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Kyle McKendree, owner and head fabricator, has been working in the cycling industry for 15 years. He’s an experienced mechanic trained by top companies like Specialized, Shimano, and Sram as well as an expert fabricator where he’s built everything from modified jeeps to intricate small parts. Drawing inspiration from the trails surrounding his home in Flagstaff, AZ, he created 13R to showcase his dedication to creating a product that is both beautiful as well as functional. His bikes are purpose built and are designed with the rider in mind. He shares his passion for craftsmanship and riding by building bikes that are exciting and fun to ride. 13R combines the experience and attention to detail of a craftsman with the spirit of someone who loves to ride!

CORE Nutrition Planning provides science-based, personalized nutrition plans for training and racing that help athletes maximize performance. CORE takes into account your physiology, your preferences and tolerances, as well as information about your event to create a customized nutrition plan. CORE was founded by Asker Jeukendrup, PhD and Bill Braun. Asker is a world leading sports nutritionist, professor of Exercise Metabolism, and former Global Senior Director of Gatorade Sports Science Institute. He coaches elite athletes across cycling, running, triathlon, soccer and other sports. In addition, Asker and Bill are both athletes; CORE was born of their desire for a better nutrition planning tool for themselves and others. TEC is proud to use CORE to help provide nutritional guidance and planning to ensure every athlete is fully prepared for success.

CarboRocket’s goal is to provide athletes with the most effective and best tasting sports nutrition products on the planet – products that won’t get in your way. CarboRocket’s products have been used and tested at the highest level of sport and are trusted by Olympic Gold Medalists and World Cup athletes, as well as weekend warriors. They source only the very best, all-natural ingredients. Every ingredient and product goes through rigorous, multiple 3rd party testing procedures before, during and after mixing to insure the purest, safest and highest quality. At TEC we believe that nutrition plays a critical roll in both training and racing. That’s why we’ve partnered with CarboRocket to offer exclusive discounts to all TEC athletes. Together we help you fuel smarter and go farther.

Podiumwear Custom Sports Apparel is a small, dedicated group trying to elevate the custom cycling game with great customer service, solid product and quick turn-arounds. They’ve been around since 2003 and pride themselves on the quality of their cycling product which is made locally in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Cooper River

Located in Charleston, SC and owned by native Gage Cooper, CRC is the area’s one stop shop for all thinks cycling. Gage has been involved in the local cycling scene since he learned how to pedal his bike in the early 90’s. After working as a bike mechanic and salesman at two local bike stores through college, Gage graduated with a degree in Business, and combined his education and passion for cycling to create Cooper River Cycles. Their mission is to equip people to be happy, healthy, and connected through the benefits of cycling.

TrainingPeaks provides the complete web, mobile and desktop solution for enabling smart and effective endurance training. Their products include Athlete and Coach Edition, WKO+ desktop software for cutting-edge scientific analysis and planning, Best Bike Split and the TrainingPeaks mobile apps for iOS and Android. TrainingPeaks solutions are used by Tour de France teams, Ironman World Champions, Olympians, and age group athletes and coaches around the world to track, analyze and plan their training. Thomas Endurance Coaching is proud to use the TrainingPeaks’ suite of products to effectively deliver and analyze all athletes workouts.

Nowadays power is an essential tool for pros as well as thousands of riders seeking to reach their potential in training, races, centuries or ‘sportive events. Quarq remains at the forefront of power meter design and manufacturing, making accurate, reliable and easy to use power meters for devoted athletes in every cycling discipline. Thomas Endurance Coaching is proud to be a Quarq recognized coach. All athletes coached by TEC are eligible for exclusive discounts on all Quarq products.

The Endurance Lab podcast is your source for all of the great cycling and fitness content that TeamODZ creates.  Some of the featured weekly content on the podcast include: guest interviews on Chat and Chill by Theia Friestedt of Volyoom FIT, nutritional tips and tricks from Jason Flores, and the basics of training with Power on Watts up with Power by Justin Wagner with special guest, Taylor Thomas of Thomas Endurance Coaching.  You can also watch all this content, and more, LIVE on YouTube, FaceBook, Twitch, and Mixer. Thomas Endurance Coaching is a recurring guest on the show providing an experts perspective on training and racing with power.