The Double Grind | The Big Tour Cookout Edition


This week’s pod is dedicated to food! We triage the favorite foods of several top Tour de France riders as well as provide some seasonal recommendations to enjoy while watching a windy first week along the coast of France. Also: The Marketing Department crashes the pod to try to publicly shame PruDog into cleaning the den. And we review the Jalapeno and Super Soul Crusher Rides.

Cycling discussion topics:

– Our hosts critique a VeloNews helmet review. Tweet us your best picture of a crashed helmet! Check out the Virginia tech helmet ratings.
– After differentiating themselves by marketing bike frames with “one-by” front chainrings, 3T announces that they are now releasing the Strada Due designed for 2x drivetrains.
– The latest doping sagas in the Tour de France
– Tour de France predictions

Feature: Tour De France Chef’s Triage

– Strawberry Jam Dots for Froome
– Steak & Frites for Nibali
– Arborio Rice Cakes for Porte
– Bulk Gummy Options for Sagan
– Wine and smoked food pairings for Tour de France 2018

What we rode:

2018 Jalapeno Ride:

2018 Soul Crusher Ride:

The Double Grind on The Socials:

Twitter: @thedoublegrind
Facebook: @thedoublegrind

Hosted by Michael “PruDog” Pruitt and Chef Craig Hetherington.

No Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Backcountry travel
Jessica Kelley: Solitude and Longing in the Yukon

I first got to know Coach Jessica Kelley in 2013 when she was a Cycle University coach. At the time she considered herself a triathlete and was training for the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon, an Ironman-scale competition with the ocean swim in a Fjord, and the run including a long mountain …

Jamie Van Beek: She’s Persisting

One of the most common themes across the women athletes profiled here is that they came to their respective sports relatively late—usually after college. For whatever reason, athletics didn’t catch on during their school years, or they didn’t think of themselves as athletic when they were younger. 46-year-old Bellingham native …

Sensity lenses at maximum darkness during an ascent of the Clarno grade in Central Oregon during Race Across Oregon 2018. Credit: Zach Goodin, .RAWyeti Images
The n + 1: Sensity Photochromic Lenses

To prepare for this year’s 20th anniversary edition of the Race Across Oregon I needed to replace some prescription sunglasses. Since the race was 622+ miles non-stop, we’d be racing through the night. I needed a solution that would handle the bright desert conditions on the east side of the …