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A comedy show about pro bike racing? A racing show with comedy? Even we're not sure. These three cycling aficionados met a decade ago as bike messengers and have spent countless hours racing, and more importantly discussing the finer qualities of all things bicycles, cycling culture and bike racing ever since. Join the conversation.

A comedy show about pro bike racing? A racing show with comedy? Even we're not sure. These three cycling aficionados met a decade ago as bike messengers and have spent countless hours racing, and more importantly discussing the finer qualities of all things bicycles, cycling culture and bike racing ever since. Join the conversation.
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A comedy show about pro bike racing? A racing show with comedy? Even we're not sure. These three cycling aficionados met a decade ago as bike messengers and have spent countless hours racing, and more importantly discussing the finer qualities of all things bicycles, cycling culture and bike racing ever since. Join the conversation.

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Episodes

Ep 226 - Winter Training With Marshmallows

11/13/2018
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This week on the pod we have the band back together, as Abby Mickey joins us to talk all things Winter Training, WhatsApp, and Half-Wheeling! This week we are excited to introduce new sponsor, PowerDot! Check them out, hear our experiences with them, and save yourself 20% with our code: SLOWRIDE We are also supported by Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out grimpeurbros.com...

Duration:01:01:31

Ep 225 - Too Much Muscles

11/6/2018
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The pod has been in the gym, getting buff, and it's causing some unforeseen issues! We're just TOO strong. Time to dial it back so we can get back to our winning ways, and dial in our Power-to-Heart Rate Ratio. We are sponsored this week by Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out grimpeurbros.com and pick up the Full Schleck. Find us, and other fantastic cycling podcasts on...

Duration:01:03:47

Slow Ride Reviews - The Comeback

10/31/2018
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This time around Slow Ride Podcast co-host LittleGuy chats with Daniel De Vise about his book 'The Comeback'. It's a book about Greg Lemond, but we can only assume Matt's questions focus mostly on Fignon. You can find The Comeback here, on our Amazon page.

Duration:00:31:33

Ep 224 - Missing Leg On The Slow Ride Stool

10/30/2018
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This episode is just filled to the brim with the ghosts of cycling past, cycling stories coming back from the dead, and seeing how the sausage gets made. It's all-around spooky! We are sponsored this week by Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out grimpeurbros.com and pick up the Full Schleck. Find us, and other fantastic cycling podcasts on the Wide Angle Podium Network, at...

Duration:01:00:06

SPECIAL PREVIEW: Slow Ride Reviews - Episode 1

10/18/2018
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Special Edition Preview of our new endeavor, Slow Ride Reviews. A monthly podcast featuring SRP hosts reviewing various cycling and cycling-adjacent products. This week Tim and Matt meet Joe Mungo Reed to talk about his book As We Begin Our Ascent, and then review the Yuba Supermarche cargo bike. You can find We Begin Our Ascent on our Amazon page here. The Supermarche can be found here. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:46:32

Ep 223 - French Renaissance

10/16/2018
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This was a very big week on the pod; we solved an international mystery, made some sound financial decisions, learned about the most important race of the weekend, and predicted the future champions of UCI-level bike packing. We are sponsored this week by Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out grimpeurbros.com and pick up the Full Schleck. Find us, and other fantastic cycling...

Duration:01:00:44

Ep 222 - Valbearde Coin

10/9/2018
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It's Fall Classics season (no matter what those cyclocross fanatics say!) and we are here to discuss all the transfer news, do some wild speculation, and parse out the proposed UCI Classics Series. All this and more, on the latest from the SRP! We are sponsored this week by Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out grimpeurbros.com and pick up the Full Schleck. Find us, and...

Duration:00:56:50

Ep 221 - Daddy Shark

10/2/2018
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Well, well, well. The UCI Road World Championships are over, and somehow neither AvV or Sagan are in the rainbow stripes. Get our reactions to this (and more!) in this weeks episode. Also, Jingle Cross Cyclocross World Cup and probably some other interesting stuff too. Not sure. We are sponsored this week by Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out grimpeurbros.com and pick up...

Duration:01:01:33

Ep 220 - A Worlds Omen

9/25/2018
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Coming back down from our Chequamegon high, we're back to the normal style pod. This week we attempt to recall what happened at the Vuelta, make a few uninformed picks for Worlds, and of course we get in to some questionable fashion choices being made in the professional peloton. Come with us on this journey. We are sponsored this week by Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out...

Duration:00:42:55

Special Episode - Chequamegon 40

9/20/2018
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Now for something completely different; It's our Special Edition Chequamegon 40 Recap Corner! How did we do? Who's bike broke? Who bent the unwritten rules? Who is the rightful winner? How was the event itself? Stay tuned and we will answer all this, and more! Check our social media for our real time posts and updates from the event using #SRPCheq40 as well. We are sponsored this week by Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds...

Duration:00:43:32

Ep 219 - Chequamegon Eve

9/11/2018
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Twas Chequamegon Eve and all thru the Slow Ride Universe podcast hosts were fretting about their final bike choices and preparations for the big race. Little Guy was so excited he busted his computer and had to call in from the landline in his basement bunker. Spencer was raving about "Crimes Against Cycling", all the while Tim tried to decide what he'd be storing in his cargo pockets for the race. Come along for the ride! We are sponsored this week by the new Grimpeur Bros. Specialty...

Duration:01:03:34

Ep 218 - Training Plans (Results May Vary)

9/6/2018
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We dive straight into some Chequamegon 40 trash talk, as we are just about 10 days out from the event on Sept 15th! Then we pivot to updates about La Vuelta, and take a deep dive into what the future holds for Ben King. We celebrate the return of VeloGames by making some pretty poor teams, and Matt sharing some pretty cute Tom Boonen Tom Boonen moments. August is the annual Wide Angle Podium Donor Drive. If you like our little show (or hate it), please think about joining and helping to...

Duration:01:01:03

Ep 217 - Valbearde's Return

8/28/2018
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The Vuelta started this last weekend so you know we delve deep into what's wrong with each other’s Velogames teams. Tim tries to decide if he’s being double crossed, Spencer again makes claims that he trains, and Matt worked on a bike other then his race bike. Plus, some great listener emails, and a spoiler-free recap of the best race of the year. The remainder of August is the Wide Angle Podium Donor Drive. If you like our little show (or hate it), please think about joining and helping to...

Duration:01:01:44

Ep 216 - A Slow Ride Hat Trick

8/21/2018
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Welcome back to another episode of the Slow Ride Podcast, this week Tim isn't with us, so enjoy a rest week from that. Despite Tim being dropped, the SRP leadout kept rolling along, as Spencer and Matt discussed the upcoming Vuelta, review the other racing happening, and get deep into Big Disc. The remainder of August is the Wide Angle Podium Donor Drive. If you like our little show (or hate it), please think about joining and helping to support what WAP is building. Check out...

Duration:00:53:35

Ep 215 - Third Wheeling

8/14/2018
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This week we compare our Chequamegon 40 bike choices before talking about some marital issues a listener came across, all the great racing happening, and the next great American cyclist! Other topics included; Spencer gets a new coach and some solid advice, Matt weighs some goofy bike options, and Tim still thinks he has his gearing figured out. We are sponsored this week by the new Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each...

Duration:01:05:35

Ep 214 - Tour De France Awards

8/1/2018
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This week the gang recaps all our favorite moments from the Tour. But we kinda forgot about G. We also give out some coveted Slow Ride awards, and take a trip down memory lane. We get deep into some Chequamegon 40 race prep, and look forward to next months WAP donor drive. We are sponsored this week by the new Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out grimpeurbros.com and pick up...

Duration:01:13:48

Ep 213 - The Snowman Of The Tour

7/24/2018
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This week Abby joins us to talk Tour de France, La Course, and how we can get ASO to stop being ASO. We talk Barriers and Brailsford’s, G’s and Grand Tour Debutantes’, Motors and GC Chokers, Cobblers and Nibali Crash Causers. Plus, Abby goes on a group ride with some dude we think we’ve heard of. We are sponsored this week by the new Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out...

Duration:01:10:40

Ep 212 - Unlucky Thirteens

7/17/2018
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Motors, and Cobbles, and Zipperless Jerseys, oh my! The Tour de France is living up to the hype, as we find ourselves dissecting the various conspiracy theories and fashion choices surrounding the peloton. We recorded the night of Stage 9 (the "Paris-Roubaix" stage), so we have lots to discuss! We are sponsored this week by the new Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out...

Duration:01:05:27

Ep 211 - Velogames Drama & Le Tour de France

7/10/2018
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This week the Tour de France began and everyone is c®ashing in on the action! Velogames gets a letter from the government, Tim gets older and rides further than ever before, and Spencer lets some of his training secrets out. Plus chains, you know 'em and love 'em, and don’t like thinking of them. We are sponsored this week by the new Grimpeur Bros. Specialty Coffee! Custom WAP roast “The Full Schleck” is now available, and proceeds from each sale directly support WAP and SRP! Check out...

Duration:00:57:36

Ep 210 - Operation Baby Duck

7/2/2018
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This week we talk Chris Froome and the Tour, and our timing is PERFECT as the UCI came out with a major statement on the matter the morning after recording. Oh well! We also get into national championships, we solve all Ellen Noble's problems, and we decide what to wear on July 29th. Tim continues his Ice Cream National Tour, Spencer keeps getting shredded, and Matt has a new training plan to try and keep up. We are sponsored this week by Shred Science Nutrition. Check out the site to learn...

Duration:01:02:15