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Ask Josh Anything #12

We are happy to report that we continue to seek questions Josh is unable to answer, or at least unwilling to try. We regret to announce that we have so…
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Lies, Damn Lies, and Bias

Josh, Hottie, and Fatty talk about problems in data quality, sampling bias, confirmation bias, cherry-picking, and more (including a little detour into baseball). it’s great when data bolsters your beliefs…
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Good People in Bad Times

This was not the episode we intended to create. Josh, Hottie, and Fatty sat down to record an episode on confirmation bias and how it can undercut marginal gains and…
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Josh Talks With Cycling Icon Damon Rinard

Damon Rinard has been at Cannondale as Engineering Manager for the past five years, but has been immersing himself in bike tech for the better part of three decades. In…
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Ask Josh Anything #011

Josh, Hottie, and Fatty are back with all the bike-related questions too nerdy to be asked (or answered) anywhere else. In this episode, we tackle: What lessons from track racing…
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Granola and Cargo Cults

Cyclists are always on the prowl for marginal gains. We slam our stems, because we've seen pros do it, and they're fast. We eat mounds of spaghetti before races, because…
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Bikes, Journalism, and Integrity with CyclingTips’ James Huang

James Huang, Global Technical Editor of CyclingTips, is one of the most-trusted cycling journalists in the industry today — and for good reason. He brings knowledge, experience, humor, and integrity…
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Ask Josh Anything #010

We've got a great batch of questions from you for Josh to contemplate this episode: Does the placebo effect apply to cycling clothes and shoes as well as to equipment?Since…
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The Placebo Effect and Marginal Gains

You know you've had this suspicion: the core of the cycling industry—much of what it's really selling you—is not tech, speed, or fitness. Nope, the truth is that one of…
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Ask Josh Anything #009

In this Ask-Josh-Anything episode of Marginal Gains, we ask you to imagine Josh as your boy scout leader, and whether that would be the most awesome — or terrifying —…
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