Road Adventures of Cycling Men Of Leisure

Adam Baranski & Michael Sharp

Embarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond.

Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life.

If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience.




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Cycling Chronicles: A Michigan Adventure, Remembering Kansas City and Celebrating Cycling's Journey
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Cycling Chronicles: A Michigan Adventure, Remembering Kansas City and Celebrating Cycling's Journey
Every pedal stroke tells a story, and ours is a tale of camaraderie and contemplation as we relive our heart-pumping journey from Lansing to Mackinac, exploring Michigan's quintessential 'up north' spirit. This episode isn't just about the miles we've covered; it's about the stories we've gathered along the way—from the awe-inspiring Torch Lake to the serene Tunnel of Trees. Yet, in the midst of celebration, we also take a moment to honor those affected by the recent tragedy at the Kansas City Chief's rally, reminding us that our community's heart beats together, both in joy and sorrow.From the iconic celeste of a Bianchi to the steadfast Trek that's carried us through countless adventures, this episode is a love letter to the bikes that have become extensions of ourselves. We explore the warp and weft of bicycle evolution, from local shops to global giants, and discover how brands like Worksman Cycles and Merida have shaped the industry. Join our banter on bike assembly escapades and indulge in the shared excitement as our cycling team swells with diversity, gearing up for the Atlanta to Savannah ride with anticipation as heady as the Georgia breeze.Finally, we tease your curiosity with the identity of a mystery town, share chuckles over RAGBRAI memories, and consider how our 'cycling family' grows with every shared sunset and hill conquered. There's laughter, a hint of nostalgia, and a friendly jab from Tripp to tackle more hills in our training. So pump up your tires and join us; as you listen, you might just feel the wind in your hair and the road stretching out ahead.https://www.instagram.com/cycling_men_of_leisurehttps://twitter.com/cyclingleisurehttps://tiktok.com/@cycingmenofleisurDestination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Bicycles and Banter: Whimsical Rides with Hollywood Icons and Geographic Mysteries
18-02-2024
Bicycles and Banter: Whimsical Rides with Hollywood Icons and Geographic Mysteries
Buckle up, folks! Michael's back from the sunny climes of Florida, and we've got tales to tell – from Michael's business escapades to the whimsy of our two-wheeled journeys. In this jocular episode of Road Adventures of Cycling Men of Leisure, we, Adam and Michael, reminisce over the mishaps and mayhem of our past rides, and Michael reveals just how spot-on his Taylor Swift cam-spotting skills are, Adam, not to be outdone, recounts his Super Bowl betting saga that kept us on the edge of our seats, ending with a toast-worthy triumph.Ever wondered who'd be your fantasy cycling sidekick if Hollywood stars were in the running? We spin into a debate over the quirkiest cycling accessories before switching gears to discuss pedal system predicaments and our own fashion faux pas. But the heart of the chat beats around the dream of riding with cinematic legends, mulling over whether we'd prefer the soothing narrative of Morgan Freeman or the rugged charm of John Wayne pedaling beside us. It's a delightful conundrum that'll have you picking your own pedal partner from Tinseltown's finest.As the ride winds down, we muse over the baffling absence of listeners from Wyoming – a mystery as vast as Wyoming's highways. Our banter takes us through a nostalgic lane filled with 8-tracks and cassettes, and we chuckle over the audacity of naming towns after oneself. In a spirited end to our adventure, we challenge you to guess a mystery community from a handful of historical breadcrumbs. So, grab your helmet, it's time for a laughter-laced journey down memory lane with a pinch of Hollywood magic and a dash of geographical intrigue.Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Pedal Through the Mitten: Discovering One of Michigan's Cycling Gems with Neal Glazebrook
04-02-2024
Pedal Through the Mitten: Discovering One of Michigan's Cycling Gems with Neal Glazebrook
Embark on a pedal-powered adventure with us as we welcome Neal Glazebrook, the Events Director of the League of Michigan Bicyclists. Together, we traverse the picturesque landscapes of Michigan's cycling events, offering insights that will fuel your passion for two-wheeled travel. From the rugged terrain of the Upper Peninsula's MUP to the serene shores of the Great Lakes during the Shoreline event, Neal shares the thrills and the meticulous planning behind these beloved rides.Our conversation takes a behind-the-scenes look at the nuts and bolts of bringing such events to life. Neal unfolds the complexities of event organization, from registration to the moment you cross the finish line. Picture yourself coasting by the deep blues of Lake Michigan, fueled by meals from local school programs and caterers, all while forming a community with fellow cyclists. Whether you're tuning in from Big Lake, Minnesota or Durango, Iowa, we extend a heartfelt invitation to join us on these inclusive excursions that unite riders from every corner.As the wheels of our discussion spin forward, you'll hear personal anecdotes that bond us to the heart of cycling culture. We'll share stories that celebrate the local charm of Michigan towns and the shared experiences that make every ride unforgettable. Don your favorite jersey and get ready to add your own tales to the rich tapestry of our cycling community. So, clip in and listen closely—you're in for a ride that just might inspire your next cycling journey. Rideshoreline.org www.lmb.org tours@lmb.orgwww.lmb.orgWant to see Brain Fritz's Artwork - https://brianleefritz.com/Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Spokes and Sports: Route Revelations, and Cycling's Adventurous Spirit
21-01-2024
Spokes and Sports: Route Revelations, and Cycling's Adventurous Spirit
Laugh along with us as we look back at Michigan's recent sporting success—a victory that's put a spring in the step of every Wolverine fan, including yours truly. As Adam and Michael reflect on the friendly ribbing between rival teams, we can't help but feel grateful for the camaraderie that sports bring into our lives. Our gratitude extends to Franklin, whose insights in our New Year's special were as dazzling as the fireworks that night. We take you behind the scenes of our cycling route announcement, spilling stories of the secrecy that shrouded our plans and the joy of sharing it with the world.Strap on your helmets for a cross-country cycling journey through memory lane, where the plains of Nebraska and the gusts of Kansas remind us that adventure is found in both the known and the unexpected. We recount the exhilaration of rides like BRAN, Tour de Nebraska, and BAK's 50th, despite the jigsaw puzzle that is our schedules. As we muse over future rides, from ODRAM  to the scenic Shoreline, we ponder the logistics of bike travel and our personal ties to the thrills of aviation. Join us as we blend tales of two-wheeled treks with a passion for sports, where the open road and open skies are just a podcast play button away.Season 3Episode 3We announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Rolling Past Antebellum Elegance, BIG BRAG 2024 Route In Depth Preview - Ride from Atlanta to Savannah with Franklin Johnson
07-01-2024
Rolling Past Antebellum Elegance, BIG BRAG 2024 Route In Depth Preview - Ride from Atlanta to Savannah with Franklin Johnson
Feeling the wind in our hair and the buzz of New Year's still in our veins, Michael and I, Adam, couldn't be more thrilled to recount the festive fireworks that launched us into planning our most ambitious escapade yet: the Big Brag 2024 from Atlanta to Savannah. Franklin Johnson drops by with a cyclist's treasure map, tracing a route peppered with historical gems and Southern splendor, from Oglethorpe University's starting line to the cobblestones of River Street. We're calling all free spirits to join the Cycling Men of Leisure team, as we prep and plot every mile of our pedal-powered pilgrimage.Along the way, we're taking detours into the hearts of Georgia's quaint towns, where college quads and Hollywood tales abound. Oxford's academic charm gives way to Milledgeville's antebellum pride and the town's complicated embrace of the Rivian plant. We're not just pedaling across Georgia; we're savoring its eclectic beats, from the potential thrill of a Millageville concert to the traditional bandana earned after a grueling century ride. Hear about the nostalgic pull of Statesboro's blues and the growing pains of college towns, as we wheel from one local festival to the next.As the journey's end nears, the allure of Savannah's Spanish moss becomes irresistible. We'll trade in our bikes for a leisurely stroll down memory lane and through the city's historic squares. Every twist in the route unfolds a new chapter of camaraderie and discovery. So, grab your gear and sense of adventure as we share tales of the road, the intimate kinship amongst riders, and the sheer delight of cycling under Georgia's open sky. Join us, and let's make memories that will outlast even the sturdiest of bike frames.Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Georgia on Two Wheels: Unveiling the BRAG 2024 Cycling Route with Franklin Johnson
01-01-2024
Georgia on Two Wheels: Unveiling the BRAG 2024 Cycling Route with Franklin Johnson
As the clock ticks closer to the BIG BRAG 2024, join Michael and Adam and our special guest, Franklin Johnson, in a heartfelt celebration of the newly announced route from Atlanta to Savannah. Feel the past come alive beneath your wheels as we pedal through Georgia's picturesque towns, each with a story to tell. With his usual charisma, Franklin reveals the path's nod to a historic military march, and we can't help but bubble over with enthusiasm about the special layover day in Milledgeville—a town with a charm you have to experience to believe.Every turn of the pedal on this journey is a brush with history, a ride through nature's canvases, and a visit to the quaintest of Southern towns. Hear us recount the allure of Covington and Oxford, where movie magic meets the streets, and the familar touch of Social Circle, a place close to Franklin's heart. Midweek, we'll be taking a well-earned breather in Milledgeville, savoring local distillery tours or perhaps catching up on laundry—the simple pleasures that keep us cyclists going. And for those with less time on their hands, we chat about the 'Brag Lite' option, ensuring everyone can join in, even if just for a shorter stint.Our episode wouldn't be complete without sharing the anticipation that builds as we approach Savannah. We'll talk about swapping two wheels for a tube on the river in Milledgeville, the vibrant university town of Statesboro, and the thrill of rolling into Savannah's historic grandeur. Franklin even tossed around the idea of a side trip to Tybee Island or enjoying a game with the Savannah Bananas. Finally, we cap off with a nod to camaraderie and international cycling adventures that await those who join BRAG, because a community that cycles together grows together, through history, culture, and the simple joy of the ride.Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Miles, Memories, and More: A Year in Retrospect of Cycling Adventures and Bourbon Stories
24-12-2023
Miles, Memories, and More: A Year in Retrospect of Cycling Adventures and Bourbon Stories
What if you could channel the ease of a leisurely bike ride into your daily life? Join us, your hosts, Adam and Michael, as we take you on a pedal-powered journey through our past year’s adventures, spanning over 1,400 miles and 22 nights. From the Appalachians' foothills to the heart of Georgia, we’ll share the highlights and lowlights of our 2023 road adventures. Whether it was the memorable jerseys we picked up along the way, unexpected travel challenges, or even a credit card stuck in a gas pump, we lived to tell the tales!Ever camped indoors and received a warning from a police officer? We did! Tune in to learn about our most unforgettable moments, from incredible encounters with Ragbrai’s Executive Director to the camaraderie kindled within the Bourbon Country Burn's campfires. As gadget geeks, we have our favorites that served us well on the road, including the game-changing bike radar. But our adventures are not just about the ride; it’s also about the bourbon (responsibly, of course!). Hear our favorite bourbon stories, and get our top recommendations.Looking ahead, let’s celebrate the spirit of adventure and camaraderie that keeps us going strong. Yes, we received recognition as podcast hosts, but it’s the shared experiences and connections with other cycling enthusiasts that keep us pedaling. So, buckle up for an exciting ride into 2024. We appreciate all our listeners for their support and look forward to sharing more cycling stories. Remember, in life, as in cycling, it’s not just about the destination, but the journey. Here’s to more miles, more stories, and more bourbon!Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Turning the Wheels of Change: Women's Impact in Cycling and introducing Rants of Dissatisfaction
10-12-2023
Turning the Wheels of Change: Women's Impact in Cycling and introducing Rants of Dissatisfaction
Get ready for an action-packed episode of Road Adventures with your favorite Cycling Men of Leisure, Adam and Michael, where we cycle down the roads less traveled and explore the corners of society often overlooked. This episode is particularly special as we shine the spotlight on women in cycling - the hurdles they have hurdled, the accomplishments they've achieved, and the influence they're commanding in the sport. We also take the liberty to vent out our frustrations in a brand new segment we're calling "Rants of Dissatisfaction". We tackle the topic of winter driving, touching upon the reckless behaviors of some drivers and the chaos snow brings on the roads, especially in places like Denver, Colorado. If you're someone who has ever felt a surge of irritation while stuck in traffic in the snow, you might find yourself nodding along with our rants.We're not just all talk and rants, though. We're also planning some thrilling biking adventures, and we can't wait to share our experiences and journeys with you! And just when you think our episode is coming to an end, we hit you with a teaser of a special project we've been working on for January 1st and a heads-up about our upcoming Christmas Eve episode. So, stick with us on Road Adventures with Cycling Men of Leisure for a slice of life on two wheels, some well-deserved ranting, and a whole lot of adventure!Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Join the Ride: We are Headed back to Georgia, Gifts for Cyclists, and Celebrating a Year of Podcasting!
26-11-2023
Join the Ride: We are Headed back to Georgia, Gifts for Cyclists, and Celebrating a Year of Podcasting!
Can you imagine joining a cycling team for an adventure to Georgia in Big Brag 2024? That's what we, Adam and Michael, your hosts of Cycling Men of Leisure, are gearing up for and we want you on our team! We're also sharing some highlights and hurdles from our past journey and discussing the process of getting registered. So, if you're a past team member or someone new yearning for a thrilling cycle trip, let's get you on board!Looking for a perfect gift for the cyclist in your life? Maybe you're thinking of a bike computer or perhaps, a bike beer holder and a crash sensor. We've got a myriad of ideas for you! We take you through the practicality and potential uses of these gifts and even share our personal preferences. And remember, no gift is complete without a touch of thoughtfulness - so why not add a bottle of beer or whiskey to that holder, for good luck?It's not just all 'cycle talk' on the show, we're also celebrating one year of the podcast! Reflecting on our journey, we express the joy and excitement we experience sharing our love for cycling with you all. With the inception of Cycling Women of Leisure, we're also celebrating the women in cycling. So, whether you're looking for some light-hearted banter or are an avid cyclist, join us as we pedal along, sharing the joy of cycling. Here's wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving and reminding you to keep pedaling, no matter what!Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Cycling with Purpose: Sara's Story of Philanthropy and Adventure
12-11-2023
Cycling with Purpose: Sara's Story of Philanthropy and Adventure
Imagine pedaling your bicycle across the heart of America. Now, envision that every mile you ride helps build homes for those in need. That's exactly what our guest, Sara, accomplished through her inspiring journey with the unique organization, Bike and Build. Her story paints a vivid picture of how cycling can transcend a mere leisure activity and become a transformative experience that leaves a lasting impact on communities. In today's show, we not only celebrate the highs of Sara's adventure but also navigate the lows. Sara humbly shares the challenges she faced, more poignantly, we take a moment to honor the memory of a fellow cyclist and advocate for justice and safety in the cycling community, a topic brought to light by a recent case in Michigan. We also delve into the bonds formed through shared experiences, proving that the spirit of camaraderie is truly the backbone of any cycling expedition.Looking to the future, Sara gives us a sneak peek into her next cycling venture with the Fuller Center Bike Adventure. Imagine a 1300 mile ride across four states, all in the name of philanthropy. We'll also explore some of the most popular cycling routes in the United States. So join us, as we uncover the world of cycling from a unique perspective, celebrating both the joys and challenges it presents, and the profound impact it can have on individuals and communities.This Sara's Link https://my.fullercenterbikeadventure.org/saranessWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Tech on Wheels: A Deep Dive into Cycling Computers, Radars, and some other fun stuff
29-10-2023
Tech on Wheels: A Deep Dive into Cycling Computers, Radars, and some other fun stuff
Ever wondered how you could combine your love for cycling with a chance to contribute to a noble cause? Well, buckle up as we, Adam and Michael, take you on a thrilling journey filled with cycling adventures, tech talk and a touch of museum trivia. This episode is sure to intrigue the cyclist in you and maybe even inspire a few to take up the sport.Our adventure begins with a fascinating glimpse of the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, followed by a virtual visit to the Mary Todd Lincoln House. We reflect on Adam's  21-mile hike from the Abraham Lincoln Library to his home, a unique experience he shared. But that's not all! We also indulge in an engaging discussion on cycling computers, dissecting the need for having one and how it could potentially reshape your cycling experience. Expect to discover a myriad of brands, with notable mentions being Garmin, Wahoo and Hammerhead. We debate their strengths, limitations, and how they stack against the convenience of a simple smartphone.In the last stretch of our episode, we tease an upcoming episode about Bike and Build. Fancy a cross-country bike ride while aiding in building affordable housing?  We highlight the importance of cycling radars, especially in maintaining awareness during such a ride. To wrap up, we revisit our favorite Louisville stops, the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory and Mary Todd Lincoln House, as must-visit spots for any traveler. So join us in this exciting journey, and let's hit the road together!https://www.outdoorgearlab.com/topics/biking/best-bike-computerDestination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Pedaling Community Bonds: Unveiling the Power of Bike Co-Ops with Luke Box, Kentucky's Cycling Crusader
15-10-2023
Pedaling Community Bonds: Unveiling the Power of Bike Co-Ops with Luke Box, Kentucky's Cycling Crusader
Ever thought about the importance of cycling as a primary means of transport and the ways community bike shops serve a vital role in making that happen? Join us for an insightful discussion with our guest, Luke Box, who manages a non-profit community bike co-op in Lexington, Kentucky. With a 12-year history of promoting better access to quality bikes, Luke takes us through the fascinating world of community bike shops. He shares the power of volunteer-based bike co-ops and their role in breaking barriers to bike usage. We also touch on the intriguing sport of bike polo that is quite popular in Lexington's cycling community.Luke further peels back the layers on the complex workings of a community bike shop. The diverse roles played by volunteers, the maintenance of reliable bicycles, and the initiatives taken to make cycling inclusive, particularly through the co-op's Women Fem Night, it's all in there. Luke's passion for providing a more accessible and inclusive environment for all cyclists is clear and inspiring. We also dive into how the co-op survived the impacts of COVID-19 and the challenges of the winter weather in Lexington on the cycling community.Lastly, we shift gears and explore the relationship between the co-op and the local bike polo players, as well as the broader Lexington community. We also spotlight The Broke Spoke, and the Bike Co-op's strategic location along the Legacy Trail, making it a must-visit spot for campers in Lexington. No matter your cycling experience level or general interest in community projects, this episode offers a unique perspective on the power of community bike shops. So, hop on and pedal along for the ride with us, and our guest, Luke Box. You're sure to learn something new.Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Riding High on Bikes and Bourbons: An adventurous bike trip through Kentucky, some distilleries, with a twist of Swifties????
05-10-2023
Riding High on Bikes and Bourbons: An adventurous bike trip through Kentucky, some distilleries, with a twist of Swifties????
Feeling adventurous? Come along for a ride that combines the exhilaration of an RV road trip with the intoxicating charm of Kentucky's bourbon country. From witnessing the fascinating process of bourbon-making at the Four Roses distillery to the historic explorations of Woodford, the oldest distillery in the U.S., it's a ride filled with unexpected turns and memorable moments.We sure had a chuckle at Phil Kollins whiskey recommendation, and our friends Adam and Kelly brought a wave of romance as they prepared for their wedding. As we pedaled through picturesque trails and shared light-hearted banter, we couldn't help but reminisce about our Kentucky  road trip. And who knew a Dave Matthews Band and a Taylor Swift bumper sticker could incite such hilarity and reside on the same ride?Yet, amidst all the fun, we also confronted our cycling shortcomings and the importance of consistency. Whether it was debating the benefits of walking versus cycling or strategizing our rides around Mackinaw Island, we knew it was crucial to keep those pedals moving. So pull up a seat, join the ride and share in our bourbon-infused, bike-fueled escapades. Remember, it's always a great day to ride a bicycle!Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Cycling Stories: From Bike Troubles to RAGBRAI Triumphs - Fins Up to Jimmy, our advice on sun protection.
17-09-2023
Cycling Stories: From Bike Troubles to RAGBRAI Triumphs - Fins Up to Jimmy, our advice on sun protection.
Ever wonder what really goes into maintaining a bicycle for those long adventurous rides? Strap in as we take you along for an adrenaline-filled ride with Adam, as he navigates through bike issues, road construction, and an entertaining trip to the bike shop. You'll hear firsthand about the trials of a neglected rear tire, a troublesome rear hub, and a completely toast bottom bracket, not to mention the hilarious commentary on the Michigan State game and pre-diagnoses.Saddle up with Michael, Katie, and Adam as they recount their captivating journey during the Ragbrai 50 ride. Experience the early morning calm giving way to an endless stream of cyclists and the town transforming into a clean ghost town, all through their eyes. We'll also discuss the heartwarming community spirit, as we talk about donations made from the ride, benefiting local schools and the American Legion. To wrap things up, Katie will give you an insider's view of the organizing committee for Ragbrai, complete with the triumphs of a successful table auction and reflections since 2011. We'll salute the volunteers and riders that made it all possible, emphasize the importance of sun protection in cycling, and take a trip down memory lane discussing the legacy of Jimmy Buffett. So, whether you're a seasoned cyclist or merely a road trip enthusiast, you're in for a memorable ride.Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Whiskey Wisdom and Wandering in Kentucky with Phil Kollin, and the Bourbon County Burn
03-09-2023
Whiskey Wisdom and Wandering in Kentucky with Phil Kollin, and the Bourbon County Burn
Pour a Glass of your favorite spirit, and join us for an adventurous ride through the bourbon-soaked back roads of Kentucky with Phil Kollin from Phil Talks Whiskey. Phil is not just a whiskey enthusiast but an industry expert with an intriguing mission. His quest to explore every highway, back road, and no-lane road in the Bluegrass State has resulted in a treasure trove of fascinating stories he shares with us.We navigate the complex terrain of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and Bourbon County Burn, under Phil's expert guidance, each distillery unveiling a unique experience. Phil enlightens us about legendary tour guides like Freddy Johnson III and their invaluable role in the industry. What about signing a whiskey bottle to immortalize shared experiences? Phil's take on this will surprise you! And if you've ever wondered whether Phil is a cyclist, stay tuned for the surprising answer.Phil's journey to becoming an industry expert is nothing short of inspiring. He busts some bourbon myths and voices his thoughts about the lack of a universally accepted certification in the whiskey world. Sharing his passion for hosting whiskey tastings, Phil also gives us a sneak peek into his upcoming class at the University of Cincinnati. He will debunk popular myths about bourbon and the Bourbon Trail. So, whether you're a seasoned whiskey connoisseur or a novice, this episode promises to quench your thirst for knowledge.Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Bike Repairs, E-Bike Laws, and Cycling Adventures: An Episode with the Men of Leisure
20-08-2023
Bike Repairs, E-Bike Laws, and Cycling Adventures: An Episode with the Men of Leisure
Strap on your helmets and gear up for an enlightening ride with us, the Cycling Men of Leisure! As we put our feet to the pedals and navigate the mystifying world of bike repairs, we're on the hunt for a bike industry guru who can help shed some light on our technical queries. And while we're at it, hear how one of us has been stalling to take his bike into the shop for repairs. Will a pact finally get him to make the move?Curious about the laws governing e-bikes? We've got you covered. We're digging deep into the thorny regulations surrounding e-bikes across the United States; from the three-class system to sticker classifications and state-by-state requirements. So, buckle up as we switch gears and talk about the exciting Bourbon Country Burn event. We'll take you through the routes, and give you a lowdown on the unique Sherpa Service bottle service. Who knew cycling could get this exciting?But, what's a cycling adventure without the right shorts? We're sharing our insights on the five common mistakes most cyclists make with their shorts and chamois. Let’s dispel the myths and misconceptions as we discuss the importance of gender-specific shorts, and why more padding doesn't always mean more comfort. And yes, we’re talking about the big no-no - wearing underwear underneath! Excited yet? So are we! As we plan our road trip to Kentucky, we look forward to recording a live show and immersing ourselves in a myriad of adventures. We're setting our sights on the open road, and we can't wait to have you along for the ride!Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
The Heart and Heat of RAGBRAI: A 50th Anniversary Ride Recap
06-08-2023
The Heart and Heat of RAGBRAI: A 50th Anniversary Ride Recap
Ever crossed paths with an old friend in the most extraordinary place? Well, during the RAGBRAI  50th Anniversary bike ride, we did exactly that, reminding us that cycling is about so much more than just miles and elevation. This ride, complete with steep climbs, sweltering heat, and mechanical issues, brought us face-to-face with the resilience of every rider, the camaraderie of the cycling community, and the kindness of strangers.Riding through the small town of Glidden, Iowa, we had the pleasure of meeting Michelle Fay, who shared her dedication to preparing for the RAGBRAI 50th Anniversary ride. Her stories about the town's logo, or lack thereof, and the mysterious 'Rooster Rock' added a fascinating layer to our journey. The ride also took us on a deep dive into the world of e-bikes with Sue, the unofficial mayor of RAGBRAI, who shared her insights into the different e-bike classes and sparked a thought-provoking discussion on the place of class three bikes on the road.This episode is not just about the adventure of a challenging ride; it's also about connection, resilience, and embracing the unexpected. From the dizzying heights of 4400 feet elevation on a singe day, to the serene beauty of Storm Lake at sunset, from battling mechanical issues to cherishing unexpected encounters, our RAGBRAI 50th Anniversary ride was a rollercoaster of emotions and experiences. So, hop on and join us as we relive this unforgettable ride, reminisce about old friends, and explore potential new rides for the coming year.Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Hosting RAGBRAI, A barrel of fun for Carroll, Iowa
16-07-2023
Hosting RAGBRAI, A barrel of fun for Carroll, Iowa
What if the road less traveled is actually a bike path in Iowa? Join Adam, Michael, and Katie Kruse,  as we embark on a thrilling adventure to  Carroll, Iowa one of the overnight towns' for the 50th anniversary of RAGBRAI. We will take you along with us for every pedal of the way. Strap on your helmet as we discuss our plans for the journey, from the Speak Easy event under our massive Road Adventures of Cycling Men of Leisure flag to the essential need for extra hydration in the summer heat of Iowa.Have you ever wondered how towns are chosen for the RAGBRAI route? We'll give you a backstage pass to the intriguing process of becoming an overnight town for RAGBRAI, and share the evolution of route planning from tear-off maps to today's detailed technology. Plus, listen in as we discuss the history of adult beverages in the town and the upcoming Pork Tornadoes concert. You'll also get a glimpse behind-the-scenes of the pre-ride inspection and hear steps taken by RAGBRAI to make the ride safer. Fasten your seatbelts as Katie helps us explore the festival in Downtown Carroll. Join us in anticipation as we discuss everything from the main stage line-up, the 'Shift' documentary, the silent auction, and the importance of supporting local businesses. Finally, as we gear up for the last stretch, this ride may be long, but the journey is just as important as the destination. You'll have a barrel of fun in Carroll, Iowa. https://carrollragbrai.com/Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
From New York Streets to the middle of Iowa: A Rollerblading Adventure
02-07-2023
From New York Streets to the middle of Iowa: A Rollerblading Adventure
Are you ready to hit the road and get your heart pumping with rollerblading enthusiasts, Caleb and Sonic? Prepare to be captivated as we strap on our skates and explore the thrilling world of inline skating and rollerblading. From the exhilarating rush of  RAGBRAI and BRAG to the unique challenges of skating in winter, we tackle it all. The duo share their experiences, passion and the thrill of speeding down a hill in Georgia - beware, their infectious enthusiasm might just have you reaching for your own pair of skates!Skating through different environments is no easy feat. As we follow Caleb and Sonic through bustling streets of New York City to the terrain of Iowa, we uncover the unique training routines and the strategies they employ to conquer their craft. Further, we dive into the art of packing for such extreme events. Whether it's a minimalist approach or sporting a new jersey every day, the duo shares useful packing hacks and how they navigate the logistics of possibly doing laundry mid-event - an aspect we rarely consider!Just when you think you've heard it all, we shift gears to discuss the upcoming feature film, 'Shift', a documentary that paints a vivid picture of the people and towns that make these events possible. As we wrap up, Caleb and Sonic leave us with a golden nugget of wisdom – every day is a good day for a skate or ride, but preparation and maintenance are key. So whether you’re a seasoned skater or a curious newbie, tune in and let Caleb and Sonic inspire you with their adventurous spirits and undeniable love for the road.Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...
Pedaling Through Georgia: Epic Cycling Adventures, SnoozeBox, BAK 2023 and we sit down with Franklin
22-06-2023
Pedaling Through Georgia: Epic Cycling Adventures, SnoozeBox, BAK 2023 and we sit down with Franklin
What if we told you that you could join us on an unforgettable cycling journey across Georgia, all from the comfort of your headphones? That's right, this episode of Road Adventures with Cycling Men of Leisure is all about our recent bike trip across the beautiful state of Georgia, where we faced challenges, triumphs, and even caught up with the ride director for his thoughts on the event. We also revisit a past episode to share new information and discuss the recently concluded Bike Ride Across Kansas.From conquering a grueling 58-mile route with over 5,100 feet of climb to navigating a 38-mile route with daunting 16% peaks, we share our experiences and stories of the incredible riders we met along the way. Plus, listen in as we chat with fellow cyclists who had the opportunity to use the innovative snooze box concept, and hear their thoughts on its amenities and cost-effectiveness for those long cycling trips.As we wrap up our Georgia adventure, we touch on important safety concerns and look ahead to future rides like RAGBRAI. We also discuss the positive impact of these cycling events on local businesses, as they bring significant revenue increases to the towns along the route. So, grab your helmet and join us on this epic journey with Road Adventures with Cycling Men of Leisure, where we share our passion for cycling and the unforgettable experiences it offers.Destination Morocco PodcastJoin host Azdean Elmoustaquim as he takes you on an exploration of his country's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   SpotifyWe announce YouTube and TicTok! We will be back Support the showEmbarking on a journey of camaraderie that spans years, Adam and Michael have cultivated a deep friendship rooted in their mutual passion for cycling. Through the twists and turns of life, these two friends have pedaled side by side, weaving a tapestry of shared experiences and good-natured teasing that only solidifies the authenticity of their bond. Their cycling escapades, filled with laughter and banter, are a testament to the enduring spirit of true friendship. Whether conquering challenging trails or coasting through scenic routes, Adam and Michael's adventures on two wheels are a testament to the joy found in the simple pleasures of life. If you're on the lookout for a podcast that captures the essence of friendship and the thrill of cycling, look no further. Join them on this audio journey, where they not only share captivating stories but also invite you to be a part of their cycling community. Get ready for a blend of fun tales, insightful discussions, and a genuine celebration of the joy that comes from embracing the open road on two wheels. This podcast is your ticket to an immersive and uplifting cycling-centric experience. and Remember,It's a Great Day for a Bike Ride!https://www.facebook.com/cyclingmenofleisurehttps://cyclingmenofleisure.com/http...