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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

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

Ep 209 - Buying & Selling: The Tour de France

6/27/2018
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This week Tim visits Matt, Spencer re-joins an exclusive club but also needs some crisis intervention, and Matt raced full squish, no discs. We talk about nationals, the upcoming TdF, and Tim introduces the all-new Capitalism Corner! Plus, Spencer starts shredding. We are sponsored this week by Shred Science Nutrition. Check out the site to learn more about this rad company, that can help make you a better bike racer and a healthier human! tell 'em we sent you! Find us, and other fantastic...

Duration:01:07:00

Ep 208 - World Cup Synergy

6/19/2018
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This week we celebrate all the Dads in your life. Namely, Tim and Matt. We talk Aqua Blue mechanical drama, Women’s Tour, and the millions of pre-tour warm up races that concluded this weekend. Plus, Spencer and Tim explain Football to Matt for World Cup season. Oh, and toads & Porsches. We are supported this week (and every week!) by the amazing Health IQ! HealthIQ is a life insurance company that celebrates the health conscious, including cyclists. Please visit HealthIQ.com/slowride to...

Duration:01:01:47

Ep 207 - Bazinga Ginger

6/12/2018
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This week Abby Mickey is back to give us some credibility. And also to help decide the winner of the greatest name from our Giro Velogames League, and some answers may shock you! We unveil the latest new segment, The Grand Tour Sequel Corner. It's so good. We also talk about the recent Dauphine, and decide the final word on Dirty Kanza controversy, finally. We are supported this week (and every week!) by the amazing Health IQ! HealthIQ is a life insurance company that celebrates the health...

Duration:01:10:01

Ep 206 - Double Mustache Aero Bars

6/5/2018
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This time last week some big race in Italy wrapped up and everyone has an opinion. It was the Giro, and we explore our feelings a week out from the years first grand tour. Then, of course, we drop the hammer, don our aero bars, and even build some scrap wheels. Plus, a lot more? Yeah, probably. And, there's this gravel bike of Matt's We are supported this week (and every week!) by the amazing Health IQ! HealthIQ is a life insurance company that celebrates the health conscious, including...

Duration:00:55:29

Ep 205 - Royal Grease Mysteries

5/22/2018
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Tim is back from London this week, and he has all the cycling related dirt on the royal wedding. So not much. But, we do talk about some Brit leading the Giro, tell you how to "make" your own sunscreen in a pinch, and Tim ruins mountain bikes for Spencer. Oh, and Colorado throws a crit. We are supported this week (and every week!) by the amazing Health IQ! HealthIQ is a life insurance company that celebrates the health conscious, including cyclists. Please visit HealthIQ.com/slowride to...

Duration:01:06:39

Ep 204 - Going Back To Cali

5/15/2018
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One week of the Giro is done and dusted, and we are a little surprised by the results. Although, the more we talk about it, it all begins to makes some kind of sense. Plus, we chat a little on the AToC both men’s and women’s races, and Abby almost makes it to class on time replacing Tim this week, who is off traveling the world. We are supported this week (and every week!) by the amazing Health IQ! HealthIQ is a life insurance company that celebrates the health conscious, including...

Duration:01:09:37

Ep. 203 - Red Hook, McDonalds, and Dan Chabanov

5/8/2018
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This week we sum up the Giro so far, and we analyze each others inferior Velogames teams. Extra special guest Dan Chabanov also helps us understand this fixed gear crit thing all the kids are doing these days. He won the Red hook Crit 3 times back before the World Tour Pros were showing up. We are supported this week (and every week!) by the amazing Health IQ! HealthIQ is a life insurance company that celebrates the health conscious, including cyclists. Please visit HealthIQ.com/slowride to...

Duration:01:14:47

Ep 202 - Mad Libs & Monuments

5/1/2018
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This week we preview the Giro a bit, and talk Women’s Cycling Monuments, composite team politics, and Bud Light Lime with Abby Mickey. Does Japan Cup make the list? Will Froome win the Giro? Or even start?? Plus, what is sure to become a recurring segment; Little Guy's Grand Tour Race Preview Mad Libs Corner, or LGGTRPMLC for short. Also, the @velogames game is on! It’s time to get your picks in! We’ve got prizes too! League Code: 802804137 at velogames.com We are supported this week (and...

Duration:01:11:29

Ep 201 - Welcome To The Pizza Jungle (Krampus Remix)

4/25/2018
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This week we had a little visit from the podcast Krampus, who destroyed Spencer's audio after 15 minutes! Not to worry, we had the Skype audio as backup, but we apologize in advance for the poor sound quality on his mic after the 15 minute mark. :( But, in brighter news, this week we close out Spring Classics season the only way we know how! We also talk Liege, Fixed Gear Crits, and some American guy that got sued. Get your oven warm cause this episode might make you hungry. We are...

Duration:01:03:18