Paceline Podcast #59

Paceline Podcast #59

Fatty went on vacation and his weight went up in equal proportion to his fun. What’s up with that? And after getting back he went to St. George and the True Grit Epic … and his race ended before it really even started. Fatty also checks in with his personal coach, Jonathan Vaughters, who shows he’s not all Mr. Spock.

We also discuss the nail-biter of a finish at this year’s Paris-Nice, plus the weird prizes winners are given, such as the 48 bottles of Beaujolais given to the overall winner.

Peacock Groove

The 2017 North American Handmade Bicycle Show is in the books. Patrick is back to discuss the award winners and all the amazing bikes he saw.

The new bike manufacturer Allied Cycle Works displayed at NAHBS and we feature an interview with their director of engineering, Sam Pickman. In other product news, Mavic revives the Open Pro rim.

This podcast is supported by Health IQ, a life insurance company that celebrates cyclists and other health conscious people.  Visit to learn more & get a free quote, or check out their life insurance FAQ page to get your questions answered.

The Paceline is also supported by Eliel Cycling. Crafted in California, the Eliel brand combines the latest technology with cycling tradition to deliver an experience that is authentically California. View their retail gear and custom program at



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The Schwinn Stingray is back, at least briefly.

NAHBS Best in Show winner Peacock Groove Bicycles

The True Grit Epic

Allied Cycle Works

The new Wahoo Elemnt Bolt computer

The new Mavic Open Pro




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