In this episode of Bike Tour Adventures, I have the pleasure to interview Lael Wilcox. Lael is a professional ultra-distance adventure cyclist that has achieved so much in just a few short years. From breaking the women’s record on the Tour Divide in 2015, coming first overall on the Trans-Am bike race in 2016, breaking the women’s record on the Baja Divide in 2015 and the men’s record in 2017 as well as numerous other races under her belt, Lael has proven to be one of the top female endurance cyclists in the world.
Cheers . Keep on pedalling.
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~ 03m 10s Intro to Lael Wilcox
~ 04m 30s Early bike touring and bikes
~ 11m 30s Seasonal touring
~ 15m 45s First endurance race and cycling to the Tour Divide start
~ 21m 21s Advice for people looking to get into ultra-distance cycling, her bikes and gearing
~ 26m 45s Deciding which bike to use and bike setup
~ 32m 20s The Alaska Pipeline Time Trial and food management
~ 38m 45s Bike route development & the Baja Divide
~ 42m 00s End notes and next episode … Leah Goldstein