Young Tulsa Bike Riders Compete In Tulsa Tough - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |


Young Tulsa Bike Riders Compete In Tulsa Tough

Posted: Updated:
TULSA, Oklahoma -

What started as a simple bike club for kids in Tulsa Public Schools has now blossomed into a group of young cyclers getting to compete across the country including today's Tulsa Tough.

Malachi Jackson's dedicated to cycling he even rode from home to the Tulsa Tough race consider it a warm-up if you will.  He along with many kids are part of a group known as simple The Bike Club.

"I just completed my first year," said Jackson.

"Some of these kids, they didn't know what bike racing was, and through the bike club they got exposed, thought it was a good way to expose these kids to bikes they give us a lot back to just seeing them really work hard and achieve their goals through the bike," said Mike Wozniak

And as the Junior's race starts these kids are getting better and representing Oklahoma well and catching on to Cycling as well.

"It's different, you're going to lose, you can't win every race. That's what wanted me to keep doing it because I wanted to be the best," said Jackson.

But through cycling, all the kids say they enjoy racing 

"It's one of the most exhilarating sports because it's fast and at times in races, it gets really scary," said Luke Riley.

"Cycling's just very positive and I feel like there's more of a friendship aspect to it than basketball, but you also have that independent whenever you're out there," said Mackenzie Stinson.

None of the Juniors finished on the podium in today's Tulsa Tough race but the love for competitive cycling is still there and they could use a water bottle.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.


Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.