Criterium Nation

Hosted ByRob Kelly

Life lived one corner at a time.


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What Do We Know About the NCL?

Hopefully when you get to the end of this episode you know more than you do now. We are joined this week by Jonathan Crain to help crack the enigma that is the NCL. Information has slowly dribble out but our goal is to collect everything we’ve seen…

Life Time Grand Prix Docuseries Review

Let’s apply what we’ve learned about media from our last episode and do so by taking a deep dive look into the docuseries recently released by Cold Collaborative about the 2022 Life Time Grand Prix. Sure this has nothing to do with criterium racing;…

The Fourth Estate featuring Brad Sohner

Let’s start 2023 the right way by talking about how criterium racing can learn from other sports to make its media experience better and more comprehensive. When criterium racing’s fans are more educated they are more engaged. When they are more…

Panache, Moxie, et al., featuring Chris Tolley

Chris Tolley is here and we are so excited that it caused us to get introspective. Come with us on a thought experiment as we explore the inner workings of the mind of a man who has become an institution in Central Texas. He has become an advocate, a…

The Rules Committee

Our friend, Prof. & Coach Adam Mills of Cycling University, is back in the studio and delivering a level 205 college course on how we need to learn the rules of criterium racing and then rethink them. Rules define a sport and help make it safe and…

The Storytellers

We’ve done it, we’ve made it to Episode 100. We’ve got so much more work to do in this sport, but for the moment we will celebrate getting to this benchmark. This one goes out to all of you, the loyal fans and listeners; and that’s why we turned to…

The Project Echelon Files: Crit Ricky Rides Again

Ricky Arnopol joins us for the hour to talk about how coffee is so much more than just an addiction, racing in Europe and tattoos. But more importantly, we talk about salaries in bike racing and have a frank conversation about where we are now as…

The Clever Martinez Effect

Positivity, optimism and having fun. Use the opportunity to train, race, and be alive for good. We learn this and a ton more in this week’s episode featuring Clever Martinez of Miami Blazers. We are brought to you by Source Endurance. Use the promo…

The Project Echelon Files Chapter 4: The Epic of Monk

He’s the hero we need and this is his story. His name is Brandon Feehery but we call him Monk. In chapter 4 we bring you the Epic of Monk.  We are brough to you by Source Endurance. Use the promo code “criteriumnation” for $50 off your first…