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 Notes00:37 – Introductions02:00 – Team in Training05:15 – Racing professionally08:03 – What is a domestique?09:34 – What was the spark that inspired Janel to go pro?13:23 – Getting into coaching15:50 – Power meters21:50 – Mountain biking and gravel biking29:20 – The wild ride from San Diego to Bend34:58 – Being a sponsored athlete for Liv Cycling46:08 – How can people benefit from using a coach?Mentioned in this ShowTeam in TrainingLiv CyclingUnion Cycliste Internationale (UCI)The Big LonelyConnect with Janel at Janel Cycling, on Instagram @janelspiker or Twitter @janelspikerConnect with us!Like Almost There on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/almostthereadventurepodcast/Follow Almost There on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/almostthere_ap/ Send us a voice message! https://www.speakpipe.com/AlmostThereOur Co-hostsJason Fitzpatrick – IG: @themuirprojectSaveria Tilden – IG: @adventuruswomen web: AdventurUsWomen.comJeff Hester – IG: @thesocalhiker web: SoCalHiker.netTheme song by Opus Orange. Courtesy of Emoto Music. The Almost There Adventure Podcast is a celebration of outdoor activities both local and epic. Discussing the big topics and talking to adventurers, artists, legends and activists within the outdoor community.