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VN Interviews: Stephen Hyde

10/12/2017
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Fred Dreier sits down with cyclocross star Stephen Hyde to talk about his unusual path to the top, the weight of his national championship jersey, his relationship with an old mentor, Jeremy Powers, and a battle with depression.

Duration: 00:25:51


VN Podcast, ep. 54: Lombardia and guest panelist Alex Howes

10/10/2017
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Cannondale-Drapac pro Alex Howes is the celebrity guest on this week's episode of the VeloNews Podcast, which digs into crashes and descending skills at Lombardia, the emotional toll of Cannondale's summertime financial woes, and, for the first time ever, answers your burning #AskACat3 questions.

Duration: 00:44:51


Fast Talk, ep. 29: The Future of Bikes

10/5/2017
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What will bikes look like in five years? What will they ride like? Trevor Connor and Caley Fretz and joined by VN tech crew Dan Cavallari and Kristen Legan to dig into the future of bikes.

Duration: 01:11:18


Special VN Podcast: Interbike interviews, round 2

10/2/2017
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Straight from Interbike, Fred Dreier, Spencer Powlison have more guests and more games in this week's special VN Podcast episode. Sabra Davison joins to chat about Little Bellas, a program that gets girls on bikes, and play a round of Two Truths and a Lie. Geoff Kabush is the Deaner and both are tested on Geoff Kabush knowledge. Finally, Josh Tostado of Montezuma's Revenge fame is quizzed on the intricacies of toast.

Duration: 01:18:56


VN Interviews: Jeremy Powers

9/28/2017
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Caley Fretz sits down with cyclocross star Jeremy Powers to talk about fatherhood, his relationship with former protegé Stephen Hyde, and the little Belgium that is Western Massachusetts cyclocross.

Duration: 01:07:06


VN Podcast, ep. 53: The world championships of banned beards

9/26/2017
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It was a three-Pete! The world championships in Bergen, Norway finished up over the weekend and Peter Sagan took home his third world championship in a row. Fred Dreier, Caley Fretz, and Spencer Powlison discuss whether WorldTour riders should be allowed in the U23 race, how the American women could have factored in the finale, whether Tom Dumoulin's TT win is a bad sign for Chris Froome, and more. Plus, a deep discussion of a Belgian team's new beard ban.

Duration: 02:41:00


Fast Talk, ep. 28: Why We Need an Off-Season with Dr Andy Pruitt

9/26/2017
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Taking time off can feel strange, but it's absolutely necessary. Why do you need an off-season? Can't you just keep riding? Trevor Connor and Caley Fretz sit down with Dr. Andy Pruitt to discuss the physiological and psychological needs of athletes, and how an off-season is crucial to meeting those needs.

Duration: 00:58:03


VN Podcast, Ep. 51: A Vegas gameshow

9/21/2017
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We're live from Interbike! So, of course, it's time to play some games. Fred Dreier, Caley Fretz, and Spencer Powlison quiz TJ Eisenhart on classic quotes, Alison Tetrick on her Alison expertise, and the Clif Bar team on its Luna Chix heritage. Plus, your host's favorite tech from cycling's annual tradeshow.

Duration: 01:25:53


VN Interviews: Nathan Haas

9/14/2017
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Did you know Nathan Haas can sing? In the first episode of our new interview series, Caley Fretz sits down with Dimension Data's smiling Australian to talk about racing against Peter Sagan, Haas' imminent move to Katusha, and the almost-collapse of Cannondale-Drapac (Note: This episode was recorded right before the team was saved.) Plus, a look at Haas' charitable efforts with the Girona Gala, which raises money for Qhubeka, and his favorite circus acts.

Duration: 00:38:11


VN Podcast, ep. 50: The Vuelta's angry Lou and Cannondale's savior

9/12/2017
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Did Chris Froome let Alberto Contador win on the Angliru? Should Jonathan Vaughters become an assistant professor? These questions, and many more, possibly answered on this week's podcast. Fred Dreier, Caley Fretz and Spencer Powlison are joined by European correspondent Andrew Hood to discuss the Vuelta a Espana, Cannondale's new sponsor, and what cycling feat Froome should attempt next.

Duration: 00:47:12


Fast Talk, ep. 27: Dealing with Contradictory Training Advice

9/7/2017
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Who should you trust? How can you verify? There's a lot of training advice out there, often contradictory, so what's the best way for an athlete figure out what to do? Coach Trevor Connor and Caley Fretz are joined by pro cyclist Sepp Kuss and the founder of FasCat coaching, Frank Overton, to dig into the best methods for dealing with contradictory advice and ignoring bogus science.

Duration: 01:00:27


VN Podcast, Ep. 49: Talansky retires, Cannondale hopes, and the Vuelta rides on

9/5/2017
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Who is "Superman" Lopez, and how did he get that great nickname? The young Colombian has won two stages of the Vuelta a Espana already and could take another before the week is out. Could he make it on to the podium? Fred Dreier, Caley Fretz, Spencer Powlison and Andrew Hood have some hottakes on the final grand tour of the season and its feared stage to the top of the Angliru. Then, a chat with Toms Skuijns about the uncertainty that hovers over Cannondale-Drapac and discussion of Andre...

Duration: 01:46:23


VN podcast, ep. 48: What will happen to Cannondale-Drapac?

8/28/2017
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Slipstream Sports and its Cannondale-Drapac team are in jeopardy. The team may not have enough sponsorship to carry on in 2018. We talk to team principal Jonathan Vaughters as well as riders Joe Dombrowski and Michael Woods about the situation. Plus, we lead off with a look at the Vuelta, which Chris Froome may or may not be ruining by riding so darn fast. Senior editor Andrew Hood checks in straight from Spain and has his own perspective on the Cannondale situation.

Duration: 00:44:48


Fast Talk, ep. 26: Busting myths about cramping

8/25/2017
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For decades (almost a century, in fact), we've been told that cramping is caused by electrolyte imbalance or bad hydration. But new science suggests that this probably isn't why you cramp during exercise. So why do you cramp? It all comes down to something called altered neuromuscular control. And how do you stop it? Well, that's where things get even trickier.

Duration: 01:17:36


VN Podcast, Ep. 47: Nibali's Vuelta shark fin and the spicy transfer market

8/22/2017
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Just half a week into the the Vuelta a Espana and already the GC battle is on. Chris Froome and Esteban Chavez fired warning shots on Monday, but Vincenzo Nibali was the one with his hands up — or, rather, a fin up —at the finish line. Fred Dreier and Caley Fretz are joined by Andrew Hood from Spain to chat about the first big mountain stage and what lies ahead. Then, takes galore on the hotter than usual transfer market. Your hosts question some of the moves riders and teams are making,...

Duration: 02:47:36


VN podcast, Haute Route Pyrenees special: How to do a seven-day sportive

8/19/2017
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Are you considering riding a Haute Route event or another multi-day sportive? We talk to a veteran rider to learn some tips and tricks for training, packing, and more. The Haute Route Pyrenees mini-series is sponsored by Topical Edge lotion. Go to www.topicaledge.com/velonews for a free sample of a product that's clinically proven to reduce lactic acid. What's this special podcast mini-series all about? Spencer Powlison is off in France doing this seven-day sportive with his friend Matt...

Duration: 00:28:24


VN podcast: What it takes to be a mechanic at Haute Route

8/18/2017
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On this episode we talk to Mavic mechanic Max Ruphy about what it takes to keep riders running at the Haute Route Pyrenees. How do bikes break? Is it harder than a pro race? Should you tip with beer? That last one is easy to answer... The Haute Route Pyrenees mini-series is sponsored by Topical Edge lotion. Go to www.topicaledge.com/velonews for a free sample of a product that's clinically proven to reduce lactic acid. What's this special podcast mini-series all about? Spencer Powlison is...

Duration: 00:21:53


VN podcast: Behind the scenes with Haute Route race director

8/17/2017
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For Thursday's stage 5 time trial, we've got a special interview with the Haute Route race director. He explains how he balances famous cols with lesser-known mountains. Plus we ask him about the difficulties involved in wrangling 800 volunteers throughout the French mountains. What's this special podcast mini-series all about? Spencer Powlison is off in France doing this seven-day sportive with his friend Matt Mollo. Along the way, they'll discuss the history of these big climbs and the...

Duration: 00:32:11


VN Podcast, Ep. 46: An incredible Vuelta and the Colorado Classic

8/16/2017
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What do Chris Froome, Alberto Contador, Romain Bardet, Vincenzo Nibali, Fabio Aru, Ilnur Zakarin, the Angliru, and the Yates brothers all have in common? They're all in the upcoming Vuelta a Espana. This year's Vuelta might just be the best grand tour of the year. It certainly has the most star-studded GC field. So in this episode, Fred Dreier and Caley Fretz call up VN European Correspondant and amateur bon vivant Andrew Hood to dive into the course, the favorites, and the storylines of...

Duration: 00:40:26


VN podcast, Haute Route Pyrenees special: Kick in the Aspin

8/16/2017
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On stage 4 of the Haute Route Pyrenees, the guys tough it out on a rainy ride over Col d'Aspin. They talk about the crazy mountainous route on the first-ever Tour de France and Fernando Escartin's raid over the Peyresourde in the 1999 Tour. What's this special podcast mini-series all about? Spencer Powlison is off in France doing this seven-day sportive with his friend Matt Mollo. Along the way, they'll discuss the history of these big climbs and the delicious wines of the region. Don't...

Duration: 00:24:22

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