orlando Runners […]

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    2014 Racing Season

    2014 Racing Season

    The 2014 season is over. It was our first season as a racing team and what little expectations we had were met. We enjoyed ourselves, made a good showing and people noticed us (and our sponsors). We were a small team this year, but what we lacked in numbers and talent we made up in […]

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    Wicked Awesome Cross Race

    Wicked Awesome Cross Race

    Race Report: Wicked Awesome Cyclocross Racing Series Josh and Kayleigh Thornton were our kind and generous hosts October 18&19 for the second of the Wicked Awesome Race Series weekends. This is a three-weekend race series for Cyclocross competitors, held under USA Cycling rules. Cyclocross, aka “CX”, is a fast growing sport in Central Florida, and […]

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    Airport Time Trial Series 2014

    Airport Time Trial Series 2014

    Last Airport TT of the Year a Success by John Tenney A successful season came to end on October 7th, as Topview Sports hosted the 10th and final (for this year) Airport Time Trial on Heintzelman Blvd. This is a popular and successful series. This year, for the first time, overall results were kept and […]

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    Business on Bicycles

    Business on Bicycles

    Rick and John’s Weekend Update is a Youtube channel that discusses local happenings and goings on around East Orlando. In the episode shown below they also discuss the “business of cycling as a hobby”. John Tenney tells us, “The people in the more advanced clubs and large group rides tend to be successful in business […]

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    Race Report: Charity Classic 40K Time Trial

    Race Report: Charity Classic 40K Time Trial

    Orlando Runners and Riders held the Third Annual Charity Classic Time Trial on Memorial Day, May 26, 2014. Last year the event was held in Clermont, with a finish at the top of Sugarloaf Mountain Road. This year the course was a 40K (24.8 miles) out and back on Deer Park Road in St. Cloud, […]

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    Race Report: Airport TT #6

    Race Report: Airport TT #6

    Race Report for John Tenney at Airport Time Trial #6, May 13, 2014. Venue and Conditions The venue has been discussed previously (as excellent for a time trial) with one change tonight, all riders were entered to run 2 laps instead of one, making the entire course length 13.9 miles. The weather was party cloudy […]

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