2017 Campagnolo GFNY NYC Championship – The Lead-Up

27. May 2017 Events, gfny 0
2017 Campagnolo GFNY NYC Championship – The Lead-Up
On Sunday, May 21, more than 5,000 riders from over 97 countries lined up in the lower level of the George Washington Bridge to participate in the seventh edition of the Campagnolo GFNY NYC Championship. For the second year in a row, I lined up to conquer the most challenging event that I have participated ...

One Week Left

13. May 2017 Thoughts 0
One Week Left
My last entry talked about time and how quickly it passes us by. Today, I’m looking forward to next week, when at this exact time I should be getting in bed to get enough rest before my biggest cycling event of the year. At this point, there’s not much more that can be done in ...

Where Did Time Go?

08. May 2017 Updates 0
Where Did Time Go?
We are 8 days into May, the month of GFNY NYC Championship. In exactly 2 weeks, I will be lining up with 5,000 riders from over 90 countries in the George Washington Bridge to ride 100 miles with over 8,000 feet of climbing. At this time last year, I was so nervous. Originally, I wasn’t ...

It’s a Sad Day for Cycling

31. March 2017 Information 0
It’s a Sad Day for Cycling
I’ve been going back and forth all day today trying to figure out if I wanted to share a reflection of Mike Hall’s death during the Indian Pacific Wheel Race in Australia after he was hit by a car. While details surrounding this tragedy are still unknown, the entire cycling community has shown tremendous support ...

FTP Testing 101 by The Human Cyclist

16. March 2017 Information, Tips 0
FTP Testing 101 by The Human Cyclist
After performing my first FTP Test through Zwift last month, I have been digging deeper into the science of FTP Testing, Power Meters and how to improve my fitness. I have to admit, as an amateur cyclist, someone who rides for the joy and experiences that you get while riding, this is quite a lot ...

Science In Sport USA Expansion

Science In Sport USA Expansion
Since the official US launch in July of 2016, Science In Sport has seen a steady growth that saw them sign a one-year deal with USA Cycling to become the official sports nutrition supplier. Leading SiS’s expansion into the USA is Tonya Wearner, who became General Manager of Science In Sport North America in February 2017. ...

Customer Service and Cycling

21. February 2017 Information 0
Customer Service and Cycling
Regardless if you have bought your bike or shop for your components and accessories online, at some point, you will visit a bike shop. In New York City, there are all kinds of bike shops. You will find small bike shops that are a staple of the neighborhood while others are highly specialized. There are ...

Instagram Giveaway

14. February 2017 Giveaways 0
Instagram Giveaway
After reaching 500 Followers on Instagram, I promised a giveaway to celebrate. To enter, check out OriolBikes on Instagram. All it takes is 2 easy steps! Without your support, OriolBikes would not be what it is today. In appreciation, I want to share with you the opportunity to try some products from Science In Sport to help ...

Eat To Perform – SiS Performance Chef Recipes

13. February 2017 Nutrition 0
Eat To Perform – SiS Performance Chef Recipes
Science In Sport Ambassador and Performance Chef Alan Murchison provides us with top recipes to take your performances to the next level. Marathon Training: Eat to Perform! To really get the most out of your marathon training, it’s important that your food choices match your training load. Every training session you do should have a ...

Join the KTM Bikes Family, Become A Dealer

08. February 2017 Information 0
Join the KTM Bikes Family, Become A Dealer
Coming into 2017 with a lot of momentum since the official North American launch in 2016, KTM is seeking to expand its dealer list to continue introducing the KTM brand across the United States. Become a Dealer  Did you know that KTM began manufacturing bicycles in 1964, and has since gone on to become one ...