Colby Pearce Cycling in Alignment Podcast

Colby Pearce

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Colby has been a Steve Hogg Certified expert bike fitter for the past 10 years and has worked with elite athletes and WorldTour teams, including EF Education First. He is also an elite cycling coach and has been passing along his wisdom to the riders he coaches for decades. Pearce’s repertoire of knowledge spans 30 years, five continents, hundreds of races, and countless miles in the saddle.

His Cycling in Alignment podcast hosts an eclectic selection of guests from inside cycling and the broader world. Colby’s show presents cycling as not just a sport but also a practice. Colby shows how athletes can better align themselves with nature and find deeper health through a broader view of themselves as athletes.

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Colby Pearce Cycling in Alignment Training Concepts

Training in Alignment

How much training is too much? Where is the drop-off in terms of time spent training and race-day results?
Saddle Sores and Chamois Construction

Battling Saddle Sores with Don Powell

When you sit on a bike saddle, that's a lot of weight on a very small surface area, the weight of the torso, the way the helmet, the weight of the upper body, the arms, it's all focused into this relatively small point, and then we're going to add friction, and that's generated by the movement of the legs, where the motion of pedaling becomes focused into a very small area.
mountain bike Colorado

Mountain Bike Fit with Julie Young and Travis Brown

We unpack the minutiae of mountain bike fit with coach Julie Young and Travis Brown. Steeper seat tube angles on many modern mountain bikes can present challenges and sometimes make it impossible to get a rider's saddle offset far enough back behind the bottom bracket on a mountain bike to match their road position.
How to Pedal a Bike Part Two

How to Pedal a Bike: Part Two

We're going to break down how to pedal a bike in different conditions, looking at the respective demands of the events. Colby breaks cyclists into different pedaling phenotypes.
Bike Saddles

Thoughts on Bicycle Saddles

A good bike saddle is one you can completely forget about when riding: no chafing, scarring, or saddle sores. In order to find a saddle that works for you, Colby talks about the anatomy of the human undercarriage and how different saddle shapes can bring you ultimate comfort.