Leadville: The 100 Mile Mountain Bike Race Podcast
By Fatty & Hottie
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This is the show for people racing — or just interested in — The Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race. Fatty (a twenty-time LT100 finisher), Hottie, and a host of experts answer your questions, give you training tips, detail the course, and tells the stories about the highest and hardest one-day mountain bike race in America: The Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race.
||CleanS1E13: Fatty's 2018 LT100 Race Report||The training, the logistics, the stress, the excitement, and the actual racing are now all behind us...at least for this year. Now it's time for some storytelling. In this episode, Fatty tells Hottie a little bit about his Breck Epic experience (it...||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E12: The Final Hour||When you pass the Carter's Aid Station, you've got 12 miles and about an hour left in your race. In this episode of The Leadville Podcast, Hottie and Fatty talk not just about the physical part of the course — the St Kevens climb and descent, the...||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1B6: The Course -- All 103.5 Miles of It (BONUS)||It's a full three hours of Hottie and Fatty detailing The Course. You may want some time markers for this episode in case you need to break it up or want to revisit certain parts. Here you go: 0:05:50 - At The Starting Line (S1E1) 0:17:35 - Starting...||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E11: OK, You're In Leadville. Now What?||In this episode of The Leadville Podcast, Rebecca Rusch — The Queen of Pain — talks about the advice she gave to Fatty's wife a few years ago: the same advice that Lisa says changed everything for her: "Pedal! Pedal! Pedal! Pedal!" While your...||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E10: The Powerline Climb: The Crux of the Race||Everything you've done to prepare for this race leads to this moment. Every pedal stroke of the race itself leads to this climb. How you do in this four miles can be the difference between hitting or missing your Leadville 100 objective,...||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1B5: Pacing Another Rider When Racing the Leadville 100 (BONUS Episode)||It's about time Hottie take his rightful place as star of this show to tell a story about one (or two) of the times he's completed the Leadville 100. In true Hottie fashion, though, instead of telling the story of his fastest racing of the Leadville...||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E9: Your Crew and You, Part 2: Put Your Crewing Strategy To Work||Hottie and Fatty start this episode of the Leadville Podcast from higher than 10,000 feet...even though they're nowhere near Leadville. In fact, they're at the finish line of the Crusher in the Tushar, which might just be the most perfect Leadville...||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1B4: Talking With the Boss of the LT100: Kimo Seymour||Kimo Seymour is SVP in charge of events and media at Life Time Fitness, which includes the Leadville 100. In other words, he’s the boss of the race. He's also raced the Leadville 100 eleven times, finishing under EIGHT hours every single time. In...||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E8: Your Crew and You, Part 1: Planning||There's a good chance that you've got friends and/or family coming along with you to Leadville, in which case there's nearly a 100% chance they're going to be crewing for you on race day. Which means that they've got as big a day coming up as you...||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E7: The Climb Up to Columbine Mine||In this episode, we’ll also be talking about the part of the course everyone obsesses about — one of the true defining moments of the Leadville 100: the climb to Columbine Mine. We set you straight on the most asked about part of Leadville...||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1B3: "This Race Changed My Life" (BONUS Episode)||Here at the Leadville Podcast, we have fun preparing for and gaming out and gearing up for this race. But what we LOVE are the stories that come out of this race. And it's high time we posted a woman's race report. More to the point, this is Lisa...||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E6: It's Definitely About the Bike||A Note from Fatty: Hey, next week (7/4-9) The Hammer and I are headed to Leadville to race the Silver Rush 50. If you're going to be in Leadville during that time, let me know. And more importantly, if you're thinking of RACING the Silver Rush 50 (the..||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1B2: An Interview with 6X LT100 Winner Dave Wiens||When Dave Wiens talks, Leadville racers listen. That's because they know that this six-time LT100 champion really knows his stuff, partly from having won this race so many times, and partly from having taught the Leadville 100 Camp of Champions...||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E5: Pacing and the Powerline (Special Guest: 6x Champ Dave Wiens)||Six-Time Leadville 100 Champ Dave Wiens joins Hottie and Fatty to talk about strategies for racing the Leadville 100, from pacing yourself to pacing others to just trying to not blow up halfway through the race. We deep-dive on the first dirt...||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E4: The (Lack of) Air Up There||All of our episodes are "must-hear" episodes, but this is quite likely the most critical episode you can listen to this year. We've got an incredible interview with Dr Colin Grissom, a well-known pulmonologist with special expertise in exercise at...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1B1: The Racer With Samson Hair||Dave Edwards is a guy Fatty met in 2014 during a pre-race clinic Rebecca Rusch and Fatty put on. Dave was a friendly guy, who — like most people — was very excited about the race. Unlike most people, he had an amazing head of below-shoulder-length..||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E3: Feeding Frenzy!||In this episode we go to the buffet — it's the show almost ALL about food. Dr Kevin Sprouse — Medical Director for the EF Education First / Drapac presented by Cannondale Pro Cycling Team — has a practical prescription for your race nutrition,...||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E2: Preventing — and Coping With — Cramps||In this episode, we talk about the endurance racer’s worst enemy: cramps. Fatty interviews Rebecca Rusch — The Queen of Pain — to get her tips on avoiding and surviving cramps, and Hottie and Fatty talk about our own experiences and expertise on..||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1E1: Answering the Big Question||Guests: Race Founder Ken Chlouber, 4x Champion Rebecca Rusch, Coach Jonathan Lee||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS0E6: A Conversation with Race Founder Ken Chlouber||A "Season 0" Bonus Episode for a Long Training Ride||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS0E5: Chasing Rebecca Rusch||A "Season 0" bonus race report for while you train||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS0E4: Finishing in Under 9 Hours, Finally||A "Season 0" bonus episode for inspiration during a long ride||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS0E3: One Gear and a Great Year||A "Season 0" bonus episode for inspiration during a long ride||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS0E2: Three Racers, One Great Finish||A "Season 0" bonus episode for inspiration during a long ride||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS0E1: Fatty's First Leadville Trail 100||A bonus "Season 0" story to keep you company on a long ride||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Now you know
If you love talking about riding bikes, pushing your own limits in a really fun way, and laughing, you need this podcast.
Whether you’re going for a finish or a big buckle at Leadville, well, here is everything you need to know! Fatty knows more about the Leadville 100 than nearly anybody.
So you like stories? Fatty brings together the coolest people in the community, and convinces them to share their adventures.
Can’t wait for more!
I'm not racing this year but have an interest in signing up one day. This is about the most informative podcast I've heard. And it's entertaining too! Keep up the great work!
FS or Hardtail
Lining up (red corral) this year for the first time. Can’t decide what bike to race? 24 lb FS or 20.5 lb HT??? How bout a bike choice episode?