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.

Six Foundational Principles

Episode 17

In his continued efforts to help you find balance between life and sport, in this episode, Colby focuses on the six foundational principles of a well-balanced life, as prescribed by Paul Chek of the Chek Institute.

Fundamentals of Cycling

Episode 15

Colby Pearce outlines some key abilities that make great cyclists in this broad overview of the sport.

Jessi Stensland: Freedom of the Beautiful Robot

Episode 12

Jessi Stensland has deeply developed her relationship with her body in the years since competing as a professional triathlete, swimming at the Olympic trials, and winning a bronze medal at XTERRA World Championships. Her ideas about shoes and sleep may be new and unusual to you, but pause and consider her enthusiasm, her agility, and her deep connection to her own body.

Aaron Anderson: Orthotics and Footbeds

Episode 11

We break down the different ways that prefabricated, semi-custom, and custom orthotics are constructed; analyze the pros and cons of the different methods used to cast feet and determine orthotic support needs; offer practical tips and advice on how to find the best podiatrist, and discuss how to determine the quality of the orthotics you’re considering.

Anatomy of a Good Cycling Shoe

Episode 8

There are several questions about your physiology and biomechanics that need to be answered before you can select the ideal shoe for you, and for the purpose of your rides.