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The Paceline Cycling Podcast

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The Paceline is a cycling podcast aimed at roadies, mountain bikers, commuters, cyclocross enthusiasts , those who grind gravel—indeed anyone who claims cycling for their own. The bicycle is more than a thing, it’s an issue. The Paceline also discusses the bike’s place in society. The hosts love bike gear so expect some banter about what works and what does not on the road and trail. The show is backed by the Fatcyclist and Red Kite Prayer. The podcast on two wheels. No training wheels needed. The Paceline is hosted Patrick Brady and John Lewis, and is a production by The Cycling Independent.

The Paceline is a cycling podcast aimed at roadies, mountain bikers, commuters, cyclocross enthusiasts , those who grind gravel—indeed anyone who claims cycling for their own. The bicycle is more than a thing, it’s an issue. The Paceline also discusses the bike’s place in society. The hosts love bike gear so expect some banter about what works and what does not on the road and trail. The show is backed by the Fatcyclist and Red Kite Prayer. The podcast on two wheels. No training wheels needed. The Paceline is hosted Patrick Brady and John Lewis, and is a production by The Cycling Independent.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Paceline is a cycling podcast aimed at roadies, mountain bikers, commuters, cyclocross enthusiasts , those who grind gravel—indeed anyone who claims cycling for their own. The bicycle is more than a thing, it’s an issue. The Paceline also discusses the bike’s place in society. The hosts love bike gear so expect some banter about what works and what does not on the road and trail. The show is backed by the Fatcyclist and Red Kite Prayer. The podcast on two wheels. No training wheels needed. The Paceline is hosted Patrick Brady and John Lewis, and is a production by The Cycling Independent.

Language:

English

Contact:

3105028076


Episodes

#253: diet and the environment, the Delta variant and riding

8/13/2021
This week John considers his diet. He likes eating all the things, including kale. But is that really good for the environment, he asks. Patrick wonders what the delta variant means for doing bike events and travel. Is buying a hazmat suit the answer? Show links: The Midlife...

Duration:00:47:53

#252: cycling culture, cycling heroes

8/5/2021
John is thinking about cycling culture and just how it manifests, like who’s responsible? Is it influencers? Patrick got a question about cycling heroes and who his are (hint: it’s not who you think). Show links: Assos Summerglove

Duration:00:59:02

#251: athletes under pressure, the why of doing hard things

7/29/2021
John has been giving some thought to the brouhaha over gymnast Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the Olympic Games and how none of us really knows what is going on in her head and how, maybe, we could cut her some slack. In response to a listener question, Patrick takes a...

Duration:00:52:11

Tandem: Mark Peterman

7/22/2021
Our guest for this installment of The Paceline Tandem is Mark Peterman, the CEO and founder of AirFom, a new foam insert that replaces inner tubes (and air) in bicycle tires. Peterman is an industry veteran who has done it all: He was an elite level racer in Colorado where...

Duration:00:21:40

#250: Helping others, industry vet on supply chain

7/15/2021
Our man John is considering his good fortune. He has a home and nice bikes and friends who think he’s awesome. He also has someone who depends on him who is in a fix. What’s on his mind is how cycling teaches us to help when you can. Patrick spoke...

Duration:00:53:04

#249: bike mechanics, giving in relationships and in cycling

7/8/2021
A new shop has opened up near John, and he’s hopeful that they can make a go of it. His question is why it’s so hard to pay and keep good mechanics and why bicycle retailing isn’t a more profitable endeavor. After some soul-searching in the wake of the end...

Duration:00:55:47

#248: where are the bikes, dogs on trails

6/30/2021
Where are the bikes? Not the ones in your garage or your friend’s garage, but the ones that should be appearing on the floors of bike shops around the country. Demand has fallen off, possibly because non-bike-owning types are tired of waiting for bikes to show up from the factories....

Duration:00:59:30

#247: Riding with friends, post-Covid diet reform

6/24/2021
Why is riding bikes with friends so good? We know it’s true, but can anyone really explain why? Our man John takes on the question. Did you pick up Covid pounds? Patrick did and now he’s trying to figure out how much discipline he’s willing to live by, how much...

Duration:00:55:18

#246: the growth of gravel racing, revisiting old trails

6/17/2021
The show is back now that Patrick has returned from his visit to Memphis. John takes on the subject of gravel riding and where it may go next. Could Redbull get interested in gravel racing? Should there be some sort of Protour? Patrick had the opportunity to ride some mountain...

Duration:01:00:10

#245: Recaps, choosing the right mountain bike

6/3/2021
This week Robot follows up on threads from several previous episodes. He’d like us to believe he’s a short, bad human. We know that’s not true; he’s a robot. Patrick takes on a listener question in the form of what kind of mountain bike to buy. This isn’t a brand...

Duration:01:00:35

#244: making bad choices, when to go mountain biking in California

5/27/2021
This week our man about the gravel town, John Emlyn “Robot” Lewis, gives us an inside look at what happens when ego overrides good decision-making. For some it makes for comedy. For our hero, less so. Patrick received a listener question about when the best time is to visit California...

Duration:01:01:09

#243: getting ready for a gravel event, what bike to recommend to a non-cyclist

5/20/2021
John has a gravel event coming up this weekend, and he was wishing for something that would give him instant base miles, which he’s lacking. Instead, he managed to find a way to make the coming weekend more challenging, not less so. It’s not uncommon for our non-cycling friends to...

Duration:01:11:32

#242: new bike negotiations, tandeming

5/13/2021
John may have talked his wife into another bike for their household. He’s not sure he’s at Wizard Level 10 yet, but she seems to agree with him. Tandems are back into Patrick’s rotation of riding, or at least one tandem is back in rotation. He looks at why a...

Duration:01:04:03

#241: planning a post-pandemic calendar, returning ride life to normal

5/6/2021
This week John talks about beginning to put together a calendar of events that he will enter. He’ll be fully vaccinated soon and the upshot is that he may actually have to get in shape. Patrick has been thinking about the letdown that can come at the end of a...

Duration:01:09:47

#240: being the weakest link, allergies and antihistamines

4/29/2021
Before we get to this week’s episode, there were a few problem’s with last week’s episode; they’ve been fixed and we’ve replaced the file. This week John “Robot” Lewis returns as guest host and he talks about what it means to have less than stellar fitness and to be the...

Duration:00:53:53

#239: etiquette, Tour de Placer Roubaix

4/22/2021
This week we’ve got another guest host on deck. Mike “Cush” Cushiobury, TCI’s editor-in-chief steps up to the mic (literally, right?) to talk trail etiquette. Padraig is back from his trip to gold country and the Tour de Placer Roubaix. Holding the event in April made for a significantly different...

Duration:00:43:02

Tandem: Allen Lim

4/15/2021
This week we have our first tandem episode in, well, forever. Last summer Skratch Labs released a new product, Superfuel, that is a high-calorie drink for endurance athletes. It’s a drink mix built on a fundamentally different philosophy from their super-popular drink mix known for it’s blend of sugar and...

Duration:00:34:54

#238: spring in New England, gravel riding in Mendocino

4/9/2021
This week the Paceline welcome a guest host. John “Robot” Lewis joins the podcast for the first time and discusses the phenomenon known as spring in the Boston area. Patrick is just back from two days of riding in Mendocino County and in addition to talking about the riding he...

Duration:00:54:27

#237: Saying goodbye to Patria

4/1/2021
This week we say goodbye to Patrick’s cohost, Patria. Unfortunately, things have gotten so busy at Ride Studio and Ride Headquarters that she has to devote herself fully to the business and bid us syonara. We devote this week’s show to many of Patria’s passions and favorites within cycling. ...

Duration:01:10:17

#236: spring maintenance, nerve pain

3/22/2021
We all know we need to have our bike serviced, right? But sometimes we don’t do it as frequently as we’d like. But everything seems to work out, right? What happens if we wait longer than we should, though? How bad can it really get? Patria explains. Patrick looks at...

Duration:01:05:35