362 episodes

A comedy show about pro bike racing? A racing show with comedy? Even we're not sure. These three cycling aficionados met a decade ago as bike messengers and have spent countless hours racing, and more importantly discussing the finer qualities of all things bicycles, cycling culture and bike racing ever since. Join the conversation.

The Slow Ride: A Cycling Podcast Wide Angle Podium Network

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    • 4.7 • 358 Ratings

A comedy show about pro bike racing? A racing show with comedy? Even we're not sure. These three cycling aficionados met a decade ago as bike messengers and have spent countless hours racing, and more importantly discussing the finer qualities of all things bicycles, cycling culture and bike racing ever since. Join the conversation.

    Many Belts

    Many Belts

    This week we discuss Tro Bro Leon, Nova Mesto and of coarse the Giro. Tim goes on a belt gifting spree before we try our best to understand who helped Pidcock get into the Olympics. Did we figure it out?

    • 1 hr 10 min
    American Beef

    American Beef

    This week we talk about all the new kits, helmets and racing at the Giro. Tim attempts to explain crit beef, Spencer breaks down EF's rider profile and Matt picks up some speakers.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Zombie Bike

    Zombie Bike

    This week we talk Liege and leaf through a few great fan emails that really get us talking. We chose our end time Zombie evading bike set ups: Tim's a big dummy, Matt's heavy in the front and Spencer is like a ghost. .

    • 1 hr 15 min
    One Hour Photo

    One Hour Photo

    This week we talk about all the photo finishes at Amstel and De Branbantse Pijl , eat a little crow from Turkey and buy more NFTs. We also read some great reviews and emails and puzzle out what kind of BMX dad Tim will be.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Cavendish Wins

    Cavendish Wins

    This week Mark Cavendish had to go and win before the show could come out just to make us look silly. What a guy. Plus Paris Roubaix, NFT's and the 1996 Fleche.

    • 1 hr
    One More Year

    One More Year

    This week we throw water bottles to the wind and discuss all the ins and thrown outs of Flanders. We discuss Arkansas cx worlds (before the veto) and celebrate a win 18 months in the making. Plus Matt gets snubbed.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
358 Ratings

358 Ratings

stinkball ,

Love the show, but...

I always have to wade through the cycling talk to get to the PC banter. GIMME THAT BANTER!

Rob.Roadie ,

As goofy as Lycra itself

We cyclists see ourselves as athletes dedicated to training, attacking, suffering and “epic” rides but, in truth, most of us are weekend warriors dressed up like weird suburban superheroes who “play bikes.” That’s why this show is exactly what we need - three goofballs who embody both the heartfelt passion and utter silliness our sport deserves.

ap_kaplan ,

My Favorite Bike Pod!

The perfect mix of politics and cycling. Only thing to make it better would be a daily 10 minute companion pod to listen to between NPR Up First and NYT The Daily.

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