It's a spicy one... Who's the a-hole? What is up with Wahoo and Zwift's relationship now? What went down on Black Friday? Who is Squiggy? Guess ya gotta listen to find out - Enjoy the podcast!
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!
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.
Is Wout van Aert really going to take a stab at winning the Giro in 2024? What impact will UK online retailer, Wiggle, have on the cycling industry with their current financial troubles? Who won Halloween? Have a listen and enjoy this week's podcast!
More news on rider transfers, team mergers, and how the 2024 season is shaping up to be a fun one. We also discuss the Gravel World Championships, and we do an AMA with our very own YouTube superstar, Matt LeGrand! Enjoy the podcast, neighbor...
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.
Is Keegan Swenson the best all around American Cyclist? What feature in a bike computer would cause you to switch from one brand to another? After watching the Mark Cavendish: Never Enough documentary, do we still thing Cav is an ***hole? Have a listen and enjoy!
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!
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!
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!
Le Tour is BACK!! We discuss all things TdF, make some really good and really bad picks, and cover some of the key stories that will shape this year's Tour de France! We also unpack the Oregon Trail Gravel race that just wrapped up. Enjoy the podcast!
We field some listener questions about waxing chains, why SRAM needs four different electronic groupsets, the ongoing debate of mechanical vs. electric drivetrains, and what the best upgrades would be if a new bike isn't an option. Enjoy the podcast!
Story Time... Bike crashes, the ensuing injuries, and how we bounced back. We also check in with teammate, Chris Sarrett, to see how he is recovering from a nasty high speed crash that resulted in EIGHTEEN broken bones at the end of a road race this past weekend. Ouch! Enjoy the podcast...
Let's discuss how to get better results in a gravel race! We run through some tips, strategies, equipment, and skills development that you can use to find more success in your next gravel race. Enjoy the podcast!
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!
The Spring Classics are done and dusted, so it's time to look at the big hitters going into the Grand Tours! That said, who are the "Big Six" of the Pro Peloton, who coined this group, and is it accurate? We also recap the Gorge Gravel Grinder and more. Enjoy the podcast!
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!
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!
Who's guzzling down baking soda to get faster on the bike? What is the best Spring Classic? Who is buying the new SRAM transmission for their MTB? It's early but we can't stop calling our shots for this year's TdF... Who ya got? Enjoy all of this and more on this week's podcast!
What is a cycling training camp and is it for everyone? We are on location at our 2023 team cycling camp in Tucson, AZ, and several teammates have joined us to talk about their experiences, the difficulty level, and what they are getting out of camp. Spoiler alert... You need to do this!
Cargo Bib Shorts (in denim??), Zwift Hub Trainer thoughts, Strade Bianche 2023, New Garmin Watches (so soon?), and all the other usual stuff. Enjoy the podcast. Oh, ...and it's our 5 year anniversary. Thanks for putting up with us over the years!
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: www.dialedperformancecoaching.com
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!
We discuss the state of the cycling industry and what it means for cyclists, bike shops, and cycling manufacturers in this current economy. Is this craziness a good thing? There is a lot to unpack here! Also, are you a target for bike thieves? Enjoy the podcast!
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!
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: https://gofund.me/ca62cbf0 Thank you and enjoy the podcast!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
This week was a cycling smörgåsbord with our good friend Dylan Wiggins (aka cwapface2 on the YouTubes) as we let him "mostly" take over the podcast! The list of things covered was too long, so just have a listen and enjoy the episode with a tasty ice cream sandwich!
Are there really things cyclists can't live without? We review a recent list from GCN that covered the "11 Things Cyclists Can't Live Without." We discuss this, the painfully difficult task of putting air in your tires, and some of our recent races. Enjoy!
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!
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.
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!
Do people care about the sub-7 and sub-8 hour Ironman time trial attempts,? What price is too expensive for a bike computer? What are some key exercises you should be doing off the bike? Do we need aero bars in gravel racing? Have a listen to find out!
We take a look at and discuss the new Garmin Varia RCT715 Radar Camera Tail Light (the conversation starts at 41:55). Do you need this? Is it any good? Pros & Cons? Will we be using them? We also do our weekly Backpedal, Leadout News, and One Last Thing... Enjoy!
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...
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.
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!
What can take a good Time Trial or Bike Race from good to great? We discuss some changes that we will be making to our team's own upcoming "Michael Myers Memorial Time Trial." We would also love to get some input and hear some feedback from YOU! Enjoy the podcast.
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!
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!
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!
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!
Wahoo needed to reschedule and the annual "Triathlon Take-Over" has also been rescheduled, so it's the "Champ News Special" to the rescue! There is a fair amount of news in the cycling world, so we discuss with guest and friend of the podcast, Alan Plank. Enjoy!
We discuss Product Reviews in Cycling and Triathlon - The process, how to find good reviewers, reviews to steer away from, what makes a good review, and sources we like. We also wrap up the TdF, Backpedal, and do a Patreon drawing for TWO winners! Enjoy-
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!)
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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! www.PDXcyclingWorlds.com We also do that other stuff we usually do... Backpedal, Leadout News, and OLT. Enjoy!
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!
Our monthly HOT SEAT returns... This round has some burning questions about Bike Maintenance, Coaching, Heart Rates, and Tires. Per usual, we do some Backpedaling, Leadout News, and One Last Thing. Enjoy Episode 151 and thanks for listening!