Have you ever ridden across the country? It is one of those things that many of us have considered, and most of us haven’t found either the time or the motivation to do it. Selene encountered a vet named Sarah Lee who rode from the East Coast to the Golden Gate Bridge. We have a short clip from the interview and she talks about what she encountered on her trip. Stay tuned for an episode of Tandem with her full interview.
Depression comes in a few different flavors, and one of them for athletes is the depression that can come as a result of being off the bike due to injury. Patrick talks about the neuroscience of what’s missing—specifically the neurotransmitters that make up a flow state—when you don’t get to ride, and then what you can do to try to get that fix. Whether you’re a baker, love video games or like working on the thing you can’t ride, there’s a solution out there.
The Paceline is 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 www.elielcycling.com
Red Kite Prayer is hosting its first-ever event October 12th through 14th, 2018, the Red Kite Ronde et Vous. The two-and-a-half day event will feature bikes from some of the industry’s top frame builders, two gravel rides, some of the world’s finest craft beers, which are brewed locally, plus enough food to make the pedaling fun. For more information, or to register, go here.