Paceline Podcast 199

This week our intrepid duo is back with a look at oval chainrings, an idea that goes back practically as far as the bike itself. The question, of course, is do they really confer any benefit. Well, do they? Selene and Patrick tackle the science and the perception, but also take a look at the technical considerations one confronts if deciding to make the change.

We experience anxiety when we are fearful of the future. It’s rumination about the fact that we don’t know what’s around the corner, metaphorically. Patrick discusses how building strong routines around riding can help alleviate anxiety by adding structure and breaking that cycle of rumination.

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Selene’s piece: Everesting Is Having Its Moment

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Rebecca’s Private Idaho: The Giddy Up Challenge

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