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Professional mountain biker Payson McElveen sits down with some of the biggest names in sports and adventure to get an inside look at what sets them apart. With no script, the casual conversations are as diverse as the guests, with topics ranging from harrowing tales of survival, to debates on current events, to everyday tips and tricks and everything in between. As Payson travels the world for his two-wheeled day job, listen in as he rubs shoulders with and learns from some of the most insp ...
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In 2016, Christian Meier made an unusual decision: at the age of 31, he walked away from a successful WorldTour career a year before his contract was due to end to focus on the coffee shop he and his wife had just opened in Girona, Spain. That year, they opened two more businesses. After dabbling in off-road racing for a couple of years, he made a …
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Lawson Craddock grew up in the flatland of Houston but fought his way onto the WorldTour feeder team Trek-Livestrong when he was still a teenager. After turning pro three years later, he raced for Giant-Shimano, Cannondale, and his current team, Jayco–AlUla. In his 10 years in the WorldTour, he's taken podiums at the Vuelta, won the Time Trial Nati…
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In 2022, Heidi Franz was approached with an enticing offer: B&B Hotels-KTM, a revamped team with a sky-high budget and some of the biggest WorldTour riders set to sign on, wanted her on its roster. But after months of unfulfilled promises and extensive press coverage, the team collapsed, leaving Heidi and dozens of other riders without a team right…
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Known to his fans as Jack Ultra Cyclist, Jack Thompson has been smashing world records left and right for close to a decade. Growing up in Perth, Australia, he struggled with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder as a teenager and eventually entered rehab for a drug addiction. Once he was able to channel his focus into cycling, however, he f…
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PLEASE RATE & REVIEW THE PODCAST! Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro 3:01 - My Camp Review 21:29 - Lance Haidet's Camp Review 43:44 - Outro Leave A Google Review For The Website DH Mini Camp Day 1 - Road View On Strava DH Mini Camp Day 2 - Gravel View On Strava Lance Haidet Instagram: ⁠⁠@lancy_pants Strava ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠: https://www.strava.com/pros/2041772…
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In 2014, Sam Gaze was a privateering teenager from a rural farming town in New Zealand when he took the men's title in the opening round of an eliminator World Cup in Cairns, Australia. With this breakout ride, he caught the eye of Specialized Racing and relocated to Europe, where he went on to claim five world titles, including U23 World Champion …
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How Top Pro's Take On A 5 Day Gravel Bike Packing Trip Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro 2:03 - Keegan Swenson On The Spirit Tour The Spirit Tour Newsletter http://www.thespirittour.com/ Keegan Swenson Instagram: ⁠@keegels99⁠ Strava ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠: https://www.strava.com/pros/193027 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https…
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PLEASE RATE & REVIEW OUR PODCAST - Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro 1:43 - Zach Josie Testimonial 4:59 - What Home Equipment Cyclists Should Buy 26:58 - Member Questions - Correcting Back Pain From Squatting 33:04 - Personal Dialed Health Shred & Training Update ⁠Garage Gym Reviews On Youtube Testimonial - Zachary Josie on IG: @zar1232 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Streng…
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Before migrating to off-road racing last year, Czech cyclist Petr Vakoč spent nearly 10 years racing in the WorldTour, most notably as a member of team Quick-Step. During his road career, he made the start list of multiple Grand Tours, including the Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia, and won the Brabantse Pijl in Belgium in 2016 after years of f…
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PLEASE RATE & REVIEW OUR PODCAST - Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro 2:17 - EJ's Weight Loss Journey Ethan Jones Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@Ejstrainingcamp How Ethan transformed His Body In 5 Months: Video Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@ej_trains ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Dialed Health …
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PLEASE RATE & REVIEW THE POD - Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro 1:44 - Dialed Fam Testimonial 9:02 - Endurance Exchange Panel 27:07 - Member Question 31:29 - Shred Update The Adventure Stache Podcast Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@theadventurestache⁠ Apple: ⁠Derek Teel on strength training for cyclists⁠ Spotify: ⁠Derek Teel on activation and double everesting⁠ The E…
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Even by the standards of WorldTour racing, Dennis van Winden’s career has seen a lot of highs and lows. Starting out on the legendary Rabobank development team as a teenager, he landed a spot on the WorldTour team and was starting to distinguish himself as a promising new talent when a catastrophic health incident changed his trajectory. He returne…
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PLEASE RATE & REVIEW OUR PODCAST ON APPLE & SPOTIFY Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro 3:16 - Savilia Blunk Savilia Blunk Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@saviliablunk⁠ Website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.saviliablunk.com/⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Dialed Health Social ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@dialedh…
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Time Stamps 0:00 Intro + Announcements 6:25 Dialed Health Shred Details 27:53 Goals + Race Schedule 30:11 Insomnia The Adventure Stache Podcast Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@theadventurestache Apple: Derek Teel on strength training for cyclists Spotify: Derek Teel on activation and double everesting The Endurance Exchange https://www.enduranceexchange.com/ev…
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This week, cycling trainer Derek Teel returns to answer more questions about strength training for endurance cyclists. He goes over the importance of mobility, how to do a proper push-up, and the equipment-free exercises everyone should be incorporating into their pre-ride routine. He also talks about some of his own endurance efforts, including do…
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Derek Teel began his career as a downhill mountain biker, only to pivot toward personal training when he became fascinated with his team’s trainers and nutritionists. Over time, he found a way to combine his two passions, and his company, Dialed Health, was born, a strength training program geared specifically toward cyclists. In this episode, Dere…
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Time Stamps 0:00 Intro 3:44 Cole Paton 53:36 Weekly Thoughts Cole Paton Youtube: ⁠⁠@Cole_Paton Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@colepaton ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠ Dialed Health Social ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@dialedhealth⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/dialedhealth/…
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Katie Burrell has been called the “action sports cult antihero” for her wildly popular videos satirizing the outdoor industry. Through YouTube videos and Instagram reels, the comedian has poked fun at everything from know-it-all mountain bikers to couples having relationship meltdowns in the middle of hiking expeditions. Now, she’s written, directe…
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Time Stamps Intro - 0:00 ELIEL Cycling with Ryan Cady - 3:01 Weekly Thoughts (Biz & Personal) - 1:04:04 ELIEL Cycling Web: https://www.elielcycling.com/ Use Code "DIALEDHEALTH10" to get 10% off your order Ryan Cady Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@ryanecady Strength Training For Cyclists ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Dialed Health Social ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.yout…
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After finishing high school in his native Australia, Angus Neaves devised the ultimate gap year plan: a 9,000-mile solo bikepacking trip from Mongolia to Scotland. After seven months and 16 countries, he finally completed the journey this week and joined Payson to talk about it. From the hospitality he found in Kazakstan to an impromptu trip to Gra…
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Starla Teddergreen had an extensive professional cycling career behind her and a spot in the Life Time Grand Prix when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2022. Despite dropping out of the series due to the diagnosis, she reapplied in 2023 and completed the series. Starla sat down with Payson this week to discuss the confusing mix of sympt…
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This week, photographer and adventurer Chris Burkard returns to the show to talk about moving to Iceland and his experience racing the Tour Divide this summer. Having spent the last decade exploring and documenting Iceland, Chris finally made the big move with his family. He tells Payson about why he decided the time was right, what it’s been like …
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Time Stamps Intro - 0:00 Off Season Nutrition With Alex Larson - 3:22 Weekly Thoughts - 1:09:20 Alex Larson Web: ⁠⁠alexlarsonnutrition.com⁠ Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠@alexlarsonnutrition⁠ Strength Training For Cyclists ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠⁠ Dialed Health Social ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@dialedhealth⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/dialedh…
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For the past couple of weeks, Iceland has been shaking with earthquakes as an underground river of magma moves toward the surface. Over the weekend, more than 800 earthquakes were detected in 14 hours in the Reykjanes Peninsula in the southwest of the country, and nearly 4,000 people were evacuated from the small town of Grindavík. One of the peopl…
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Time Stamps 0:00 Intro & Announcements 4:18 Lance Haidet Interview 56:59 Weekly Thoughts - Biz Update Race Recon with Lance Haidet On Youtube Lance Haidet Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@lancy_pants ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠ Dialed Health Social ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@dialedhealth⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠https://www…
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If you haven’t already heard of Asa Vermette, chances are, that’s about to change in a big way this coming year. The 16-year-old Durango native has been making waves in the downhill scene since he was 14, showing up at pro races and beating some of the sport’s top riders for the podium. He won most of his races this year, including the Enduro Natio…
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It’s our final recap episode of the season, which means we’re not only looking back at the seventh and final round of the Grand Prix, but the 2023 Grand Prix as a whole. Payson first sits down with Velo Reporter Betsy Welch to talk about the dynamic race at Big Sugar. With podiums in both the men’s and women’s fields that looked significantly diffe…
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Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro + Updates 4:28 - Strength Training For Cyclists Q&A Dialed Health Riding Kits - Available Until Oct. 30th 2023 https://429-dialed-health-edi0823-12023.itemorder.com/shop/home/ Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Leave A 5 Star Review on Google: ⁠⁠https://g.page/r/CTjBiQEt0LWt…
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Sofia Gomez Villafañe has many accolades to her name. Olympian, winner of the Cape Epic, winner of Unbound, and winner of Leadville are just a few of her claims to fame, and she also happens to be this year’s winner of the Life Time Grand Prix after clinching the overall victory in just five races. Payson caught up with Sofia a few days before the …
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Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro 5:08 - Alexey Vermeulen Interview 1:04:44 - Weekly Thoughts (Dialed Health Riding Kits + Thank Ride) Alexey Vermeulen Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@alexeyvermeulen⁠ Willie (Dog): @sirwilliethewiener From The Ground Up Project (On Youtube) https://www.youtube.com/@FromTheGroundUpProject Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Tri…
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The second-ever Gravel World Championships took place in Veneto, Italy earlier this month, and we’re bringing you a full episode about it. Payson chats with Keegan Swenson about his fifth-place finish in a field dominated by Europeans who were well-versed in the kind of tight, twisty terrain that the course had to offer. They discuss road versus gr…
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Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro 2:47 - Jon Thornham (Flo Cycling) Interview 1:07:09 - Weekly Thoughts (HOG Race & Roam Recovery Recap) Jon Thornham / Flo Cycling Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@flocycling flocycling.com⁠⁠ ⁠ Faster Podcast⁠ By Flo Cycling Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠ Leave A 5 Star Review on Google: …
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As new addition to the Grand Prix series, the Rad Dirt Fest was an unknown quantity for many of the racers last weekend. Alexey Vermeulen and Lauren De Crescenzo came away with the wins, shaking up the standings and setting the stage for the final race in Bentonville at the end of the month. In this recap episode, Payson catches up with Velo report…
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Time Stamps 0:00 - Intro 3:13 - Zack Morris Interview 57:20 - The Mystery Of The Oreo Man 1:07:45 - Roam Recovery & More Zack Morris Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@_zackmorris ⁠Team EF Coaching⁠ ⁠ The Cycling Performance Podcast Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠ Dialed Health Social ⁠⁠ https://www.youtube.com/@diale…
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Cole Paton returns to the show after a transformative year in his career. When this conversation was recorded earlier this week, he was sitting in second place in the Life Time Grand Prix and had just won the Marathon Mountain Bike National Championship the week before. In this conversation, Cole tells Payson about the motivation and sense of commu…
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Thank you to all the people/sponsors listed below who made this possible! Main Drivers Dad (Jim Teel) Pete Muir Todd Beasley Rider Drivers Greg Lee Erich Kerstan James Velasco Videographer Zach Youngberg Route Builders/Pacers + Riders Tony Marengo Jonathan Lee Riders Jacob Velasco Jeff Rosales Travis Tufte Alex from Nevada City Dylan Jones Dylan Di…
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In our latest recap of the Life Time Grand Prix series, we’re covering Chequamegon, the punchy, 40 mile mountain bike race in Northern Wisconsin. This year’s event saw new riders at the front of the pack and drama in the sprint finishes. Payson talks to Velo reporter Betsy Welch to break down the men’s race and Alexy Vermeulen’s win. They discuss t…
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Last week, Lachlan Morton finished the 2,670-mile Tour Divide in just 12 days, 12 hours, and 21 minutes, more than a day faster than the officially recognized record. He also did it in the midst of the Life Time Grand Prix, between Leadville and Chequamegon. This weekend, Payson caught up with Lachlan in Wisconsin just hours after completing Chequa…
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Time Stamps 0:00 Intro 3:03 Tyler Pearce AKA The Vegan Cyclist 49:27 Everest Roam Updates + Ride Nutrition Training Day With The Vegan Cyclist On Youtube *Teaching Tyler A Kettlebell Flow In Yosemite Valley (Ride in, Ride Out) The Vegan Cyclist Youtube: ⁠https://www.youtube.com/@TheVeganCyclist⁠ Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/the_vegan_…
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This week, Payson is joined by one of the Australian riders in this year’s Grand Prix, Brendan Johnston. Brendan dominated the marathon mountain biking scene in Australia for several years, winning the national title no fewer than four times and winning 19 consecutive races between 2015 and 2017. He’s also dabbled in road racing, finishing third at…
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This week, Payson catches up with one of the fastest racers in this year's Grand Prix, Zach Calton. So far this season, Zach has placed 6th at Leadville and 9th at Unbound, and is currently sitting 8th overall in the Grand Prix standings. He also happens to have a full-time job off the bike. In this conversation, Zach talks to Payson about what is …
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Time Stamps 0:00 Intro 3:41 Daniel Benjamin Interview 46:44 Dialed Fam Updates: Winter Kits & Youtube Daniel Benjamin's Testimonial + Before & After Photos https://dialedhealth.com/blog Daniel Benjamin Social Instagram:⁠⁠@daniel___benjamin⁠ Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠⁠ Dialed Health Social ⁠⁠⁠⁠h…
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Payson caught up with fellow Grand Prix racer Maude Farrell at Leadville a couple of weeks ago to talk about how her season is going, why she went to Leadville even though she chose to skip racing it, and how she juggles professional racing with a full-time career at the electric vehicle company Rivian. They discuss the challenges of trying to have…
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There was one story that dominated Leadville this year. Keegan Swenson smashed the course record by more than 15 minutes and finished nearly 25 minutes ahead of second place. On the women's side, Sofia Gómez Villafañe won a tight battle among the top five, followed closely by Ruth Winder. In our recap, Payson chats with Velo reporter Betsy Welch ab…
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Time Stamps 0:00 Intro 2:24 Jonathan Lee Interview 1:27:52 EVEREST ROAM updates Jonathan Lee Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@leejonathan_ TrainerRoad https://www.trainerroad.com/ Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠⁠ Dialed Health Social ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@dialedhealth⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/dialedhea…
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The queen of ultra-endurance cycling returns to the show to talk about her punishing experience at this year’s Tour Divide, her upcoming stab at the Colorado Trail race, and her plan to race around the world, which she devised while riding several thousand miles to the start of the Tour Divide. After setting countless course records on bikepacking …
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Time Stamps 0:00 Intro 1:52 Finsty Interview 34:42 Announcing My Next Riding Challenge (EVEREST ROAM) Russell Finsterwald Instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@finsty Strength Training For Cyclists - 7 Day Free Trial ⁠⁠https://dialedhealth.com⁠⁠ Dialed Health Social ⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@dialedhealth⁠⁠ ⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/dialedhealth/…
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Alexis Skarda - 6:24 Alexis has been climbing pro podiums for close to a decade. The multi-time collegiate national champ has won Marathon Nationals, the Whiskey 50, the Brek Epic, and holds the White Rim FKT. She’s in her second year racing the Grand Prix, and catches up with Payson to talk about coming back after a punishing experience at Unbound…
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