RBR RADIO is the podcast series of RoadBikeRider.com. Your host, distance cycling expert and race organizer George Thomas, interviews experts across the cycling spectrum on topics including training, nutrition, skills, tech and more, presented in a free-form conversation. New podcasts are added regularly. Tune in to hear the latest authoritative, informational how-to podcasts — and check out the related expert eArticles and eBooks for more in-depth knowledge.

training bCoach John Hughes: The Six Success Factors to Becoming a Better Cyclist, Part 1

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes, along with Training Peaks VP Bryce Walsh in our 3-part series discussing and detailing the factors that will help you become a better cyclist.  Part 1 focuses on Planning, Goal-Setting and Effective Training. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

May 2017 - 25 min 32 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

The Best of Coach Hughes: 5 eArticles to Make You a Better Cyclist How to Become a Better Cyclist: The Six Success Factors    

training bCoach John Hughes: The Importance of Cross-Training

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes and host George Thomas discuss the importance of cross-training and a number of possible activities cyclists can do to effectively cross-train. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

January 2017 - 17 min 25 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Off-Season Bundle  Off-Season Conditioning Past 50

training bCoach John Hughes: How to Get the Most out of Trainer Riding

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes talks about how to get the most out of your trainer time when you're not able to ride outside. Hint: it's not just sitting there, grinding away. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

January 2017 - 22 min 38 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Off-Season BundleOff-Season Conditioning Past 50

training bCoach John Hughes: Tips for Older Riders - A Conversation with Elizabeth Wicks

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes interviews his client Elizabeth Wicks, a record-setting septuagenarian, for an in-depth conversation about how best to use structured training, stretching, core work and the importance of recovery for older riders. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

December 2, 2016 - 19 min 36 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Gaining a Mental Edge Off-Season Bundle    Cycling Past 50, 60 and Beyond Bundle

training bCoach John Hughes: Developing Your Mental Skills

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes joins George for an in-depth conversation about how best to sharpen your mental skills to become a better cyclist. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

September 6, 2016 - 32 min 53 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Gaining a Mental Edge Off-Season Bundle   

nutrition bCoach John Hughes: Fueling Like an Olympian

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes joins George for an in-depth conversation about how best to fuel your riding, and your life, by emulating the nutrition strategies of Olympic athletes. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

August 29, 2016 - 37 min 55 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Summer Riding Bundle Nutrition for 100K and Beyond  Healthy Nutrition Past 50 

Coach John Hughes: Dealing with the Heat, Part 3

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes joins George for an in-depth conversation about how best to deal with cramps while riding in the heat. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

August 15, 2016 - 13 min 15 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Summer Riding Bundle    

Coach John Hughes: Dealing with the Heat, Part 2

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes joins George for an in-depth conversation about how best to manage hydration and electrolytes, and the importance of developing a personal strategy, to ride in the heat. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

July 27, 2016 - 18 min 22 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Summer Riding Bundle    

Coach John Hughes: Dealing with the Heat, Part 1

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes joins George for an in-depth conversation about the best strategies and techniques to employ to prepare for and ride in the heat. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

July 6, 2016 - 33 min 21 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Summer Riding Bundle    

Coach John Hughes: All About Peaking

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes joins George for an in-depth conversation about the best strategies to employ to peak for a specific event or at a specific time. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

June 2, 2016 - 26 min 37 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Your Best Season Ever Bundle, Parts 1 & 2 Intensity Training 2016  Spring Training: 10 Weeks to Summer Fitness 

Coach John Hughes: Endurance Training

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes joins George for an in-depth conversation about the benefits and best approach for cyclists to take regarding endurance training. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

May 17, 2016 - 22 min 9 sec


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Endurance Training and Riding -- 3-Article Bundle Beyond the Century  Nutrition for 100K and Beyond Mastering the Long Ride

Coach Fred Matheny: On Football, Cycling and Timeless Coaching Advice

Cycling icon and RBR co-founder Coach Fred Matheny joins George for a podcast on cycling coaching, tips and timeless advice for recreational roadies. Click Coach Fred Matheny Bio for more info about Fred.

May 9, 2016 - 16 min


Related ePubs from Coach Matheny:

Basic Training for Roadies Coach Fred's Solutions to 150 Road Cycling Challenges Peaking for a Century Fred Matheny's Complete Book of Road Bike Training

training bCoach John Hughes: Preparing for Your Best Season Ever

Distance cycling expert and regular RBR contributor Coach John Hughes joins George to talk about how to train in the early season to make this your best season ever. Click Coach John Hughes Bio for more info about John.

April 18, 2016 - 16 min


Related ePubs from Coach Hughes:

Your Best Season Ever Bundle, Parts 1 & 2 Your Best Season Ever, Part 1 Your Best Season Ever, Part 2