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The Gravel Ride. A cycling podcast

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The Gravel Ride is a cycling podcast where we discuss the people, places and products that define modern gravel cycling. We will be interviewing athletes, course designers and product designers who are influencing the sport. We will be providing information on where to ride, what to ride and how to stay stoked on gravel riding.

The Gravel Ride is a cycling podcast where we discuss the people, places and products that define modern gravel cycling. We will be interviewing athletes, course designers and product designers who are influencing the sport. We will be providing information on where to ride, what to ride and how to stay stoked on gravel riding.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Gravel Ride is a cycling podcast where we discuss the people, places and products that define modern gravel cycling. We will be interviewing athletes, course designers and product designers who are influencing the sport. We will be providing information on where to ride, what to ride and how to stay stoked on gravel riding.

Twitter:

@one1speed

Language:

English


Episodes

Ted Huang - mental performance and community

3/2/2021
This week on the podcast, Randall takes the reins and brings two-time Olympian (wind surfing), former Pro cyclist, Pro team founder, and Sport Psychologist Ted Huang for the first in a series of conversations about the meanings and motivations that underlie why we ride. Ted Huang Website Ted Huang Instagram Support the Podcast Join The Ridership Ted Huang - Episode Transcription [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to the gravel ride podcast. I'm Randall Jacobs, and this is the first in a...

Duration:00:59:40

Matt Kadey: Bikepacker, route designer and adventurer

2/23/2021
This week we sit down with Matt Kadey to unpack (pun intended) the world of bike packing and route design. Matt has designed adventures in Columbia, Costa Rica and Canada. We learn about the design of routes, the idea of the Grand Depart and tools we can all use to design adventures. Join The Ridership Support the Podcast Matthew Kadey Website BT700 Columbia Bikepacking Route Costa Rica Bikepacking Route

Duration:00:44:30

In the Dirt 16: Origins and Ego

2/16/2021
This week Randall and Craig take a look back at how each of them found 'the bike' and think back to how ego played a role in improving as a cyclist. Fast forward to today, we reflect on how ego has largely disappeared and our enjoyment of the sport comes more naturally and independent of competition. Join The Ridership Support the Podcast

Duration:00:34:35

Patrick Carey - 5 skills every gravel cyclist needs to master

2/9/2021
This week we sit down with Patrick Carey from Speed Science Coaching to look at the 5 skills every gravel cyclist needs to master. Whether you come from road or mtb, gravel demands an adaptation of your existing skillset. Patrick drills into 5 foundation level skills you need to know. Speed Science Coaching website and YouTube The Ridership Forum Support the Podcast Show notes: Floating Through Rough Terrain This is something that riders coming from the road are going to find different...

Duration:00:53:16

Zachary Lambert - Blackheart Bike Co.

1/26/2021
This week we sit down with Zachary Lambert, founder of Blackheart Bike Co. in Venice, CA. Zach walks us through the brand's namesake titanium frame and his new retail venture Luft launching in March 2021. Support the podcast blackheartbikeco.com @blackheartbikeco luftlosangeles.com @luftlosangeles growcyclingfoundation.org @growcyclingfoundation @ornamentalconifer rideforblacklives.org @rideforblacklives

Duration:00:46:04

In the Dirt 15: Full Frame bags, Farr Twin-T and flat bar gravel bikes

1/19/2021
This week we look at the options a full-frame bag creates for gravel cyclists as well as a look at the new Farr Twin-T. Finally, we dive into a discussion of flat-bar gravel bikes and drop-bar mountain bikes to explore the various edges of the sport. Farr Twin T Rockgiest bags Support the podcast Join The Ridership

Duration:00:38:49

Gregor von Medeazza - The Munga, South Africa's 'Toughest Race in the World'

1/12/2021
Part 2 of my discussion with Gregor von Medeazza and his experiences at The Munga in South Africa. Gregor showcases his determination and equipment choices on his way to surviving this 1000km gravel event dubbed 'The World's Toughest Race'. Gregor reveals the backdrop of his motivation, raising awareness for The Bicycle Empowerment Network Namibia. The Munga Bicycle Empowerment Network Namibia Support the podcast Join The Ridership

Duration:00:27:48

Gregor von Medeazza - South Africa's The Munga and Namibia's Desert Dash

1/5/2021
This week we travel across the globe to Africa with Gregor von Medeazza. In Part 1, Gregor tells tales of Namibia's Desert Dash and South Africa's The Munga (self-described as 'The Toughest Race on Earth'. Gregor's story should inspire anyone looking for a gravel adventure. Support the Podcast Namibia's Desert Dash South Africa's The Munga Charity: Bicycling Empowerment Network Namibia

Duration:00:29:17

In the Dirt 14: The Boom and Bust of 2020 in gravel cycling

12/30/2020
This week we conclude the year with a discussion of the 2020 gravel bike boom and bust looking at some of the challenges faced by the industry (and endured by consumers). We also look at some of the trends in 2020 that will continue to affect what we will be riding in 2021 and beyond. Support the podcast Join The Ridership forum Randall's Path Less Pedaled discussion on fact and myths of bike manufacturing

Duration:00:34:47

UNBOUND GRAVEL 2021 with Kimo Seymour and LeLan Dains

12/22/2020
Kimo Seymour (Life Time) and LeLan Dains (UNBOUND GRAVEL) take a look back at 2020 and forward to the 2021 gravel event season including UNBOUND GRAVEL. We take a close look at the COVID protocols the team has put in place to ensure a safe event. UNBOUND GRAVEL Instagram UNBOUND GRAVEL Covid Safety Support the Podcast Join The Ridership Episode Transcription: Craig: Gentlemen, welcome to the show. Kimo: Thanks for having us. LeLan: Yeah, thanks for having us, Craig. Craig: Yeah....

Duration:00:40:27

In the Dirt 13: 2020 - The year of gravel that was and wasn't

12/15/2020
This week Randall and Craig discuss 2020: the year that was and the year that wasn't. While the pandemic canceled most of the gravel cycling events on the calendar, it did open up opportunities for adventure and community. Support the Podcast Join The Ridership Forum

Duration:00:45:14

Orange Seal - The ins and outs of tire sealant with John Vargus

12/8/2020
This week we learn the ins and outs of gravel bike tire sealant with John Vargus of Orange Seal. John gets into some tips and tricks every cyclist should know and discusses his support of the Orange Seal Off Road Racing Team featuring Payson McElveen and Hannah Finchamp. Orange Seal Website Orange Seal Instagram Support the Podcast Bike Index Donations Automated Transcription (please excuse the typos) Orange Seal - The ins and outs of tire sealant with John Vargus 00:00:01 -...

Duration:00:45:18

Nutrition for gravel cycling with Kristen Arnold

11/24/2020
This week we talk nutrition with professional athlete, coach, and nutritionist, Kristen Arnold. We break down how to approach a big event day starting a week out and Kristen shares a few clever tricks on how to limit nutrition mistakes on the bike. Kristen Arnold Website Kristen Arnold Instagram Support the Podcast Join The Ridership

Duration:00:42:19

In The Dirt 12: Announcing The Ridership, a free community and resource for the gravel cyclist

11/17/2020
Announcing The Ridership, a new, free community resource for the gravel and adventure cyclist. After several months of soft launch, we are now inviting all listeners to join our experiment in community building. The goal is to build a global, searchable resource that will help cyclists of all experience levels explore the sport, discover new routes and make connections. Send a direct message to the podcast for an invitation. Support the podcast

Duration:00:34:34

UnPAved -- Dave Pryor and COVID safe racing

11/10/2020
This week we sit down with Dave Pryor from the Pennsylvania gravel event, UnPAved to discuss how the 2020 events was executed in a COVID safe fashion. We get into the changes in format that may be here to stay and how other race organizers can learn from his experiences to execute future events.

Duration:00:48:08

In the Dirt 11: An interview with your host Craig Dalton

11/3/2020
This week the tables are turned and your host, Craig Dalton gets interviewed by Randall Jacobs. Craig covers his personal story leading up to the beginnings of the podcast and his journey into gravel cycling. Support the Podcast.

Duration:00:38:57

Apidura: George Huxford - Bags for every cycling adventure

10/27/2020
This week we check in with George Huxford from Apidura makers of cycling bags for every gravel cycling adventure. We learn the various types of bags from tip to tail of the bicycle and get some practical advice on packing and load distribution. Episode Sponsor: PNW Components (15% off with code 'thegravelride') Apidura online Apidura Instagram Support the Podcast Automated Transcription (please excuse the typos) Apidura: George Huxford - Bags for every cycling adventure 00:00:05 -...

Duration:00:41:03

In the Dirt 10: Nutrition for Gravel Cyclists

10/20/2020
This week we tackle some of the basics around nutrition for gravel cycling setting the stage for deeper research and understanding. Craig checks in from his new residence in Topanga while Randall plans a return to the West Coast from Massachusetts. The Gravel Ride Podcast Forum Support the podcast

Duration:00:37:31

Ohio Gravel Grinders: Ray George. Using community tools to build gravel resources

10/13/2020
This week we sit down with Ray George one of the founders of the Ohio Gravel Grinders group. Using grassroots community-building tools, OGG has assembled an ever-growing resource for regional gravel athletes. These regional efforts are an incredibly useful tool and can be replicated by anyone to benefit their local communities. Episode Sponsor: Athletic Greens Support the Podcast: Buy me a Coffee! Ohio Gravel Grinders Facebook - ColumbusRides Blog • Tuesday Night Ride Twitter - Columbus...

Duration:00:33:47

In the Dirt 9: Every Day Carry on your gravel bike

10/6/2020
This week we are tackling what to carry on your gravel bike rides. We discuss the must-haves and the why nots of carrying a little extra gear for those unexpected emergencies. We close with a discussion on living and riding in the moment.

Duration:00:35:30