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VeloNews

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Episodes

VN Podcast, ep. 6: Trimming teams and bootleg video  

Will smaller teams end Team Sky's Tour de France dominance? VeloNews editors Fred Dreier, Spencer Powlison and Caley Fretz are joined by VN European correspondent Andrew Hood to discuss the politics behind trimming team size and what the reduction will do to the tactics of pro bike racing. Plus! Ever wonder why it's often so difficult to watch bike racing online? We have the answer.

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Episode 5: Fireside chats with Peter Sagan and Mike Creed  

Why did Peter Sagan go to Bora? Would he be popular without the wins? VeloNews's Fred Dreier, Spencer Powlison, and Caley Fretz discuss an interview with the world champ. Plus, Mike Creed is in the building, talking about his new team and his uncremonious departure from the paralympic program.

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Fast Talk, ep. 6: Why you should be lifting weights  

Is it enough to just ride your bike for training? In this episode of Fast Talk, we explain why serious cyclists should be spending time in the gym, incorporating weight lifting into their weekly programs. We speak to pro cyclist Svein Tuft, as well as Dr. Andy Pruitt to learn more about the benefits of strength training.

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VN Podcast ep. 4: A farewell to Fabs (and others); iliac artery endofibrosis  

Retirement from pro cycling isn't all gran fondos and shuffleboard. Fred Dreier, Spencer Powlison, and Caley Fretz discuss Thomas Dekker's upcoming tell-all book (and the value of such books)and Fabian Cancellara's interesting musical choices. Plus, VN managing editor Chris Case joins to discuss iliac artery endofibrosis, a condition that led Joe Dombrowski to surgery.

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VN Podcast, ep. 3: Bjarne Riis returns to pro cycling, the plight of the photographer  

For episode 3, we consider the arguments for and against the return of Bjarne Riis to the peloton. Sure, he has a checkered past, but can cycling afford to lose a talented manager like him or the sponsors he might bring to the table? Also, Caley Fretz discusses an article from the Photo Annual issue of VeloNews magazine, which goes inside the business of pro cycling photography.

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Fast Talk, ep. 5: What would you do with $2,000?  

Can you buy speed? Yes, if you spend wisely. VeloNews senior editor Caley Fretz and coach Trevor Connor are joined by tech experts Dan Cavallari and Kristen Legan and try to answer a simple hypothetical: If you have $2,000 to spend and want to ride faster, where should those dollars go?

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VN Podcast, ep. 2: Can Sagan keep winning? Why do amateurs dope?  

Can Peter Sagan win with Bora-Hansgrohe? Why would an amateur dope? Reporters Fred Dreier, Spencer Powlison, and Caley Fretz meet up at VeloNews Intergalactic Headquarters to discuss, opine, argue, and inform.

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VeloNews Podcast, ep.1: Grand tour routes, the Froome double, agents of change  

Join journalists Fred Dreier, Spencer Powlison and Caley Fretz for the first episode of the VeloNews Podcast, your source for pro cycling's hottest (and sometimes coldest) takes. This week the three discuss the recently-released Tour and Giro routes, dissecting stages and picking favorites for 2017's grandest tours. Plus, Dreier expands upon his recent feature story on the rider agents shaking up pro cycling and all three discuss the merits of cyclocrossers turning to the road.

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Fast Talk, ep. 4: The myth of the useless heart rate monitor  

You thought you could ditch that heart rate strap since you bought a power meter? Think again. Coach Trevor Connor and editor Caley Fretz are joined by one of the world's leading cycling physiologists, Inigo San Milan, to bust the myth that power is all that matters.

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Fast Talk, Episode 3: High vs low Intensity, how to execute  

Episode 3 is all about execution of solid training program with limited time. The theme remains the same as episode two, but Trevor Connor and Caley Fretz move from theory to practice. Precisely how should you structure a week, a month, or a year of training to fit in between all the time-snagging realities of life? Listen to find out.

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Fast Talk, Episode 2: High vs Low Intensity, the Big Picture  

Is it possible to replace long, slow base miles with high-intensity training? Trevor Connor and Caley Fretz discuss the best way to get the most out of your ride time.

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Fast Talk: Why Aren't You a Pro  

Trevor Connor and VeloNews editor Caley Fretz tackle a question you've surely asked yourself: Why aren't you a pro? What makes them different?

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