The Cyclist Pod
The Cyclist Pod
Sep 2, 2020
Show 80 - Tour de BS
1 hr 18 min

The Cyclist Pod comes back after an extended break with a distanced but IN THE SAME ROOM podcast. Baby steps guys, baby steps.

It's a general catchup though so hold tight and Raya and Stephen chew the fat generally. All is looking good and friendly until Raya announces Zwift's new Tour de France challenge... until she realises a key detail of it. Then she goes BOOM. Listen up.

Plus the kitbag, AND, a crowdfunder invention. We're quietly impressed. Will YOU be?

And as ever, the Velominati.

The Cyclist Pod (c) Stephen Grant and Raya Hubbell sponsored by dhb www.cyclistpod.com

Voices by Marcella Vincent / Produced by Stephen Grant and Jimmy Ward Music 'Zazie' c/o Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) / Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License / http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3

The Cycling Podcast
The Cycling Podcast
Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe, Richard Moore
196: Peiper on Pogacar: It was the pinnacle of my life
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43 min
The Cycling News Podcast
The Cycling News Podcast
cyclingnews.com
Israel Start-Up Nations transfer plans, Dowsett’s hour, and NTT struggle
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Bikes or Death Podcast
Bikes or Death Podcast
Patrick Farnsworth
Ep. 61 - Ted King, FKT on the ARHCR
From 2006 to 2015 Ted King was a professional road cycling before switching to gravel where he took 1st at the DK200 in 2016 and 2018. Earlier this month he completed the 1,000+ mile Arkansas High Country Race in first with a time of 4 days, 20 hours, which was good enough to snag the FKT set by Jay Petervary in June of this year. The ARHCR is no walk in the park either. It may be easy to have your guard down when you see that the highest point on the route is only 2,745 ft. elevation, but in the words of friend and route creator Chuck Campbell "The valleys are low and the grade is steep". I got to preview a portion of the route in February and I got a first hand taste of the steepness. The route is littered with sharp grades going both up or down. There is very little flat sections, in most cases you're either going up or down. On Oct. 31st 2020 twenty ultra-endurance cyclist started from Fayetteville, AR. Racers can choose to go either CW or CCW, but regardless of which direction you go there is still 1,037 miles and over 80,000 ft of climbing through the Ozarks and Ouachitas in NW Arkansas. Of the 20 that started only 7 finished, which in itself is a testament to the toughness of this route. This was Ted's first attempt at an ultra endurance bikepacking event. He didn't have much experience bikepacking either, but that didn't stop him from signing up to tackle a very challenging course. Like many of you, I followed his dot closely to see if his wealth of experience in other disciplines of the sport would transfer over, or if the local Andrew Onermaa would be able to keep the crown away from King. In the end Ted would ultimately grit it out to win by beating out all previous FKT's, but for much of the race Andrew was on his heels never taking the pressure off. He recorded a video shortly after scratching that's worth watching. If you want to know how hard it is, this video scratches the surface of what it takes to compete at a high level against one of hell of a professional cyclist. Ted, congrats on your FKT, welcome to bikepacking! I can't wait to see what you set your sites on in the future.
1 hr 3 min
Put Your Socks On | PYSO
Put Your Socks On | PYSO
VeloNews
PYSO, ep. 80: Fabian Cancellara on a champion's mentality and the work that goes into it
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1 hr 24 min
Oxygen Addict Triathlon Podcast
Oxygen Addict Triathlon Podcast
Rob Wilby
315 Tom Davis - The Accidental Ironman
British pro Tom Davis is our interview this week. Fresh from his successful racing in 2020 so far - 2nd place at 70.3 Gdynia where he beat 2x Ironman World Champion Patrick Lange, and 2nd at Outlaw X where he ran down Tim Don, he looks ahead to Challenge Daytona. He also tells the incredible story of how he entered his first Ironman by mistake, thinking it was a 70.3, and only realised it was a full distance race when he was already at the race venue in China, during the bike leg recce! Sponsors https://www.precisionhydration.com/ - Leaders in triathlete sweat testing and hydration, with multi-strength electrolytes that match how you sweat. Get 15% off your first order With the code OXYGENADDICT15 SPECIAL OFFER 20% off electrolytes that match how you sweat at precisionhydration.com using code OXYGENBF from Friday until midnight on Cyber Monday + get a free Microfibre Towel (worth £14.99) when you spend over £100 You can book a 20 minute free hydration strategy video call with a hydration expert here: https://precisionhydration.as.me/schedule.php?appointmentType=14563677 Mention you heard about it on the Oxygenaddict Triathlon Podcast and you’ll be entered in a free draw to win a £50 Precision Hydration bundle ! Group Evolution Triathlon Retreats - https://groupevolution.com/sports/achieveyourpotential/ - luxury triathlon retreats delivered by Dave Scott, and other leading coaches, at an exclusive 19th Century Chateau in the Pays de la Loire, France. Use the code oxygenaddict15 for 15% off. (*discount valid on full priced weeks only) SPECIAL OFFER : 4 places on special offer at £999 over the Black Friday weekend here: www.groupevolution.com/blackfriday http://team.oxygenaddict.com - The most comprehensive triathlon coaching program for busy age groupers. To find out more, You can book a skype call with Rob or the Team here Join us for our Zwift - OxygenAddict Triathlon Podcast Power Hour interval training session, Tuesdays at 7.15pm UK time. Check the Zwift listings for details! Our Patrons : Support the show with a monthly or one off donation - thanks so much for your support! Join the Oxygenaddict Triathlon Community page on facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/666558563716897/ Listen on Spotify: http://bit.ly/OATriPodSpotify Listen on iTunes: http://bit.ly/OATriPodiTunes Some links are affiliate links, which mean that we may get paid commission if you make a purchase via the link, or using the code, at no extra cost to you.
54 min
Nerd Alert Podcast
Nerd Alert Podcast
CyclingTips
The fifth element - magnesium stages a comeback
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1 hr 18 min
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