Coaches

 

C Velo Head Coach Rick Cady, MS

Rick Cady, MS

Rick Cady, MS is the founder/owner of C-Velo.  Rick’s background includes an advanced degree in Exercise Physiology with certifications from USA Cycling, Saris Cycling, and the American College of Sports Medicine.  The vision for the studio is to bring systematic scientific training concepts and programming to a group training environment, but in a fun and engaging way. The studio provides the most technically advanced equipment, most current training methods, and utilizes state of the art video and sound to create an exceptional indoor training experience that will not only make participants fitter, but provides the framework for significant  improvement in group rides, weekend tours and all disciplines of cycling races (Cyclocross, Triathlon, Crits, Time Trials, and Stage races).

 

MielleBlomberg

Mielle Blomberg

A native Portlander, Mielle Blomberg has been competing for 7 years regionally, with a focus on cyclocross and mountain bike racing, currently racing as a masters Category 1-2 , and a is a three time Oregon State Short Track champion. As a client of C-Velo since 2011, she brings a wealth of firsthand experience to our clients. Mielle has been an official for Oregon Bike Racing Association (OBRA) since 2011, participating in all aspects of the sport of cycling as a road referee for road racing and assistant judge at cyclocross and criterium races. In 2015 she organized her own charity bike race to benefit the Oregon Food Bank, and in 2011 started an all women’s Cyclocross/MTB team which ran from 2011-2016. With a true passion giving back to the cycling community, Mielle has been coaching her own cyclocross skills clinics since 2015 with a focus on introducing new riders to the sport and helping experienced racers fine tune their skills. We’re excited to welcome her to our coaching team, and you’ll appreciate her contagious enthusiasm that will push you to new heights on the bike.

 

Chris Bagg

Chris Bagg is a professional triathlete, category 2 USAC cyclist, and high performance endurance sports coach. He used to be a high school teacher, after studying English literature at college and graduate school. Somewhere along the way he gave up soccer and discovered he was so-so at running. A bike followed, and he completed his first sprint triathlon in 2003. He turned professional in 2006 and has enjoyed the ride ever since. He began coaching in 2010 and found the perfect marriage between teaching and athletics. He loves racing, training, and helping others become the best version of themselves. He’s proudest of being married to his awesome wife, Amy VanTassel.
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