Shelley Gautier Goes for the Gold






Paracyclist Shelley Gautier of Canada is aiming for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. She’s currently ranked first in the UCI world standings. The training is long and arduous, but Shelley has an incredible attitude and amazing spirit and grace. She surely will be atop the podium in 2012! Listen Here




All About the Blab: Jacquie Phelan






Jacquie Phelan. Who hasn’t heard of her? Her palmarès includes everything from NORBA championships, Bicycling (mountain and road) Hall of Fame inductee and founder of the Women’s Mountain Bike & Tea Society (WOMBATS). On the eve of her 55th birthday, she tells it like it is, in true Phelan style, about cycling and life. Listen […]




Does Your Bicycle “Plane”?






Jan Heine, the editor of Bicycle Quarterly, discusses bikes that plane. According to Jan, “These bikes get in sync with our pedal strokes and are easier to pedal long distances. The range of useful cadences is wider on these bikes, making them easier to accelerate.” The concept is not new, but Jan has examined it […]




It’s Simple: Comfort = Speed






This podcast is with Jan Heine, randonneur and editor of “Bicycle Quarterly”. In it, we talk about the connection between comfort and speed on a bicycle. For sure, fitting properly on the bike is essential, but did you know your tires play a huge role in your comfort? In this podcast, we’ll give you reason […]




Over 60 and Going Strong






These four over-sixty women who are enjoying riding more than ever will inspire you. The bicycle truly is a friend for life. Have you ever thought you might outgrow your love for cycling? Or that it’s too late to take up the sport? Never say never. These four over-sixty women who are enjoying riding more […]




Weight Loss for the Female Cyclist






Graeme Street of the Cyclo-CLUB talks about why your current “healthy nutrition” regime may be keeping you from losing body fat. How you can fix this and why your fueling strategy may be slowing down your rate of weight loss. Listen Here




Women and Thermal Comfort






Mark Newton, a physiologist with Gore Bike Wear discusses the ins and outs of regulating body temperature. How often do you put off going for a bike ride because you don’t like the discomfort of being cold? Are your male friends perfectly happy in shorts and tees while you have on fleece and lined jeans? […]