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Midpack cycling and racing podcast with a strong emphasis on the gravel scene. A Michigan Midpack Media production brought to you by KOM Cycling.

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Midpack cycling and racing podcast with a strong emphasis on the gravel scene. A Michigan Midpack Media production brought to you by KOM Cycling.

    Episode 54: Belgian Waffle Ride N. Carolina Preview with John Murphy

    Episode 54: Belgian Waffle Ride N. Carolina Preview with John Murphy

    John Murphy joins the podcast to talk about his former pro road racing career, carbon wheel/spoke tech with Gulo Composites, and gives us a preview into the Belgian Waffle Ride North Carolina course.

    Check out the BWR Survival Camp, Aug 16th-20th.

    https://belgianwaffleride.bike/blogs/news/want-an-insurance-policy-on-finishing-source-endurance-bwr-survival-camps

    Episode Breakdown
    John's Pro Career - 5:40
    Gulo Composites - 20:43
    Belgian Waffle Ride Preview - 44:00

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 53: Lumber Coast!

    Episode 53: Lumber Coast!

    This episode we hear all about two popular endurance races in Michigan - the Lumberjack 100 and MI Coast to Coast. Grand Rapids cyclist (and first place winner of both races), Julie Medema, joins the podcast to share about her two incredible rides. Guest co-host, Dustin Derrick, also shares about how the Lumberjack, unfortunately, got the best of him once again.

    Photo: Rob Meendering

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 52: Cody Kaiser - Pro Cyclist

    Episode 52: Cody Kaiser - Pro Cyclist

    Pro cyclist, Cody Kaiser, joins the podcast to talk CX racing, starting and running his own racing team, and his love of the Michigan race scene.

    We also hear from friend-of-the-podcast, Mark Kransz, about how not to approach Unbound 200.

    • 42 min
    Episode 51: Sancho 200 Part 2

    Episode 51: Sancho 200 Part 2

    Mark Bryson and Tristan Smith join the podcast to talk about this year's Sancho 200, Don Quixote, and the importance of a strong mustache.

    Hear Tristan's recap of last year's Sancho on episode 37

    Photo by Rob Meendering @robmphoto

    • 38 min
    Episode 50: Unbound Gravel Recap with Pro Cyclist Robin Carpenter

    Episode 50: Unbound Gravel Recap with Pro Cyclist Robin Carpenter

    Pro Cyclist, Robin Carpenter, recaps his race experience and 6th place overall finish at Unbound.

    Photo Credit: Wil Matthews Photo @photowil

    • 43 min
    Episode 49: Geoff Kabush - Pro Cyclist

    Episode 49: Geoff Kabush - Pro Cyclist

    Pro cyclist, Geoff Kabush, joins the podcast to talk drop bars, FKTs, Iceman, and...Zwift?

    We also talk all about Unbound, Sancho 200, and Sheldon's recent running bad decisions.

    Episode Breakdown
    Geoff Kabush - 25:18
    Unbound - 8:48
    Sancho 200 - 16:59

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

batwood14 ,

Love this podcast

If you ride gravel at all, or if you ride bikes in the Midwest...listen to these dudes. Love this podcast every time.

@ridingbikes22

Evilcause ,

Good find.

This podcast has opened my eyes to all the local MTB/gravel/endurance racing in MI.
Also, Trevor pronounces his “T’s” very clearly.

Derek Bonevelle ,

Great Michigan based podcast

Happy I came across your podcast. It’s nice to listen to people who know a lot more then me talk about something I’m passionate about. Lobe the show, keep up the great work!🤟🏼

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