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A Comprehensive List of the Top BICYCLIST Posts of 2018
In ringing in the New Year, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular posts of 2018 on BICYCLIST. Following is a list of posts, starting in January, that were read and listened to by the majority of BICYCLIST readers and members.
48: Vuelta Discussion Part 2, Rules vs. Reality, and Race Antics
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.
44: Helmets Revisitied, Racing, and Riding Apparel
This episode we follow up on the Tour of Utah results, a recap of the Helmet Guide in #134, and our assessment of the Elevenpine Uprising shorts.
43: Riding in the Heat, the Tour of Utah Begins, and Italian Leather Cycling Shoes
This episode we talk riding in the Southern California heat, common sense rules, the Tour of Utah, and the Dromarti race shoe experience.
34: “The Shark”, Medals Versus Jerseys, and Local Cycling Adventures
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSWe say “ciao” to the 2016 Giro d’Italia and discuss the final results. We had prepared to see Steven Kruijswijk of LottoNL in the pink jersey on…
30: Bike to Work, Red Hook Crit, Tour de Yorkshire
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.
28: Bees, Racing Bikes and Rally Cycling CRUSHING
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.
27: Paris-Roubaix, Disc Brakes, Peter Sagan’s Brother & Sagan-Nibali Union
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.
26: State Bicycle’s 29er MTB, Idyllwild, Crystal Lake and Track Training
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.
25: Goodbye To The Front MTB Derailleur
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.
24: Rally Cycling in SoCal: Interviews With Tom Soladay And Jesse Anthony
Tim Wilson interviews Rally Cycling’s Jesse Anthony and Tom Soladay from Rally Cycling and get the inside detail on living in SoCal, racing for Rally Cycling and more.
23: Bicycles Are Not Disposable (Interview With Owners Of Sunset Cycles)
We speak with David Figueroa and Sean Heck, the owners of Sunset Cycles, who we hung with at their shop in the Claremont Packing House. Sunset Cycles is a service-oriented shop with a select few bikes for purchase, and since their opening in 2015, David and Sean’s goal has always been to be “better than your average shop”.
22: SoCal Breweries and IMBA Discussion
This episode, we’re discussing the opinion letter sent in by San Diego IMBA chapter president Kevin Loomis regarding trail access and a suggested leadership change at the national level of IMBA. We also discuss Mark Andrea’s article on breweries in the Southland and Tim’s love of Valiant Brewery.
21: NAHBS Report & World Cycling League Team Track Event
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSStarting off with this weeks events, it’s going to be a jam-packed weekend with events for everyone. We’ll be documenting the Malibu Gran Fondo March 5-6,…
20: ENVE Wheels Acquired By Mavic, The Death Of Marco Pantani
We discuss the recent acquisition of ENVE wheels and the effects of consolidation in the bicycle industry. We then get into a discussion on the Netflix documentary based on the book, Death of Marco Pantani.
18: Nose Knows
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSGather round friends, we’re back with episode 18 of BICYCLIST.fm. This week we’re joined by Justin Macias, a regular contributor to BICYCLIST, the mastermind behind cyclistthings.com…
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- About the BAT, the bat, the bicyclist and the BICYCLIST January 17, 2019
- 137: Race Meat, Carbo-loading, Riding With Cars, Warm Showers, Why It Matters Santa Ana Got A Protected Bike Lane, The ‘Stigma of the Vegan Brand’ January 14, 2019
- Join the BAT Party, Support BICYCLIST and Ride, Always Free January 11, 2019
- 136: BICYCLIST Adventure Team Overnight Preview, Pro Cycling and the ‘Sky, Goodbye’, Virtual Racing and the Electro-motion of Everything January 10, 2019