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#152: Sea Otter, do you even stretch?

4/18/2019
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Patrick is back from the Sea Otter Classic so we are back on our normal schedule. This week he reports on a new gravel bike, one that happens to be fully suspended, to be released later this year. The Niner MCR offers 40mm of travel in the fork and 50mm...

Duration:00:59:09

#151: Training advice, dealing with drivers seeing cyclists as subhuman

4/5/2019
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This week Selene takes on a couple of training questions, and prepares Patrick for some of the hard work he’s going to need to do as he gets ready for this year’s Dirty Kanza. She discusses the usefulness of group rides and intervals, even for a rider planning to do...

Duration:00:52:09

#150: How many matches do you have? What makes for a great travel bike?

3/28/2019
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We’re gratified to report that we’ve been hearing from listeners who have been getting health issues checked out as a result of Mark Weir and Jess Cera’s stories. Selene just did the Hell of Hunterdon and it sounds like she says the first word in the event’s name was well-earned. It...

Duration:00:56:09

Tandem #13: Bill Humphreys

3/21/2019
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Before Lance and LeMond, and 7-11 and Motorola, there was a group of cyclists paving the way for American racing on the International level. They were the Raleigh Boys of the 60s and 70s. The Raleigh Boys set the benchmark as the first fully sponsored American Cycling Team competing abroad...

Duration:01:04:45

Tandem #11: Jess Cera of JoJe Bar

3/14/2019
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Chef and racer Jess Cerra is the brain behind one of the newest bars on the market, JoJé Bar. With her knowledge of nutrition, the needs of elite racers and her understanding of food as a chef, she decided to formulate a new bar with less carbohydrate, more fat and...

Duration:00:41:10

#148: Selene begins her season, pad placement in shorts and bibs

2/28/2019
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It may be February and she may live in Pennsylvania, but Selene has started her season with the first of the season’s Spring Classics. It was cold and reasonably wet, but she says all in all, this year’s edition was more pleasant than last year’s. Patrick takes on another listener...

Duration:00:52:47

#147: Riding at night, post-work ride and meal timing, establishing routine

2/21/2019
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Again, we take on some listener questions this week (you guys are killing it!). Selene takes a look at night riding and how to get past the fear of not being able to see all that much, even with the addition of lights. She also gives her take on the...

Duration:00:56:56

#146: Planning training for a long season, introducing a runner to cycling

2/14/2019
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It’s reader questions once again this week. Selene was asked how to structure a training plan so that a racer can maintain a high level of fitness year around, especially if there are six “A” events spaced throughout the season. Most training plans start from zero, and honestly, how many...

Duration:00:47:45

#145: Selene tweets for bike school, what ever happened to Fisher, Klein and Bontrager?

2/7/2019
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Selene was recently a guest for Lovingthebike’s Bike School. She was asked a number of questions, but two memorable ones were: what is the lowest temperature you will ride in? How cold can you take it? Another was what your favorite ride distance is. How long does a ride need...

Duration:00:55:25

#144: Reader questions: clydesdales, chain lube, where to ride, body composition

1/31/2019
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This week we take on a veritable buffet of reader questions. Selene opens with oval chainrings, moves on to whether or not frame material matters, why there aren’t more Clydesdale categories in races and winds up with the age-old question of whether or not your choice of chain lube matters...

Duration:00:43:21

#143: Eating on the bike, picking a custom frame, visiting NAHBS

1/24/2019
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You’d think eating is easy. We’ve all been doing it longer than we can remember. But eating on the bike while pedaling hard enough to make people miss the couch isn’t easy. If it was, we wouldn’t be getting listeners asking about how best to execute so they don’t bonk....

Duration:00:56:18

#142: Katelyn Ohashi and body image, buying a new mountain bike

1/17/2019
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This week Selene veers into gymnastics. Don’t worry, she’s got a good reason. Perhaps you’ve seen the video of UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi’s perfect-10 performance. Selene muses on body image, what it means to be supported and guided, and ways in which we evaluate our bodies that don’t do us...

Duration:00:51:28

#141: flow states, fasted riding, Zwift, the Rise of Superman

1/10/2019
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This week Patrick and Selene take on two reader requests. First up is an explanation of flow states; Patrick begins with a definition of what constitutes flow and how to identify the experience as well as an explanation of why it feels so incredible. He also goes into the neuroscience...

Duration:00:50:18

Paceline Tandem: Judi LoPresti of Spun Bicycles

12/27/2018
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“Spun” was an antidote to the driest of eyes. It was the story of Judi (nee Rothenberg) and Dominic LoPresti, two ex-junkies who had cleaned up, relapsed, cleaned up again and against the longest of odds, met, fell in love, and in the least likely of all turns, stayed clean,...

Duration:00:55:24

#139: riding in the winter and the rain, skin care

12/21/2018
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Winter is here, huh? Selene takes on some of the challenges of winter riding, lot least of which is staying warm on rides. She talks skin care, cloverleaf routes and something that may not seem like a typical winter topic: single speeding. She says there’s a logic to it this...

Duration:00:47:16

#138: Colorado Classic women's race, the economy pounds the bike industry

12/13/2018
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The Colorado Classic has announced a big change. It’s a women’s race now. Only a women’s race. With a new course and new prize list and a plan to livestream the race on Facebook, the Colorado Classic will be very different in 2019. It’s an intriguing change in direction and...

Duration:00:50:52

#137: Paul Sherwen, Mark Weir and unPAved winner Matt Turbeau

12/6/2018
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Selene and Patrick open the show with an appreciation of broadcaster Paul Sherwen who passed away earlier this week. Sherwen was more than just a broadcaster; he was a pro rider in the 1980s as well as a media liaison for teams and PR specialist for races. Selene talked to...

Duration:00:51:56

#136: back to the gym, Christmas gift giving

11/29/2018
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Unless you’re racing cyclocross, the off season is here. Selene says she’s done her last event of the year and has recently returned to the gym for strength training. He gym routine may surprise you, but she says it’s what most cyclists ought to be doing when they are trying...

Duration:00:42:40

#135: finding motivation, the off-season and Seasonal Affective Disorder

11/21/2018
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It’s November (you may have noticed) and that means that unless you’re at the height of your cyclocross season, November can present challenges in terms of motivation for workouts, and is the point in the year when finding time to ride in daylight can be a challenge if you normally...

Duration:00:48:23

#134: Taiwan, 'crosser lives her best life

11/15/2018
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Patrick is back from his trip to Taiwan. While there he attended a trade show, rode a few ebikes, did a bike tour down the eastern coast of Taiwan and then visited a series of factories. He even managed to squeeze in a group ride. Before the jetlag sets in...

Duration:00:52:28