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TBE Episode 153: Follow-up Extravaganza, Insights and Afterthoughts, Ride Tracking, Lighting, and Building Bikes

6/14/2019
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We cover some follow-up in this episode including Victor's in-depth review of his preferred ride tracking apps, as well as the hurdles encountered when building up a vintage bike. And finally, getting the most bang for you buck when searching for lighting. In the post-show we cover the benefit of bike-focused businesses, plus more for BICYCLIST patrons. The article TBE Episode 153: Follow-up Extravaganza, Insights and Afterthoughts, Ride Tracking, Lighting, and Building Bikes appeared...

Duration:00:47:41

TBE Episode 152: Giro Over the Shoulder, Flying With Your Bike, A Word on ‘Ventoux’, War of Helmet Marketing Continues

6/3/2019
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In today's episode we discuss options for traveling with a bicycle, or how to acquire a bicycle while traveling. We also discuss some stages and information from the Giro d'Italia 2019, as well as a discussion on following the Pro World Tour in Europe. Also a book recommendation for Father's Day (or casual reading), and some industry news. The article TBE Episode 152: Giro Over the Shoulder, Flying With Your Bike, A Word on ‘Ventoux’, War of Helmet Marketing Continues appeared first on...

Duration:00:33:11

TBE Episode 151: Bike Bath Problems and Solutions, the Gamification of Cycling, and an Ethical Valuation of Laws for Cars vs. Bikes

5/22/2019
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We wrap-up the results from the 2019 Amgen Tour of California. We also discuss advances in washing your bicycle, events this summer that gamify cycling, wilderness access for mountain bikers in Carlsbad, and the implications of laws for drivers vs. bikes. The article TBE Episode 151: Bike Bath Problems and Solutions, the Gamification of Cycling, and an Ethical Valuation of Laws for Cars vs. Bikes appeared first on BICYCLIST.

Duration:00:24:06

TBE Episode 150: Bike Goodr Super Fly Sunglasses, Bike Campouts and the Viability of Viathon

5/13/2019
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We have fun reviewing the Super Fly packaging and sunglasses sent over to us by Bike Goodr, while discussing the important considerations to make when shopping for cycling sunglasses. We talk Walmart's new high-end bike brand and what the outcome might be, as well as a discussion about riding in prestigious events on inexpensive bicycles. The article TBE Episode 150: Bike Goodr Super Fly Sunglasses, Bike Campouts and the Viability of Viathon appeared first on BICYCLIST.

Duration:00:20:37

TBE Episode 149: Amstel Gold Race, SRAM Acquires PowerTap, and Reviewing the Jones Bikes SWB Complete Plus

5/1/2019
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We continue our brief series on the history of some of the famous events in the UCI Road World Championships history, including the recent Amstel Gold race. We also discuss SRAM's acquisition of PowerTap, and why some of us think power meters are unnecessary for regular riders. We finish up with a closer look at our review of Jones Bikes SWB Complete build. The article TBE Episode 149: Amstel Gold Race, SRAM Acquires PowerTap, and Reviewing the Jones Bikes SWB Complete Plus appeared first...

Duration:00:17:55

TBE Episode 148: Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix Review and History, In Search of Equity By Bicycle

4/20/2019
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In this episode we cover some fascinating history behind the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, including some rider stats we can't beat. We also discuss the differing priorities of bike community advocates, and a post-show in which we ponder the bike potential of unlimited resources. The article TBE Episode 148: Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix Review and History, In Search of Equity By Bicycle appeared first on BICYCLIST.

Duration:00:17:59

TBE Episode 147: Rancho Recap!, Trail Tool Giveaway, Questions on Frugality and Some of the Favorite Riders for Two Spring Classics

4/13/2019
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We recap the fun had at SDMBA's Ride the Rancho event in San Diego and announce our Trail Boss trail tools giveaway, courtesy of 911 Law. We also discuss some upcoming Spring Classic races and the predictions for favorites to win. In the post-show we answer questions of frugality when shopping for bicycle gear. The article TBE Episode 147: Rancho Recap!, Trail Tool Giveaway, Questions on Frugality and Some of the Favorite Riders for Two Spring Classics appeared first on BICYCLIST.

Duration:00:12:31

TBE Episode 146: The Future of Owning a Car, Helmet Testing Debacle, and Rider Stats That We Cannot Beat

3/29/2019
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We discuss how bike shops should be evaluated, predictions that owning a car won’t be so necessary in the future, how bikeways promote physical activity, MIPS vs. WaveCel helmet claims, Professional Cyclists discuss their experiences with depression and how they manage, and Strava stats from the professionals at Milan-San Remo that you have to see to believe. The article TBE Episode 146: The Future of Owning a Car, Helmet Testing Debacle, and Rider Stats That We Cannot Beat appeared first...

Duration:00:21:32

TBE Episode 145: Visiting Orange County Bike Shops, Sorting Out That Squishy Feeling, Tech on our Radar

3/22/2019
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In this episode we recap results of a recent survey that shows Los Angeles has the most aggressive drivers in the country (and how they measured this), we talk about notable Orange County bike shops that we stopped by on our magazine delivery route, future damper technology for mountain bikes, and Victor's got his eye on a new titanium bike. In the post-show we cover the results and last stage of Paris-Nice, the NEW Team Sky name and owner, and acquisitions in the industry. The article...

Duration:00:50:21

TBE Episode 144: The Continued Evolution of Drivetrain Design, the Spring Classics have Sprung, and OC Bike Shop Reports

3/13/2019
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We follow up on our discussion of the 'Rotor' stepping stone and the continued evolution of drivetrain design. We also discuss professional racing hot topics including the results of Strade Bianche, the first stage and the history of Paris-Nice, and Nicole Hanselmann's speedy start at the Omloop Het Niewsblad. Finally, Chris gives us the update on the bike shop stops along the Orange County, magazine delivery route. The article TBE Episode 144: The Continued Evolution of Drivetrain...

Duration:01:05:41

TBE Episode 143: Bike Shop Stops in San Diego, New Rules for Throwing Bidons in the Peloton, and the Rotor 1×13 Hydraulic Drivetrain Release

3/6/2019
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We discuss notable bike shops in San Diego during our magazine delivery route, we also touch on some ground-breaking rules regarding tossing bidons in the peloton and the fines riders could incur for doing so. We wrap up the episode with a discussion on Rotor Bike Components’ note-worthy release of the 1x13 Hydraulic Drivetrain and how bicycle patents can stifle growth in the components sector. The article TBE Episode 143: Bike Shop Stops in San Diego, New Rules for Throwing Bidons in the...

Duration:00:13:46

TBE Episode 142: Advances in Ride Tracking Methods, Reviewing the Merits of Labelling ‘Luxury’, Numb Toes, Ammonia Smells, and Tipping Your Bike Mechanic

2/26/2019
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We talk some new advancements being made in ride tracking, including a bike computer that runs for 96 hours and Strava’s (beta) route mapping feature, as well as thoughts on how the Red Hook Crit can come back full throttle in 2020, why your feet may be numb during a ride, and why cleaning the cobblestones for Paris-Roubaix is not sacrilegious. In the post-show we discuss pre-ride jitters, why a rider might smell or taste ammonia after a ride, and a discussion on how the body burns fuel...

Duration:00:23:26

Episode 141: Prospects of A New Bike Deal, Race Alternatives, and Solidarity Amongst People Who Ride Bikes

2/18/2019
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This episode we talk some popular races cancelling their events for 2019, including the Red Hook Crit, while some new types of events make their way into the cycling scene, such as virtual racing. We also discuss the politics of bicycling nationally, the new bike deal, and the bicyclists who make up the majority of the community. Also more details on an incident at a bike shop in Chino that involved thieves attempting to steal a bicycle from Incycle Bicycles while severely injuring a shop...

Duration:00:19:39

Episode 140: Steel Touring Bike Wishlist, Tour of California Route Announced, Biking in Extreme Weather, and A Misstep for Quick-Step

2/7/2019
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In this episode we fawn over epic steel touring bikes, we admire the athletes and commuters who cycle in extreme weather (and we add some tips for cycling in rain or snow), we also review the announced route for the 2019 Amgen Tour of California, and discuss why Iljo Keisse was removed from the Vuelta San Juan. The article Episode 140: Steel Touring Bike Wishlist, Tour of California Route Announced, Biking in Extreme Weather, and A Misstep for Quick-Step appeared first on BICYCLIST.

Duration:00:23:45

139: Tech Predictions for 2019, Defending Millennial Pro Cyclists, and the ‘Honda’ of Bicycles

1/29/2019
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We talk our tech predictions for the bicycle industry in 2019 (including more tubeless tires and sustainable materials), how the peloton responds on words of former pro trying to relive his glory days at Paris-Roubaix, and railing against the claim that millennial cyclists are snowflakes. The article 139: Tech Predictions for 2019, Defending Millennial Pro Cyclists, and the ‘Honda’ of Bicycles appeared first on BICYCLIST.

Duration:00:25:08

138: The Tour Down Under Gets Messy, Electric Battery Explosion, Jess Varnish Loses the Battle but Not the War, and How to Get Americans Interested in Bicycle Racing

1/22/2019
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An electric bike battery explodes while a 79-year-old cyclist attempts a climb famous at the Tour Down Under, BBC obtains emails from the Team Sky doctor at the center of the Testosterone Delivery scandal, Jess Varnish loses a battle, but not the war, and we discuss how to get American’s more excited about bike racing. The article 138: The Tour Down Under Gets Messy, Electric Battery Explosion, Jess Varnish Loses the Battle but Not the War, and How to Get Americans Interested in Bicycle...

Duration:00:21:37

137: Race Meat, Carbo-loading, Riding With Cars, Warm Showers, Why It Matters Santa Ana Got A Protected Bike Lane, The ‘Stigma of the Vegan Brand’

1/14/2019
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We cover a range of topics including race day carb loading, post-adventure fueling, vegan supplements, and DIY supplements on the cheap. We also discuss EF Education First team kits for 2019 and their new partnerships, new bike lanes in Santa Ana supports the community, and breaking down the assertions that ‘fewer Americans bike to work’. The article 137: Race Meat, Carbo-loading, Riding With Cars, Warm Showers, Why It Matters Santa Ana Got A Protected Bike Lane, The ‘Stigma of the Vegan...

Duration:00:49:29

136: BICYCLIST Adventure Team Overnight Preview, Pro Cycling and the ‘Sky, Goodbye’, Virtual Racing and the Electro-motion of Everything

1/10/2019
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Chris previews his overnight touring adventure on Poseidon Bikes X model, we discuss gran fondos of interest in 2019 and team shakeups in pro cycling. We also discuss Danny Van Haute's new Pro Cycling team and the implications of electrifying anything with wheels. The article 136: BICYCLIST Adventure Team Overnight Preview, Pro Cycling and the ‘Sky, Goodbye’, Virtual Racing and the Electro-motion of Everything appeared first on BICYCLIST.

Duration:00:50:49

135: Fixmas in Fullerton, Controversy Surrounding Race Radios in the Peloton, and Virtual Group Rides Becoming More Popular

12/10/2018
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Issue 155 is released! In this episode we discuss our exploration of the bike friendly areas of Fullerton, followed by a discussion of race radios' place in the peloton and Romain Bardet's desire to see them banned. We also touch on the popularity of virtual group rides, how the landscape of bike industry expositions is changing, and another reason not to use Uber. The article 135: Fixmas in Fullerton, Controversy Surrounding Race Radios in the Peloton, and Virtual Group Rides Becoming More...

Duration:00:55:21

134: The Pete Rose of Pro Cycling, Team Abuse Allegations, Electric Bikes Better Than Walking, Clif Embracing A Solar Destiny

11/26/2018
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We discuss some professional cycling 'icons' (Bradley Wiggins and Geraint Thomas disagree on one person), and some cyclists from team Cervelo-Bigla team reveal serious incidents under reign of manager. We also touch on how Clif Bar company plans to do their part in lowering CO2 emissions, and the studies that prove that ebike riding requires more physical activity than walking. The article 134: The Pete Rose of Pro Cycling, Team Abuse Allegations, Electric Bikes Better Than Walking, Clif...

Duration:00:45:05