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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 Patria Vandermark, 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 Patria Vandermark, 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 Patria Vandermark, and is a production by The Cycling Independent.

Language:

English

Contact:

3105028076


Episodes

233: chain and derailleur hanger issues, base miles

3/1/2021
This week Patria discusses the need to be able to address a broken chain or derailleur hanger effectively while on a ride. She also shares a most unusual tip for how to help another rider get home when all else fails. Patrick tackles the subject of base miles. He observes...

Duration:01:02:45

#232: safety for women, lower back trouble

2/22/2021
This week Patria takes a look at some of the safety concerns women cyclists face when out on a ride. From dogs to bears to men, there are valid reasons to think about safety. Patrick wrenched his back on a ride and he considers what so many people have lost...

Duration:00:53:52

#231: Travel to New Zealand, selecting a travel case

2/15/2021
Travel is on the minds of our hosts this week. Patria opens the show recounting a trip that she and her husband did to New Zealand with travel bikes. Patrick takes a look at considerations for selecting a travel case for a bike and whether to consider getting an existing...

Duration:01:02:40

Paceline Podcast 230

2/8/2021
This week Patria take a deeper look at gearing on gravel bikes, especially now that SRAM has announced a new mid-cage Red Etap AXS rear derailleur, which will allow riders to run a cassette with up to a 36-tooth rear cog. It may be winter, but Patrick is thinking about...

Duration:00:48:57

#229: Fat Pursuit Challenge, suspension designs

2/1/2021
Snow arrived in Boston and Patria finally got to participate in the Jay Petervary Fat Pursuit Challenge. She took part in the 60km length and reports that more than 80 percent of her riding was on snow. She reports on her experience as well as a few fresh insights she...

Duration:01:03:29

#228: bicycle fitting, illegal trails

1/25/2021
This week Patria discusses why the winter is the perfect time to see a professional fitter and either be fit for your bike for the first time or to have your fit updated. She points out a number of details to consider and explains how a fitting can be done...

Duration:01:09:11

#227: Mullet gearing, introducing riders to new places to ride

1/18/2021
It’s warm in Boston and the Bay Area, warm being a relative term. Patria takes a look at the new phenomenon of “mullet gearing,” which offers especially low gearing combinations. Patrick introduced a friend to Annadel State Park over the weekend and realized that there might be a number of...

Duration:00:48:02

#226: New road bike, traffic with self-driving cars

1/11/2021
This week Patria takes on the performance road bike purchase and examines the factors that need to be weighed if the rider wants to use the bike for gravel riding in addition to road riding. Patrick digs into the way road riding will change with the advent of self-driving cars....

Duration:00:54:40

#225: Jay Petervary's Fat Pursuit, New Year's Resolutions

1/4/2021
Patrick and Patria are back after their holiday break and ready for the new year. Probably. Patria takes on the logistics involved in a winter challenge that hard man Jay Petervary dreamt up. Patrick admits that he hasn’t made a New Year’s Resolution since the Eisenhower administration (maybe not quite...

Duration:00:56:28

#224: bike packing and what to do when motivation to ride flags

12/14/2020
This week Patria takes a look at bikepacking and the gear needed as well as how to think about packing. Patrick says his motivation to ride has been hampered by short, wet and cold days.

Duration:01:00:02

#223: goal setting, exploring new roads in the off season

12/7/2020
Despite a broken rib, Patrick has been managing to get out for rides and has begun exploring roads he’s unfamiliar with. Patria takes the end of the season to look at goal setting and how to summon motivation if it may be flagging due to awful weather or too many...

Duration:01:05:06

#222: Holiday gift giving

11/30/2020
With Thanksgiving out of the way we can focus on the rest of the holidays, right? Well, it’s Cyber Monday and there are companies running some pretty terrific deals today. Even if you aren’t seeing this until later in the week, we’ve decided to put together a Christmas Wish List,...

Duration:00:50:09

#221: winter commuting strategies, Thanksgiving gratitude

11/23/2020
This week Patria takes on a listener question about winter commuting as a substitute for no gym time. She runs down equipment choices, bike maintenance, route choice and more. With Thanksgiving this week, Patrick has decided to take stock of the year and give some thought to what he’s grateful...

Duration:00:53:05

#220: When we recommend new gear, caring for trails

11/17/2020
We here at TCI are receiving the usual pre-Christmas suggestions from PR agencies for wish lists. Rather than focus on what they are suggesting we suggest to you to buy, Patrick has elected to discuss the whens and whys of purchasing a new bike or new bike gear. TCI may...

Duration:01:05:41

Paceline Tandem: Michael Gamstetter

11/13/2020
For those who haven’t worked in the bike industry, Michael Gamstetter’s name may well be unknown. He is, however, one of the more endlessly fascinating people the bike industry has sucked into its orbit and refused to relinquish. I came to know Gamstetter when he was a staffer and then...

Duration:00:45:04

#218: Cold-weather wardrobe versatility, features to look for in a gravel bike

11/2/2020
This week Patria takes a look at gravel bikes and what someone shopping for a gravel bike ought to look for. From frame material to gearing, she covers all the salient points. With fall firmly in place, our rides are colder than they were just a month ago. Patrick takes...

Duration:00:51:35

#217: choosing the right tire size, getting into gravel riding

11/2/2020
We’re a few days late due to an anticipated power outage in Northern California that didn’t actually come to pass, but rescheduling being what it is, we had to adjust. This week Patrick takes a look at how tire size affects rolling resistance, grip and comfort, as well as how...

Duration:00:54:30

#216: what to carry in a hydration pack, gear and apparel for fall

10/28/2020
Hydration packs: they aren’t just for mountain biking. Patrick takes a look inside his and discusses how what he carries shifts some for fall, especially due to fallen trees. Patria says fall is a time to evaluate everything from clothing to lights, tires to fenders. Runs through those items she...

Duration:00:57:50

#215: using fall to work on skills, fat biking

10/19/2020
It’s fall, which means the days are getting shorter and your rides may be, too. Patrick’s pull concerns how fall can be the perfect time to work on skills. From riding off ledges and jumps to working on weight distribution, fall is a great time to work on upping our...

Duration:01:06:13

#214: The best time of year to visit destinations, bike shop supply chain

10/19/2020
A little heads-up: we are changing our posting day from Thursday to Monday. You’ll now find us earlier each week. The Paceline is back with our new co-host, Patria Vandermark. As a shop-owner in the Boston area, Patria is well-known and respected member of the New England bike community. In...

Duration:00:58:12