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Archive for May 2017

Athlete Highlight: Casey Cohenmeyer takes the BWR Hardwoman Award

SE athlete Casey Cohenmeyer completed the 2017 Cervelo Belgian Waffle Ride despite suffering a separated shoulder just over a month before. This 132 mile (41 miles of dirt), 12k feet of climbing race is already a beast on it’s own. Casey showed a lot of grit and determination to stay focused on the prize and…

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6 Weeks to Fitness: Big Gains for All

Last week we concluded our first ever 6 Weeks to Fitness program at the Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies. This program consisted of six consecutive weeks with 2 75-min Kickr workouts a week, 1 take-home workout, and assumed 2 rest days,  and either long rides or races on the other days. In our…

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Athlete Key Workout: Nate Taggatz

A couple weekends ago in Colorado was the Wheels of Thunder Criterium. We saw Nate Taggatz or Rio Grande Elite Cycling Team make the break with Gage Hecht and Dan Holloway, lap the field, and then get in further moves to try and get away from the competition. Nate Taggatz ended up 3rd in a classic…

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Athlete Key Workout: Pablo Cruz

Sometimes, you just have to do some hard riding. In this week’s workout highlight, we’ll take a look at a late build phase workout done by Pablo Cruz of Midwestern State University in preparation for the USA Cycling Collegiate National Championship. Prior to this workout, Pablo had already done some 200+ hours this year, in…

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Cyclocross: What you should be doing now to prepare

Howdy folks, Holy cow, it’s mid-May already. Can you believe it? September in 4 short months. It might just be time to start thinking about cyclocross again. Ok, maybe more than just thinking about it. How about planning for it? Planning? You mean people actually plan for a cyclocross season? Yes. Hell yes. I’m not…

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Aerodynamic Bike Fit: "Oh yea, you're SO aero now." How do you know?

In cycling everyone wants the edge. The next new thing that gets your 10 more watts or saves you 10 watts at 40k and hour. The magic bullet. Well, spoiler alert, there isn’t one. At Source Endurance, we measure things. If something is purposed to make a difference in your cycling, let’s check the science,…

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Athlete Key Workout: Skyler Mackey

After finishing up his most successful cyclo-cross (CX) season yet, Skyler Mackey of KCCX has decided to push in all his chips for the 2017-18 CX season.  Once he was able to make this commitment, we set about building a periodization model that will let Skyler hit the ground running in early September in preparation…

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Athlete Key Workout: Eric Marcotte

We’re starting a short and sweet new series, Athlete Key Workout, highlighting a specific workout given to one of our athletes and why. First up: Eric Marcotte of Cylance Pro Cycling. We’ll look at the type of race openers Marcotte does leading into Redlands Bicycle Classic. (Thanks DMunson Photo for use of the photo above) With the…

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