Fast Talk, ep. 96: Analysis on Pedaling Dynamics with Colby Pearce 

Pedaling a bike is simple, right? Well, not exactly. Veteran fitter and former Olympian Colby Pearce weighs in with some wisdom.

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For this episode, Chris and Coach Connor go to former Olympian and current fit guru Colby Pearce with a simple request: Tell us what you know about the pedal stroke. We anticipated an intelligent, albeit relatively short answer. What Colby gave us, just back from a detailed fitting with the EF Education First team, was a monologue of gold.

We also caught up with reigning U.S. national road race champion Ruth Winder of Trek-Segafredo for more advice on how to train the pedal stroke, on and off the bike.

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