It was really cool watching Gage Hecht of the Aevolo and Alpha teams crushing it out on the cyclocross circuit over the last month. One of the strongest and certainly most consistent U23 in the USA pipeline of talent meet this smart and classy young man. Thanks for listening and please support the show on Patreon!
On this pod we have a chance to catch up with Lotto-Jumbo rider Alexey Vermeulen just a few weeks after his inspiring ride at Worlds in Bergen, Norway. This classy pros character shines through during this enjoyable chat! It will be fun to look back on this one after we find out where Alexey will end up for 2018, either way, meet the champ and thanks for listening.
It was a blast checking in with Ben King as he heads into his 8th World Tour season with Dimension Data. Just back in Virginia with his bride Jenna it was wonderful to hear that Ben is still Ben, which does a heart good! Meet the multiple time US National champ and learn more about what makes one of the sports true blue guys tick! Thanks for listening and the links we talk about during the show can be found here: hopesports.org and africasteam.com A big thank you to Jenna King for everything, including setting this up!
This was a really fun interview to record. Larissa Conners is a monster on the bike and a really compelling personality off of one. Enjoy this talk with the worlds fastest math teacher from her home in Southern California. It takes a lot to win the LT 100, how does a full time teacher pull that and much more off? Well, Larissa energy is a great topic of conversation. Thanks for your support!
Meet the mighty, mighty Whitney Powell who checks in from her home in Irvine CA before heading out to do commentary for one of rowings crown jewels, the head of the Charles. We cover a wide range of topics during this really enjoyable chat including her involvement in the making of Le Ride and what being a coxswain is all about!
One of the rising stars in American racing is the talented Rebecca Fahringer who currently races for the Stand No Tubes team. Rising to the level of representing the USA at the World Championships last year is a good example of a rider making the most of her time with the Amy D Foundation which marks it's 4th year of making a difference this week. Enjoy a wide ranging conversation with a reason to have hope for racing culture here in America! Thanks again for all of you that have supported the how on the Patreon portal, I appreciate you!
Its been a long time goal to get the Canadian legend Gord Fraser on the show! For quite a while Gord was the dominant sprinter in North America before he moved into the role of team manager and director for Silver Pro Cycling. Enjoy the chat and thanks as always for your support! Check out the new Patreon account if you'd like to support the show. I'd sure appreciate the help!
Carlos is a man that has set a new standard in how a quality event is created and managed for a decade and running. This chat with Bike Monkey's Carlos Perez touches on quite a few things that make Bike Monkey events the gold standard. Always a pleasure to be around, I hope you enjoy this talk with a game changer!
Meet one of the cornerstones from the Holowesko- Citadel team, Brian Doege. I check in with Brian while he's home in Greenville SC and talk about the last few seasons building the team and why he loves the Philly race so much! We touch on a lot more as well during a great conversation on the DTS... Thanks for listening!