As usual, we start the show with announcements, news, and events. Topics in episode 54 include; pumpkin carving for OC GUTS and Make-A-Wish Foundation, Palos Verdes bicycle signage gets shot down by city council, propositions and measures relevant to cyclists in California’s general election, and how to pair candy and beer for Halloween.
We start the show with announcements, news, and events – plus special guest Phil Gaimon. Topics for this episode include: the end of the 2016 road cycling season, possible effects of the WADA hacks, the MPCC, and the WorldTour. Phil Gaimon joins us for a phone call to talk about preparing for his inaugural gran fondo, the Malibu Gran Cookie Dough, how it feels to be back on the bike after a months break, and his thoughts on the future of cycling.
This episode is brought to you by: Phil’s Fondo and SLO Gran Fondo. We talk clincher vs. tubular tires, specifics of tire pressure, REI’s new brand of bikes, and we do some follow up from last week’s episode.
This episode is brought to you by: Phil’s Fondo and Bike MS: Bay to Bay Tour. We talk museums and the new issue, the WADA hack and Bradley Wiggins TUEs, and the latest book from Velopress – Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports
On this special episode, we speak with Aaron Stinner, from Stinner Frameworks, about his 4-day journey with Black Sheep Cycling and Men of Steel to raise awareness about Men’s mental health. It’s called The Man Ride and the US chapter will be riding out from Santa Barbara on Thursday, September 29th to end in Legget Oregon on Sunday, October 2nd.
This episode is brought to you by Phil’s Fondo and Bike MS: Bay to Bay Tour. We talk about some of our major concerns while road cycling, how we prepare for traffic, and why we continue to cycle amidst the risks.
Episode 48 of SCB.fm we discuss recent headlines regarding the Vuelta a Espana time limit controversy, the rules of cycling versus real world situations, and ridiculous race antics caught on camera.
This episode we cover Peter Sagan’s Olympic MTB performance, and we talk about Felt Bicycle’s FR2 -the feature bike in #135. We also reveal Lazer Sports 2017 helmet collection, which includes an electric bike specific helmet. Lastly, we touch on how Chris’s derailleur was destroyed by pure misfortune. No Tim on this episode!
We get a lesson in bicycle and pedestrian rights from the Bicycle Attorney, Mr. Thomas Forsyth, and we talk about the track cycling events at this year’s Olympics. A video is making its way around the internet of a driver in Corona Del Mar cursing out a cyclist for riding on the road; problem is that the road is considered a “sharrow”
Thank you for listening to Episode 42 of SCB.fm! This episode we talk the article “Strava vs eBike” by the Angry Single Speeder at mtbr.com, the results of the 2016 Tour de France and our picks for favorite athletes this year.
The tour continues and though the race has hit a bit of a lull, we discuss the controversy and excitement from Stage 12 when Chris Froome hopped off his bike and started running towards the finish line.We talk about issue #134, specifically the ride experience of the Trek xm700+ – a class 3, 28 mph electric bicycle, and We cover some of our favorite training tools and software.
This episode we talk Tour de France stages, wins, and losses, so again if you haven’t seen stages 6-10, come back to us after you catch up. We also preview the new issue that will be hitting your local bike shops very soon, and Victor discusses the cover model for 134 -The Marin Bikes Four Corners Elite.
The Tour de France returns and we have lots to talk about! It’s been an incredible year already and we’re only on Stage 6. Be sure to finish the stages before you listen, as we discuss the winners throughout. We follow up on recent news and talk fantasy cycling with our VeloGames team. Before we move on from issue #134, Victor discusses the Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Roebling riding experience.
We go over noteworthy news in cycling, including our main discussion involving some of the common myths that non-bicyclists may have about bicyclists (published by the Washington Post). We make our predictions about the 2016 Tour de France, and talk about the potential in young rider Lawson Craddock. Lastly, we talk the new Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 and some of the key components to look forward to.
The main topic of discussion involves the announcement of Simon Yates’s 4-month ban after he tested positive for a terbutaline – a drug on WADA’s banned list – at Paris-Nice in March. We were glad to see Yates only get the minimum punishment, as it seemed to be a genuine mistake, but we wonder what steps could be taken to ensure an oversight like this doesn’t happen again.
The founder and moderator of the iMTBtrails.com forum, Mikie Watson, and other members of his SoCal online community were displeased with our coverage of the inaugural eMTB race at the Sea Otter Classic in Issue #132 of the SCB magazine. We discuss the response of the magazine’s editorial director and the conversations that resulted.
This episode we welcome special guest, Krystof Anders. A friend of the show and frequent photographer for the magazine, he is a local rider most notably known for his “horse legs” and the power they put out on the bike.
We have found a favorite newcomer to watch, 19 year old Neilson Powless of Axeon Cycling landed a fierce attack on Stage 3 riding up Gibraltar Road, and of course, it wouldn’t be a proper AToC discussion without mention of Peter Sagan.
We talk about the new Issue of SCB, #132, our Bike to Work edition. We also discuss further safety concerns for the pro pelotons and what the kind of gear changes that could occur in the cycling world at large. Sponsored by Pedego Electric Bikes.
The team discusses recent cycling headlines involving professional cyclists Andrew Talansky and Jessica Varnish. This leads to an insightful discussion on the idea of the professional athlete as an artist vs. an employee.
The SCB team discusses the way that international media covers cycling, specifically with regards to the claims of hidden motors in professional races. And we also talk Bees vs. Bicyclists (or maybe it should be Tim vs. Bees), our bee stories while on the bike.
The majority of our conversation involves a statement UCI made Wednesday afternoon that they would be suspending disc brakes on bikes in professional racing. This comes after a Movistar rider, Fran Ventoso, was severely injured during a crash at Paris Roubaix when he sliced his leg on a disc brake. We share our thoughts on disc brakes and its place in road racing.
This episode covers the background details of the State Bicycle Co. 29’er steel MTB review featured in Issue #131. We talk about the bike, our review conducted out in Idyllwild and the status of the road to Crystal Lake, a favorite of the team that’s been closed to cars due to a mud slides, but definitely not bikes.
This episode covers some interesting gear news. We share our thoughts on SRAM’s decision to do away with front MTB derailleurs on future groupset designs and discuss news from the UK that shows a promising future for bike-friendly cities with elements that could be implemented in SoCal and US domestic cities.