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Old Town Bicycle Racing Secures Title Sponsor - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Old Town Bicycle Racing to become Reliant Recovery Water p/b Old Town Bicycle.  Reliant Beverage Company ( has agreed to become the Title sponsor of the Narrows Velo Cycling Club for 2015 & 2016.  The team’s current sponsor, Old Town Bicycle ( will continue to provide exceptional support for the team as it has done for several years.  According to Rick Roof, President of Narrows Velo, “This is a fantastic opportunity for all parties involved.  Reliant Recovery Water is a great product produced in Tacoma and Old Town Bicycle is the best bike shop around.  Who could ask for a better partnership?”      

Reliant Beverage Co. is based in Tacoma, Washington, with every bottle of Reliant Recovery Water processed on-site. The company is led by the Russell Family and backed by an advisory board from the Pacific Northwest’s top consumer brands as well as top researchers, physicians and physiologists from across the globe.

Old Town Bicycle has established itself as “The shop to go to” in the South Puget Sound area.  With locations in Tacoma, Gig Harbor and Olympia the friendly staff are ready to serve you.  Old Town has been voted as a Top 100 Bicycle Retailer in the USA 4 times.  They have been a Top 50 company in the USA for Specialized Bicycle and Cannondale Bicycle companies.


Masters Road Nationals 2014 - Friday, September 12, 2014

Beth Graff and Tom Hackleman attended the Masters Road Nats in Ogden UT.  Beth took 6th place in the womens age 55 - 59 individual time trial missing the podium by 0.32 seconds!!  Great job Beth!  Tom raced the men's age 60 - 64 criterium taking a solid 11th place finish after his lead out man died half way thru the final lap.  Way to go Tom!


Tom Hackleman is State Champion, again! - Thursday, August 07, 2014
Tom went to the OBRA State Criterium Championships in Portland, OR on August 2nd and won the 60+ race.  This is his 3rd State Championship of the year.  He has already won the WA State RR and Criterium for the 60+ age group.  Hack was involved in a crash and still was able to take the victory and win a prime.  Great job Tom! 

OTB Time Trialers Showing Their Strength! - Monday, April 28, 2014

This past weekend Beth Graff headed south to the Eugene Or area to take part in the "As the Raven Flies Only Longer" time trial.  Beth raced the womens 40+ category and took first place!  This was an up and down course over 25+ miles in length.  Beth is heading south again on Tuesday to Coburn for another TT.  Good luck Beth!

Steve Matson and Jeff Patterson also did some TT'ing in Oregon over the weekend on the tandem.  They were participating in the Deschutes River Valley TT Omnium.  This was a 3 stage event over some difficult terrain.  Lots of hills and wind made for a great challenge.  The not only took first place in the overall but they won Stage 1 and Stage 3 to boot!  Great job fellas.

What a great weekend for OTB Racing.  One State Champ and 2 first place finishes to go along with all the other strong riding by the team.  Lets keep it rollin". 


Tom Hackleman wins 60+ Road Race State Championship! - Saturday, April 26, 2014


Congratulations to Old Town Bicycle Racing's Tom Hackleman on winning the Gold medal at the 60+ State road race championships on Saturday 4/26/14 in Brady, WA.  Way to go Hack!!







Sorry Dr. Kern! - Saturday, April 26, 2014

It was brought to our attention that one of our sponsors was missing from our website.  We would like to send a heartfelt apology to Dr. Kern, Family Dentistry, for missing this.  Dr. Kern has always been very supportive of OTB and we feel horrible that his logo was missed.


2014 TEAM PHOTO - Saturday, March 22, 2014

Let the fun begin! - Monday, February 24, 2014
The season got under way on Sunday 2.23.14 in Vancouver at the Jack Frost TT.  OTB was well represented with 7 mates kicking off their season.  Steve Matson and Jeff Patterson took 3rd place in the tandem race.  Beth Graff and Luke Bolt both took 2nd place in their category.  Jodie Bolt was 3rd in the Masters womens race and Larry Baker was 9th in the Mens 50+ race.  Great job to all.  Next up is the Ice Breaker TT in Auburn. 

OTB at Nationals - Monday, September 09, 2013

Several riders had good results in Bend at Nationals.  Congratulations to everyone who competed!

  • Tom Hackleman - 5th Place in the 60-64 Criterium
  • Scott Torkelson - 10th Place in the 55-59 Criterium
  • Jeff Patterson & Steve Matson - 2nd in the 110+ Tandem
  • Jeff Patterson - 6th in the 65-69 Road Race
  • Jodie Bolt - 6th Place in the 50-54 Road Race
  • Beth Graff - 9th Place in the 55-59 TT

Josh is the BARR Champ! - Sunday, September 08, 2013

Our own Joshua Simmons takes the crown for the WSBA BARR!  

Nice job Josh!


Silver at the World Police and Fire Games - Monday, August 05, 2013

In what has to be one of the coolest races I've heard of in quite a while, Kevin McIntyre took a silver medal in a hard TT at the games!



Andrew Lang is Missouri Cat. 3 State Champ! - Sunday, June 02, 2013

Andrew Lang won the Missouri State Road Championship over the weekend!  He attacked solo from 1.5km to win the road race.  To complete the weekend, he took 5th in the Crit and 3rd overall in the omnium!  Congratulations Andrew!!



OTB out in force at PMC Grand Fondo - Sunday, June 02, 2013

Several riders participated in the Peninsula Metric Century Grand Fondo and had some great results.  In fact OTB had three in the top ten, and Tom Hackleman won!

Congrats Hack!



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