OBrien Forbes
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OBrien Forbes   Coach OB


Cincinnati, OH
United States


English, German

Sport Types

Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Cyclocross

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


I am a full-time cycling coach. I have 33 years of racing experience and 11 years as a full-time coach. I work with athletes world wide at all different levels from the casual cyclist to competitive racers. My expertise is in road racing, cyclocross and MTB. You can expect excellent and frequent communication regardless of your level. Each plan is custom built and tailored to individual goals based on data and rider feedback. He specializes in helping the cyclist balance life and training.

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In 2009, Coach OB left the corporate world to pursue his dream of becoming a professional cycling coach. Helping others to realize their potential on the bike comes from his extensive 33 yr background in road racing. Over the years he has competed in over 700 races nationally and internationally winning more than 120 of those.
His success's has been highlighted by a National Masters Road Race Championship and 12 State Championships in road and criterium.
Clients of Coach OB have gone on to win state road races, get selected for National Teams, as well as finish in the top 4 at Cyclocross Worlds. At the age of 73, CD from Charleston, SC says about his epic 3700 mile Portland to Portland ride, "No question, I could have never done it without Coach OB."
Eugene from NYC says "If you're looking for a supportive, enthusiastic coach to have in your corner who lives and breathes cycling, you've found him. Coach OB is always positive, detail-oriented and knowledgeable about any issue I've raised from workouts to equipment to the mental aspect of the sport. He's even got a tip or two to keep crazed canines at bay (you just need a deep voice)." Coach OB has an unmatched passion for leading riders to success because of his long-time love of the sport of cycling.


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching


To hire OBrien Forbes as your coach, select the coaching service that is right for you.

The coach consultation includes a one hour discussion with a TrainingPeaks Level 2 coach on the phone or video call. This also includes one month of TrainingPeaks Premium Athlete Edition and a completed coaching consultation summary after your call.

One Hour Consultation

Each monthly coaching service comes with a 30-day, no questions asked, money-back guarantee, a TrainingPeaks Premium Athlete Edition account, a start-up consultation, goal planning and an individualized plan.

  • Silver
  • $189/month
  • plus $99 start-up*
  • Buy Now
  • 1 call and 4 e-mails per month
  • Training Plans posted monthly
  • 2 training plan update per month
  • Weekly device file reviews
  • Gold
  • $299/month
  • plus $99 start-up*
  • Buy Now
  • Unlimited communication
  • Training Plans posted weekly
  • 4 training plan updates per month
  • Unlimited device file reviews

* Note: You will only be charged the $99 startup fee today. Monthly billing will begin after TrainingPeaks connects you with your coach.

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Cincinnati, OH
United States