Denise Mueller-Korenek Smashes World’s Paced Bicycle Speed Record
Project Speed’s Denise Mueller-Korenek has become the fastest human to ever ride a bicycle — setting the World’s Paced Bicycle Record of 183.932 mph on September 16 at world famous Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
127: The Real Problem with eScooters, Vuelta a Espana Mayhem, Goodbye to Aqua Blue Sport, Electric Folders Discussed, and Oakland Ride Director Najari Smith Unjustly Arrested
Thoughts on e-Scooters and their role in urban cities, the Vuelta a Espana is shocked by low flying helicopter, Aqua Blue Sport Cycling team abruptly ends, and SF ride director Najari Smith is arrested while leading memorial ride for slain woman.
126: Saddles: Snub-Nosed and Cut-Outs, Remembering a BICYCLIST Eternal, and Updates on the Pro Peloton
Jelly Belly ends sponsorship of UCI Domestic Prot Team, thoughts on the upcoming Vuelta a Espana, Dario Pegoretti’s passing, and snub-nosed and cut-out saddles.
125.5 | INTERVIEW | Denise Mueller-Korenek and Coach John Howard on Her Attempt to Smash the Men’s World Speed Record
Denise Mueller-Korenek and her coach, Olympian John Howard, speak with Chris Reynolds of the BICYCLIST Experience Podcast on her attempt to smash the men’s world speed record on September 14-16th, 2018.
125: Self-Supported Double Century in San Diego, 2018 TdF Thoughts and Disillusionment, Playa Vista Downtown Goes Car-Free
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124: A New Drivetrain Concept that Eliminates the Need for Chains, Tour de France Stages 1-8 Recap, and Reviewing the Team Bikes
CeramicSpeed releases a new drivetrain concept that eliminates the need for chains – we discuss the implications of this new component. We also review results of the 2018 Tour de France Stages 1-8, as well as the team bikes for the pro cyclists in the race.
Fixed Gear Racing Photos and Results from the Second Race in the SoCal Fixed Series
We returned to the SoCal Fixed Series on June 24th at Mt. San Antonio College for race #2 of the fixed gear competition. This time around racers were riding in the opposite direction from race 1 on the .65 mile criterium course, which created more of a challenge for riders fighting against a strong, summer headwind.
123: Road Diet Meets Resistance in Venice, Helmet Ratings and MIPS, and Cycling Summer Sounds
Dozens of Lime Bikes scrapped in AZ, reviewing the latest study on MIPS in bike helmets, how anti-cyclists use the Environmental Quality Act against cyclists, our choices for favorite helmets of 2018, and all our current cycling summer soundtracks.
122: When The Peloton Protests, Phil the Thrill vs. Spartacus, and Tariffs Coming to the Bike Industry
Former pro Bernard Hinault puts his finger on the scale and calls for a TdF peloton strike, Phil Gaimon challenges Fabian Cancellara to ta duel, and tariffs are making their way to the bike industry – specifically electric bikes.
121: Painkillers and Pro Cycling, BMC Racing May Be No More, And Tips For Selling Your Old Bike
Looking at the latest news on painkillers in cycling and how that is affecting the peloton, San Francisco launches bike lane sweepers, and BMC Racing Team faces some sponsorship troubles.
120: Why Los Angeles is the Deadliest City for Cyclists, Summer Event Preview, and Fat Bikes Making Tracks in Anchorage, Alaska
We look into some of the reasons why LA is the deadliest county for cyclists, the upcoming summer events of 2018 and the highest grossing ‘cause-related’ cycling events in the US, and fat bikes are replacing skiing in Anchorage, Alaska.
119 | INTERVIEW | Jamie Smith, Author of ‘American Pro: The True Story of Bike Racing in America’
We talk to the Jamie Smith on his latest book, American Pro. With great insight into the industry and a witty writing style, Smith uncovers what’s wrong—and what’s right—with America’s broken bike racing system. American Pro will transform how you think of domestic pro racing through a five-season exposé of the sport we love.
118: Sagan’s Dirt Fondo Recap, Bicycles are the Vehicles of the Future, and the Struggle to Charge Motorists with Murder
Oregon’s bike tax, why the vehicle of the future has two wheels, electric scooters are ‘running amok’ in our cities, and why it’s so hard to charge motorists with murder.
117: Mountain Bikers Help Build Trails in California, Giro D’Italia & Appearance Fees, PFB: Best Places for Biking in the USA
PeopleforBikes ranks the best places for biking in the US, mountain bike riders work to save the ‘Gabrielino Trail’, and the 2018 Giro d’Italia opening stages and rider appearance fees.
The Simpsons x State Bicycle Co. Dream Donut Build Giveaway
State Bicycle Co. in collaboration with the Simpsons is giving away the ultimate dream build with their limited edition Simpsons Donut frame dressed up with top-of-the-line components. Open to everyone, potential winners simply need to register online for a chance to roll away with this one of a kind build.
116: Visibility for Women’s Cycling/Sports, Riders Moving Away From Road Bikes, and Biking to Work Takes Less Time Than You Think
Discussing visibility for women in cycling and sports, why road bikes sales are declining, how some cyclists have come to terms with having to break traffic laws, and the time it takes to commute to work may actually take less time than you think.
115: Can Californians Wean Themselves From Cars, Runners in the Bike Lane, the Amgen Tour of California Approaches, and the ALAN Mito
A decisive plan to wean California off Cars, a non-cyclists case for bike lanes, the benefits of Parisian bicycle subsidies, and the Amgen Tour of California preview.
114: A Muddy and Exciting Strade Bianche, Keeping ‘Podium Girls’ in the Giro d’Italia is Not Sexist, and the Urgent Need for Safe Streets
Strade Bianche 2018, Wout van Aert posts extraordinary Strade Bianche ride to Strava, Photo Gallery: A Mud-Splattered 2018 Men’s Strade Bianche, Former Sky coach Sutton to Wiggins: ‘Come forward and tell the truth’, Lappartient wants CADF to investigate Team Sky, Giro d’Italia defies trend, keeps podium girls; The Incredibly Cheap Street Fix That Saves Lives, and America’s Pedestrian Safety Crisis Isn’t Getting Any Better
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