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GEAR UP For Fall: The Cycling Boom: Tips, Advice, Gear For Newcomers To Seasoned Cyclists

Are you ready to GEAR UP this Fall?  Today on the podcast, I’ll be talking about cycling and offering ideas on everything from how you can get started to leveling up. This includes tips and advice on where to shop, what to buy, and the latest and greatest gear.  Earlier this summer, we enlisted a team of Marni on the Move Insiders comprised of avid listeners of the pod, to help test out some cool products, in addition to my all-time fave gear.  Our cycling recommendations are specific to tri and road.  However, if you are gravel or MTB curious, not to worry, we have a few episodes coming up this month for you! This episode is one of a four part series that includes Personalized Nutrition, DIY Health Tests, Running, and Recovery. If you are new to the pod, I am a triathlete, Ironman Certified Coach, runner, road cyclist, windsurfer, yoga practitioner, 500 hour certified teacher, wellness biohacker, and entrepreneur.

In case you haven’t noticed, the sport of Cycling is on the rise from commuting to racing and everything in between. This July 2021, we featured a week long cycling series on the podcast, Wheels Up, episodes 176-181 with guests:

  • MOTM EP 176: Kate Powlison from SRAM talking bike components and innovation
  • MOTM EP 177: Kate Veronneau, Senior Content Strategist from Zwift talking about the gamification of endurance sports + unlocking a professional carrer through Zwift Road Academy
  • MOTM EP 178: Professional Cyclist, Ella Harris, Canyon/SRAM,  talks racing & training
  • MOTM EP 179:  Chip Hawkins, Wahoo Fitness Founder shares his entrepreneurial adventure, the Wahoo Ecosystem, and the training that fuels him for success!
  • MOTM EP 180: Ann Marie Miller, Level 2 Cycling Coach, Bike Fit Specialist and 5X UCI Masters Road Champ & 15 X US National Masters Road Champ
  • MOTM EP 181: Omer Shapira Israeli National Champ and Tokyo 2020 Olympian

Brands mentioned on the podcast: Giro, POC, Castelli, BettyDesigns, MAAP, The Pro’s Closet, Wahoo Fitness, Zwift, Canyon||SRAM, SRAM, 100%, Strictly Bicycles.

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176. Cycling Week: Wheels Up with Kate Powlison of SRAM Talking Components, Power and Innovation

This week on the pod, I am dedicating the mic to the world of cycling and launching the Marni on the Move “Wheels Up” Cycling Series Inspired by my passion for cycling from watching the global races from Le Tour de France and La Course to next level gear like electronic shifters and drivetrains, everyday this week, I connect with athletes, innovators, founders, brand thought leaders on all things road and gravel cycling from racing an training to aerodynamic, high tech components, wheels, apparel, and more.

Kate Powlison is the Road Brand Manager at SRAM, the world’s second largest bicycle component manufacturer. Kate is going to dial you into the world of SRAM, the company that makes the cycling industry’s top components and all the things that make your bike move forward.  On this episode, Kate and I do a deep dive into cycling components whether you’re a newbie and just got your first bike, if you’re a seasoned athlete looking to level up, or if you are bike-curious. Kate gives me the scoop on how SRAM began, she chats with me about where her passion for cycling started, what she loves about the sport, and how she became one of the leading faces of SRAM. We also talk about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the cycling industry, and how SRAM pivoted to accommodate the growing demand for bikes.

Kate highlights the incredible technology SRAM is known for and continues to innovate including the range of eTap electronic drivetrains, she shares all of the bells and whistles, and we talk about the learning curve to go from traditional to electronic. We also touch up on disc brakes and wheels, and Kate offers ideas on how you can level up your bike without buying a new one. She talks about the differences between components on road versus gravel bikes and gives me insight into what kinds of components are best for which riders.

Whether you are thinking about getting started or are already on eTap and have five bikes, you are going to love this convo and be inspired to hit the pavement or trails!

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Take control of your health and wellness journey with InsideTracker, the ultra-personalized nutrition platform that analyzes your blood, DNA, and lifestyle to help you optimize your body from the inside out. Transform your body’s data into meaningful insights and a customized action plan of the science-backed nutrition recommendations you need to optimize your health!  Get twenty percent off today at InsideTracker with our code THANKYOUMOTM.

Alkamind Supplements and Dr. Daryl Gioffre. The Alkamind Plant-Based Organic Protein Powder has been a terrific addition to my nutrition and training. It has three core alkaline proteins  Satcha Inchi, Pea, and Hemp. Plus, Coconut Oil ( which turns your body into a fat burning machine), and of course it’s sugar free.  I am also using their Acid Kicking Mineral Mix when I am out on the bike for hydration, as well as the Acid Kicking Greens, and the Omega 3 and Black Seed Oil supplements for general health. Check out their website and use our code MOTM20 for 20 % off.  Also listen to my convo with Dr. Daryl Gioffre on the podcast, its Acid Kicking!

Lifepro is offering MOTM listeners 10% off products with the code MOVE10.

Art of Tea is 0ffering MOTM listeners 15% off (excluding gift cards, Tea of the month, subscriptions, and any wholesale orders) through July 2021. Use this code at checkout MARNIONTHEMOVE15

Head over to our SHOP page for additional offers from Marni on the Move partners, sponsors, and guests

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SPECIAL THANKS
Emma Steiner for help with show notes, guest research, and social media.
Skye Menna for help with guest research and outreach, social media, and public relations