Keegan Swenson joins us to talk about his Leadville and Breck Epic wins and to help us answer your questions on training with bad air quality, finding your strengths and weaknesses and much more. Tune in now and get faster!

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Topics covered in this episode

  • End of intro 0:00
  • Keegan’s experience at Leadville and the Breck Epic 00:28
  • How to prepare for long and short events at the same time 26:49
  • How air quality affects performance and health 41:08
  • Suspension for gravel bikes 1:02:13
  • What to carry in a saddlebag 1:04:24
  • Finding your strengths and weaknesses 1:39:35
  • Tips for increasing carbs without GI distress 1:47:14
  • Live questions and answers 1:58:51

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Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee is a Level II USA certified cycling coach and the host of the Ask a Cycling Coach podcast. His background in the sport of motocross has translated into a passion for cycling, mountain biking and all things training. If you have a training question, submit your question for Jonathan to answer on the next episode of TrainerRoad’s podcast.