Rider Resources

Josie Fouts, Leader in the Off-Road Para-cycling Movement

Born in Korea with only a right hand, Josie is an Asian-American amputee that grew up in the midwest, always standing out. Her interest in metabolism research led her out to San Diego and the year-round great weather encouraged her to begin commuting by bike. Soon the San Diego cycling community discovered her potential and…

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JP Brocket, King of the Long Ride

SE athlete JP Brocket has been training hard in Taiwan: JP Brocket, a long-time Source Endurance athlete, has been living in Taiwan and sharing his journey with us on social media. He’s been climbing big mountains, completing hard intervals, and hopping into local races. JP just finished a big block of volume where he completed…

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Less Pain, More Gain: 6 ways for cyclists to reduce soreness from strength training and running

Get DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) every season you start working out in the gym? Can’t walk the day after going for an easy 2 mile jog? Tried doing a 15 minute HIIT workout once and now your arms feel like jello on the bike? Check out these strategies to reduce soreness from exercises that…

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Adjusting your training with the seasons

For just about every state in the country (sorry Arizona), daylight savings just went into effect last weekend. It’s officially that time of year where the days are quite short, the weather is brisk, on the decline and just about everyone is feeling a time crunch with the holidays fast approaching. What should training look…

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20 Minute Adaptation Workout to Get You Primed for Winter Strength Training

Can’t walk after day one of your strength training block. Having a hard time getting down to the toilet after too many squats in the gym? Complete this 20 minute adaptation workout to reduce soreness and get your body ready for the hard work in the gym. It’s easy for endurance athletes to overdo it…

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Shadd Smith, Multi-Discipline Master

From long-time SE athlete Shadd Smith: Learn more.

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Trey Harrison sets new course record at Cannonball 550

I thought I’d give a synopsis on the fun I ride completed a few weeks ago. I decided to partake in the 5th edition of the Cannonball 550 bikepacking race, which is a big old 550 mile loop that starts/finishes in Emporia, KS. The self-supported route traversed portions of the Flint Hills, the edge of…

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BWR Kansas: An Insider’s Guide to Lawrence

Make the most of Lawrence, KS You registered for BWR KS and if you’re like many people, you’ve probably never been to Lawrence unless it was on your way to Emporia for Unbound Gravel.  Your first thought is probably something like, “how could this college town (University of Kansas) possibly meet the needs of a…

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Power Analysis – Whitney Allison’s BWR Cedar City Win

Whitney Allison had a breakthrough ride at Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City winning the climbing jersey, the sprint jersey and the women’s overall race. Here’s a power analysis of her race winning file. Setting the stage This edition of BWR Cedar City had a 10 minute separation between the men’s Waffle wave and the women’s…

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Smoke & Training

smoke and training

Welcome to the tail end of the summer, or as we’ve come to know it as here in Seattle “Fire Season”. As I sit down to write this, I’ve just finished reading a message from our local velodrome alerting the community that Friday night racing will be cancelled if the Air Quality Index in the…

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