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The Ultra Cycling Show

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Bringing together the ultra cycling family through fun and friendly interviews, news, and ultra-minded content. Support this podcast:

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Ep 69 ⚡️ Joe Lawhorn - Retired U.S. Marine Sets Double Trans-Ohio World Record

May 31st, 2021


In this Sprint Round Record Recap, we discuss Joe Lawhorn - Cyclist's recent world records crossing the US state of Ohio from East to West (233 …

Ep 68 ⚡️ Adam Ashwill - The 12-hr Standard Category Champion | Bessies Creek 24 (2021)

April 17th, 2021


In this Sprint Round Race Report, we discuss Adam Ashwill - Cyclist's recent 1st place victory in the 12-hr standard category of the annual Bessie's …

Ep 67: James MacDonald - John o'Groats to Lands End, and Back; RAAM, 24-hr Indoor Attempt

April 17th, 2021


In this episode, we talk with James MacDonald, the only solo Race Across America finisher from Scotland. James reached the finish line of the world's …

Ep 66: Louis-Eric Simard - French Ultra Bikepacker (TransAm, TransCanada, & Race Around Cuba)

March 31st, 2021


After watching the film Inspired to Ride years ago, French-Canadian ultra bikepacker, Louis-Eric Simard, took on the famous Trans Am Bike Race Bike …

Ep 65: Four by 3000 - Elite 4-person RAAM team; fastest 8-person record holders

March 28th, 2021


If you haven't watched the exhilarating documentary Four by 3000 - A journey through the toughest bike race in the world, then you're in for a real treat with this episode! We feature 3 of the racers of the elite …

Ep 64: Dominik Meierhofer - 24-hr World Champion (2021)

March 24th, 2021


In this episode, we talk with a very talented ultra racer from Austria, Dominik Meierhofer - Radsportler, who is still very young in terms of ultra …

Ep 63: Caleb Cline - 24h Trike Champion and Disabled Veteran

March 21st, 2021


In this episode, we chat with Caleb Cline, an impressive relatively new ultra cyclist with an inspiring backstory.

Caleb is a graduate of the …

Ep 62: Bharat Pannu - Super Randonneur, WR Holder, Virtual RAAM

February 24th, 2021


Super Randonneur, Bharat Pannu, was the first Indian to successfully complete any Ultra race in India of a distance longer than 400 miles in the 1st …

Ep 61: Mike Cohen - A Heartfelt Story of Cancer Survivor Biking Across US

February 18th, 2021


Mike Cohen has a heartfelt story to share with all of us after battling cancer for many years and most recently suffering from a heart attack. Mike's story is one of inspiration, resilience, and determination to live …

Ep 60: Katie Ford - First Scot to finish RAAM, Olympic Torch Bearer, & WUCA Board Member

February 15th, 2021


In this episode, we talk with Katharine Ford, the first Scot to ever finish RAAM when she was just 22 years of age. She started endurance cycling when she lost her driving license to epilepsy in 2005 and ever since then …

Ep 59: Elena Roch - The Women's Champion, Race Around Niederösterreich (RAN) (2020)

February 12th, 2021


Elena Roch won first place in the women's division of the Race Around Niederösterreich (RAN) in 2020 with a time of 22h 36m. The beautiful 600km, or …

Ep 58: Craig Harper - Solo Kiwi, World Record Holder, and 4th Place RAAM Finisher

February 10th, 2021


In this episode, we talk with an amazing athlete from the beautiful country of New Zealand, Craig Harper, who is an all-around sportsman both as an …

Ep 57: Shreya Adhav - Creating Healthy Nutritional Habits & Not Restrictions

February 4th, 2021


In this episode, we chat with Shreya Adhav, an award-winning nutritionist and founder of the SpirEat Sports Nutrition Clinic in India. With more than 5 years of experience advising athletes across the globe, Shreya has …

Ep 56: Valerio Zamboni - The Italian Legend Who Won't Retire (7x RAAM & Many More!)

February 2nd, 2021


We talk with a legendary rider of the Race Across America (RAAM) and the sport of ultra cycling, the great Valerio Zamboni from Italy currently …

Ep 55: Kabir Rachure - One of India's Finest Ultra Cyclists

January 30th, 2021


When you get an award named after you, it's a sign you're doing something right. Inspire India's Ultra Award "The Kabir Rachure Ultra Award" was …

Ep 54: Adam Bickett - Completing RAAM with High Altitude Sickness

January 24th, 2021


Adam Bickett competed in the Race Across America and Race Across the West. He also won the legendary “Furnace Creek 508” (now called the Silver State 508). After getting into cycling and riding many centuries and double …

Ep 53: Ryan Collins - Olympic Hopeful Turned Competitive Ultra Cyclist

January 21st, 2021


An Olympic hopeful turned competitive ultra-cyclist, it's Ryan Collins. We'll be seeing a lot more of this 26 year old in the years to come. In just …

Ep 52: Franz Preihs: Vegan Ultra Athlete and Adventurer

January 18th, 2021


We talk with 5-time Race Across America participant and ultra cycling veteran, Franz Preihs of Austria, who holds the lifelong RAAM number 351. Franz …

Ep 51: Louise Gibson - The InternationElles, Tour de France, & Women's Cycling

January 14th, 2021


Louise Gibson is no ordinary single mother. After repeated running injuries, Lou switched over to cycling and has since ridden the full route of Le …

Ep 50: Justin Too - Founder of The Ultra Cycling Show (ft. Christoph Strasser)

January 11th, 2021


Welcome our new co-host Christoph Strasser as he interviews founder and ultra-cyclist, Justin Too

What extent will you go? For Justin Too, this …

Ep 49: Christoph Strasser - What It Takes to Become Race Across America Champion

January 7th, 2021


The only 6-time Race Across America (RAAM) solo overall champion, Christoph Strasser, joins us for a fun and informative episode to discuss RAAM in …

Ep 48: Ultra Cycling News (December 2020)

January 4th, 2021


December was a month full of inspirational stories. There was a lot of action all around the world taking us from the United States to Europe to …

Ep 47: Aleš Suhadolnik - Elite Coach of 24-hr WR Holder, Ironman, & Low Carb Periodization

December 31st, 2020


World class performances don't happen without world class coaching and world records aren't set without expert supervision coupled with a science-based training and nutrition program. In this episode, we chat with …

Ep 46: Chaitanya Velhal - Indian Ultra Athlete & Coach at Power Peaks Athlete Lab

December 28th, 2020


Ultra cyclist, Ironman triathlete, scientist, coach, sports nutritionist, entrepreneur and athlete ambassador, it's Chaitanya Velhal - Team Chai, more commonly known by the name "Chai." As an athlete, Chai has completed …

Ep 45: Dex Tooke - Completing Unfinished Business in RAAM

December 24th, 2020


Unfinished business. For many of us that's the case at some point in our ultra cycling endeavors. It could have stayed that way for ultra cycling …

Ep 44: Jen Orr - 2019 RAW Champion Sets 8 World Records in 24-Hr Attempt

December 21st, 2020


It's fine. That's the ongoing joke inside of Jen Orr - Ultra-endurance Cyclist's circle, but in this episode there's no joke about what Jen has been …

Ep 43: Jean-Philippe Soulé - Author, Adventurer, and the Ultra Bike Pursuit

December 18th, 2020


Jean-Philippe Soulé has led a marvelously colorful life. In this episode, we hear from Jean-Phi from the perspective of award-winning author, …

Ep 42: Remek Siudziński - Race Around Poland (RAP), A Brand New Race with an Innovative Concept

December 14th, 2020


"People overestimate what they can do in 1 yr but underestimate what they can do in 10 yrs." On today's episode, we'll hear from Remek Siudziński who …

Ep 41: Om Hitendra Mahajan - World Record Holder at 18 Years Old; Only 3 Months of Ultra Cycling Experience

December 11th, 2020


What were you doing just before you turned 18 years old? For Om Hitendra Mahajan, he was celebrating his birthday early by breaking a Guinness World …

Ep 40: Ultra Cycling News (November 2020)

December 10th, 2020


November was a month full of awesome ultra races and inspirational stories. There was a lot of action all around the world taking us from the United …

Ep 39: Steve Meichtry - 173+ double centuries; unstoppable at 68 years old

December 7th, 2020


173+ double centuries and there's no slowing him down! Steve Meichtry is our guest in today's episode and his story is sure to inspire you and push …

Ep 38: John & Nancy Guth - Not Your Ordinary Grandparents (RAAM, Records, & More)

December 3rd, 2020


John and Nancy Guth are no ordinary couple. While most grandparents enjoy kicking back, relaxing, playing with their grandchildren and watching them do ambitious things, the Guth's are the ones setting the bar for their …

Ep 37: Christoph Strasser - The Greatest Ultra-Cyclist (6-time RAAM Champion; World Record Holder)

November 30th, 2020


The man, the myth, the legend, Christoph Strasser, joins us to discuss his ultra cycling journey and the road that led him to become the famous …

Ep 36: Nal Jure Robič - Following in the Tracks of His Legendary Father (w/ Marko Baloh)

November 26th, 2020


16 years old and excited to carry on the legacy of an ultra legend - it's Nal Jure Robič, and his name says it all. Nal's father, the late Jure …

Ep 35: Srinivas Gokulnath - First Indian to complete RAAM and RAA

November 23rd, 2020


Humility, positivity, compassion, and the limitless boundaries of human endurance are all cornerstones of ultra cyclists and exemplified so well by …

Ep 34: Adam Ashwill - 17 Years Old with a RAAM Addiction

November 19th, 2020


Adam Ashwill - we'll be hearing a lot more of his name in the years to come. This 17 year old ultra cyclist has accomplished so much in a very short …

Ep 33: Christian Troll & Georg Franschitz - Race Around Niederösterreich (RAN)

November 16th, 2020


If you like delicious cake or good coffee then this episode is for you. The Race Around Lower Austria (or Niederösterreich as it's called) provides …

Ep 32: Jeffrey Ritter - WUCA Secretary & Recumbent Racer

November 12th, 2020


It's okay to suffer. On today's episode, we chat with Jeffrey Ritter, a Director and the Corporate Secretary of the World UltraCycling Association …

Ep 31: Divya Tate - Inspire India; Ultra Cycling as a Tool for Social Transformation

November 9th, 2020


Elephants, coffee beans, hangovers, the Himalayas, and ultra cycling in India. How are they all connected? Well, on today's episode, we'll find out …

Ep 30: Ultra Cycling News (October 2020)

November 5th, 2020


October was a month full of awesome ultra races and inspirational stories. There was a lot of action all around the world taking us from the United …

Ep 29: Kirsten Walker - 115 Double Centuries with Asthma and a Bad Hip

November 2nd, 2020


23,000 miles of double centuries and much more, all with asthma and a bad hip. On today's episode, we'll learn how Kirsten Walker has managed to …

Ep 28: Pierre Charles - 45,000 km all around France and the Ultimate Pyrenees Pursuit

October 28th, 2020


Have you ever ridden to the starting line of an ultra event? How about riding to the starting line of two events, back to back, and then also riding …

Ep 27: Luca Masini - Giro d'Italia Nonstop (GINS); 2,400 miles around Italy

October 26th, 2020


Imagine riding all around the beautiful country of Italy passing through historic cities like Venice, Milan, Rome, Naples, and over the snowcapped …

Ep 26: Stanko Verstovšek - New 24-hr World Record (previously held by Christoph Strasser)

October 22nd, 2020


The gold standard and benchmark for competitive ultra cyclists is the 24-hour individual time trial, just as the 1-hr TT is the standard for …

Ep 25: Georgi Stoychev - Cross State Record, Maryland S-N

October 19th, 2020


Georgi Stoychev, a Bulgarian ultra cyclist, set a new WUCA Cross State Record traversing from South to North across the state of Maryland on the East …

Ep 24: Matjaz Planinsek - 10 Year Commemoration of Jure Robic

October 15th, 2020


10 years ago we lost one of the greatest ultra cyclists the world has ever seen, Slovenian ultra racer and fan favorite, Jure Robic. In his career, …

Ep 23: Philipp Kaider - 2nd Place, Race Around Niederösterreich (RAN, 2020)

October 12th, 2020


Imagine racing Christoph Strasser, arguably the world's premiere ultra cyclist, in his home country of Austria. Today's guest Philipp Kaider did …

Ep 22: Chris Hopkinson - Choosing to be invincible (26 World Records, 5 RAAMs, Bicycle Dreams, & More)

October 8th, 2020


Being invincible is a choice, and in today's episode, we'll hear from a world-renowned ultra cyclist who has made that choice for over 20 years. …

Ep 21: Shangrila Rendon - Ultra Woman, Feisty Fox (World Records, Trans-Siberian Extreme, & More)

October 5th, 2020


34 ironmans in 34 days, including almost 4,000 miles of bicycling. On today's episode, we have the privilege of speaking with Shangrila Rendon, a …

Ep 20: Ultra Cycling News (September 2020)

October 2nd, 2020


There was a lot of ultra cycling action all around the world in September and it marked just the second month of this brand new show dedicated to …

Ep 19: Lori Hoechlin - Winning HooDoo 500 Stage Race (2020)

September 28th, 2020


Everesting 29,000 ft up Alpe D'huez is one of the highlights of today's fun episode with Lori Hoechlin, a female ultra racer from Orange County who …

Ep 18: Chris Calimano - Virtual HooDoo 500 (2020) and 500+ Races in 10 years

September 24th, 2020


There's ultra athletes, and then there's Chris Calimano. On today's episode, we'll hear all about Chris' virtual HooDoo 500 race. As a bonus round …

Ep 17: Giovanni Prosperi - Winning HooDoo 500, Solo Supported Division (2020)

September 21st, 2020


512 grueling miles and 31,000 ft of climbing, plus headwinds through a lot of that, was the challenge for racers of the HooDoo 500 event recently, …

Ep 16: Mayank Tripathi - Indian 24-hr Virtual TT Champion (2020)

September 16th, 2020


There's a group of talented ultra racers from India competing in some of the world's most challenging ultra events from the Ultra Spice 1000 km in …

Ep 15: Georgi Stoychev - Virtual RAW, Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP), 24-hr TT's

September 10th, 2020


10 completions of the famous Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP), the Transcontinental Race in Europe, and supporting breast cancer are some of the big goals of …

Ep 14: Tom & Elisabeth Guevara - PBP, RAAM, 24-hr Worlds, & Tandem Touring

September 7th, 2020


Life is so much better when you have someone to share it with.

And this couldn't be more true for our two guests on today's episode who have bicycled …

Ep 13: Dave Haase - Winning HooDoo 500, Self-Supported! (2020)

September 7th, 2020


512 grueling miles and 31,000 ft of climbing was the challenge for racers of the HooDoo 500 event recently, taking riders through the beautiful state …

Ep 12: Joe Barr - Reaching Further: WR's, RAAM, Ireland, & More

September 3rd, 2020


Reaching further is the theme for today's episode where I'll be chatting with one of Ireland's finest ex-pro turned ultra cyclists. We'll be …

Ep 11: Marc Poland - Setting 100 km WR (60+ outdoor track)

August 27th, 2020


How fast can you ride 100km (around 62 miles)? Would you be able to ride it at 20 miles per hour? How about 21 or 22 mph?

Well, on today's episode …

Ep 10: Teresa Beck - Completing 100 Double Centuries

August 24th, 2020


A 200-mile double century ride is a lifetime in itself - it's half way the distance from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Now imagine riding 100 double centuries in just about a decade, the equivalent of biking 50 times …

Ep 9: Marc Poland - President of the World UltraCycling Association (WUCA)

August 19th, 2020


The World Ultra Cycling Association is an international nonprofit organization that is dedicated to promoting the sport of ultra cycling while also …

Ep 8: Dustin Dinh - Race Across America (RAAM), 2015

August 16th, 2020


The Race Across America, more commonly referred to as RAAM, is known as the World's Toughest Bicycle Race. The route from Oceanside, California to …

Ep 7: Marko Baloh - Setting 12 New World Records, including 24-hr and 1,000 km

July 30th, 2020


Today's episode is with one of the world's legends, Marko Baloh. Marko competed in UCI road races from 1985 to 1995. His first Race Across America …

Ep 6: Mark Christopherson - Racing 200-miles

July 22nd, 2020


In today's episode, we have a chat with a speedy ultra racer, Mark Christopherson. Mark has been an ultra-endurance cyclist since 2013 and to date …

Ep 5: Jason Perez - CTC Stage Race (Part 3)

July 20th, 2020


Imagine climbing over 46,000 feet across 600 miles on a recumbent bicycle that weighs 10 pounds more than the average road bicycle and then taking the victory in a 3-stage double century road race.

On today’s episode, …

Ep 4: Jason Perez - CTC Stage Race (Part 2)

July 20th, 2020


Imagine climbing over 46,000 feet across 600 miles on a recumbent bicycle that weighs 10 pounds more than the average road bicycle and then taking the victory in a 3-stage double century road race.

On today’s episode, …

Ep 3: Jason Perez - Racing the Devil Mountain Double Century in the 2016 California Triple Crown Stage Race (Part 1)

July 20th, 2020


Imagine climbing over 46,000 feet across 600 miles on a recumbent bicycle that weighs 10 pounds more than the average road bicycle and then taking the victory in a 3-stage double century road race.

On today’s episode, …

Ep 2: Dzung Dang - PBP, RAAM, & Carmel Valley DC

July 13th, 2020


Dzung Dang is an accomplished ultra-endurance cyclist and randonneur residing in San Jose, California, organizer of the Carmel Valley Double Century, …

Ep 1: Show intro with host Justin Too

July 2nd, 2020


Welcome to the brand new ultra cycling show! I'm your host, Justin Too. Let's roll!

The vision of this show is to bring together the ultra cycling …

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