Cycling in Alignment

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The Cycling in Alignment podcast is the brainchild of Colby Pearce, a U.S. Olympic track cyclist and Hour Record holder.

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.

The minutiae of cycling and riding technique are just part of the story that Colby shares. Alignment with nature, foundational principles of health, and treating the sport as a practice are some of the philosophies he shares. Cycling in Alignment features a diverse guest list, including those who may or may not be familiar names in the cycling world.

Prepare to have your belief systems shattered.

Welcome to Cycling in Alignment.

Cycling in Alignment Is Moving!

Episode 50

Find new episodes of Cycling in Alignment with Colby and all his illustrious guests on a new channel.

Science Does Not Provide Certainty with Jeff Winkler

Episode 49

It's not always just about graphs and numbers.

The Most Effective Recovery Strategies

Episode 48

We are framing the discussion on endurance training recovery around Paul Chek's Six Foundational principles: sleeping, breathing, eating, thinking, drinking, and moving.

Failures in Cycling

Episode 47

Colby Pearce tells the stories of a few of his biggest failures and the lessons he learned from each.

False Beliefs about Cycling

Episode 46

Cadence, Flow-states, Belly-Breathing, and Off the Bike Movement

Jason Williams on Retül and Bike Fitting Philosophies

Episode 45

We delve into the strengths and potential pitfalls of using comparative data as we discuss the how technology can be used to help fitters make decisions during their fit process.

The Godfather of Bike Fitting, Happy Freedman

Episode 44

Differing opinions on fit.

The Beat of the Bike Fitter, Jerry Gerlich

Episode 43

We dork out on bike fitting and get honest about mistakes.

Supplement Responsibly

Episode 42

If you decide to take supplements as an athlete, you need to understand as much as you can about healthy eating and your body. Supplement responsibly!

Gluten and Its Effects on Longevity, Heart Disease, and Immune Function, with Trevor Connor

Episode 41

Gluten is bad news for your body. What, exactly, are the long-term effects and why?