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Paceline Podcast 122

Paceline Podcast 122

This week Selene poses an interesting question: How much riding do you need each week to be healthy both mentally and physically? Researchers at the University of Sydney published a study ...

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The Pull: Nick Legan

The Pull: Nick Legan

On this week’s show, my guest is Nick Legan, the author of Gravel Cycling, from VeloPress. Legan has one of the more varied backgrounds I’ve encountered in cycling. He began his career as a race ...

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Learning the Bonk

Learning the Bonk

We were nearly 50 miles into what was supposed to be a 50 mile ride, not far by my standard of the time, but I was coming back from a shoulder injury, and it was the hottest day of the year so ...

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Blowhard: the MilKit Booster

Blowhard: the MilKit Booster

I’ve been a vocal proponent of floor pumps with a secondary chamber for seating tubeless tires. It’s a great way to avoid buying a compressor. It’s also a great way to find ...

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Paceline Podcast 121

Paceline Podcast 121

This week we take a look at the women and racing. There are some high points worth celebrating—Trek has created a new women’s pro team—and a whole lot of low lights, like podium girls. ...

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The Pull: James Winchester

The Pull: James Winchester

On this week’s show, my guest is James Winchester, the product manager for Masi Bicycles. The role of a product manager at a bike company is, perhaps, one of the most visible expressions of what ...

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The Trouble With 1x

The Trouble With 1x

As an operating system, human beings have a terrible range of performance. If it’s much colder than 60 degrees Fahrenheit, we need clothing to keep warm. If it’s much warmer than 85 ...

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Disc Learning

Disc Learning

Of the many experiences it is possible to have on a bike, the one that seems most universally disliked is a loss of control. It—that loss of control—comes in as many flavors as jelly beans do. ...

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Paceline Podcast 120

Paceline Podcast 120

Selene has a dilemma. She’s watching the Tour de France. And enjoying it. She’s concerned that maybe she shouldn’t be enjoying it or that she should be more concerned about the ...

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