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Dialed Podcast 301

2023-11-22T16:02:47-08:00November 22nd, 2023|

Just like filling your plate on Thanksgiving... A helping of random steroid talk, a little bike racing news, a slice of Black Friday deals, a scoop of gift ideas for cyclists, and some backpedaling ladled over everything. Enjoy the podcast and Happy Thanksgiving!

Dialed Podcast 300

2023-11-15T09:36:20-08:00November 15th, 2023|

How have we made 300 of these?!? Enjoy the party as we recorded with a live audience and took a bunch of questions... Too many to list, so you're gonna need to listen to find out what we talked about! Thank you to everyone who came out for the recording, a big thank you to our Patreons, and most of all, a massive thank you to everyone who has listened and supported us over the years! Enjoy the podcast.

Dialed Podcast 292

2023-09-21T15:25:14-07:00September 21st, 2023|

Should the UCI do away with TT bikes? Is this year's Jumbo Visma team the best team of all time? Should someone have stopped Stefan Küng from continuing in the European TT Championship after his nasty crash? What's up with the Shimano crankset recall? Why is Evan broken? So many questions!! Enjoy the podcast.

Dialed Podcast 285

2023-07-27T14:39:07-07:00July 27th, 2023|

We give some closing thoughts on the 2023 Tour de France and bring you some great hot takes. We also transition back into life without the TdF and bring you some other nuggets like puke talk and T-Swift... Don't worry, it all ties in. Oh, one more thing, we dealt with a computer gremlin during the first 15 minutes... However, we eventually squashed that little turd. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 284

2023-07-19T11:25:27-07:00July 19th, 2023|

More Tour Talk! We recap Stage 17 and a few of the previous stages, discuss what in the heck is going on with all of the movement in the standings over the past few days, and finally take a look at what is to come over the coming stages as the 2023 Tour de France wraps up. Thanks for listening and enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 281

2023-07-05T16:57:12-07:00July 5th, 2023|

Tour Talk! We recap the first five days of the Tour de France, discuss some of the happenings, and talk about what the heck some of the teams were thinking! Have any input or theories about how things will unfold going forward? Let us know on our socials and we will share them on the next podcast!

Dialed Podcast 272

2023-05-03T19:48:15-07:00May 3rd, 2023|

What are you looking for in a bike computer? Got some must haves? What about the deal breakers? There have been some new units that recently hit the market, and some big firmware updates from many of the players, so which bike computer reigns supreme in the battle for the best bike computer? Let's get into it. Enjoy the podcast!

Dialed Podcast 270

2023-04-19T09:14:41-07:00April 19th, 2023|

Tire pressure systems - would you run them and are they worth the cost? Are tubeless tires plaguing the pro peloton and should you be worried? What are some of our biggest race mistakes to date? What happened at the Goldendale Gravel Fondo? So many questions... Have a listen and enjoy the podcast!

Dialed Podcast 269

2023-04-27T07:57:38-07:00April 11th, 2023|

Bike frames come in a bunch of shapes and sizes to fit your needs, but what frame material is best for you? Carbon or steel, maybe? Or, how about titanium or aluminum? We cover a bunch of options, which could help you know what frame type might be best for you. Also, Garmin dropped their new Edge 540 and 840 bike computers, so we discuss some of our initial thoughts. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 262

2023-02-23T15:29:53-08:00February 23rd, 2023|

What can coaching do for you? In the age of AI driven coaching programs, is a cycling coach something you need? We pick the brain of cycling coach, Ian Gibson, for his thoughts on this and more as we search for the pearls of wisdom from his long cycling career. Enjoy the conversation and stories! Want to contact Coach, Ian Gibson? Go to:

Dialed Podcast 261

2023-02-16T16:17:13-08:00February 16th, 2023|

Paul Tolmé from the Cascade Bicycle Club joins us... You know, that little club up in the Seattle area with a measly 10k+ members that does everything from producing the STP (Seattle to Portland) ride, to helping procure $1.3 billion dollars for cycling infrastructure, and helping bring $216 million to school-based bike education programs for kids from elementary to high school. Yeah, that little club! We talk about all of this and a lot more... Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 258

2023-01-26T20:25:56-08:00January 26th, 2023|

Why won't the U.S. switch to the metric system? Would it be mass confusion? We still have miles to go to make the switch, but we are getting closer inch by inch... Just look at the fascination with 2 liter bottles of soda, our obsession with Instagram, and the fact that even our drug dealers work in the metric system. Enjoy the podcast!

Dialed Podcast 252

2022-12-16T21:10:59-08:00December 16th, 2022|

We discuss sweat monitors and if we would use them, bucket list destination rides, Zwift vs. RGT, and some controversy in the pro triathlon world.  We also cover our Bike for Kids charity... If you'd like to contribute, go to: Thank you and enjoy the podcast!

Dialed Podcast 246

2022-12-16T16:27:08-08:00November 1st, 2022|

Welcome to November, 2022. The official kickoff to the last two months of the year that can really help you fill out those sweat pants! We've all been there before... From the Halloween sugar rush, to all of the holiday excesses, and top it all off with all of the bad weather that ultimately stifles our fitness and training. We feel ya! Let's run through some ways to challenge ourselves as we bridge the gap to 2023 and eventually the sweet, sweet joys of spring and summer riding and racing. Have a listen and join us on a few challenges that we lay out and start today!

Dialed Podcast 244

2022-12-16T16:30:33-08:00October 19th, 2022|

Would you purchase a cheap Chinese carbon bike if you were on a tight budget and needed performance? What are you saving in the event you're evacuated from your home? What are your thoughts on Mario Cipollini's prison sentence? Are you on BeReal? So many random questions... Must be another Hot Seat. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 241

2022-12-16T16:33:59-08:00September 28th, 2022|

Matt and Evan stage yet another triathlon takeover to discuss and breakdown the race, and they also pick their winners for both the men's and women's fields. To make sure they pulled this off, they brought Ironman stud, Josh Monda, with them to give a bit more insight into the race, and to talk about his upcoming trip to Kona to compete for the amateur championship. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 240

2022-09-21T10:48:53-07:00September 21st, 2022|

What is the Norwegian training approach and should you be doing it? We talk about this and more! As a side note, we found out a day after recording this podcast that we lost a local legend. We want to thank the voice of OBRA, Luciano Bailey, for being an amazing man. He was an incredible gift to our cycling community and will be missed dearly.

Dialed Podcast 237

2022-08-31T17:21:58-07:00August 31st, 2022|

What new Zwift features are we looking for as we move closer to the winter training season? Will Remco Evenepoel win the TdF and a Classic? What was our favorite cycling gear from this summer? Are eBikes taking over? How do we test tires? What piece of kit are we looking to get as we move into the winter months? A lot was talked about, so jump on in and enjoy the podcast!

Dialed Podcast 234

2022-08-10T12:34:24-07:00August 10th, 2022|

The HOT SEAT is back! Marianne Vos gets DQ'ed by the UCI for a 2 second rule violation... Were they right doing this? What are our upcoming races? What is a good birthday present for a cyclist? You're now a race promoter... Come up with a unique race format to get people racing. There might also be some discussions about the Wright Brothers, Orcas, and Mushroom Surfboards... Enjoy the podcast!

Dialed Podcast 233

2022-08-03T19:01:12-07:00August 3rd, 2022|

We discuss the first edition of the Tour de France Femmes, many of the great takeaways from the race, and where there could be some improvements. After many years of petitioning to bring it to life, the race finally happened... and in case you missed it, the race was great!. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did.

Dialed Podcast 226

2022-06-30T08:00:28-07:00June 30th, 2022|

Have you ever tried to squeeze every last drop out of some of your components? Have you ever gone cheap on something that ended up being a bad idea? Do you ever procrastinate and tempt fate with proper upkeep of your equipment? Let's talk about it! We also cover some of the last moments leading up to the 2022 Tour de France and more... Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 217

2022-04-27T17:20:04-07:00April 27th, 2022|

People always talk about what's wrong with cycling and triathlon (us included), so we flip the narrative and discuss what is RIGHT with triathlon and cycling! We run through all of that other Backpedal, Leadout, and OLT stuff, too. Oh, we also do a drawing for our awesome Patrons! Enjoy...

Dialed Podcast 212

2022-03-23T21:42:06-07:00March 23rd, 2022|

We discuss the past, present, and future of amateur Road Bike Racing with a couple of our favorite race promoters, Scott Scholtz and Brian Cimmiyotti. What can each of us do to keep the sport alive and well? What can we learn from other disciplines? What do racers want from a race? How do we draw new racers into the sport? So many questions! Enjoy.

Dialed Podcast 208

2022-03-22T10:11:31-07:00February 16th, 2022|

Who's job is it to get racers to come out and race their bikes? We talk about this and a whole lot more with the guys behind the Echo Red to Red MTB race and Baker City Classic stage race. Special guests: Race promoters Brian Cimmiyotti and Scott Scholz, and Stefano Spedini from Biciclista join us in studio... Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 206

2022-03-22T10:16:52-07:00February 2nd, 2022|

Have you ever done a double century? How about centuries on back to back days? The Cascade Bicycle Club joins us to talk about the annual 206 mile STP (Seattle to Portland) ride, share some great stories, and talk about the 2022 edition of the event. We also run through a little cycling news and do some backpedaling... enjoy podcast 206!

Dialed Podcast 198

2022-03-22T10:14:14-07:00December 8th, 2021|

Join us as we crawl into the head of our very own Evan Price! Pro Triathlete, Bike Racer, Physical Therapist, Coach, Skate Boarder?, Podcaster, and Unashamed Lance Armstrong Fanboy… Enjoy this interview with Evan!

Dialed Podcast 194

2022-03-22T10:12:18-07:00November 10th, 2021|

Dylan Wiggins (aka cwapface2 on YouTube) joined us to talk about bikes, his custom bike painting side hustle called Right Hook Finishes (seriously, look it up on Instagram!!) , and racing here in the Pacific Northwest. We talked about so much stuff that we never even got to the planned topic for the podcast! Good times were had, so enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 192

2022-03-22T10:11:28-07:00October 27th, 2021|

Race Promoter and founder of the Shasta Gravel Hugger, Ben Brainard, joins us to talk about gravel racing, the SGH race, and much more! Scott Scholz from Zone 5 Race Promotions also joins us to recap their 2021 races, what 2022 is starting to look like, and to share some great cycling stories. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 173

2022-03-22T10:06:23-07:00June 16th, 2021|

We talk with Karissa Skarberg-Schoene from WHY Racing Events. WHY is arguably the biggest race promoter in the Pacific Northwest (if not the entire Western United States), so it was great to hear about what they have up their sleeve! We discuss the challenges race promoters are facing as we come out of the pandemic, how they are keeping racing alive and well, what the future of racing looks like, and more. We also make our Tour de France picks (it's that time of year!), do another Patreon Drawing, and run through some Leadout News. Thanks for listening!

Dialed Podcast 172

2022-03-22T10:05:53-07:00June 9th, 2021|

If you're an endurance athlete, there is a good chance you have dealt with cramps at some point. The big question is why??! We get into some of the mechanisms that lead to cramps, how you can work to minimize their occurrence, and what you can do to help minimize them. We also talk about Unbound Gravel Grinder race, do another Patreon drawing, and begin our slow lead into the Tour de France coming up next month. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 169

2022-03-22T09:39:25-07:00May 19th, 2021|

We discuss the art of crashing, things to consider once a crash has occurred, and some tips to help you avoid crashes in the first place. We also run through a bunch of our own personal crash stories, the injuries we sustained, and how we dealt with the recovery process. All of this is stuff that no one wants to deal with, but is unfortunately a part of the sport we love... Hopefully there are some tips that you can take away from the topic. If we missed anything, or if you have something to add, please leave a comment! We also do another Patreon drawing, talk about the Giro and some other racing in our Leadout News, and quickly go through our weekly Backpedals. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 167

2022-03-22T09:39:12-07:00May 5th, 2021|

We discuss bike computers from Garmin, Wahoo, Hammerhead, and a few other brands. We talk about the units we have used and are currently using, what we like and dislike from each brand, changes we wish we could see, and what we would get if we had to go out and buy one today. We also do a Patreon drawing, run through some recent cycling and triathlon news, and more. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 166

2022-03-22T09:39:04-07:00April 28th, 2021|

New bikes have been pretty tough to come by, so many people are turning to the used bike market so they can get out and ride. We discuss many purchasing tips and tricks to help ensure that you get the best bike for you without buying someone else's problem! Inversely, we suggest using many of these tips in your favor if you're looking to sell a bike. Additionally, juniors bike racer and Dialed Teammate, Elijah Engstrom, joins us to talk about some of his recent races, which included meeting some cycling superstars.

Dialed Podcast 165

2023-01-11T16:37:27-08:00April 21st, 2021|

Dylan is a cycling coach with over 10 years of racing and training experience. He draws from his experience as a top level ultra-endurance mountain and gravel racer. His passion for cycling and coaching through science and peer-reviewed research has gained him a great following on his YouTube channel, which we have grown to love. Dylan joins us to talk about this and a lot more!

Dialed Podcast 164

2022-03-22T09:38:44-07:00April 14th, 2021|

Cycle Oregon's Executive Director, Steve Schultz, and Board Vice President, Sarah Gates, join us this week to discuss the past, present, and future of Cycle Oregon. If you're interested in doing something epic on your bike in one of the most beautiful places on the planet, this is your ticket! We also run through the Backpeadal, do another Patreon drawing, and more. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 163

2022-03-22T09:38:42-07:00April 7th, 2021|

We welcome back Women's Elite Mountain Bike Racer, Paige Edwards. She helps us cover all the different types of mountain bikes and many items that you can take into consideration when picking the right one for you. Wow, so many options! We also run through our weekly Backpedals, talk about some racing news - Tour de Flanders to be specific, and do another Patreon Drawing. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 162

2022-03-22T09:38:23-07:00March 31st, 2021|

We run through a list of cycling conundrums and discuss why they are so difficult for so many people. We also welcome Dr. Chris Hanel (aka Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo) to the studio for the discussion! Enjoy this, our weekly Backpedals, the Leadout News, another Patreon Drawing, and our One Last Thing!

Dialed Podcast 161

2022-03-22T09:38:10-07:00March 24th, 2021|

We discuss what it takes to be a competitive masters bike racer in your 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s. Masters racers Ian Gibson and Chris Sarrett join us to bring some great insight to the topic. We also cover some recent bike racing news, what we have been up to in the last week, and we do another Patreon drawing. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 159

2022-03-22T09:37:33-07:00March 10th, 2021|

Justin Wagner from Team ODZ joins us again to talk about Zwift, RGT, Training Camps during Covid, what ODZ is up to, and much more! We also run through our Backpedals, do another Patreon drawing after welcoming our newest Patreon, and talk about the 2021 Strade Bianchi results in the Leadout News. Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 158 (Take 2)

2022-03-22T09:37:16-07:00March 4th, 2021|

Are you a poorly behaved cyclist or triathlete? Let’s find out as we run through a list of 10 bad behaviors that might land you in this category! Did we miss something? Let us know! We also do another Patreon drawing, run through the Leadout News, and do our weekly Backpedal. Enjoy! (Some Listeners were mentioned that the podcast never loaded to their platform, so we reposted it to make sure no one missed out. Sorry about that!)

Dialed Podcast 157

2022-03-22T09:38:14-07:00February 24th, 2021|

Gary Mailhiot from BBinfinite joins us on Dialed Podcast 157 to talk about all things bearings, bottom brackets, pulleys, performance, bikes, frames, groupsets & much more... This was fun!  We also introduce our newest Patreon and do another drawing, go through some recent cycling news, and let you know what we have been up to during our weekly Backpedal.  Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast 156

2022-03-22T09:38:01-07:00February 17th, 2021|

Mike Ripley from Mudslinger Events joins us to talk about Gravel, MTB, and Fondo race promotiom in the Pacific Northwest. We also welcome teammate extraordinaire, Chris Sarrett, to the podcast for the first time... Finally!  We introduce our two newest Patreons and do another drawing, go through some recent cycling news, and let you know what we have been up to during our weekly Backpedal.  Buckle up and enjoy 156... This will be a fun one!

Dialed Podcast 155

2022-03-22T09:37:41-07:00February 10th, 2021|

The monthly Hot Seat is back, and like usual, there are a bunch of off the wall questions that we ask each other... Have a listen and let us know what your responses were!  We do another Patreon drawing, go through some recent news, and let you know what we have been up to during our weekly Backpedal.  Enjoy Dialed Podcast 155!

Dialed Podcast 154

2022-03-22T09:37:25-07:00February 3rd, 2021|

We sit down with Paige Edwards to talk about how she got started in mountain bike racing, what races she has coming up in 2021, her future aspirations as a women's pro bike racer, the Women's & Juniors racing scene, and much more! We also run through our weekly Leadout News, Backpedal, and do a Patreon drawing.  Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast #153

2022-03-22T09:37:09-07:00January 27th, 2021|

Will the UCI World Championships be coming to Portland, Oregon?  Kevin Hyland from the Portland Cycling Worlds group behind the project joins us to discuss everything past, present and future.  For what it's worth, this is a lot closer to becoming a reality than you might think, so be sure to visit their website and sign the petition to help make it happen!  We also do that other stuff we usually do... Backpedal, Leadout News, and OLT.  Enjoy!

Dialed Podcast #152

2022-03-22T09:35:53-07:00January 20th, 2021|

We discuss the "15 Benefits of Cycling" article put out by Bicycle Magazine not too long ago... Are these benefit spot on or a little hokey?   We also "attempt" to livestream the podcast so you can play along with us or watch it down the road... Listen to see how this went! We also do some Backpedaling, another Patreon drawing, the Leadout News, and One Last Thing.  Enjoy Episode 152 and thanks for listening!