The Gravel Lot
TGL interviews the movers and shakers in cycling. Pull up a chair and catch up on what's new and talk about life. New episodes EVERY Thursday.
info_outline 3.31 - Michael Seiler 07/09/2020
3.31 - Michael Seiler Michael Seiler has done just about everything with amateur racing: Club, Race Team, Team Director, Junior Devo, Coach, and Fit guru. What does that mean? It means a lot of stories about how to do things right, and why sometimes things go awry.
info_outline 3.30 - Justin Balog 07/02/2020
3.30 - Justin Balog Justin Balog is not a household name amongst the world of cycling, but his films are working their way towards telling the story of why bikes are incredible, and why the adventures that they allow us are worth exploring. We talk bikes, filmmaking, creative process.
info_outline 3.29 - Matt Cox & Joe Lawhorn 06/25/2020
3.29 - Matt Cox & Joe Lawhorn Matt Cox and Joe Lawhorn grew up a few miles apart, grew up together, joined the military around the same time, got deployed to all corners of the globe, and came back home to change their world by sharing their love of bikes. If this story doesn't inspire you, check your pulse.
info_outline 3.28 - David Palan 06/18/2020
3.28 - David Palan Mr. David Palan joins us for his second trip to The Gravel Lot, and we prove it's possible to talk about more than bikes, but still talk about bikes. This is an incredibly interesting and timely look at a different side of MDvP that we guarantee you've never heard before.
info_outline 3.26 - Morgan Murri 06/11/2020
3.26 - Morgan Murri What started as a life of dirt bikes and epic challenges has turned into a life's calling for Morgan Murri. Helping any athlete achieve a dream, his life has become a passion project of sharing the journey and removing barriers at all levels. Don't miss this one because his energy is infectious.
info_outline 3.25 - Jason Blodgett 05/28/2020
3.25 - Jason Blodgett Jason Blodgett already has a veritable lifetime of experience in BMX, road, cyclocross, mountain bikes, SRAM, Marian University, and everything in between. Jason talks about his story and shares his thoughts on the current state of bikes.
info_outline 3.24 - Jeremy Powers 05/21/2020
3.24 - Jeremy Powers Jeremy Powers is arguably the most successful US male cyclocross racer of the last decade, and after hanging up his pro racing shoes, he had a lot to figure out. This week he talks us through the transition, its' ups and downs, and what the future looks like for JPow.
info_outline 3.23 - Chris Mayhew 05/14/2020
3.23 - Chris Mayhew Chris Mayhew joins us for his second visit to TGL, this time to talk about injury, body image, culture, and so much more. If you are up for some introspection, grab your favorite Bourbon and listen up. Be sure to hit up WideAnglePodium.com for BONUS content from this week's episode!
info_outline 3.22 - Lucy Diaz 05/07/2020
3.22 - Lucy Diaz Lucy Diaz has spent the majority of her professional career putting on world-class events. More recently her attention has shifted to changing the entire cycling paradigm with the Colorado Classic: North America’s only stand-alone women’s professional stage road bike race.
info_outline 3.21 - Pete Hitzeman 04/30/2020
3.21 - Pete Hitzeman Pete Hitzeman makes his second visit to The Gravel Lot, and we rewind the tape to cover all those juicy background stories we missed the first time around. We also dive into The B Line, his new editorial column for TGL, and what we hope to bring to cycling media, cyclists, and the future of the show.
info_outline 3.20 - Mehdi Farsi 04/23/2020
3.20 - Mehdi Farsi Mehdi Farsi joins us this week to talk about his circuitous path towards founding State Bicycle Company with his brother Reza. The hustle that these two have within them is incredible, and the other businesses they started may inspire you with creativity during this difficult time.
info_outline 3.17 - Eli Orth 04/02/2020
3.17 - Eli Orth Our show was built on local stories: This week's episode takes us back to that. He is a local police officer, dad, and perennial NUE front runner and superhero, Eli Orth. We talk about his lifelong love of bikes, getting rad, and reframing what competition means.
info_outline 3.16 - Tyler Cloutier 03/26/2020
3.16 - Tyler Cloutier Tyler Cloutier is the embodiment of the privateer bike racer, but in a world of expensive travel, little sponsorship, and insane athletes, what drives him to play bikes alongside national and world champions? His answers can apply to your own life, so listen up.
info_outline 3.13 - Katie Macarelli 03/05/2020
3.13 - Katie Macarelli For Katie's husband Aaron, everything changed on December 14, 2019. A compound tibia and fibula fracture with a dislocation kicked off Christmas. So even though today may not be about bikes, it is about family, and what could be more important?
info_outline 3.12 - Katie Macarelli 02/27/2020
3.12 - Katie Macarelli Katie Macarelli has been busy since we talked to her last. She changed jobs, launched countless new products, and was an integral part of the renewed excitement behind the Colorado Classic. All while still being one of the most fun humans on the planet.
info_outline 3.11 - Scott Dedenbach 02/20/2020
3.11 - Scott Dedenbach Scott Dedenbach is back for a second trip to The Gravel Lot to discuss what keeps him coming back to bikes, and why after all this time, he STILL considers himself a superfan. We also solve US CX, world hunger, and some other stuff.
info_outline 3.10 - Gordon Wadsworth 02/13/2020
3.10 - Gordon Wadsworth Gordon Wadsworth took some time out of his busy day fixing the well on his property to talk about what has been going on since we last talked. We also talk about why events like Appalachian Journey are poised to be the future of adventure cycling in the US.
info_outline 3.9 - Brett Conaway 02/06/2020
3.9 - Brett Conaway Imagine being a parent of two junior athletes. Now, add on leading of one of the most successful junior cycling devo programs in the country. Brett Conaway has a very specific set of skills, and he shares his secret sauce with us this week.
info_outline 3.8 - The Vegan Cyclist 01/30/2020
3.8 - The Vegan Cyclist You may know Tyler Pearce from his YouTube channel: The Vegan Cyclist. But he is so much more than that. This week's episode covers family, his passions off the bike, and his reason for creating content both for you and himself.
info_outline 3.7 - Moniera Vania Khan 01/23/2020
3.7 - Moniera Vania Khan Manager Moniera Vania Khan is the soul of BC Bike Race. Her love of all things outdoor is only surpassed by her desire to make those around her happy and feel comfortable. We talk with her this week about what new riders can expect during their week at BCBR.
info_outline 3.4 - Jake Wells 01/02/2020
3.4 - Jake Wells Jake Wells is back in the studio to discuss his performance at the 2019 DKXL, and his new outlook on being a newly professional, non-pro, pro. Or whatever. Mostly enjoying life and saying yes to challenges he was never able to accept while he was a professional.
info_outline 3.3 - Black Fork Gravel Grinder 12/26/2019
3.3 - Black Fork Gravel Grinder This week we have the pleasure of talking with two best friends who want to share their love of cycling and their home turf with the world. The friendship that Jay Clipse and Matt Simpson share has been decades in the making and is responsible for one of the most influential gravel events in the midwest.
info_outline 3.2 - Dan Manco 12/19/2019
3.2 - Dan Manco There may not be a bigger cycling fan in the world than Dan Manco. It is easy to be cynical about lack of this, exposure that, conflict here, nonsense there, but Dan still loves cycling to his core. He also loves coffee, and has spent the last decade or so combining the his love of both while supporting the cycling community.