Chains & Gears

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I am really happy to bring in Joel Rierson today, he is a really big race enthusiast. Not only does he race bikes but now hosts events as Velofesta and Velofest 360. Get into the conversation with Joel and I on his career, hosting events, raci
We are back with our part two episode! We are back to talk about weeks 5-8 of research. It was a rough but rewarding final weeks of work. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this podcast.  Mentioned info: UT program, final weeks, presentations, poste
It has been a good while since we released an episode! Let me just say I have been busy conducting research for the University of Texas at Austin. This is an 8 week program that is ending really soon and really fast. I decide to bring in thre
Emilio Hernandez is here for the first time on the podcast! We decided to have fun with a link he had that would generate questions. Please do enjoy the final episode for season 2! Mentioned Info: Questions for an essay, business, family, cou
For the last episode for season 2, we end it with the guy we started with. Dalton is back but rather than talking about bikes we talked about his current time studying engineering in Colorado. I learned a lot about the CMU program, making myse
Eddie came over one day and we thought of many great ideas for a new fast-talk. With nothing coming to mind he found an image labeled " 15 Questions to ask you Crush". It sounded funny in our head so we went ahead and asked each other these qu
We brought in the big guns with SeaSucker! As said on their website, "SeaSucker's innovative vacuum mount technology seamlessly attaches racks to cars and marine accessories to boats and more without the worry of scratching surfaces or drillin
I am back with a solo effort on how to pre-race (pre-event). I competed in the Holland GP 1 and 2, two weeks apart from each other. Coming in prepared to an event changes everything completely, listen to my own advice from dropping at mile six
I have officially interviewed all of North America! Ed Veal is such an inspirational man, forget finding a motivational video just listen to him speak. Ed is currently on the Canadian National Track and Road team, holds some world records, has
This our own tribute to Daft Punk coming to an end. Since I was a child they were one of my all time music artists, so for them to conclude it was disappointing but it happens. Hear us make a tier list on their albums and what Daft Punk meant t
What a guy! Cesar is just a guy I relate to in some weird way, just nice to continue to meet more down to earth people. Cesar is a guy from New York who professionally races crits for Butcher Box Cycling, one of the best teams in the crit busi
Yeah I never fully understood if the ground hog shadow actually worked, I guess they fought back! My cousin Miguel Flores or better known as Mikey is back, he had to deal with this way worse than me but a lot of people had to endure a lot in Te
Dr. Sosa randomly surprised me one day. While ridding bikes we started talking about college, eventually leading to the topic of him starting off as an engineer for NASA to leaving and getting an MD. I never knew that fact so I wanted to learn
Welcome Claudio Ochoa, he is studying mechanical engineering with me at UTSA. We talk one some issues we have with online engineering school, but also some pros professors are doing. I also randomly found out he used to do triathlons so now I h
Jorge Munoz or "George" is my cycling coach from goTenac Championship Coaching. Over the years I have really seen the difference it makes but is coaching for everyone? Find out in this epsiode, he also explains his own cycling career on the roa
We decided to try playing a video game and just chatting while we do it. I had some jelly dilemmas and we discussed shows like the Bachelor and A Teacher. Mentioned info: Minecraft Parkour, jelly, cartoon remakes, The Bachelor, A teacher, a
We are back with Sean! He is such a great guy for coming on, went to Virginia Tech to become an engineer and raced there. Eventually becoming a beast and heading over to some other teams like Gateway Devo to now CS Velo. Just incase you did not
Do you like video games? Do you like Minecraft? I know I do! Welcome back Rey and Eddie as we talk about our Minecraft experience together! From getting fish, to collecting blaze rods, to fighting the ender dragon. We clearly went through a lot
I am really excited to have John Croom on! As being the owner of the Coffee & Van Chats podcast he sure does have a lot on his plate. He is an three time national champion on the track but also holds a national record. Off the track he sometim
This episode is a bit different than usual, I brought in some older friends from elementary school to just have fun. They took over on the route of the conversation and it turned out fun in the end! Mentioned context: Diego's "How to be happy
Meet Jonny Brown, he is a professional bike racer currently for Evo Pro Racing. Jonny is a two time Junior National Champion and the 2018 Men's Elite National Champion at the age of 21. He has competed in cobblestone classics like the Paris Ro
First and foremost I want to say again my condolences to those that are friends and family members those those cyclist that were killed in Nevada. *This episode is not about the incident, just altercations from cars and bikes. Also a quote I sa
Welcome back to season 2! We hit it off meeting Dalton Walters, originally from Richardson Texas he raced plenty of road for Matrix. Soon after graduation he went over to race at Colorado Mesa University and continued track. His track career t
I am back with a solo talk for how to handle ridding in the rain. Just be careful in the rain, wet conditions can be tricky sometimes. Last thing you want if to get sick or fall from certain things you did not know! I also forgot to talk about
Rey and Eddie are back to breakdown some social media positives but negatives as well. Living in the younger generation we seem to rely heavily on social media and it can most of the time bring negative effects. Below are some articles and a vi
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