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Fast Talk, ep. 81: The 'cross episode with Coach Holicky, Katie Compton, and Ellen Noble

It’s been a long time coming, but Fast Talk is finally taking on cyclocross, from training to racing, honing technical skills to riding on nearly flat tires. Warning: there are few, if any, nerd bombs in this episode. Is there anything more fun than ripping around in the mud on an autumn day with all your friends? Jumping off your bike, jumping on your bike, diving into corners, bunny-hopping barriers, drifting through corners, powering through sand. The cyclists who have the most fun?...


VN Pod, MetPro founder Angelo Poli

This bonus episode of The VeloNews Podcast is sponsored by MetPro, a concierge nutrition, fitness and lifestyle coaching company. MetPro uses Metabolic Profiling to analyze your metabolism and provide an individualized approach to obtaining your goals. We speak with MetPro's founder, Angelo Poli, to talk about the challenges posed by of weight loss and performance, and how understanding one's metabolism can help with both. It's not as simple as calories in, calories out—losing weight while...


VN Pod, ep. 152: Erin Huck on her Olympic ambitions, plus TJ Eisenhart

This week on the VeloNews Podcast we have interviews with two riders from opposite ends of North American pro racing. First up is Erin Huck, one of the best cross-country mountain bike racers in North America. Huck is hoping to qualify for the 2020 Olympic in Tokyo, and to do so she faces a daunting comeback. Earlier this year Huck crashed at the World Cup opener in Germany and badly broke her ankle. We talk to Huck about the injury, her comeback, and how the ordeal helped refocus her on the...


VN Pod, ep. 151: Tour de France wrap up, plus Vaughters on cycling's EPO era

Andrew Hood and Fred Dreier present their final analysis of the 2019 Tour de France. Did the race's truncated finish ruin the excitement? Will we remember Egan Bernal's victory for his stunning attack, or because of the shortened stages? Then, the guys discuss the future of Team Ineos, which now has three Tour de France champions, all of whom will want to win the race next year. How should the British squad navigate the strange leadership story that is bound to pop up? Then, we have a long...


Fast Talk ep. 80: Properly executing intervals is hard; keep your training plan simple

Complex training prescriptions are becoming increasingly popular. In this episode, we ask the question: Does it really need to be that complex? What do you gain from this complexity? With the help of seven different experts — coaches, scientists, and athletes — we’re going to try to make three key points: - Human physiology is very complex - Properly executing intervals is very difficult - But, the prescription should be simple. There was no guest with us in our studio for this recording,...


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 20: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Twenty

Nibali's snowball's-chance-in-hell or the tour for that matter pays off as he holds off the field for one more stage victory! Perhaps a resume builder for his switch over to TREK next season? New contracts, higher salaries, post-tour criteriums. Its a whole new world after today's stage 20 at the greatest sports event and greatest cycling podcast in the world


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 19: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Nineteen

It’s all or nothing in the last few stages of the TDF and it just might be all for todays stage winner and new yellow jersey holder Egan Bernal. Will he be given Yellow, Polka Dot and White Jersey? We're going to ride 'til we can't no more!


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 18: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Eighteen

You’re familiar with the all-important strength-to-weight ratio, expressed as watts per kilogram. But what about strength-to-wait? Bobby and Gus explain. Shadow Boxing. Strength to Wait. Huge time-gap swings. And Alaphilippe keeping calm, cool and collected vs the Colombians. Did Ineos have a clue today or are they setting up for the misdirect? Also, special guest Jens Voigt reveals his approach to shattering the field.


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 17: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Seventeen

The Tour de France isn't just a grind for the riders. What do the riders' wives have to say about three weeks in France, plus all the training that leads up to it? Elly Woods - Mike Woods' better half - weighs in with Bobby and Gus. Also on this episode of PYSO: Missing the break. Pushing and shoving. Is rubbing still racing? Finally, Gus throws shade on sunglass fashion in the Tour. Bring back the M Frame! It's time to Put Your Socks On.


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 16: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Sixteen

Adversity. Injuries. Solo moves and last chances. It's a tough one today on Put Your Socks On. Adversity is part of the game, and we hear from Team Katusha-Alpecin's Ian Boswell, who suffered a severe head injury in Tirreno Adriatico earlier this year. At the Tour de France it was a roasty toasty stage, with riders cramming ice into their helmets and down their jerseys whenever possible. And in this episode Bobby and Gus talk solo moves, spring-boarding for the stage win off descents, the...


VN Pod, ep. 150: How Thibaut Pinot can win the Tour de France

It's the second rest day of the Tour de France, and Fred and Andy link up to discuss the wild action that the race saw in the Pyrenees. Team Ineos was not at the same level as Team Sky, Julian Alaphilippe finally started to crumble, and Thibaut Pinot really looks like the strongest rider in the race. What did this action in the Pyrenees tell us about what's to come in the Alps? And which of the mountain stages in week 3 will decide the winner? Then, the guys put on their Director Sportif...


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 15: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Fifteen

It's the 15th stage of the Tour de France. Everyone's tired. But today's racing was absolute full-on from kilometer zero to the final mountaintop meters. Bobby and Gus dig into the details with a focus on Positive Mental Attitude, joined by special guest Mike Lepp, a sports physiologist with 35 years of experience working with athletes and teams, including NASCAR with Joe Gibbs Racing. As Gus says, "it's was a cracker of a stage, and it's a cracker of a show" today on Put Your Socks On....


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 14: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Fourteen

Team PYSO is on a high coming off a scorching episode 13, and the Tour de France gets even higher as we head into the mountains. Cue the Floyd's of Leadville ad. Well whether it's MVPs , CBDs or DNFs, today we talk GC riders vs Helpers. Race tactics. Team captains. Domestiques and more. Gus breaks down QuickStep's short leash on the peloton and How's your short term memory? It's time to Put Your Socks On!


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 13: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Thirteen

For the time trial, teams and riders use technology to gain every advantage possible. We talk rider position vs aerodynamics. Metabolic efficiency vs wind tunnel data. And what music riders use to get pumped up before the big stages. Can you guess what Coach Bobby rocked? Today's special guest is Jesse Frank, human performance engineer at Specialized Bicycles. With a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering and a master’s in integrative physiology/sports biomechanics, Jesse knows a thing or two...


Fast Talk podcast, ep. 79: Playing the energy game, with Colby Pearce

Metrics such as calories, kiloJoules, Watt Prime (W’), and FRC are attempts to quantify how much energy we have to available to use. Many top pros just have a feel for it. But ultimately, we all have a “jar of energy” we can use in a race. Some of us have bigger jars, some smaller. But the winner of the race isn’t necessarily the rider with the biggest jar. It’s the rider who still has a little energy left in the jar at the end of the race, and who knows just the right moment to use it. In...


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 12: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Twelve

SPECIAL GUEST DOWNHILL LEGEND AND SPORTS TRAINER - OSCAR SAIZ ( After things go up, Oscar Saiz gets down to the business of descending. Technique, Courage and how driving video games can be a safe and valuable teaching tool for riders learning to read the road. The boys in the Peleton as well as the PYSO boys played fair today. Bobby and Gus discuss managing breakaways. How emotions play a part in racing and mental Freshness. Ups and Downs. Terminal Velocity.White Knuckles. Hot...


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 11: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Eleven

Life on the road can be good, bad and ugly - and Bobby and Gus dig into it all on this episode. We talk seedy hotel rooms and even seedier Tour roommates. There’s cold pasta, mosquitoes, ants under the sheets and some too-close-for-comfort body contact. The legendary Jens Voigt pops in, and he is bummed out about George Bennett losing so much time on stage 10. And special guest Dr. Brianna Stubbs explains Ketones and their use in the peloton. It’s time to Put Your Socks On.


VN Pod, ep. 149: A rest day check-in with Andy and Fred, plus Joey Rosskopf

Andy Hood and Fred Dreier link up for the Tour de France's first rest day to discuss, among other topics, why they are not attending this year's race. (Hint: they both have good reasons). What's it like for a Tour de France journalist to be at home for the Tour de France? You surprisingly get to watch more of the action than ever! Then, the guys discuss the storylines that are shaping this year's Tour, thus far: Julian Alaphilippe's ascendance; Jumbo-Visma's quiet dominance; the absence of...


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 10: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Ten

Nibali pushes back on Twitter. Cycling is brutal. Work Ethic is number one. Apologies, empathy and sympathy. Bobby does a VERY convincing Al Pacino as Scarface impression. Sprinters - are they born or can they be trained? British Cycling coaching institution Rod Ellingworth weighs in all things fast-twitch, including some very special insights into the legend that is Mark Cavendish as well as why track racing matters. “Rod is my Yoda.” - Bobby Julich #propstojumbovisma #fightingforcontracts...


VeloNews Voices | PYSO ep. 9: 2019 Tour de France, Stage Nine

STAGE 9 BASTILLE DAY St Etienne - Brioude 170.5km The cast talks nutrition on today’s stage: team chefs, soggy baguettes, and heaps of Nutella. Special shout out to ROAD ID employee of the month, Becky. You go, Becky. Turns out, Gus knows more about Zombies than anyone expected. And, we have our sprinter predictions for Stage 10 from Saint-Flour to Albi on the fastest growing sports podcast in the world, PYSO! Bonus: Coach Bobby J promises to take the whole crew to Sizzler after the Tour!...