Alfonso Garibay

Looking forward to continued success in 2019

Grateful and honored to have been selected again to be part of Loma Linda University Team PossAbilites as a sponsored athlete. This will be my second year with the team as handcyclist in H-3 category. I had a great 2018 racing season thanks to the support from Team PossAbilites. I would like to give special thanks to Cotie Williams, Pedro Payne, Maria Garcia and my cycling coach Rick Babington. Looking forward to another great year with the team and [...]


Fiesta Island Time Trial Champion Alfonso Garibay

I closed out my racing season on Sunday October 14th 2018 by earning the Fiesta Island 20k Individual Time Trial Series Championship in the challenged athletes category which includes cyclist’s that pedal with their legs not just arm powered handcyclist’s like me. The series consisted of 5 races thru out the year. I raced in all of them not an easy thing to do considering other races in and out of the state of California where I live, life commitments, [...]


Pensacola Cycling Classic 3rd place overall H-3 Alfonso Garibay

Pensacola Cycling Classic on September 14-15 was my last stage race for my racing season. I was  my first time doing Pensacola Cycling Classic stage race and considering the level of competition that showed up to race. I am very pleased with my performance despite having made a few mistakes all the hard work and effort I put into my training kicked in and I performed just as I had trained. Mechanical issues and all. The first race was [...]


Relentless Pursuit 23.3mph average speed on 20k TimeTrial: Alfonso Garibay, Jr.

Thanks to God, hard work, dedication, and more hard work I had a great Time Trial at Fiesta Island on September, 9 2018. One of my sisters and one of my nephews came to watch me smash my Personal Record and put in a new Personal Record time of 32:03 that is thirty two minutes and three seconds with an average speed of 23.3mph on the 20k Individual Time Trial at Fiesta Island in the beautiful city of San [...]


First Ride Back in the Handcycle

It’s been just about two years since I’ve been able to ride/train in a handcycle. As I continue to reach my peak and push boundaries, I’m constantly trying to train in all different areas. I’m beyond grateful to be able to train with some of my teammates. Zimri, Alfonso, and I had a great training ride along the Santa Ana River Trail from San Bernardino to Riverside and back. We even did a bonus climb up Mt. Rubidoux in [...]


Coast to Coast

Feeling excited and blessed to able to race a few more times this year before my season is over.  Thanks to God.  I am able to continue and pursue my passion with faith, hard work, and dedication.  After taking a short break on my return from USA Cycling Para Road Race & Time Trial National Championships on June 13 & 14 at Augusta, Ga. where I raced against some of the best in Nation and in the company of World [...]


Alfonso’s Summer Gains

Summer is definitely here 100 plus degree weather, took a little time off after Nationals but been back training hard for a couple weeks now in the gym and on the handcycle. Thanks to God feeling good and strong. It is my passion to train and continuously better myself physically and as a person.  Had a great time this past weekend riding with some PossAbilites teammates and members. A nice 62 mile cruise to Huntington Beach starting from Yorba [...]


Alfonso’s 2018 First Nationals

Thanks to Team PossAbilities I was able to go to my very first USA National Road Race and Time Trial Championships. Here is a little recap of how my race went. Despite the humidity it was an experience of a lifetime that I will forever cherish. First stage of Nationals, the Road Race, I earned 4th place in an intense and challenging race with many hills and chances to catch some really high speeds. The start of the race was [...]


Back to back PossAbilities Triathlon and Redlands Bicycle Classic

Thank you to my sponsor PossAbilities at LLUMC for putting on awesome events back to back the 16th Annual Adult And Kids Triathlon and Redlands Bicycle Classic these are two very special events that allow people of all abilities to race for fun and compete. Special shoutout to Cotie Williams and Pedro Payne for working hard on setting up these awesome events back to back. I am very greatful to have been able to compete in both and had [...]