Name: Orlando Garibay

Racing Age: 23

Specialty: All-arounder

Nationality: Mexican

Hometown: La Barca, Jalisco, Mex.

Residence: Pomona, CA.

Birthday: 13 oct 93

Strengths: Climb and breakaways

PRO Since: 2014

+ What inspired you to start bike riding/racing?

My father and brother ride bikes too so was easy to get me involved to cycling

+ What inspires you every day to get on your bike?

To keep following my dreams, my family and the people who´s support me

+ What does inspire to achieve mean to you know?

To work to make myself and others better.

+ How do you use data for your training and racing?

To get zones for my training and have a good form

+ What does technology bring into bike racing?

Go faster and be exactly where you have to be

+ Did you like math and science in school?

A little bit

+ If you could do one thing with AI (artificial intelligence) besides fight malware, what would it be?

A robot

+ What is your super power?

I'm always in the breakaways

+ If you weren’t bike racing, what would you be doing?

At my father´s business related to tractors

+ What are your favorite pastimes and hobbies outside of bikes?

Watch movies and eat popcorn

+ What is your most memorable day on the bike?

When I was for the first time in a podium on a national event

+ What is the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you on a bike?

Put my hands up and celebrate because I won the field sprint and didn’t notice there was a 2 man break

+ What is your favorite pre-race or post-race meal?

Post-race pizza

+ Who is your hero?

My father

+ What is one piece of advice you would give to another up and coming cyclist or fan?

Always enjoy riding their bike

+ What is something “if you would have known then what you known now”?

How important is train and eat right

+ Favorite songs or playlist to listen to while training or warming up?

A Mexican band it´s call Mana

+ When you think of your happy place, where is that?


+ What does Artificial Intelligence mean to you?

An amazing tool

+ Do you have a favorite quote or mantra?

There´s two days that you can´t do anything yesterday and tomorrow

+ What is your vice?


+ You are stranded on a desert island and have to choose one thing to have with you. What is that?

Mexican Food haha

+ What is your favorite race and why?

Philly because it´s hard and it´s only one day, all or nothing