133: Big (and Small) Changes to the Racing Rulebook, Bankruptcy Strikes the Industry Landscape, Excerpts from the New Sagan Book, Notes From the Commute
UCI makes changes to the World Tour requirements, including in apparel, ASE, parent company to Performance Bikes, files Chapter 11, and we read an excerpt on sprinting from Peter Sagan’s new book “My World”.
132: The Latest Electrifying Debate, Pushing Back Against Helmet Apathy, and those Millennials Are at it Again
We discuss how cyclists are not the problem with electric scooter share acceptance, how we push against helmet apathy, and how millennials relationship with cars is vastly different than older generations.
Chasing Rainbows at the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships
After 21 individual qualifying events on four continents, the best amateur riders from 60 countries are in Varese, Italy to compete in the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. Today, 2,500 amateur racers and me, a journalist pretending to be a racer, are ready to start with rainbow-striped world champion jerseys on the line.
UCI Masters World Championships
UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships 2018. The Championship held from Saturday, October 6, 2018, to Saturday, October 13, 2018. This event is open to men and women riders 35 years of age and older. The Championship will consist of three sprint events (match sprints,…
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.
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.
UCI Anti Cancer Challenge
CYCLE FOR CURES Riders of all ages and abilities will begin their scenic ride through Orange County at Angel Stadium. Start times will be staggered based on route. All rides conclude at Angel Stadium for the finish line celebration. The fully supported ride includes well…
UCI Track World Cup LA
The Race The UCI Track Cycling World Cup Series attracts the best track cyclists including world champions and medalists from the most recent 2016 Rio Olympic Games. In 2017, the Velo Sports Center in Los Angeles will host the final event of four worldwide locations…
59: Pro Cycling Reality Show, Bike vs. Rust, Transgender Racing
Much of our conversation is spent on the topic of riding your bike of rust and other environmental damages, but we also briefly mention JRA Bikes & Brew Bike Shop, Tour de Celeb, Red Hook Crit Doping, and gender inclusion in cycling.
57: New Voices, Changes to the WorldTour in 2017 and PVE needs BMUFL
As usual, we start the show with announcements, news, and events. Topics include climate change, updates to the 2017 WorldTour, and Palos Verdes cyclists advocating for BMUFL signs to save lives.
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.
29: Pro Cyclists- Commissioned Artists or Employees?
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.
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.
19: We’re In A Bridge Time-Out
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSTune in for the events going on this weekend in SoCal, including the first race in the inaugural So-Cal FIXED Series! Chris brings up a recent…
17: Lance On Rollerblades
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSWe announce the “Find the Chain Link” winner from issue #127! We update you on some questions and comments we received from our article on the…
Bridie O’Donnell to Attempt Women’s Hour Record
Since Sir Bradley Wiggins smashed the hour record at the London Velodrome in June 2015, Australian Bridie O’Donnell will be attempting the Women’s Fastest Hour Record, on the other side of the world, on 22nd January in the Adelaide Super-Dome. Muc-Off is determined to be the lubrication partner for both the male and female Fastest Hour record holders, so O’Donnell will be supplied with a high-performance chain treated with the same winning formula as Wiggins had in June.
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