Ride Bikes Radio 27: Oprah Doesn’t Ride Bikes

We are back, finally, with a new show for you fine ladies and gentlemen. It’s been pretty hectic over here, hence the delay.

Starting off with a look at the Strava club, which is a very strong group! To make the top 10, you need to be riding over 115 miles per week! HOLY CATS!!! Plus, Brian tells us about his upcoming crazy rides. He is going to ride the STP in 1 day (!!!) and the RSVP. If you are planning on riding either of these, be sure to let us know, Brian will need someone to share the crazy with!

An update on where you guys are coming from to listen to the show and I’m proud to say, now that we have completed our first lap around the sun, we are, officially, world famous! Thank you! We finish with Brian giving us some tips on changing a tire because I really suck at it, getting schooled by dudes on recumbant bikes and a beer update.

We will be back on schedule. Again, thank you for your patience!


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Ride Bikes Radio 26: We Ride For You!

Let’s talk about riding bikes gang! But first, the weather where Seattle just finished seeing 3 whole days of sun shine. 3 DAYS GUYS!!! Moving on to Arizona storm watch and sadness for those of you that are flooded or snowed in. This week, we ride for you! Besides that, we talk about the news stories listed below, Brian’s latest podium finish and his new hate for Chevy S-10 pickups.

Comments are open! Do you ride with video? Do you have struggles with weather? Let us know below!


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Ride Bikes Radio 25: Our Other Favorite 4 Letter Word

We just dropped a Strava Beacon on your COTA Texas Apple Watch thanks to my Wahooagan Runkeeper app for that.

King of the Southwest, aka Don ‘don’t call me’ Burnside, and I, the man with the same inverted initials, busted out edition 25 of the Zen-like Ride Bikes Radio. We get hot and heavy about Strava’s lack of Beaconess on the Series 2 Apple Watch, Bike Flights and how they made my life easy for my trip to Austin. I had a chance to make some circles with our man George Hsu and of course we broach the subject of our other favorite four letter word, Beer. Do not miss this quarter century edition of RBR, you will cry your eyes out if you do.

Coming up, the Month of May is National Bike Month with the 19th being National Bike to work day. Who will be participating in that? Comments are open, let us know!

Don’t forget, if you want your photo featured as the album art for a show, it’s super simple! Either upload it to our Facebook page or do an ‘@’ reply to use at Twitter or Instagram and we will make that happen!


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Ride Bikes Radio 24: 3 Weeks Until We Explode

Big show for you guys this week! Joined again by George from Texas, we talk about a few news stories and cool bike stuff, George talks about riding his bike on COTA and we even talk a bit about beer!

And, as promised, George shared his experience of riding at Circuit of the America’s in video form! You can see that here. And a quick programming note, we do go long this week. Enjoy!

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Ride Bikes Radio 22: Guaranteed or Your Money Back

Ride Bikes Radio #22: Guaranteed or Your Money Back

Apologies for the lack of a show last week, but I am pretty sure we have totally made up for that this week! Some talk about the Strava Club, some news items and Brian talks me out of buying a bike from Bikes Direct.

Add in some beer, an update to Brians racing and talk about how disc brakes work and you have this week’s show!

Huge thanks to you guys for joining us on Strava and to those of you that have left reviews for us at iTunes. If you haven’t yet, it sure would be awesome if you did!

Remember, we want to feature your ride as the album art for the show. It’s simple to do! Just ‘@’ reply us on Twitter or Instagram, or upload an image to the Facebook page and it will happen!


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Ride Bikes Radio 21: Wear Your F*cking Helmet


Big show this week gang! Brian updates us on his racing and lets us know how to get started racing. I attended a huge beer event and have realized it’s time to upgrade one of my bikes, plus a few stories.

Thanks again to Richard W for this weeks album art! Remember, that can be your bike featured here, just ‘@’ reply us on Twitter or Instagram, or Upload it to our facebook page!

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Ride Bikes Radio 20: No Longer Teenagers

FINALLY into the real podcast episode numbers and we have a big show for you this week! We get an update on my diabetes, Brian is going to start racing again (!) and some crazy bikes!

Plus a few more listener shout-outs. If you have left a review for us on iTunes recently, THANK YOU! And to those of you that aren’t able to, no worries. It is the thought that counts. We really appreciate it!

This week’s show art brought to you by our man Steve in Chicago, to continue the winter theme. Don’t forget, if you want your ride featured, ‘@’ reply us on Twitter or Instagram (@ridebikesradio at both) or upload it to our Facebook page. It’s not a competition, anyone that sends over an image will get featured at some point!

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Ride Bikes Radio 19: The Nineteens

Listener shout-outs, schedule updates and other things about bicycles like we like to do! Add in some Strava shaming (we are just as guilty!) and a few other updates before talking about some stories.

Part 2 for the new cyclists among us, we remind you that you always need a helmet when you ride and investing in some kind of padded shorts are all you really need to get started. If you have a preferred style of kit, sound off in the comments to help the newbies out!

This week’s show image brought to you by RBR Listener Danyell! If you want to be featured, it’s super simple, just ‘@’ reply us on Twitter or Instagram (we are @ridebikesradio on both) or upload it to the Facebook page. It’s not a competition, everyone that sends us a photo has a chance of having it featured!



Ride Bikes Radio 18: Look Better Naked

Ride Bikes Radio 18: Look Better Naked

Hello 2017! Brian and I are back with some news, some shout-outs and some tips for the resolutioners that are maybe thinking about picking up cycling as their new get fit routine. Let’s get to the links!

If you are looking to get into riding bikes for exercise, Brian and I have a couple of suggestions to get you started.

Both of these have 8 speeds, a comfortable, upright, riding position and the flexibility to go from exercise to running errands or commuting. If you are looking for a starter bike, we think these are great! Next time, we will be discussing basic equipment and clothing needs (aka kit), so stay tuned!

This week’s show image courtesy of Brian, showing off his Surly Big Dummy! You can be featured here as well, just @ reply to Ride Bikes Radio on Twitter or Instagram, or upload an image to our Facebook page, and there is a really good chance you will be featured!