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
ProViz Reflective Cycling
113: Former SLO Mayor Decries Bicycle Infrastructure, The Traffic in Seattle, World Tour Updates, and the NAHBS 2018 Winners, In Review
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Issue 147: Early Spring 2018
#147 | Agritourism in Italy, Alter Reflex 300 -Dropbars for the Win, Speaking with Frank Schleck, Don’t Get Doored, Rouleur Brewery, Jones H-Loop, Ask the Coach – CrankArms, and Cycling Event and Festival Calendar for California, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona —MORE—
112: The Chain Lube Episode! Plus the Women’s WorldTour Team Bikes, and Cancellara Calls Out Institutions Of Cycling
Topics of this episode include: Sagan meets the Pope, Fabian Cancellara gives an interesting interview, the Women’s World Tour and Continental team bikes, and lots of talk about bicycle lubricant.
Muc-Off Announced as New Team Dimension Data Partner
Muc-Off, a leading UK-based bike and performance brand, is the latest partner and supplier of the World Tour cycling Team Dimension Data for Qhuebeka. The team will be using the full Muc-Off clean, protect, lube range, as well as the use Athlete Performance products, and their chains will be specially optimized with NTC formula.
Black Goes Blue: State Bicycle Releases Limited Edition Typhoon Blue 6061 Black Label
State Bicycle Co., the mainstay of the fixed gear/single speed bike market are releasing an ultra-limited, 1 run Typhoon Blue colorway to the well-crafted 6061 Black Label line. And it’s limited in the truest sense of the word, once this batch is sold out it’ll be gone forever.
111: The Importance of Properly Locking Your Bike, San Diego Makes Gains For Business and Traffic with New Road Diet, and Marginal Changes for 2018 Men’s World Tour Bikes
Lance Armstrong and Tour of Flanders, Froome’s camp has a new theory, how to not lock your bike and secure your gear, San Diego makes gains with a road diet, and reviewing the men’s 2018 team bikes for the World Tour.
Introducing The World’s First Alarmed Folding Bike Lock
With the Bordo Alarm, ABUS, the security expert for mobile safety, is bringing the world’s first alarmed folding bike lock into the market. With electronics that have been proven for years on ABUS motorcycles locks, these provide a precise 3D movement sensor that triggers a 100-decibel alarm should an attack be attempted and thus deters thieves.
FREE Bike Coach Clinic This Weekend: “How to Perform Your Best at a Gravel Grinder Event”
The 2018 Gran Fondo/Gravel season is almost here, so how about a FREE Introduction on “How to Perform Your Best at a Gravel Grinder Event!” You know him from our “Ask the Bike Coach” column and now you can receive some of Rick Schutlz expertise for FREE at two local bike shops on January 27th and 28th from 1pm – 4pm.
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