Show #204 – The Ronde
In this week’s episode of The FredCast, a wonderful audio visit to the Ronde von Vlaanderen, the Tour of Flanders. This segment was recorded and reported by Matilda Hedberg Dowdle, produced by Christer Hedberg.
Among the news items this week, a verdict for Dr. Eufemiano Fuentes in the Operacion Puerto case, the U.S. Department. of Justice files papers in the Lance Armstrong Suit, New York Mayor Bloomberg indicates he’ll sign eBike ban, a Canadian journalist is spearheading Cycling Etiquette Guide, 2013 is the Year of Bike Share, a new SatNav GPS alerts truck drivers to cyclists, the Five Boro Bike Tour makes changes in the wake of Boston, Kickstarter Projects in the cycling world, Pat McQuaid’s third term as UCI President ‘in doubt,’ and much more!
These are the most recent podcasts posted to TheFredCast.com.Show #203 – Readr
Show #202 – Mainstream Meets Endemic
Show #201 – Outdoor Retailer Winter 2013
Show #200 – Lucky Seven
Show #199 – Winds of Change
Show #198 – Go Paleo
Show #197 – Interbike Inspiration
Show #196 – Bike Tribes
Show #195 – A Long Time Coming
These are the most recent videos posted to TheFredCast.com.People For Bikes – The Videos
Videos: InterbikeTV 2011
Video: InterbikeTV Outtakes
Video: 2011 Tour of Utah Stage 5
Video: Maratona of the Dolomites
Video: Dolomites Tour Trailer
Assos Interview at Press Camp 2011
Montreal Bixi Bike Share
Video: Cycleops at Press Camp
Bike MS Video
These are the most recent blog posts and news articles posted to TheFredCast.com.Paleo Smoothie Recipe
Letter to the Editor
Photos from Press Camp
Gallery of Bar Shots
JensonUSA Bar Shot Contest!
Survey Contest Winners
Help us Fight Multiple Sclerosis
People For Bikes – The Videos
Videos: InterbikeTV 2011
Video: InterbikeTV Outtakes
About The FredCastThe FredCast is the internet's premier cycling podcast, offering a weekly 45-60 minute audio program aimed at avid cyclists and fans of professional bicycle racing. The show focuses on cycling news, product reviews, upcoming events, interviews with interesting cycling personalities, on-the-scene reporting and other items of interest to so-called "Freds" (high-end cyclists who tend to spend a good deal of time and money on their equipment and training).
The show, now in its 5th year of production, is hosted and produced by David Bernstein, an avid road cyclist, mountain biker and former bicycle industry executive. The FredCast regularly tops all competition in iTunes and other podcast aggregators and typically sees downloads in excess of 60,000 - 85,000 per month.
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In this week’s episode of The FredCast, a review of the Readr app for iPad that allows you to read numerous cycling (and other) magazines for a very low price. We’ll also explain how you can watch live cycling events on your computer. And a listener calls in about his experience on the Ride Across California.
Among the news items this week, California is looking at another 3-foot passing bill, a Washington legislator wants to tax cyclists because of their CO2 emissions, why location scouts hate bike lanes in L.A., Volvo introducing a cyclist detection system for cars, product recalls, pro cycling news, and bike projects on Kickstarter. All that and more, plus Podsafe Cycling Music!
In this week’s episode of The FredCast, we are proud to present an interview with Jason Gay, sports columnist for the Wall Street Journal. Before that, in this week’s news, a study indicates North American Cyclists are up to 30 Times More Likely to Be Seriously Injured Than Euro Cyclists; Colorado Video Road Rage Driver Sentenced; San Francisco Cabs Getting Anti-dooring Mirrors; RAAM Announces Citizen Cycling Series; Wahoo Fitness’ RFLKT Now Shipping; Product Recall News; Pro Racing News; and A Horse Walks Into a Bike Shop . . .
On this week’s episode of The FredCast, we’ve got some innovative new (and updated) products from the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2013 trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah. Interviews include AnyGlove, Pivothead, LifeProof, Yurbuds, and Switch Eyewear.
On this week’s episode of The FredCast (our 200th regular episode and our 7th anniversary!), an interview with Nate Pearson, one of the founders of TrainerRoad.com. Also, listener feedback on Truth & Reconciliation and coverage of Women’s cycling.
IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK: U.S. highway deaths fall, while cycling and pedestrian deaths rise; a helmetcam videographer for War on Britain’s Roads receives threats; Bike share news from New York, Philadelphia, Nashville and Aspen; Cardboard bicycles becoming a reality; Lance Armstrong given 3 weeks to appeal UCI sanctions; UCI considering dramatic changes to the pro calendar; and more!
IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK: Change Cycling Now Summit; Interbike By Invitation; Bike Shop Saturday; Trotify – To make your bike sound cool; Bradley Wiggins Named Sportsman of the Year; Alberto Contador Talks About Boycotting 2013 Tour de France; Does EPO provide a performance advantage?; and more . . .
IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK: Sandy relief jerseys available; Interbike set to announce consumer access to the trade show; Gore Ride-on Cables departing the bike industry; Product recalls; Doping/Armstrong update; and more. . .
IN FEATURES: Introducing SchwagBox, a new service to bring schwag to your mailbox; and an interview with Coach Joe Friel, co-author of The Paleo Diet for Athletes.
In this episode of The FredCast Cycling Podcast, David interviews Angela Torres from the RTC of Southern Nevada about the Viva Bike Vegas Gran Fondo. Following that, two inspirational interviews from the 2012 Interbike Outdoor Demo: Allison Jones, US Olympic gold medalist, and Lt. Col. David Haines (US Army Ret.) from Ride2Recovery.
In this episode of The FredCast Cycling Podcast, we an interview with Mike Magnuson, author of Bike Tribes: A Field Guide to North American Cyclists. Also, product reviews of a new GoPro bicycle mount from RAM Mounts, the Joule GPS cycle computer from CycleOps, Strava.com, and Motorex lubes and cleaners.
NEWS SPECIAL – Lance and Jonathan
In this episode of The FredCast Cycling Podcast, we provide an in-depth look at the timeline and events surrounding the USADA v. Lance Armstrong case and how we arrived at a situation where Lance Armstrong faces a lifetime ban and the loss of his 7 Tour de France victories. We will also explore the Jonathan Vaughters op-ed piece in the New York Times.
March 1, 2013
Back in November, I told you that I had adopted the Paleo diet as a way to improve my health and lose weight. On Episoide 198 of The FredCast, I interviewed Coach Joe Friel, author of The Paleo Diet for Athletes. Since then, I’ve lost about 25 pounds and I feel great on and off [...]
July 29, 2012
On Friday, I was on the phone with DL Byron from BikeHugger.com. He was telling me how impressed he has been with the road and mountain biking in my adopted home town of Park City, Utah. Of course, I said, that’s why we moved here. Despite that, however, I shocked Byron when I told him [...]
June 29, 2012
These are photos from Bike Press Camp 2012, recently help in Deer Valley (near Park City), Utah.
May 7, 2012
Here are the #barshots we received in our JensonUSA #barshot contest. The winners are: @bvay @charx @johkirb @sorntoot @theotherguy1 @bike_junkie @crobertp @anj0712 @Graeme_mtb @OregonJones Congratulations to all our winners, and thanks to everyone who entered!
April 25, 2012
JensonUSA and The FredCast are having a contest to see who can take the best Bar Shot, and ten (10) winners will be chosen each of whom will receive a twenty dollar ($20) gift certificate to JensonUSA! What’s a bar shot? An excellent question! A bar shot is a photograph you take from behind the [...]
March 24, 2012
Thank you to everyone who participated in The FredCast 2012 Listener Survey. The response was tremendous and I’ll be using your responses and comments to make the show even better in 2012. I know that many of you have been wondering whether or not you won anything in the contest, and I finally have the [...]
October 8, 2011
Our family has been personally affected by multiple sclerosis since 2003. Every year since then we have participated in BikeMS events around the country. This year we’re returning to southern California to take part in the MS Bay to Bay Bike Tour, and we need your support.
October 6, 2011
I saw these People for Bikes videos at Interbike and thought they were fantastic. I thought you might like to see them too.
September 25, 2011
For the third year in a row, David from The FredCast was asked to host InterbikeTV at the annual Interbike trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here are some of the videos he hosted this year.