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3.7 - Moniera Vania Khan

The Gravel Lot

Release Date: 01/23/2020

Tara Seplavy - Check yourself after you wreck yourself show art Tara Seplavy - Check yourself after you wreck yourself

The Gravel Lot

Joining us for another lap in The Gravel Lot today is Tara Seplavy. This week we talk about her new role at Bicycling Magazine and what the current media landscape looks like. We then make a big transition into Traumatic Brain Injuries and have a very candid conversation about looking out for each other. This episode is a can't miss. Photo: Trevor Raab Social Media: -  - - - - The best kit on the market, customized to YOUR specifications. Support Our intro and outro music is from WatR, so many thanks to him for the jams, check him out on all the major platforms! Special...

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Throwing yourself down a hill with Kate Weatherly show art Throwing yourself down a hill with Kate Weatherly

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Today, we are being joined by Kate Weatherly: A professional rider and human from the opposite side of the globe. After securing multiple New Zealand Downhill national championships, she’s now focusing on Enduro, she is also a full-time medical products design engineer, and an all-together rad human being! We dig into her life, challenges, and what her future looks like on this week's episode of TGL. Photo: Keith Valentine Social Media: -  - - - - The best kit on the market, customized to YOUR specifications. Support Our intro and outro music is from WatR, so many thanks to...

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The Gravel Racing team of the future with Chris Schroeder show art The Gravel Racing team of the future with Chris Schroeder

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This week is a good old fashioned TGL throwback episode where we talk to a pro and follow along their career path. But, in classic TGL form, we don't talk about power metrics, or UCI points, but instead we discuss dyslexia and overcoming hurdles. Chris Schroeder has a very unique stance on the future of bike racing and we could not be happier to give him the opportunity to talk about Dimond Factory Racing with us. Social Media: -  - - - - The best kit on the market, customized to YOUR specifications. Support Our intro and outro music is from WatR, so many thanks to him for...

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The Middle of the Pack with David Richman show art The Middle of the Pack with David Richman

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This week is a little different. Since you just had the two of us last week, we are bringing in the big guns this week and we have a man who has climbed many a mountain in his life. Financial industry, Corporate America, becoming a multi-time ironman, a writer, an advocate, and so many other things. He came into our sphere because of his book entitled “Cycle for Lives”, but we are going to give him the full TGL treatment. Social Media: -  - - - - The best kit on the market, customized to YOUR specifications. Support Our intro and outro music is from WatR, so many thanks...

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Your questions to us: Answered show art Your questions to us: Answered

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We have had the very unique experience of seeing how bikes have influenced the lived experience of a great number (and diversity) of people. So, we been accumulating your questions over the last few months and figured we would answer them ON the show. So we’ve got some fun ones, some serious ones, and well, certainly some unserious ones. Social Media: -  - - - - The best kit on the market, customized to YOUR specifications. Support Our intro and outro music is from WatR, so many thanks to him for the jams, check him out on all the major platforms! Special Thanks to Justin...

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Christina Torres show art Christina Torres

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This week we are talking ZINES... And mental health, speaking your truth, and of course bikes: Christina Torres is writer, editor, zinester of CYCLISTA ZINE + BIKE TALK, and has been referred to as: The feminist critique to cycling culture. Of course, we are going to get into the love of bikes, where it came from, and where it's all going. Social Media: -  - - - - The best kit on the market, customized to YOUR specifications. Support Our intro and outro music is from WatR, so many thanks to him for the jams, check him out on all the major platforms! Special Thanks to Justin...

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Kyle Johnson show art Kyle Johnson

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Today we are joined by yet another guest delivered by The Pebbles. Kyle Johnson wrote his dream of racing bikes in Belgium on a poster board when he was 9 years old, and less than 10 years later, he was delivering on his dream. After having his life and career up-ended by the pandemic, he has spent the last year putting the pieces back together like many of us have. Enjoy the chat, and be sure to submit your comments and questions and follow along live with Kyle Johnson, bike racer, UCI race winner, and fellow Pebble. Social Media: -  - - - - The best kit on the market, customized...

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Mike Finnegan show art Mike Finnegan

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Mike Finnegan rode his bicycle across the United States to raise money for his youth wellness scholarship charity. The thing is, traversing the entire country is probably the least interesting thing about his life and career. Tune in this week to learn why Mike Finnegan is the Gym Teacher that we all deserved to have while in school. Social Media: -  - - - - The best kit on the market, customized to YOUR specifications. Support Our intro and outro music is from WatR, so many thanks to him for the jams, check him out on all the major platforms! Special Thanks to Justin Balog...

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Geoff Proctor show art Geoff Proctor

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Starting the new year off strong, today we are joined by a person who has spent the better part of the last 2 decades trying to help nurture and develop the future of American Cyclocross. Geoff Proctor has spent the better part of 4 decades chasing the Cyclocross dream, and we delve deep into his reasons, motivations, and future plans.

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In the season 4 finale, we are joined by Kenny Kocarek. Kenny is involved in nearly every aspect of the Northeast Ohio cycling scene. From racing single speed, volunteering on local trails, and just about everything in between: We will dig into his path into cycling, his motivations for getting more deeply involved, and what keeps him moving forward.

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