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Archive for November 2017

Rider Highlight: Skyler Mackey takes 2nd at Cyntergy Hurtland UCI Cyclocross

Skyler Mackey recently took an awesome 2nd at the Cyntergy Hurtland UCI Cylocross race in the Elite Men category. Thanks to photographer James Gann for the generous use of the photos of Skyler.  Brief event/course description:  The course has a good mixture of turns and straight aways. Never a flat spot except towards the end…

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Rider Highlight: Joseph Schmalz podiums at Red Dog 100 Men's Open

Joseph Schmalz, pro rider for Elevate KHS Pro Cycling Team, has been dabbling in some gravel events this fall including a recent podium at Red Dog 100 Men’s Open in Jefferson City, MO, where his team went 1-2! (Podium shot by James Joe Froese). Check out his story below: Red Dog 100 Men’s Open Course…

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Everyone Deserves a Good Bike Fit

Too many people find cycling uncomfortable. The saddle is uncomfortable, the rider’s hands, their lower back…the list goes on. While these are normal complaints and perfectly reasonable reasons to not get into cycling for transportation or fitness, there is a simple solution: get a bike fit! Everyone deserves to be comfortable and feel strong on…

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Road to Ironman: Execution, Willpower, and Sacrifice

Recently, Source Endurance athlete Nick Coil completed his first Ironman triathlon. When I first discussed the process with Nick, I knew there would be some big obstacles to overcome. Nick has a young family, a demanding full-time job, and even moved in the 8 months leading up to Ironman Wisconsin. It’s safe to say the…

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Meet SETCR Member Jenny Gerow

Jenny Gerow is one of our newest SETCR members. She is a part of the Fort Follies cycling team. Between a freshly broken hand and a busy job at TrainingPeaks, she uses the resources at the training center to stay in shape with minimal time. We interviewed her recently:  What is your favorite feature about…

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Choosing a Tire for Your Next Gravel Adventure

“Hey man… what’s the best tire for this event?” That’s something I’ve been hearing a lot over the last few months as more and more mixed surface and gravel events come on the calendar. I remember back to my full time cyclo-cross (CX) days riding with the KCCX team and all the conversations we had…

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Rider Highlight: David Rosen took the win at Cross Crusade Race #4- PIR Heron Lakes, Clydesdale Category

 David Rosen has been hard at work prepping for the cross season. His efforts paid off with a win recently at Cross Crusade Race #4- PIR Heron Lakes, Clydesdale Category. Here’s his story: Brief event/course description: Cyclocross Race/ 1.9 mile Cyclocross course. Mostly flat with 3 long straightaways. Muddy race conditions kept things slippery especially in…

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