We open this week's episode with a short news roundup, including the latest Tour de France dates and more, before dropping into a conversation with a first-time gravel rider. What did he learn? What can we learn from him? Plus we throw a few silly mistakes of our own onto the pile.
In Nerd Alert, the focus is on the Babymaker ebike we wrote about this week. Can the bike industry learn anything from its obnoxious but successful marketing?
This week's episode includes a chat with Dirty Kanza founder Jim Cummins on the petition to change his race's name, plus reporter Joe Lindsey joins us to discuss a study into how far apart people need to ride to stay safe.
In this week's Nerd Alert, James yells at the bike industry for not putting fender mounts on enough bikes.
This week's episode opens with the news of a Tour de France start on August 29, ending in September. What would this mean for cycling? For pro teams? For other races? We discuss.
In this week's Nerd Alert, James explains the positives and negatives of various types of hydraulic brake fluid. Then we have a very serious discussion related to overshoes, their color, and their place next to bare legs.
This week's episode kicks off with all the important bike-related news, good and bad, and then Dane calls up the creator of the Tour de Quarantine, race announcer Brad Sohner.
Nerd Alert this week is a helpful guide to any new cyclists out there. What do you need to make your foray into cycling a success?
With outdoor riding limited or banned in much of the world, bikes are going online. There are virtual trade shows, replays of races, and of course virtual riding. We talk about what's available to help you scratch the bike itch.
Then, an important discussion: Who from the modern pro peloton would win an early-1900s style Tour de France?
Nerd Alert this week has some practical tips on making sure you're prepared to take care of yourself if you do get out on the bike.