January 19, 2021

Episode 30: Janel Spilker on Cycling, Coaching & More

On this episode: Roadies, Team in Training, the pro peloton, and power meters. We’re talking with Janel Spilker, former pro cyclist, coach and Liv Cycling Ambassador.  

Show Notes

  • 00:37 – Introductions
  • 02:00 – Team in Training
  • 05:15 – Racing professionally
  • 08:03 – What is a domestique?
  • 09:34 – What was the spark that inspired Janel to go pro?
  • 13:23 – Getting into coaching
  • 15:50 – Power meters
  • 21:50 – Mountain biking and gravel biking
  • 29:20 – The wild ride from San Diego to Bend
  • 34:58 – Being a sponsored athlete for Liv Cycling
  • 46:08 – How can people benefit from using a coach?

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