As racers, event organizers, coaches, club leaders, team managers, and podcasters, Todd Scheske and Tony Sylor are proud members of the Upstate NY bike race scene. In 2018 they started Pack Chatter with a desire to highlight their amazing racing community by providing interviewers with Olympians, World Champions, active and retired professionals, up-and-coming young racers, event organizers, industry insiders, and masters riders.
Episode 54: Back on the Carbon Pony
In this episode we chat with Buffalo Bicycling Club representatives Erin Haskell, James Thompson, and Tom Robinson about their upcoming USA Cycling races and their club's new mentoring program. Then we catch-up with Jake Castor of Team Skyline and Ethan Carney of Kelly Benefits Elite Development Team to get the rundown of their season plans.
Follows: @buffalobicyclingclub, @teamskylinebike, @jakecastor8, @kbs.elite_devo, @cmucycling, @packchatterpodcast, email@example.com.
Episode 53: Jeff Poulin
Jeff Poulin is the President and founder of the of the New York State Bicycling Racing Association, NY's Local Association for USA Cycling and the largest sponsor of amateur bike racing in NYS. In this episode, Jeff gives us a rundown on the coming race season while we also talk changes for the podcast, the excitement of pro racing right now, and balance bikes for kids.
See NYSBRA.com for 2021 races, grants, and resources.
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Episode 52: Two Days of Buffalo Stage Race
With 2020 mostly canceled, some events are finding ways to move forward. In this episode, we talk with the Race Directors Tom Weichman and Rich Scaduto of Two Days of Buffalo as they discuss their plans to hold a stage race during the first weekend of August. For more info about the event, see their bike reg page at https://www.bikereg.com/2dob
Episode 51: Trevor August
Trevor August is an emerging young talent from Rochester with a rich family history in cycling. He grew up in bike shops racing mtb and cross. Now as a high school junior, he looks to get some more experience on the road while entering the elite ranks in cross. In this episode, Trevor tells us about his experience racing cross in Belgium, growing up in a cycling family, living under COVID-19, and his plans for the future. Follow Trevor on Instagram @trevor.august.
Episode 50: Adam Myerson
As a racer, event promoter, and coach, Adam Myerson is one of the most interesting figures in American cycling. In this episode we get a chance to discuss the challenges of coaching during the pandemic, the evolution of road racing, and some of his favorite gravel events all through a lens that has seen more than 30 years of the sport.
Episode 47: Rob Kelly
Tony sits down with podcasting bike racer Rob Kellly of the "No Training Wheels Podcast." Rob produces an insightful, polished show that interviews interesting cycling figures while providing a unique commentary around those conversations. In this show, we talk a little about his approach to that production, his history in the sport, and his view on an array of cycling topics. Follow Rob @notrainingwheelspod on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to his show any place you get your podcasts.