Are you a local cyclist that is interested in stepping you game up? ABRT is a group of accomplished riders who train and race together throughout the Mid Atlantic region (MABRA) and are always looking for cyclists who want to improve their group skills and compete in cycling events, such as road races, time trials, cyclocross races and local grand fondos. While we are a racing team, racing is not mandatory and we do have a number of members who like to train to keep at top form and enjoy the competitive environment of group rides. We also enjoy various after ride social events and non-competitive rides at the end of the season.
“ABRT has been a great experience for me. I joined in 2007 after riding recreationally for many years because I wanted to ride with racing cyclists so I could get faster and learn about group riding and racing. Yes, I got dropped a lot on the Saturday ride initially, but the ABRT members and the group rides taught me how be smart about conserving energy, riding smart in a group and racing tactics. I have matured greatly as a cyclist in the years since thanks to my association with ABRT. I’ve also met and ridden with some awesome people. It’s been such a great experience, not only am I the president, but I’m also a member.”
–Alex Pline, ABRT President
If this sound like a match with your goals, or if you have more questions about ABRT, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and check out our membership page.
Here is the start list and start times for registered riders for the MABRA Time Trial Championships on Saturday July 16. Please make sure you check our start time. Don’t be late!
Team captain Sue McQuiston took 4th in the 40+ Criterium and Dori Buckethal took 3rd in the 35+ Criterium today at Master Nationals in Winston-Salem. Nice work Sue and Dori!
Ainhoa Perez-Diez from the ABRT Womens Elite Team scored two 45+ podiums, 3rd in the road race and 4th in the criterium at Masters Nationals. Nice going Ainhoa!
Membership in the Annapolis Bicycle Racing Team is very rewarding. We welcome all riders who are interested in competitive cycling and racing regardless of experience level. Membership provides you the opportunity to ride, train and race with other riders who share the same commitment to excel in a local organization and in regional cycling events. In addition to camaraderie of the team atmosphere, membership with the team provides access to a wide variety of sponsor discounts and other benefits. Continue reading
Since ABRT is coming up on its 30th anniversary, we’ve compiled a history of the club in a timeline format. You can browse through the history of the club, its sponsors, events and rider highlights throughout the storied history during the last 30 years. Read more at: http://www.abrtcycling.com/about/team-history/
A shameless plug for our sponsor Parvilla Cycle & Multisport, but it’s all true. The Baltimore Sun has a nice writeup about the store and the unique fitting services that Stu Waring offers that set the store apart:
It’s Waring and this back area [fitting studio] that has made Parvilla Cycle & Multisport a premier bike shop on the East Coast. After just four years in operation, the Edgewater store has been ranked one of the top 50 bike shops in the country by Active Times and was one of six nominated for best pro road shop in the nation by Interbike Awards.
Read the whole article at the Baltimore Sun.
The 2015 ABRT kit is ready for action!
The Annapolis Bicycle Racing Team (ABRT) is one of the top-ranked amateur cycling teams in the United States. Over the years, ABRT has been active in promoting bicycle safety and is corporate sponsor of Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. We also hold some of the best racing events in the district, including the Church Creek Time Trials and the AACX Cyclocross Race. We welcome new members and sponsors who share our commitment to our mission statement: to promote the sport of cycling, and the visibility of our sponsors, through excellence in competition, athlete development, and event promotion.