Rider Resources

Keeping a Positive Mindset When Things Seem Not So Positive

Not to sound like a broken record, but 2020 has tested a lot of people, physically and mentally. With so many changes and people feeling more isolated than ever, it can be hard to keep a positive mindset. However, it has been proven that having a positive mindset can have a lot of health-related benefits…

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Training Methods for Breaking Cross State Records, a Case Study

Cross State Records

Like many athletes, Meagan has a power meter on one bike but not all of her bikes. Her CAAD12 which she rode for her record attempt did not have a power meter on it. So, during training we used a mix of power, heart rate, and relative perceived exertion (RPE) to dial in her training. …

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Meagan Gehrke of Lady Gnar Shredders’ Cross Ohio Prep

Meagan Gehrke Cross Ohio

What’s a girl to do when her 2020 dream gravel race season gets canceled? Starting in March, week by week, emails would pop up letting me know my race schedule was shrinking. I stayed optimistic as events were pushed from spring into summer. I clung onto this thread of hope that at least my big…

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How to Attempt the Hour Record

In this modern Covid-19 era, lack of motivation for training is a very real thing. Competition in a “normal” race format has been thwarted and group rides are also a distant memory. There are two options for training at this moment: let your training routine be dictated by the lack of racing, or set tangible…

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Adjusting goals and event predictions

2021, the first year of the new world, and we’ve been through a ton and we’re not at all out of the COVID woods. With everything that has happened in 2020, it’s easy to lose sight of what life was like and where we are heading for next year. There are many things that are…

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The Inaugural Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City Experience, Explained

Adam Mills attended the inaugural Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City late summer this year. He did a write up on this already legendary event over on Pure Gravel. Click below to check it out. Did you attend the event this year? Is it on your 2021 event list? Read it now.

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CdA and Aerodynamics of Cycling

Photo courtesy of SnowyMountain Photography. Seventy to ninety percent of the opposing force you face as a cyclist on a flat road is aerodynamic drag. Most of us have felt the experience of drafting before, or even a tailwind versus a head wind. This is the greatest drag we face on the bike and changing…

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Meet SE Coach Taylor Warren

Taylor Warren just joined the Source Endurance coaching team. Taylor began his cycling journey on the bike path as a kid and fell in love with racing shortly after. He’s spent time at the top in road and track, holding National Championship titles and racing professionally on the road with 303 Project.   How did…

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Pre-order Your Source Endurance Gravel Kit

source endurance gravel kit

It’s that time of year again…the Source Endurance kit pre-order time is here! We use Castelli Cycling for our kits. This time we have the Podio Jersey and Team Bibshort in both men’s and women’s sizing, plus the unisex MTB jersey. Jersey options pair well with the Unlimited Baggy Short.⁠ ⁠ Castelli Cycling has been…

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SE Athlete Meagan Gehrke breaks Trans Ohio record

Meagan Gehrke

On Saturday, October 3rd, Meagan rode her bike across Ohio. “We rolled out at 5:07am and it was 35 degrees with a frost warning. Clothing-wise I decided on a wool buff, wool base layer tank, my MFF Summer weight LS, my LGS winter jacket, a cycling cap, wool glove liners, Specialized long finger fall gloves,…

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