TRAINING TIPS

Before you know it, Obliteride will be here.
Train hard and proud and together we'll ride to end cancer!

accelerate your training

Download the Obliteride Acceleration Plan, a tool to help you train harder and raise more money. These are success tips in a nutshell.


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Training Rides
Organize your own training rides with friends and teammates, or join one of the many free training rides including:
Pre-Event Training Schedules
Make a plan
Download the Obliteride Acceleration Plan, a tool to help you train harder and raise more money. These are success tips in a nutshell.

TRAINING EXPERTS

Jason Brayley

Jason Brayley, M.D.

Dr. Brayley is an avid cyclist and team physician for Kenda/5 Hour Energy Pro Cycling presented by GearGrinder, a professional cycling team that competes throughout the U.S. He's a Sports Medicine physician treating athletes of all ages. Questions for Dr. Brayley? Connect with him at jaybray1@yahoo.com.

Read training articles from Dr. Brayley:


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Deb Preller, M.D.

Dr. Deb Preller practices at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, Wash. Her accolades on the bike include the Washington state road women's category 1-2 champion in 2006; gold and silver medals at Master's National track racing in 2005 and 2006; Master's World's silver medalist in track racing in 2005; and Master's World's silver medalists in road racing in 2006. Dr. Preller currently co-manages the Fischer Plumbing Women's team.

Read training articles from Dr. Preller:


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Russell Stevenson

Russell Stevenson is a USAC Level 2 coach, NASM certified personal trainer and holds numerous bike fitting certifications. With several years of experience in road, cyclocross and mountain bike training and racing, Russell excels in outdoor workshops and skills clinics. Locally grown in the Pacific Northwest, he now resides in Boulder, Colo. Russell is the current Master's National Champion and Master's World Champion in Cyclocross (35+).

Read training articles from Russell Stevenson:


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Craig Undem

Craig Undem is an owner/coach at Cycle University with lifelong passions for cycling and endurance sport. Craig got his start in cycling with a collegiate race in 1983, going on to race in the World Championships of Cyclocross – winning a World Cup medal in Mountain Bike Racing and placing second in the U.S. in Elite Criterium Championships – and racing Track and Triathlon. Off the bike, Craig has been a professional cycling coach since 1996 and is currently the Director of all Junior racing in the state of Washington. He's also a coach with USA Cycling and a graduate of the Carmichael Coaching College.

Read training articles from Craig Undem:

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training rides

Our partner, Gerk’s Ski & Cycle in Issaquah is hosting training rides to get people out riding together ahead of Obliteride. Please check out the schedule and distances below and then mark your calendar to be there. It’s always more fun to ride with others. Please RSVP on Facebook, or email us at info@obliteride.org so we know how many people to expect.

See you there!
 
Fine print: these are the tentative routes, small adjustments may occur ahead of the ride
 
Day Time Distance Target Pace RSVP
Sunday, June 8 8 AM 22 miles around Lake Sammamish ~13+ mph RSVP
Sunday, June 22 8 AM 40 miles—Issaquah-to-South Lake WA loop and back ~13+ mph RSVP
Sunday, June 29 8 AM 55 miles—some portion of the 65 miles below, but not quite as far—maybe pick-up at May Valley ~13+ mph RSVP
Sunday, July 13 8 AM 65-—SE edge of the 100-mile route. Issy to  RentonàCoal CreekàMay ValleyàTiger MtnàLake Sammamish 15+ mph RSVP
Sunday, July 27 8 AM 80  miles 15+ mph RSVP
Sunday, Aug 3 8 AM 22 miles around Lake Sammamish ~13+ mph RSVP
 

The legal stuff: The information contained in this site is for informational and educational purposes only.  It is not intended or suited to be a substitute for professional medical treatment or for professional medical advice. If you suspect you have a health problem, you should consult a healthcare professional.