Leadership

Marvin Silbourne
President

Marvin is not the average cyclist, he is very competitive, he started riding for recreation and health reasons, and is now an avid mountain and road cyclist, who owns many bicycle types including the Specialized Allez, which he loves to ride.

Joe Mbecki
Vice President

Joe is a Founding Member of Octagon Cycling Club since meeting and riding with Tony Drakes in 1981. He is married with four kids and is the Owner of Midpoint Mechanical HVAC Company since 2003.

He rides to stay in shape and just for the love of it. His favorite bike is the Richard Sachs made from steel.

Maurice Vassell
Secretary

Maurice is a retired Army Combat Veteran and a Welder by Trade. He started riding in August 2014 rides for adventure, fitness and the enjoyment of the sport.  His favorite bike is the Specialized Venge and rides the Felt Z85.

Frederick Armour
Treasurer

Frederick works as an Auditor for the State of Connecticut. He first started recreational mountain biking in 1998 and then road biking in 2006. He was attracted to road bikes because of the longer scenic rides and the ability to participate in organized charity rides for great causes.

He currently rides a 2011 Felt AR3

Kenneth Dear
Public Relations

Kenneth is an accounting and Finance Professional.  An older gentleman introduced Kenneth to cycling in the mid 80’ and in the early 90's was introduced to Octagon by Tony. 

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