Tag Archives: Bend Don’t Brake

Bend Don’t Brake Supports Academy

Amanda Atwill, director of the Bend Don’t Brake Road Race, announced today that the race is giving back $4,750 to the cycling community. In her statement, she says, “We are awarding Bend Endurance Academy $3,000. West Coast Women’s Cycling Team $1,000 and Bend Velodrome Project $750. You are all a part of this great donation […]

Road Cycling Clinics

Introduction to Road Cycling & Racing Road cycling is all about riding in a group, so riders must be aware of their surroundings, capable bike handlers and understand basic traffic laws. We recommend that riders learn many of the needed skills on a mountain bike until they are 12 years old. To get started with […]

Community Support

The Bend Endurance Academy is 2.5 years old this month. As a new organization, we are pleased that a handful of key people in our community have looked to us as an organization that: 1) is deserving of charitable funds and 2) can provide motivated, reliable volunteers & resources Amanda Atwill is one of these key philanthropic […]

Bend Don’t Brake

Volunteers Needed: Bend Don’t Brake Road Race- May 28th The Bend Don’t Brake road race is set for Saturday, May 28, on roads in southeast Bend. This beginner-friendly race will feature riders from across the state of Oregon plus many of the Academy’s Cycling athletes. Six racing categories will be offered, including races for beginner men and women, masters men and women (ages […]

Bend Don’t Brake video and Chainbreaker report

The inaugural Bend Don’t Brake road race was on Saturday. About 150 riders showed up to compete on a rolling course on the east side of town. Academy Cycling Director, Bill Warburton, gave a free pre-race clinic to about 20 beginner men and women to talk about some do’s, don’ts and tips on how to […]