Clipped In Time Trial – To Ron Barr and Randall Moore

This episode is a response to the comments made by Ron Barr of the Ottawa Truckers Association and Randall Moore of Chez about the recent death of Nusrat Jahan on September 1st. http://media.blubrry.com/clippedin/p/humanpowerperformance.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Clipped-In-Time-Trial-To-Randall-Moore-and-Ron-Barr.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Episode 6 – Bicycle Craft Brewery

In this episode I visit Laura and Fariborz at Bicycle Craft Brewery to talk about bikes and beer. Not only do they make delicious beer –their Velocipede IPA is one of my favourites– they love cycling. I had a lot of fun sampling beer and talking cycling with them. For more info check out: http://bicyclecraftbrewery.ca/ Clipped In is powered by http://Humanpowerperformance.com If you enjoyed the episode please download it, subscribe on iTunes (or your favourite podcast app) and rate the show! Thanks! http://media.blubrry.com/clippedin/p/humanpowerperformance.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/006-Bicycle-Craft-Brewery.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes…

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Race Report – Tour Di Via Italia

After the previous day’s disaster I was hoping Via Italia would go a little better. With a larger field and better organization from the start it looked as though this would be the case. TDVI felt like a well organized American race with plenty of commissaires (friendly ones too) and lead and follow cars on the course. Thankfully there was only one field on the course at a time. The first lap of the race was neutral, we were lead around the track by an Alfa Romeo sports car of…

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Saving Energy with Aerodynamics

They key to a successful bike race is knowing when to work and when to conserve energy. Depending on your style of riding, you might choose¬†specific times to work and specific times to conserve. Sprinters prefer to sit in the middle of the pack conserving their legs for the big sprint finish. Climbers wait until the climbs and then make their big attacks. TT experts like to attack early and use their excellent pacing ability to stay ahead of the pack. Whatever the strategy, the key to making the most…

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Throwback Thursday

Eight years ago I was getting ready to move back to my hometown near Barrie from Ottawa. Most of of my things had already been moved back and I was living in an empty apartment sleeping on a mattress pad in a sleeping bag. Along with my bike and some other camping supplies, the place was empty. In fact, the landlord, thinking I had already moved out, showed up to clean the place only to find me sleeping in the middle of the living room floor. I could have gone…

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