Episode 25: NPR’s No Pie Refused Rides Its Fifth RAGBRAI

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May the fork be with you: National Public Radio’s “No Pie Refused” regroups for another RAGBRAI after the political conventions of the 2016 presidential campaign interrupted the summer cycling plans for all but one of its journalists-bicyclists. We talk to … Continued

Episode 23: Science Fiction and Bicycles

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Bicycles arguably belong in science fiction every bit as much as spaceships, phasers and Wookies. Just ask Jeremy Withers, an assistant professor at Iowa State University in Ames who teaches sci-fi, British literature and the history of the English language. … Continued

Episode 22: RAGBRAI 2017 Full Route Preview

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The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) is a month away, and four #JustGoBike podcasters pedaled the route. So the team gathers around our square table in the studio to give you an inside look at how the … Continued

Episode 21: Ernest Gagnon’s 570-pound Struggle to Lose Weight on a Bicycle

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Seven years ago, Massachusetts native Ernest Gagnon weighed 570 pounds when he found that cycling matched his love for the outdoors. Ever since he has been on a quest to improve his health and find new friends with whom he … Continued

Episode 19: Celebrity Chef Sam Auen Talks Bicycles, Weight Loss and Heavy Metal

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When chef, musician and cyclist Sam Auen found himself out of breath putting on his cycling shoes he knew something was wrong. With the batteries out of his scale, Auen was “eating like there was no consequences,” and it put … Continued

Episode 16: How to Mountain Bike the ‘Flat’ Midwest

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Don’t believe the hype: Mountain biking really can thrive on the pancake topography of the American Heartland. We talk to Chris Van Roekel with the nonprofit Whiterock Conservancy near Coon Rapids, Iowa. He tends 38 miles of mountain bike trails … Continued

Episode 15: Great Gravel Rides with Guitar Ted

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This week JustGoBike talks with Mark Stevenson, better know as Guitar Ted. He’s the co-founder and race director behind the 300+ mile gravel race known as Trans Iowa. The epic contest has spawned countless other gravel races but never strayed … Continued

Episode 14: Sweet Corn, Beer Bus and Bikes (The Mott and Pumpkin Show)

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Hot. Buttered. Love. That’s right, hear all about one of the best stops along the great bicycle ride across Iowa known as RAGBRAI. Co-Host TJ Juskiewicz sits down with a couple of the characters from the Iowa Beer Bus and … Continued

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