SETCR Fort Collins Spring Training Camp

MARCH 21st – 24th 2019

This camp is designed as a means for you to do more miles and raise your training level from your norm. The amenities and group riding lets you go further and push your fitness. You’ll get supported rides with safe, beautiful routes and the best training environment possible. Rides are supported with a follow car for bottles, food, water, clothes, anything you would need to complete your training ride.

2019 Tech Guide.

The Scoop:

      • $400  per person for all 4 days, or $300 for March 23-24th only.
      • Best training week of your life!
      • Wednesday evening complimentary brief bike tune from Brave New Wheel & presentations on route and etiquette, and ride and race nutrition.
      • Complimentary Matador Breakfast Burritos, Peritus Coffee, Clif ride food and recovery beverage and sandwich bar each day.
      • Professional PT from Rebound on site providing fire cupping, recovery, and knowledge Saturday post-ride.
      • Leaves SETCR every morning RIDING at 10 am SHARP Thursday – Sunday
      • Follow car with wheels + bottles + food.
      • Thursday post-ride presentation: Climbing, TT pacing. LT accumulation.
      • Saturday and Sunday open presentation, there will be a survey for what you want to hear!
      • Friday post-ride presentation: Racing Tactics.
    • Max 20 per riding group

Register now.

The Spring Training Camp Experience

The event is designed to deliver the highest level of training possible in 4 days. You may have done these routes but not back-to-back in a training environment with other riders. The group environment allows you to do multiple long days. Each day is “no drop” but each rider is expected to be on a level of fitness to not hold up the group beyond natural re-group points. If you flat or have a mechanical the group will keep rolling BUT DON’T WORRY! There is a “team car” to change your flat, get a new wheel, and help pace you back onto the group.  If you get hungry and have empty pockets, go back to the car for food or ask your ride leader to do it for you. Thirsty? Same deal, bottles are in the car. Too tired to finish the route? You can bail on the full route or get in the car.

Camp Type:

  • Endurance Road Riding with a little gravel adventure or two
  • Power foundation endurance rides, climbing at controlled intensities, and skills
  • 60-90 miles of daily riding, A/B/C group options with appropriate mileage.

Added Camp Benefits:

  • Follow vehicle for your spring clothing layers, ride food, water and flat supplies.
  • Schwag bags with goodies from our partners.
  • Newfound fitness to smash your adventures and races.
  • New riding partners.
  • Access to Rebound Sports PT post-ride Saturday.
  • One-time discount at Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies.
  • One-time coaching or consultation deal with Source Endurance.
  • Schwag bag with goodies from our partners

The Basics:

Date: March 21-24, 2019

Location: Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies, Fort Collins, CO 

Price: $400 for all four days.

  • Early Bird special: save 20% if you book by January 31st!
  • Unlimited SETCR members, save 25%

Who Should Attend:

  • Competitive and recreational cyclists of all genders.
  • Those that love long miles and big adventures, both competitive and recreational
  • Those seeking performance improvement in upcoming Spring or early summer events or category racing
  • Riders with a strong base who wish to focus on climbing
  • Riders who are excited about having one the best weekends ever

Riders Get:

  • $400  per person for all 4 days, or $300 for March 23-24th only.
  • Best training week of your life!
  • Wednesday evening complimentary brief bike tune from Brave New Wheel & presentations on route and etiquette, and ride and race nutrition.
  • Complimentary Matador Breakfast Burritos, Peritus Coffee, Clif ride food and recovery beverage and sandwich bar each day.
  • Professional physical therapist on site one day.
  • Leaves SETCR every morning RIDING at 10 am SHARP Thursday – Sunday,
  • Follow car with wheels + bottles + food.
  • Thursday post-ride presentation: Climbing, TT pacing. LT accumulation.
  • Friday post-ride presentation: Racing Tactics.
  • Saturday and Sunday open presentation, there will be a survey for what you want to hear!

Check out the full tech guide.

Camp Preparation:

With an expected camp total around 15-18 riding hours, the Fort Collins Spring Training Camp will challenge everyone. Source Endurance excels at helping our clients meet their performance goals and we know working with us is the best way to ensure you are 100% ready for this camp. We specialize in individual coaching and consulting. Individual and Group Coaching available.

Coaching & Consults

Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies also has a ton of classes available throughout the day to help your fitness even in the dark and cold days of winter. Be sure to check out the latest schedule and don’t hesitate to reach out for recommendations based on your current work schedule and goals.

Training Center Schedule

Confirmed Camp Instructors

Whitney Allison

Whitney Allison, a California native who currently resides in Fort Collins, CO, is a veteran pro on the road, entering her sixth season in 2018. She’s a power rider and has played a variety of roles from domestique to GC rider with top tens in many major domestic stage races. Training in Fort Collins has taken her to many of Northern Colorado’s high alpine epic gravel routes. When not training or racing you can find her dabbling in a variety of activities in Fort Collins including the FoCo Fondo, Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies, and Peritus Coffee Roasters.

Zack Allison

Zack earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Colorado State University. As part of his education, he participated in many hands on exercise science practicum and internships, coaching many types of athletes, specifically cyclists.

Zack’s affinity for cycling started at the early age of 14 racing on the east coast. He quickly moved up the amateur ranks to race on the elite national circuit. This level of competition sparked his interest in exercise science, taking him to Colorado State University. While racing for his alma-mater and on various amateur teams he saw many podiums at the Collegiate Championships and Pro/Am events. Zack is currently living in Fort Collins, Colorado, races for the long running Team Clif Bar Crit team with forays to top tens in gravel events such as Dirty Kanza, coaching, and running the Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies.

Growing up with great mentors and coaches, Zack has a goal of paying it forward. He hopes to use his education and racing experience to bring success to Source Endurance and his clients.

Zack also owns and operated the Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies, a training and bike fit studio in Fort Collins, CO.

Kristen Arnold

Kristen Arnold MS, RDN, CDDD is a level 3 USA Cycling coach as well as a Registered Dietitian (RD) specializing in sports nutrition and is a board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD). With Kristen’s nutrition expertise and diverse experience in the sport of cycling as a racer and a mentor, she provides a comprehensive approach to her coaching. She works with athletes from the beginner to elite ranks in road, cyclocross, and mountain biking disciplines. Kristen is also a category 1 domestic elite road racer and seasoned mountain bike and cyclocross racer. Learn more about Kristen.

Schedule of Events

WEDNESDAY EVENING MARCH 20th

6pm, 10 minute complimentary bike tune up from Brave New Wheel, Leave your bike at SETCR if you want. 40 minute presentation on routes/ride etiquette and training/racing nutrition.

A GROUP Category 1/2/3 men and women Cat 1. Cat 3’s must be strong

  • Day 1 Poudre Stove Prairie Glade 4 hours 
  • Day 2 Carter Rattlesnake 3.5 hours  
  • Day 3 Hygiene + Carter Lake – 4.5 hours 
  • Day 4 Rist Redfeather 5 hours  

Finish every day at training center with Recovery drink, cool down, recovery.

B GROUP Category 3/4 men and women 1/2/3. – Route maps to be distributed

  • Day 1 Poudre Stove Prairie 3.5 hours  
  • Day 2  Rist glade loop 3 hours
  • Day 3 PITA Livermore loop 3.5 hours
  • Day 4 Carter Lake loop, rattle snake option, 4 hours

Finish every day at training center with Recovery drink + Cool down, recovery.

C GROUP Category 4/5 men and women 3/4. – Route maps to be distributed

  • Day 1 Poudre Stove Prairie 4 hours  
  • Day 2  Rist glade loop 4 hours
  • Day 3 PITA Livermore loop
  • Day 4 Carter Lake loop, rattle snake option, 4 hours

Finish every day at training center with Recovery drink + Cool down, recovery tools and sandwich bar.

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What to Bring

Items to pack for any of our cycling camps:

  • Bicycle: Clean, tuned and ready to ride with new tires
  • Worn-in cycling shoes with new cleats.
  • Gearing: Your bike should have a cassette appropriate for climbing
  • Helmet
  • Jerseys
  • Shorts
  • Wind Vest
  • Baselayer : 1 or 2 lightweight
  • Rain Jacket
  • Arm Warmers
  • Leg Warmers
  • Socks
  • Cycling gloves: short finger & long finger
  • Eyewear/sunglasses
  • Chamois cream
  • Small tote or backpack for anything you wish to keep in support vehicles
  • Heart Rate Monitor and/or Power Meter (Power Tap or SRM or other)
  • Sunscreen
  • Toiletries and shower towel if you’d like to shower post-ride and use our recovery tools.

Items to add weather dependent:

  • Light jacket
  • Medium weight jacket
  • Long sleeve and/or thermal jersey
  • Long finger gloves
  • Shoe covers/booties
  • Leg or knee warmers or light tights

Other items to consider:

  • Compact crankset and 12-27 cassette – If you are not accustomed to climbing or are a beginner cyclist this is a must.
  • Bottles/mix/food – If you have special dietary needs please be sure to pack extra in case we don’t have what you prefer.

We will have sport drinks, food, spare tubes/tires, etc in our follow vehicles.  Each day we will prepare water bottles for your bike using Clif Bar Hydration and will provide you with sports nutrition products for use during the camp.

If you have any questions about what to pack or what to look for when purchasing cycling clothing or supplies, please contact us at zallison@source-e.net

Bike Transport, Assembly, Maintenance

Brave New Wheel will be available for a brief bike tune and wash on Wednesday evening before the camp. You must bring your bike during this time if you’d like to take advantage of this included service! For any repairs beyond a basic tune, you have the option of paying Brave New Wheel to take care of it.

We also have  bike shipping options with Bike Flights and Brave New Wheel. Please note that you need to contact Brave New Wheel if you’d like them to receive, build, tear down, and re-pack your bike.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation and General Policies:  If you have to cancel for any reason, we can offer a partial refund depending on the notice.

  • 31+ days prior: Cancellation Fee of 100% of original camp price
  • 0-30 days prior: Cancellation Fee of 50% of original camp price
  • There are no discounts, refunds or exchanges associated with an Athlete skipping or missing any portion of a camp including, without limitation, meals, lectures or rides.
  • If weather makes the camp impossible, we will offer one of several solutions: an indoor camp with a partial refund or a camp rescheduled to a later date.
  • Camp will be conducted based on the schedule posted prior to the camp, but Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies reserves the right to modify the camp schedule based on, without limitation, weather and the number or skill level of Athletes in attendance.
  • All fees will be applied to the camp for which Athlete is registered.  If Athlete has to cancel for any reason, the deposit and applicable cancellation fees will be applied to the camp for which Athlete was registered and cannot be transferred to an alternate camp or any other Service or product offered by Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies.
  • If you are not satisfied with your camp experience, please notify a coach or the camp manager as soon as possible DURING THE CAMP.  Source Endurance Training Center of the Rockies will make a considerable effort to remedy any issues.  Refunds will not be issued for camps once the camp has commenced.
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Other Complimenting Events:

New for 2019! Sub Rosa Unpaved, a luxury gravel camp. We’ll be hosting a multi-day gravel camp at Beaver Meadows in conjunction with the crew from the Ramble Ride. Registration link coming soon. A perfect lead in to late summer and fall gravel events such as Gravel Worlds.

This late summer gravel ride is for the whole family with a variety of routes to choose from, topping off with 100 miles of dirt. Learn more at focofondo.com

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