Craig Hetherington, co-host of the Double Grind Podcast
Gravel

Double Grind Podcast | Deathbike 2018

It’s Giro d’Italia time. But, instead of talking about the Giro we’re bringing you Deathbike ’18. What the hell is that? Well you’ll just have to listen to us yammer on to find out. PruDog and Chef Craig discuss some hidden gems of the greater Seattle gravel scene. Plus, can …

The group stayed together except on the climbs. Credit: Wes Salmon.
Gravel

Double Grind Podcast | Best Of The Spring

Awkward pauses and freestyle theme songs are what this week’s episode are all about. Oh, what we like best about the cycling this spring. And stuff we didn’t like too. Look, we could lie but let’s be honest. You probably could find something better to do than listen to this …

Adult beverages

The Double Grind Podcast | 2018 Gorge Grinder

In this episode Michael “PruDog” Pruitt and Chef Craig Hetherington talk about the 2018 Gorge Grinder (formerly Gorge Roubaix) gravel ride in Hood River, OR as well as what they had for dinner the night before. But before they that they analyze why Nibali is getting his ass waxed, figure …

The group stayed together except on the climbs. Credit: Wes Salmon.
Cycling

The Double Grind Podcast | Pilot

This is the inaugural edition of the Double Grind Podcast. Double Grind is an informal discussion between Seattle cyclists about current cycling topics. In this episode Michael Pruitt and Craig Hetherington discuss the cobble classics, pro bike racer doping and fashion choices, upcoming gravel rides, and gear that works for …

Adventure racing

Tyler Farrar Sighting at Lake Sammamish Half

You never know who are might see at our local running (or bicycle) races. 33-year old Tyler Farrar is a Wenatchee-born bike racer who ascended to the highest levels of the sport. His accomplishments include stage wins at the Giro d’Italia, Vuelta a España, Tour de France, Three Days of …

Cycling

Starstruck at Seward Park

After one of the wettest and coldest winters on record, stupendous spring conditions inspired a huge turnout at the May 25 edition of the Voler Seward Park Thursday Night Cycling Series. The Seward Park Series is classic Seattle bike racing: Ride to the race, race, ride home with buddies and …

Cycling

Jennifer Wheeler 2.0

Back in 2010 a young(er) Jennifer Wheeler, a transplant from Indiana, was lighting up the local racing scene, which led to a two-year stint as a pro. After leaving pro cycling she experimented with several different athletic endeavors, but has once again set her sights on competing at the highest …

Gear

Doped Bikes No Match for Cat-Rays

Next Saturday July 2 is opening day of the 2016 Tour de France. Most fans look forward to following their favorite riders and the dramatic bicycle competition. This year, in addition to the bike racing drama, we’re all wondering who will be the first Tour de France rider to be …

Cycling

Seward Park Series May 12, 2016

Conditions were gorgeous for last week’s Voler Thursday Night Seward Park Series. Each evening there are three races: 5:30, 6:00, and 7:00. A highlight of the 5:30 event was a couple of juniors who spent time at the sharp end of the spear: Flickr album of the 5:30 race. The …

Cyclocross

Rider Profile: Jessica Cutler in Transition

Jessica Cutler grew up on Bainbridge Island and journeyed through a difficult adolescence to discover that she had significant talent as a cycling athlete. After ascending to the top levels of US women’s cyclocross competition, she’s in a transition process that includes mentoring young women who show promise. Hometown and …