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Road Is Dead

Road Cycling, Cyclocross, Track or Velodrome Cycling, Bicycle technology, Cycling industry, Racing, Gravel. Discussion and interviews. Like hanging out in a bike shop. Guests from local to national level. The view as we see it from the midwest and more specifically the Chicago area.
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Dec 20, 2023

We go all over from discussion about triathlons to fat biking to an announcement Cast: Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Dec 7, 2023

Discussion of the end of the Cup for 2023 and getting into Nationals with predictions Cast: Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Nov 27, 2023

Great discussion on Cyclocross. Tim coming back, some recap of the last few races in the CCC and general talk about how to pass with grace. Time to cat up. Cast: Tim Strelecki, Anthony Mikos, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Nov 21, 2023

This cyclocross season Cast: Anthony Mikos, Dustin Mitchell and Robert Curtis

Nov 7, 2023

Lots of technical difficulties made editing and getting this out timely. Apologies for the delays Cast: Tim Strelecki, Mike Friedman, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Sep 18, 2023

Checking in on where we are at. Some discussions of PSIMET's 14th Anniversary and Sepp and the Vuelta. Cast: Mike Friedman, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Aug 18, 2023

Post Intelli wrap-Up and all sorts of stresses Cast: Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Jul 18, 2023

Mid tour reflections and all sorts of other things Cast: Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Jun 30, 2023

Review of the Last Rider, some ToAD, Nationals, Scooter DUI, and general Tour stuff like Cav getting 35. Cast: Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Jun 21, 2023

We cover all sorts of happenings in the news with great insights from all.   Cast: Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda, Mike Friedman, Rick Baisa and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Jun 6, 2023

We didn't think we had a podcast because Mike was gone and yet we created one. Talk from Wahoo, Strava, Garmin, Gravel, etc  Cast: Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

May 31, 2023

Is the glorification of the suffering in pro racing what makes it good?  Cast: Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

May 23, 2023

Memories lead us to race costs, California Breakaways and Wahoo coming out of its dark times. Cast: Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki, and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

May 12, 2023

Sepp Kuss performs some Gymnastics which leads to a deeper talk about seeking to maintain the karmic balance of ones own existence. Complete with 13 year old tale about a group ride with lasting ramifications Cast: Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda, and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

May 10, 2023

L3gion cries afoul after leaving the door open. Cast: Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki, Leah Sanda, and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

May 1, 2023

From Track to Genealogy to maintenance. Cast: Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki, and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Apr 26, 2023

Tim goes over his insights from Barry Roubaix and Gravel in general as we all come to the realization that time is finite for people and that being in the moment while riding is the key to enjoyment Cast: Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki, and Robert Curtis. The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Apr 15, 2023

After a week off due to tech issues We are back and having fun. Cast: Mike Friedman, Leah Sanda, Bill Barnes, and Robert Curtis

Apr 6, 2023

Misc discussions with some Pre-Flanders Musings and Inflation systems Cast: Mike Friedman, Leah Sanda, Tim Strelecki, and Robert Curtis

Mar 24, 2023

We discuss the new SRAM group, how gearing may make a difference, Milan-San REMO, and Scicon dropping Astana. Cast: Mike Friedman, Chad Hartley, Tim Strelecki, and Robert Curtis. 

The Road Is Dead Podcast is based on what happens when people visit a bicycle business and get to talking. Topics can range widely from riding, road cycling enthusiasts, cyclocross racing, gravel racing, road racing, professional and amateur racing, grassroots cycling and events, industry discussions and trends. While based in the greater Chicagoland area regular guests are from all over. Main focus is on US domestic cycling. Guests range from Pro cyclists, industry veterans, race promoters and announcers, to just cool people that walked in. Passionate discussion you won't hear in the cycling media - we don't tow company lines and we're not afraid to discuss rumors, tell you when something is bad, or otherwise do something the others would avoid.

Mar 16, 2023

The crew dives in to the disqualification Kristen Faulkner from her third place finish at Strada Bianche for wearing a continuous glucose monitoring device and the implications for limiting more electronic data infusion into the sport. Do domestic teams really need radios for criteriums? Also testing a new segment - favorite pro rider of the week. Cast: Mike Friedman, Leah Sanda, Tim Strelecki, and Robert Curtis.

Mar 14, 2023

A large cast this week, talks about all sorts of things from Iliac artery issues to dealing with the discomfort that comes from demanding performance from your body. Cast: Chad Hartley, Debbie Dust, Leah Sandah, Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki, Robert Curtis.

Mar 2, 2023

We talk about SRAM's new Force AXS launch, the temporary halting of NRS, and classified hubs tested in the pro racing. Cast: Barron Gira, Leah Sandah, Mike Friedman, Tim Strelecki.

Feb 23, 2023

Frank Cundiff from Project Echelon Racing joins us to discuss RGT, NCL, and pro bike racing in America. Cast: Frank Cundiff, Tim Strelecki, Mike Friedman, Robert Curtis

Feb 17, 2023

We dive in to topics like NBC getting the ASO contract for their races for the next 6 years as well as the esports world championships this weekend. Cast: Mike Friedman, Time Strelecki, Leah Sanda, and Robert Curtis

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