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.

Mountain Bike Fit with Julie Young and Travis Brown

Episode 31

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

Episode 30

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.

Thoughts on Bicycle Saddles

Episode 28

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.

Steve Hogg, Master Bike Fitter

Episode 25

Master bike fitter, Steve Hogg, discusses how to have the healthiest physiological relationship with your bikes to reduce injury and increase performance through bike fitting.

Integral Dietary Wisdom with Lentine Alexis

Episode 22

Former pro triathlete and classically trained Chef, Lentine Alexis, retells her life story of athletics to food and travel to explain the importance of the body’s relationship to quality food.