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Tri-Cycle Rentals Announces 2012 Triathlon Race Schedule

Headline Races Include New York City Triathlon 5150, Ironman 70.3 National Harbor and Ironman U.S. Championship

TriCycle RentalsAfter a successful inaugural 2011 season, Tri-Cycle Rentals is pleased to announce an expanded 2012 triathlon race schedule. The race season will begin in in April on the sunny shores of South Beach, Florida and conclude in September in the nation's capital, Washington DC.

Tri-Cycle Rentals, the only company dedicated to providing triathletes with access to race-day-ready triathlon bikes.

The complete 2012 schedule is as follows:

Nautica South Beach Triathlon April 1, 2012   South Beach, FL
St. Anthony's Triathlon 5150 April 29, 2012 St. Petersburg, FL
Ironman 70.3 Florida  May 20, 2012      Haines City, FL
Ironman 70.3 Mooseman June 3, 2012      Newfound Lake, NH
Ironman 70.3 Eagleman June 10, 2012       Cambridge, MD
Washington DC Triathlon 5150 June 17, 2012   Washington, DC
Ironman 70.3 Syracuse June 24, 2012      Syracuse, NY
New York City Triathlon 5150 July 8, 2012            New York, NY
Ironman 70.3 National Harbor August 5, 2012       Prince George's County, MD
Ironman U.S. Championship August 11, 2012  New York, NY
Timberman Ironman 70.3 August 19, 2012    Lake Winnipesaukee, NH
The Nation's Triathlon September 9, 2012   Washington, DC

"We are gratified that in less than a year, TriCycle Rentals has transitioned from an idea to a successful operating company. The triathlon community has embraced the concept of race-day bike rentals, including those new to the sport as well as seasoned racers looking to simplify travel or 'demo' a top-of-the-line triathlon bike, commented Jeffrey Goldberger, co-founder of TriCycle Rentals. "While 2011 was a year in which we refined our service offering, we view 2012 as an opportunity to grow - from 21 bikes to 30+ bikes and to broaden our geographic coverage. The common denominator of triathlons, whether you're racing an Olympic/5150, Ironman 70.3 and Ironman 140.6 distance, is the desire to concentrate on the race and to eliminate outside distractions such as how you're going to get your bike to the race. TriCycle Rentals is committed to serving the needs of the triathlon community."


In an exclusive arrangement with Orbea USA, one of the leading manufacturers of triathlon bikes, Tri-Cycle Rentals' fleet is comprised of 2011/12 Orbea Ordu SLT triathlon bikes of various sizes and are equipped with Shimano Ultegra Grupo. Each bike is outfitted with water cages, tool kit and bike computers.

Added Tony Karklins, Managing Director of Orbea U.S.A., "We are proud to support the efforts of TriCycle Rentals through our shared vision of putting the needs of the athlete first. This relationship is mutually beneficial and one that we hope to grow together over time. Orbea's superior bike technology combined with TriCycle Rentals' unique service offering has proven to be a winning partnership."

The Tri-Cycle Rentals process is simple:
• Reserve a bike at tricyclerentals.com
• Travel bike-free to the race
• Meet the Tri-Cycle Rentals team at or near the race expo
• Take receipt of bike, receive personalized bike fitting and review operation of bike
• Participate in the event - race hard and have fun and most important - be safe!
• Return bike to Tri-Cycle Rentals at or near bike transition
• Travel home bike-free, hassle free

About Tri-Cycle Rentals
Founded in 2011, Tri-Cycle Rentals is positioned as the premier and only provider of race-day triathlon bike rentals. Founded by triathletes, for triathletes, Tri-Cycle Rentals was founded with the idea of creating the most hassle-free triathlon race-day experience possible.