Podcast

Models & Modeling

If you've ever wondered, "How does Josh's mind work?" this is the episode for you. We talk about what models are, why they matter, the model Josh uses for building…
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Ask Josh Anything #16

We may be at the point where it's time to admit we have a chain & lube obsession, but we're not even going to try to pull back from it.…
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Adam Kerin – Zero Friction Cycling

This interview with Adam Kerin serves as the perfect follow up to our previous episode on chains and lubrication. Adam's Zero Friction cycling is hyper-focused on this key piece of…
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Lubes & Chains & Marginal Gains

If you were to rank the hardest working parts on a bicycle, you’d be hard-pressed to find a component that goes through more than the chain. And keeping that chain…
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Pete Stetina Uses Marginal Gains to Set a White Rim FKT

2020 has been a rough year for traditional racing, but has brought a surge in interest in Everests and Fastest Known Time (FKT) efforts on well-known courses. And for these…
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A Conversation with Gerard Vroomen

Before Open Cycles and the now-famous U.P., Gerard and Josh collaborated in Europe with Test Team Cervelo. Like a lot of guests on this show, Gerard Vroomen is an engineer…
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Ask Josh Anything #15

Nobody enjoyed seeing (or hearing about) Chloé Dygert's recent crash, but it was an extraordinary illustration of one of the effects discussed in our most recent episode on Bifurcation. Josh…
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Bifurcation and Marginal Gains

What do aircraft wings, the Tacoma Narrows bridge and Coronavirus modeling all have in common? As you may have guessed from the title, it's bifurcation — just about the least…
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A Conversation with Bastion Cycles’ James Woolcock

This is an Engineer's episode if there ever was one. Josh talks to James Woolcock of Bastion cycles, a maker of custom frames, or as the site puts it, "Bespoke…
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Ask Josh Anything #14

The Tour de France is underway, and we've got questions (and answers) about it. For example, do racers REALLY still ride with tires at 120psi as Phil Liggett suggested? (Hint:…
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