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Nerd Alert Podcast: Ronan’s crazy-light Everesting bike

Building a bike with generic components, Enve's new move, and whether bikes are being made too light.

Nerd Alert Podcast: Designing bikes when there’s no stock

With the cycling industry booming, Sydney-based materials engineer and bike designer Dave Musgrove weighs in on covid-19 related supply i...

Nerd Alert podcast: Is MIPS really a must-have?

The regular crew is back together in an episode that covers everything from new pedals, slowing of road sales, to helmet safety.

Nerd Alert Podcast: Clinchers and inner tubes at Paris-Roubaix?

James and Dave chatted with key members of the Deceuninck-QuickStep team as well as Jeff Meyer, engineering manager at Roval, to discuss ...

Nerd Alert Podcast: Broken handlebars and flexy seatposts

The Nerds discuss the great handlebar fiasco of Le Samyn and more on this weeks Nerd Alert Podcast.

Nerd Alert Podcast: Can cycling apparel brands cut back on plastic bag use?

James spoke with two cycling apparel companies, Ornot and Pearl Izumi, about the use of polybags and sustainability in their field.

Nerd Alert Podcast: Making sense of the latest tech chaos

The current tech news is wild, so in this weeks episode of Nerd Alert the Nerds try to make sense of all of the potential new tech.

Nerd Alert Podcast: Nerding out on custom wheels

In this week’s Nerd Alert, James and Dave go deep into the rabbit hole of custom bicycle wheels with Adrian Emilsen of Melody Wheels in P...

Nerd Alert Podcast: Wireless for everybody!

Recent filings with the US Federal Communications Commission reveal that Shimano’s next generation of Dura-Ace Di2 will be at least semi-...

Nerd Alert Podcast: Outlandish safety claims and a better way to Zwift

The Nerds gather for the first podcast of the new year and it does not take long for things to get spicy! We discuss the lawsuit filed ag...

Nerd Alert Podcast: It’s time for the 2020 CyclingTippy awards!

Yes, folks, it’s once again that time of year where we here at CyclingTips hand out the most prestigious, coveted, and occasionally dubio...

Nerd Alert Podcast: The wheels on the bus go 'round and 'round

James has locked the Nerds out of the recording studio for this episode, disregarding the traditional format to instead do a (very) deep ...

Nerd Alert podcast: The fifth element - magnesium stages a comeback

We’ve said before that we’re in a “golden age” of chain lube these days, with big advancements in recent months that not only reduce driv...

Nerd Alert Podcast: The disposable bike economy

Winter is coming, and so is new winter riding gear. Nerd Alert this week kicks off with a discussion about the new Assos winter jacket th...

Nerd Alert podcast: 12-speed for everyone and the value of in-house component brands

In this episode of the CyclingTips Nerd Alert podcast, we discuss the merits of Ratio Technology’s new 12-speed conversion kit for SRAM 1...

Nerd Alert podcast: Your next road bike might look like an airplane

Welcome back to the CyclingTips Nerd Alert podcast. In this episode we discuss two things related to the UCI: one is a rule we'd like to ...

Nerd Alert podcast: Tech of the Tour de France

With the Tour de France wrapped up, our latest episode of the CyclingTips Nerd Alert podcast looks at some of the tech that popped up and...

Nerd Alert podcast: Bike tech that makes us go … no thanks.

What's the saying? Those who can't make something, podcast about it? Bike stuff is pretty damn good these days, but sometimes little thin...

Nerd Alert podcast: Are two-speed internal hubs the new front derailleur?

In our latest – and long – episode of the CyclingTips Nerd Alert podcast we look at the biggest stories in the world of tech and then tak...

Nerd Alert podcast: Garmin's hack, Mavic's future and a banker's take on the bike boom

This week's episode kicks off with a discussion of EvilCorp's ransomware attack on Garmin's systems, then we take a look at the future of...