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Coffee and Van Chats

By John Croom

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02:20
May 19, 2022
Ep. 105 Mathias Guillemette: Racing Milton World Cup
Ep. 105 Mathias Guillemette: Racing Milton World Cup
What's  going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on the Out of Collective Network. This week we chatted with Elimination mad man Mathias Gulliemette! We chat all things about the Milton World Cup and what's to come for Mathias and Cycling Canada. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: The Feed - thefeed.com/vanchats Links: https://www.instagram.com/math.guil/
13:09
May 12, 2022
Ep. 104 Michael Hernandez : Best Buddies Racing is more than a dominate crit team.
Ep. 104 Michael Hernandez : Best Buddies Racing is more than a dominate crit team.
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with Michael Hernandez about how Best Buddies racing came to be along with what the mission of the team is and the goals! Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: The Feed - thefeed.com/vanchats Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com Links: https://www.bestbuddiesracing.org/donate/ https://www.bicycling.com/culture/a36343640/get-to-know-cyclist-michael-hernandez-best-buddies-racing/ https://www.instagram.com/michael_hernandez/
30:13
May 05, 2022
Ep. 103 Shane Kline: Career ending accidents that didn't end the career.
Ep. 103 Shane Kline: Career ending accidents that didn't end the career.
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with Shane Kline about how he came to the sport of cycling and the hardships that came along with professional cycling. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Phunkshun Wear - https://phunkshunwear.com Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com Links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shane_Kline https://www.facebook.com/optimuskline1/
34:05
April 28, 2022
Ep. 102 Chris Schroeder: Diamond Factory Racing
Ep. 102 Chris Schroeder: Diamond Factory Racing
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with Chris Schroeder about his transition from triathlon to gravel and how he wants a great well supported program for the 2023 season and the foreseeable future. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Sierra Nevada - www.seirranevada.com Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com Links: https://www.instagram.com/cschroeder1994/
35:28
April 14, 2022
Ep. 101 Brian Abers: "It was a tainted supplement..."
Ep. 101 Brian Abers: "It was a tainted supplement..."
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with Brian Abers about his recent positive test with USADA which was reduced after finding trace amounts of the banned product in his supplements. Brian is a cycling coach by trade as well as a 50-55 + masters track athlete. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Woodchuck Hard Cider - www.woodchuck.com Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com Links: https://www.instagram.com/brihop_one/ https://www.velonews.com/news/usada-bans-masters-track-champion-brian-abers-for-anti-doping-rule-violation/ https://www.usada.org/sanction/brian-abers-accepts-doping-sanction/
46:57
April 07, 2022
Ep. 100 Greg Henderson: leadout man to sprint train optimizer for Israel Start Up Nation.
Ep. 100 Greg Henderson: leadout man to sprint train optimizer for Israel Start Up Nation.
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with Greg Henderson about how it all started for him in the sport of cycling and how he found himself in a staff role with one of the most well respected World Tour Teams Israel Start Up Nation. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Tags: (1-5) John Croom Israel Start-Up Nation Greg Henderson Sponsors: Sierra Nevada - https://sierranevada.com Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com ZealPro - www.zealpro.com Links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Henderson https://twitter.com/greghenderson1 https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/gregory-henderson https://www.coachhendy.com/
47:53
March 31, 2022
Ep. 99 Michael Creed the most interesting team director.
Ep. 99 Michael Creed the most interesting team director.
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with Michael Creed, ex-pro now team director for looking to give back and give opportunity to America's youth! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Phunkshunwear - https://phunkshunwear.com/ Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com Bike Hardcore - www.bikehardcore.com Links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Creed_(cyclist)
01:05:55
March 24, 2022
Ep. 98 Riley Amos: Has never lost a National Championship he’s started.
Ep. 98 Riley Amos: Has never lost a National Championship he’s started.
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with Riley Amos of Trek Factory racing. Riley is 20 years old and is quickly taking the American MTB scene by storm. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com Woodchuck Cider - woodchuck.com Links: https://racing.trekbikes.com/stories/tfr-cross-country/riley-amos-wants-to-be-one-of-the-best-riders-in-the-world-eventually https://www.instagram.com/rj_amos/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/trekfactoryracingxc/?hl=en
21:55
March 17, 2022
Ep. 97 Kiel Reijnen Pro Cyclist, Sailor, and Adventurer
Ep. 97 Kiel Reijnen Pro Cyclist, Sailor, and Adventurer
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with Kiel Reijnen. Kiel is so much more than a pro cyclist and has an interesting story which lands him into cycling! Kiel is a father, a sailor, a fisherman and an all around adventurer! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com Phunkshunwear - https://phunkshunwear.com/ Links: https://twitter.com/kielreijnen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiel_Reijnen https://www.instagram.com/kielreijnen/?hl=en https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Curve-of-Time-Audiobook/B00KY66130?source_code=GO1DH13310082090P1&ds_rl=1262685&ds_rl=1260658&ds_rl=1263561&gclid=CjwKCAiAvaGRBhBlEiwAiY-yMIHGm8kssIzMt0OIH3FWI1VjTt0EZGu01VmAvmKrdg7GU2tSOSd2-xoCx-MQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds Book by M. Wylie Blanchet
37:34
March 10, 2022
Ep. 96 A Coffee with Top Tube Coffee’s Luke Williams
Ep. 96 A Coffee with Top Tube Coffee’s Luke Williams
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with Luke Williams one of the owners of Tope Tube Coffee company out of Houston Texas! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com The Feed https://thefeed.com/teams/coffee-and-van-chats Links: www.toptubecoffee.com
24:55
March 03, 2022
Ep. 95 The Vegan Cyclist: Who is Tyler Pearce?
Ep. 95 The Vegan Cyclist: Who is Tyler Pearce?
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Collective. This week we chatted with The Vegan Cyclist - Tyler Pearce. Tyler's life is a wild one and he is known to have worn many hats in life! We sat down to see how Tyler became the Vegan Cyclist. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke - www.twistedspoke.com Bike Hardcore - www.bikehardcore.com Links: https://www.thevegancyclist.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rp8Mg03WoI
01:35:14
February 24, 2022
Ep. 94 Bryan Larsen: Injury that changed the narrative.
Ep. 94 Bryan Larsen: Injury that changed the narrative.
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we chatted with Bryan LArsen who is an elite level pro cyclist who was in an awful accident in 2019 which rewrote his entire narrative. Bryan chats about what he went through before and after the accident and how he processed the change for the better. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com The Feed https://thefeed.com/teams/coffee-and-van-chats ZealPro Zealpro.com Links: https://www.teamusa.org/news/2020/november/08/a-brutal-crash-derailed-bryan-larsens-cycling-career-then-a-new-door-opened-in-paracycling https://www.instagram.com/buriansan/?hl=en https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0W9nl_-gnOk
53:26
February 17, 2022
Ep. 93 Travis Longfellow 19 year-old team director, business guy and bike racer!
Ep. 93 Travis Longfellow 19 year-old team director, business guy and bike racer!
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we chatted with Travis Longfellow who has recently been working with the Vegan Cyclist on his recent series the Impossible Route. We chat with Travis about how he found himself in this situation at such a young age and how he is planning on capitalizing on the opportunities! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com ZealPro - zealpro.com Links: https://www.instagram.com/travislongfellow/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/theimpossibleroute/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/ridebikesracing/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/the_vegan_cyclist/?hl=en
51:11
February 10, 2022
Ep. 92 Rasmus Pedersen Danish Olympian and World Champion
Ep. 92 Rasmus Pedersen Danish Olympian and World Champion
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we chatted with Olympic silver medalist and World Champion - Rasmus Pedersen about the 2021 Tokyo Olympic games and the drama that underlies the TP along with what the plans are for him and the Danish team going into Paris! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com Bike Hardcore - bikehardcore.com Links: https://www.instagram.com/robgitelis/?hl=en https://factorbikes.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQiAip-PBhDVARIsAPP2xc20Uw9z21DIRs2MH4M1qCk4aIMKzn75C6kmBPgMgDND0Iz90oBbSvYaAvDnEALw_wcB
25:05
February 03, 2022
Ep. 91 Rob Gitelis - CEO of FACTOR, Track bike in the works, How they survived COVID!
Ep. 91 Rob Gitelis - CEO of FACTOR, Track bike in the works, How they survived COVID!
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we sit down with probably one of the smartest men in the cycling industry - Rob Gitelis who is the CEO of FACTOR Bicycles. We chat about what it was like owning a company during COVID and how it is currently affecting the company with new things in the pipeline along with the collaborations with brands and athletes alike and how that makes FACTOR one of the highest performance bike brands in the industry! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com ZealPro - zealpro.com Links: https://www.instagram.com/robgitelis/?hl=en https://factorbikes.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQiAip-PBhDVARIsAPP2xc20Uw9z21DIRs2MH4M1qCk4aIMKzn75C6kmBPgMgDND0Iz90oBbSvYaAvDnEALw_wcB
29:49
January 20, 2022
Ep. 90 Ed Clancy OBE: Olympic Mindset
Ep. 90 Ed Clancy OBE: Olympic Mindset
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week is an exciting one chatting with 4 time Olympian 3 time gold medalist on the track, Ed Clancy OBE. We chat about Ed’s new ventures as well as what it took to stay in the sport of track cycling for so long! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com ZealPro - zealpro.com Links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Clancy https://twitter.com/Ed_Clancy?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor https://www.edclancy.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ed.clancy/ https://pursuitline.co.uk/
42:19
January 13, 2022
Ep. 89 Christian Vande Velde: Racing Track to Road to NBC Commentating
Ep. 89 Christian Vande Velde: Racing Track to Road to NBC Commentating
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we chat with Christian Vande Velde, known currently for his cycling commentary on NBC for the Vuelta and Tour De France. In this episode we sit down and chat about Vande Velde’s start in cycling all the way to the man behind the camera. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com ZealPro - zealpro.com Links: https://www.breakaway.app/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Vande_Velde https://nbcsportsgrouppressbox.com/bio/christian-vande-velde-2/ https://www.instagram.com/christianvdv/?hl=en
51:56
January 06, 2022
Ep. 88 Simon Kessler: Developing the Next Generation
Ep. 88 Simon Kessler: Developing the Next Generation
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we chat with Ex-pro and now coach, Simon Kessler. We talk to Simon about what it takes to make it at the next level, who he is and how he found him self coaching and much more! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com ZealPro - zealpro.com Links: https://simonsayscycling.com/ https://www.instagram.com/simon_says_cycling/
41:10
December 30, 2021
Ep. 87 Dan Gump: Meier Skis and Leadman
Ep. 87 Dan Gump: Meier Skis and Leadman
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we chat with Rocky Mountain sales rep of Meier Skis - Dan Gump. Dan Gump is an ultra endurance athlete out of Colorado that trains and works full time. Dan talks about how he has 4am wake up calls to pretty for 100mile runs and mountain bike races! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com
31:20
December 23, 2021
Ep. 86 Colby Lange: Switzerland, 4 Jours Geneva
Ep. 86 Colby Lange: Switzerland, 4 Jours Geneva
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. I know this is short since we last had him on but Colby Lange is back for another episode and we chat about all things madison and europe! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com
46:33
December 16, 2021
Ep. 85 Chris Tolley: Fashion, Crit Beef and BMX
Ep. 85 Chris Tolley: Fashion, Crit Beef and BMX
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we chat with Chris Tolley and get to know more about his BMX riding, fashion loving, crit beef having Texas man! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com Bike Hardcore - bikehardcore.com Links: https://www.instagram.com/tolleyalways/?hl=en https://www.statebicycle.com/blogs/sponsored-riders/chris-tolley https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUdhCU1jB3ZxBJfX5nEqgjg
55:53
December 09, 2021
 Ep. 84 Cole Kessler: 9-5 rides with Israel Start-Up Nation
Ep. 84 Cole Kessler: 9-5 rides with Israel Start-Up Nation
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we talked to young time trial US national champion Cole Kessler about his recent signing with Israel Start-Up Nation. We dive into the training during covid and what it was like taking the next step! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com Bike Hardcore - bikehardcore.com
27:49
December 02, 2021
Ep. 83 Kaia Schmid: Signs with Rally and has big dreams!
Ep. 83 Kaia Schmid: Signs with Rally and has big dreams!
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we talk to young World Champion Kaia Schmid about her recent world championships, racing, skiing, and her recent signing with Rally Pro Cycling. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com Links related: https://rallycycling.com/ https://www.instagram.com/biking1/?hl=en https://usacycling.org/athlete/kaia-schmid
31:04
November 18, 2021
Ep. 82 Dan Bigham: British Hour Record Holder
Ep. 82 Dan Bigham: British Hour Record Holder
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we talk to probably Dan Bigham about his recent hour record attempt and some plans he  has for 2022. We also chat about British Nationals and World, Alex Dowesett Hour Record Attempt and people who are not huge Dan fans. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com Links related:  https://twitter.com/danbiggles22 https://www.instagram.com/danbiggles/?hl=en https://www.shopforwatts.co.uk/
01:03:33
November 11, 2021
Ep. 81 Ashton Lambie: Under 4 minutes, World Champion, Pumpkin Spice
Ep. 81 Ashton Lambie: Under 4 minutes, World Champion, Pumpkin Spice
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we talk to probably the most interesting man in cycling Ashton Lambie. We talk to him on his experiences as a newly crowned World Champion, dethroning the legend Flippo Ganna and his amazing love for Pumpkin Spice Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com Links related to the episode: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashton_Lambie https://www.instagram.com/bahamalongbottom/
36:09
November 04, 2021
Ep. 80 Colby Lange: Mental Health, Girona, Skiing, Track Cycling
Ep. 80 Colby Lange: Mental Health, Girona, Skiing, Track Cycling
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chat, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we have 22 year old Colby Lange on to chat about what its like living the pro cycling dream in Girona, how he got started in the sport and the goals he has for 2022. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com Links related to the episode: https://www.instagram.com/c0lbylange/?hl=en https://www.teamusa.org/usa-cycling/athletes/Colby-Lange https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SK1ljRLkZYk
52:02
October 28, 2021
Ep. 79 Nat Ross: Big Sugar and MTB Hall Fame!
Ep. 79 Nat Ross: Big Sugar and MTB Hall Fame!
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chat, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we have Nat Ross, ex-pro MTB and Marian Museum of Bicycling Hall famer! We chat MTB, Pirelli Tires, and BIG SUGAR WHICH IS THIS WEEKEND! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Bike Hardcore - bikehardcore.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com Links related to the episode: https://www.instagram.com/nat__ross/?hl=en https://toughguyproductions.com/ https://velo.pirelli.com/en/uk/pirelli-velo
28:46
October 21, 2021
Ep. 78 Meredith Miller: Pro Cyclocross to Pro with Shimano!
Ep. 78 Meredith Miller: Pro Cyclocross to Pro with Shimano!
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chat, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we have Meredith Miller ex-pro cyclocross and road cyclist where we chat all things sponsorship, van life and the current movement of professional cycling! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com
56:44
October 14, 2021
Ep. 77 Glenn Catchpole: VeloBike NZ
Ep. 77 Glenn Catchpole: VeloBike NZ
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. On this week's episode we chat with Glenn Catchpole about the start of VeloBike and how he went from a CAD design to a concept that went on to win a few Olympic Medals in 2021. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsor: Bike Hardcore www.bikehardcore.com code: Croom10 Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com KMC Chains - kmcchain.us (Offer Code: CROOM. Save 10% on orders over $100 at kmcchain.us) Relatable Links: https://www.velobike.co.nz/ https://www.instagram.com/velobike.co.nz/?hl=en
34:13
September 30, 2021
Ep. 76 Danny Estevez: More than a National Champion
Ep. 76 Danny Estevez: More than a National Champion
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chat, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we have US National Criterium and Road National Champion Danny Estevez of Best Buddies Racing team where we chat about what Danny does when he isn't racing full time, where did he get started and what is next for Danny! Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coffeeandvanchats/support Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ CODE: Coffeechat10 Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com KMC Chains - kmcchain.us (Offer Code: CROOM. Save 10% on orders over $100 at kmcchain.us) Links related to the guest: https://www.bestbuddiesracing.org/ https://www.instagram.com/iamdannyestevez/ https://familiestogetherllc.com/
39:03
September 23, 2021
Ep. 75 Casey Croom: Married to a Cyclist
Ep. 75 Casey Croom: Married to a Cyclist
What is going on guys, welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chat, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we chatted with my lovely wife Casey Croom and talked about what it is like being married to a cyclist/professional athlete. How she manages the selfishness most athletes have chasing their craft. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: Instagram: @johnccroom  Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ (Offer Code: Coffeechat10) Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com (Offer Code: CROOM10) Bike Hardcore - Bikehardcore.com (Offer Code: CROOM10) KMC Chains - kmcchain.us (Offer Code: CROOM. Save 10% on orders over $100 at kmcchain.us)
45:10
September 16, 2021
Ep. 74 Katie Compton: Her Story
Ep. 74 Katie Compton: Her Story
What is going on guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chat, a part of the Out of Bounds Network. This week we chatted to cyclocross legend Katie Compton about her recent positive doping test and she gets a chance to tell her truth. We chatted about her Mental health during this rough and shocking time. DISCLAIMER: This show talks about mental health, if this is something that triggers you please exit the episode and choose another episode to listen to. Don’t forget to leave us a 5 star review...or one star, it's up to you but we love feedback. Follow our host & show: {put in your credentials here} Instagram: @johnccroom Twitter: @coffeevanpod Tiktok: @johncroom Merch - johncroomcycling.com Follow the Out Of Bounds Network: MERCH - outofcollective.com Instagram @outofpodcast Twitter @outofpodcast Tiktok @outofpodcast Facebook @outofpodcast www.outofpodcast.com Sponsors: Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke CBD - twistedspokeapothecary.com
01:05:40
September 09, 2021
Ep. 73 Lauren De Crescenzo on teams in gravel, gravel worlds, and more!
Ep. 73 Lauren De Crescenzo on teams in gravel, gravel worlds, and more!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats where we sit down and chat with Lauren De Crescenzo about. the most recent gravel controversies of women taking help in the race from men as well as racing like a team in gravel. Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - twistedspokeapothecary.com
54:20
September 02, 2021
Ep. 72 Kaysee Armstrong LIV Factory, Leadville, Steamboat, Leadboat, Women in Gravel Debate.
Ep. 72 Kaysee Armstrong LIV Factory, Leadville, Steamboat, Leadboat, Women in Gravel Debate.
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats where I sit down with Kaysee Armstrong of Liv Factory racing! She was one of the bad a** gals that did LeadBoat which Leadville and Steamboat back to back! We also had the opportunity to chat about the recent debate of women and men racing as one in gravel! https://littlebellas.com/ Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - twistedspokeapothecary.com
01:05:13
August 28, 2021
Ep. 71 Olympic Recap with Olympic Medalist Emma White!
Ep. 71 Olympic Recap with Olympic Medalist Emma White!
What is going on guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats where we sit down with Olympic Bronze Medalist Emma White. Emma comes from a CX and road background riding with some of the best in the world such as Cannondale CX and Rally Cycling!    In this episode we chat what it was like to win a medal and how it felt to be at the Olympic Games! Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - twistedspokeapothecary.com
26:25
August 19, 2021
Ep. 70 2021 Olympic Episode Joanna Rowsell & Jonny Wale chatting Germany World Record, Danish Advantages and TP Carnage!
Ep. 70 2021 Olympic Episode Joanna Rowsell & Jonny Wale chatting Germany World Record, Danish Advantages and TP Carnage!
What is going on guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats where John Croom and Jonny Wale sit down with 2 x Gold Medalist in the women's team pursuit, Joanna Rowsell. We chat about China dominating the Team Sprint along with the womens and mens qualifying rounds of team pursuit! Should the Danish be DQ'd? What is your take? Germany with the women's TP WR. Will they hold on?  Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - twistedspokeapothecary.com
01:28:25
August 03, 2021
Ep. 69 2021 Olympics Mehdi Kordi Dutch Sprint Coach in Tokyo!
Ep. 69 2021 Olympics Mehdi Kordi Dutch Sprint Coach in Tokyo!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - were we sit down with the Dutch Sprint Coach Mehdi Kordi and chat all things sprint and all things team sprint while he is hanging out in Tokyo! Jonny Wale hijacks this podcast so be ready for some fun! Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - twistedspokeapothecary.com
54:28
August 03, 2021
Ep. 68 2021 Olympic Episode - Selection and Reserves with Joss Lowden and Dan Bigham
Ep. 68 2021 Olympic Episode - Selection and Reserves with Joss Lowden and Dan Bigham
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats where we sit down with Joss Lowden and Dan Bigham. Joss is an Olympic reserve with Team GB who sat at the hotel holding camp in Tokyo, we chat about what it's like being in Tokyo and wondering if she will get the call up. Then we chat with Dan Bigham who is known for cracking in to the world scene with the famous HUUB Wattbike team but many don't know that he actually had an opportunity to prove himself with Team GB, which to GB he didn't make the cut!  Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - twistedspokeapothecary.com
01:14:26
July 29, 2021
Ep. 67 2021 Olympic Special Intro with Jonny Wale!
Ep. 67 2021 Olympic Special Intro with Jonny Wale!
What is going on guys welcome back to another episode - this is a special one with my new co host for the series Jonny Wale! We seat down and chat all things Olympics on the track and who we think will rock up and shock the world! Please sit back and enjoy the episdoe!  Sponsors: Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - twistedspokeapothecary.com
01:02:35
July 23, 2021
Ep. 66 Lucas Burgoyne U23 National Champion #CRITBEEF?
Ep. 66 Lucas Burgoyne U23 National Champion #CRITBEEF?
Welcome back too another episode of Coffee and Van Chats where I sit down with new crowned USA Cycling U23 Criterium Champ and chat all things crit beef and crit related!  Sponsors:  Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - twistedspokeapothecary.com 
39:37
July 12, 2021
Ep. 65 Adam Klosowiak of Skill Board and how it became a 1 million dollar company in a year!
Ep. 65 Adam Klosowiak of Skill Board and how it became a 1 million dollar company in a year!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we sit down with CEO Adam Klosowiak and chat about his company Skillboard and how he's brought balance training back to anyone and everyone!    https://www.skillboardusa.com/   Sponsors:    Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/  Spot - croom.getspot.com  Bike Hardcore - bikehardcore.com
31:47
July 03, 2021
Ep. 64 Matt Randall CEO of Spot
Ep. 64 Matt Randall CEO of Spot
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we chat with Matt Randall the CEO of oSpot accident insurance. We get to know Matt and how he founded spot and where the idea comes from. Sponsors: Colorado Ski Shop - https://www.coloradoskishop.com/ Spot - croom.getspot.com Bike Hardcore -bikehardcore.com
34:51
June 24, 2021
Ep. 63 Theo Bos World Champion, Olympian, Kilo Legend
Ep. 63 Theo Bos World Champion, Olympian, Kilo Legend
On this episode of Coffee and Van Chats we sit down with multiple time Track World Champion Theo Bos. We chat all things cycling - we get to know him as an athlete as well as person. So please sit back and enjoy!  Sponsors: Spot Twisted Spoke Apothecary Bike Hardcore
37:13
June 08, 2021
Part 3 UNBOUND BikeFlights Special with Christina Birch
Part 3 UNBOUND BikeFlights Special with Christina Birch
Welcome to the 3rd of a 3 part series at Unbound with BikeFlights - Christina Birch.
11:00
June 05, 2021
Part 2 UNBOUND BikeFlights Special with Ashton Lambie
Part 2 UNBOUND BikeFlights Special with Ashton Lambie
Welcome to the 2nd of a 3 part series at Unbound with BikeFlights - Ashton Lambie
15:54
June 05, 2021
Part 1 UNBOUND BikeFlights Special with Alexey Vermeulen
Part 1 UNBOUND BikeFlights Special with Alexey Vermeulen
Welcome to the 1st of a 3 part series at Unbound with BikeFlights - Alexey Vermeulen.
21:03
June 05, 2021
Ep. 62 Kyle McFarland of White Pine Athletics chats why you need a coach!
Ep. 62 Kyle McFarland of White Pine Athletics chats why you need a coach!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats! On this episode we chat with Kyle McFarland of White Pine Athletics and chat all things coaching and gravel!  Sit back and enjoy!  Episode Sponsors: Spot Twisted Spoke Bike Hardcore
26:51
May 25, 2021
Ep. 61 Andy Chasteen Rule of 3 Gravel race
Ep. 61 Andy Chasteen Rule of 3 Gravel race
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we talk with one of the best cycling photographers in America Andy Chasteen. Chhasteen is also putting together one of the biggest gravel races to date called the Rule of 3. Listen in on how van life, gravel and photography all fit into Andy's life! Sponsors: Panaracer Spot Twisted Spoke Rule of 3 - https://www.ruleofthree.bike/our-story
41:17
May 14, 2021
Ep. 60 Andy Lakatosh chats war stories and racing in TTOWN!
Ep. 60 Andy Lakatosh chats war stories and racing in TTOWN!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with one of America's best sprinters from back in the day about war stories racing, racing bans from altercations while racing and where we see the sport of track sprinting going.  Thanks for watching!   For more info on Coffee and Van Chats go to: https://johncroomcycling.com/  Sponsors:   Spot - https://croom.getspot.com/ Twisted Spoke Apothecary - https://www.twistedspokeapothecary.com/ Bike Hardcore - https://www.bikehardcore.com/ Keirin Carnage!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGnLDr6jRSI
01:15:57
May 05, 2021
Ep. 59 Boyd Johnson and Ben Renkema chat Southeast Gravel Series
Ep. 59 Boyd Johnson and Ben Renkema chat Southeast Gravel Series
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we chat with Ben Renkema and Boyd Johnson of Southeast Gravel Series. This series looks to be the next biggest thing in gravel cycling, sit down and listen why!  Check out Southeast Gravel here: https://southeastgravel.com/ Sponsors: Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - https://www.twistedspokeapothecary.com/
33:21
April 28, 2021
Ep. 58 Rex Ainslie and Evan Boone American Sprint Program
Ep. 58 Rex Ainslie and Evan Boone American Sprint Program
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we chat with Rex Ainslie and Evan Boone on the recent development of their American Sprint Program!  You can help fund the American Sprint Program here: https://www.americanscp.com/ Sponsors: Bike Hardcore - code Croom Spot - croom.getspot.com Twisted Spoke Apothecary - https://www.twistedspokeapothecary.com/
30:22
April 21, 2021
Ep. 57 Matt Moosa of MoosePacks chats all things frame packs!
Ep. 57 Matt Moosa of MoosePacks chats all things frame packs!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we chat with pro cyclist Matt Moosa about gravel racing and how he made his way into the industry of making some of the best cycling bags around! Sponsors: Spot Twisted Spoke Chamois Butt'r MooosePacks: https://www.moosepacks.com/ Check out our merch at www.johncroomcycling.com/gear
37:37
April 14, 2021
Ep. 56 Simon Jones in Girona with Hagens Berman Axeon
Ep. 56 Simon Jones in Girona with Hagens Berman Axeon
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this Episode we chat with U23 rider Simon Jones. Simon has be apart of the America's greatest U23 teams such as Hot Tubes, Hincapie, Texas Roadhouse and more. Currently Simon is in Girona, Spain training with the best of the best prepping for his season with Axeon.  Sponsors: Spot Twisted Spoke Chamois Butt'r Check out our merch at www.johncroomcycling.com/gear
40:60
April 07, 2021
Ep. 55 Jesse Anthony USA Cycling Manager, MUD FUND, ODA, and MORE!
Ep. 55 Jesse Anthony USA Cycling Manager, MUD FUND, ODA, and MORE!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this Episode we chat with US Cyclocross legend Jesse Anthony - Jesse road on Rally Pro cycling for 9 + year, so the experience and stories he brings to the podcast is unreal. Sit back relax and enjoy!  Sponsors: Spot Twisted Spoke Chamois Butt'r Bike Hardcore : CODE - CROOM
48:38
March 30, 2021
Ep. 54 Zach White the mountaineer will climb Everest in 2022
Ep. 54 Zach White the mountaineer will climb Everest in 2022
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van chats! This week we chat with mountaineer and ultra runner Zach White. Zach plans on climbing everest in 2022 but not in the way we are use to climbing everest on a bike....he will actually be climbing the mountain!  Sponsors: Spot Chamois Butt'r Bike Hardcore : CODE - CROOM Panaracer Zach White: Gofund me Instagram
28:44
March 17, 2021
Ep. 53. Alexey Vermeulen - From the Ground Up
Ep. 53. Alexey Vermeulen - From the Ground Up
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats, we chat with american cyclist Alexey Vermeulen about his new project with Ryan Petry and with brands such as Wahoo, Canyon and more called From the Ground Up. This project takes on 3 new cyclist and preps the for the hardest race possible - Leadville. Check out:  From the Ground Up Spot Spot USA Cycling Benefit Bike hardcore Alexey Instagram Ryan Instagram John Croom Instagram Coffee and Van Chats Merch
43:40
March 10, 2021
Ep. 52 Dylan Johnson hops on the podcast to chat TrainerRoad and 2021 goals!
Ep. 52 Dylan Johnson hops on the podcast to chat TrainerRoad and 2021 goals!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we chat with Youtube personality and cycling coach Dylan Johnson about his 2021 goals for Unbound as we as his most recent Youtube video about TrainerRoad training plans. This Episode is sponsored by: Spot Chamois Buttr Bike Hardcore - CODE: CROOM
30:32
March 02, 2021
Ep. 51 Lucas Bourgoyne joins Axeon for 2021!
Ep. 51 Lucas Bourgoyne joins Axeon for 2021!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we chat with 19 year old Lucas Bourgoyne about his move from Elevate KHS to the dominate U-23 team of Axeon which is ran by the famous Axel Merckx. We chat about bouncing back from injuries as well as training and what racing may be like in Europe! This Episode is sponsored by: Spot Chamois Buttr Bike Hardcore - CODE: CROOM Twisted Spoke Apothecary 
31:32
February 23, 2021
Ep. 50 Ama Nsek rise through the sport, coaching and more!
Ep. 50 Ama Nsek rise through the sport, coaching and more!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with Ama Nsek of Legion about the upcoming season along with thoughts on the ODA, his time a part of the national programs also his coaching business!    Check out Spot at croom.getspot.com   TopTube Coffee : https://www.toptubecoffee.com/products/15-degree-limit   Ama instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amansek/?hl=en
28:24
February 16, 2021
Ep. 49 Ty Magner joins Legion of LA!
Ep. 49 Ty Magner joins Legion of LA!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van chat. On this episode we chat with Georgia native Ty Magner about his recent signing and move to the LEGION of LA to ride with the likes of Justin Williams and Cory Williams for their first year as a UCI Pro team.   Sponsored by:   Spot  Twisted Spoke Apothecary  Chamois Butt'r
32:54
February 09, 2021
Ep. 48 Ellen Noble chats on 2021 ambitions!
Ep. 48 Ellen Noble chats on 2021 ambitions!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with Ellen Noble, CX and MTB legend! We chat about her upcoming season with new sponsors as well as talk about how she overcame certain health hurdles.    Check out Ellen on instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/ellenlikesbikes/  Episode is sponsored by  Spot: croom.getspot.com Chamois Butt'r: chamoisbuttr.com
29:24
February 02, 2021
Ep. 47 Cody Townsend Pro Skier, Mountaineer and Bikepacker
Ep. 47 Cody Townsend Pro Skier, Mountaineer and Bikepacker
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with Pro Skier Cody Townsend about the recent bikepacking trip he did to the base of Mt. Hood in Oregon. Cody bikepacked 1,000 miles to the base of Mt. Hood and then hike up to the top to ski one of the best lines of North America for his series "The Fifty" which is based on Cody skiing 50 of the best lines in North America which comes from the book "The Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America" which is written by Chris Davenport and Penn Newhard and designed by Art Burrows. We chat all about his start into skiing and his goals for the project and how he had too adjust for COVID. This episode is Sponsored by: Spot Bike Hardcore Meier Skies
36:40
January 26, 2021
Ep. 46 Chats on the new ODA Program with USA Cycling with CEO Rob DeMartini and more!
Ep. 46 Chats on the new ODA Program with USA Cycling with CEO Rob DeMartini and more!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats! This one is an intense podcast as it brings on the CEO of USA Cycling Rob DeMartini, Performance director Jim Miller, Cyclocross Manager Jesse Anthony, Apex Coaching Neal Henderson, Legion of LA Ama Nsek, Ex professional cyclist and member of the USA National Team Andrea Dvorak, and finally ex professional from Hincapie Cycling Evan Bybee. On this episode we chat about the elephant in the room of cycling of the new ODA program which has acquired some bad press due to it is hefty price tag of $10,500.  So sit back and enjoy as we hash out all the questions and get the real story behind the Olympic Development Academy so you can create your own opinion. This episode is sponsored by Spot
01:21:11
January 19, 2021
Ep. 45 HUUB Watt bike crashes the podcast with Dan Bigham, Ashton Lambie, Jonny Wale and Jacob Tipper
Ep. 45 HUUB Watt bike crashes the podcast with Dan Bigham, Ashton Lambie, Jonny Wale and Jacob Tipper
Welp, buckle in. The HUUB Watt Bike boys hope on to talk s*** about each others training, as well as jumping into what 2021 holds for everyone. Dan is writing a book, Jonny wants to have coffee with the postal service team. Jacob want 2021 to be a thing and Lambie is chopping wood training for a potential hour record.... This Episode is sponsored by Spot
59:36
January 12, 2021
Ep. 44 Peter Hockenhall and Tyler Hamilton from Adventure Audio Podcast
Ep. 44 Peter Hockenhall and Tyler Hamilton from Adventure Audio Podcast
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with podcast hosts Peter Hockenhull and Tyler Hamilton about what adventures they are doing during a pandemic along with how they meet to start the Adventure Audio Podcast and some of the cool Guest they have had the opportunity of hanging out with!   This episode is Sponsored by Spot - croom.getspot.com
47:45
January 06, 2021
Ep. 43 Kevin Vermaerke signs to Team Sunweb/Team DSM for 2021
Ep. 43 Kevin Vermaerke signs to Team Sunweb/Team DSM for 2021
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van chats - my name is John Croom and on this episode we chat with Kevin Vermaerke who is the young American talent that comes from Axeon Hagens Berman. We chat about what it is like signing to a World Tour Team in the middle of a pandemic with such uncertainty of the future and no real results for 2020 what was the tools that help Kevin get a contract to his dream team for 2021.  Kevin has been named to be one of the riders to upset the world tour in 2021 by Velonews, what do you guys think? Let us know by reaching out to info@johncroomcycling.com. Check out  Kevin Vermaerke Instagram Team DSM Check out the sponsor of this podcast:  Spot
26:15
December 30, 2020
Ep. 42 Lily Williams of Rally Cycling chats about 2021 Olympic Games
Ep. 42 Lily Williams of Rally Cycling chats about 2021 Olympic Games
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - on this episode we chat with World Champion Lily Williams of Rally Pro cycling. We chat about the meaning of winning a world title along with her goals in the sport going forward into 2021!    This episode is sponsored by Get Spot
34:49
December 22, 2020
Ep. 41 Gus Morton of Thereabouts/Outskirts/PSYO Podcast
Ep. 41 Gus Morton of Thereabouts/Outskirts/PSYO Podcast
Welcome back everyone to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with Angus Morton. Angus has spent many years in the pro peloton before heading back to university to chase film school only to find himself back on two wheels chasing some unfinished business which lead to the start of Thereabouts and Outskirts. We chat with Angus on how he decide to start Thereabouts along with some of he most interesting characters he has met on the road.    Check out PSYO Podcast Check out Thereabouts - Outspoken Podcast Check out Thereabouts  Check out Outskirts  Sponsors   Spot Bike Hardcore   WIN BIKE HARDCORE
01:26:00
December 15, 2020
Ep. 40 Magnus Sheffield World Record Holder and signs to Rally for 2021!
Ep. 40 Magnus Sheffield World Record Holder and signs to Rally for 2021!
Welcome back everyone to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with Magnus Sheffield about his recent signing with Rally Pro Cycling along with the process of him breaking the UCI Junior Pursuit World Record by riding a blistering time of a 3:06! We dive in to the technology involved for a world record, what it's like signing for a pro cycling team during a pandemic.  This episode is sponsored by Spot 
53:05
December 08, 2020
Ep. 39 Kathy Pruitt chats adventures with Canyon in 2021!
Ep. 39 Kathy Pruitt chats adventures with Canyon in 2021!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with Kathy Pruitt. Kathy was one of the best gravity racers of her time and recently moved to adventure racing and exploring. Kathy use to work for Canyon Bicycles as marketing and athlete manager and is now apart of the athlete program racing the events with Canyon! This Episode is sponsored by: Bike Hardcore https://www.bikehardcore.com/?a=croom-podcast  Photo credit to Robert Wessels.  Kathy Pruitt instagram! 
28:44
December 04, 2020
Ep. 38 Kelsey Mitchell Canadian Track Cyclist and World Record Holder
Ep. 38 Kelsey Mitchell Canadian Track Cyclist and World Record Holder
Hey guys - welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with Canadian Track Sprinter and World Record Holder Kelsey Mitchell. We sit down and chat with Kelsey on how she stumbled upon the sport along with  what her goals are for 2021 and on. Along with that we chat how COVID has affected her training on the track in the lead up to the 2020 and 2021 Olympic Games. Please sit back and enjoy!  This episode is sponsor by Chamois Buttr Check out Kelsey's instagram here:  https://www.instagram.com/kelsey.mitchell9/?hl=en
27:13
December 01, 2020
Ep. 37 Jess Cerra chats gravel and here NEW RACE FOR 2021 THE LAST BEST RIDE!
Ep. 37 Jess Cerra chats gravel and here NEW RACE FOR 2021 THE LAST BEST RIDE!
WE UNDERSTAND THERE WERE SOME TECH. DIFFICULTIES IN THE UPLOAD. THIS SHOULD BE FIXED  Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats with Jess Cerra who is an ex pro cyclist now gravel adventure rider who has just started the LAST BEST ride in White Fish Montana scheduled to launch 8/22/21. https://www.thelastbestridemt.com https://www.bikehardcore.com/
47:13
November 24, 2020
Ep. 36 Ruben Bacon buys his first camper project for $1!
Ep. 36 Ruben Bacon buys his first camper project for $1!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - my name is John Croom and on this episode we chat with gravel/mtb/road cyclist of Bissell ABG Giant on how he is coping with with new restrictions and how he bought a vehicle for $1 that he built out to a camper! Looking for the van life!   HIT SUBSCRIBE!
42:30
November 17, 2020
Ep. 35 Tinker Juarez and I hang out in the Conair Airplane in Utah!
Ep. 35 Tinker Juarez and I hang out in the Conair Airplane in Utah!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van chats! MY name is John Croom and on this episode I bring on Olympian Tinker Juarez and we chat all things cycling from where he got started backing the day to the Olympics in the 80's to now him racing gravel and adventure racing with Cannondale and Boyd Cycling!  So please sit back and enjoy! 
33:00
November 13, 2020
Ep. 34 Hayden McCormick chats Badlands bikepacking adventure and what 2021 looks like!
Ep. 34 Hayden McCormick chats Badlands bikepacking adventure and what 2021 looks like!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. My name is John Croom and on this episode we chat with Hayden McCormick about his come up through the sport and his most recent adventure wit Education First's Lachlan Morton, Badlands 725 KM race through Europe.    Please sit, back, relax and enjoy!    This episode is sponsored by:   Bike Hardcore 
38:19
November 10, 2020
Ep. 33 Jon Hornbeck of talks about his transition from MotoCross to Pro Cycling to working with Monster
Ep. 33 Jon Hornbeck of talks about his transition from MotoCross to Pro Cycling to working with Monster
THERE SEEMS TO BE SOME TECH DIFFICULTIES YOU MAY GET THE UNEDITED VERSION OF THE INTRO - *SORRY* Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats my name is John Croom - on this episode we chat with Jon Hornbeck of Monster Energy and the SPNDX Stampede! Jon has ridden for team such as Hincapie Holowesko, Kenda 5 hour, and more! Check out Jon: https://www.instagram.com/jonhornbeck... https://www.instagram.com/SPNDXstampe... Episode Sponsors: www.chamoisbuttr.com
53:30
November 03, 2020
Ep. 32 Scott Law of LEGION opens up about mental health in cycling!
Ep. 32 Scott Law of LEGION opens up about mental health in cycling!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we chat with Scott Law of Legion of LA about how he found the love of cycling and how that affected his mental health. We also chat war stories from races such as Tulsa Tough and more!    Cycling is a tough and lonely sport - and this episode dives in to the mental side and how it affected Scott, so please sit, back and enjoy. Know if you're not okay - REACH OUT! I am here for you and someone is there for you. Check out Bike Hardcore CODE: CROOM
34:43
October 27, 2020
Ep. 31 Ted King chats about one last epic adventure for 2020!
Ep. 31 Ted King chats about one last epic adventure for 2020!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we chat with DIYgravel himself Ted King, Ted King has raced some of the biggest races in World Tour along with being the domestique for some of the best cyclist like Peter Sagan and more! We even chat about the Arkansas High Country Race and goals for the rest of 2020! Thanks for tuning in and know that we are Spotify, Apple Podcast, Google Play and more!    Please Subscribe  Sponsor of this week's Podcast:  www.chamoisbuttr.com  www.bikehardcore.com
39:20
October 21, 2020
Ep. 30 Sean Gardner jumps on the podcast as the EVEREST WORLD RECORD HOLDER!
Ep. 30 Sean Gardner jumps on the podcast as the EVEREST WORLD RECORD HOLDER!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - Sean Gardner is the first cyclist to break the 7 hour barrier doing the everesting challenge. Over quarantine the Everesting Challenge has become quite popular bringing out the likes of Phil Gaimon, Lachlan Morton, Alberto Contador and much more but Sean is the first cyclist to put that record below 7 hours! Listen in on how Sean had to hold 300+ watts for the 52 laps to smash this record!  
22:48
October 13, 2020
Ep. 29 Mandy Marquardt of Team Novo Nordisk chasing 2021 Olympic Dream
Ep. 29 Mandy Marquardt of Team Novo Nordisk chasing 2021 Olympic Dream
Hey guys my name is John Croom - welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. On this episode we chat with Team USA and Team Type One track cyclist Mandy Marquardt! Mandy is currently chasing her dream to race the 2021 Olympic Games along with trying to manage life as a Type 1 diabetic. Please sit back relax and enjoy this episode!   If you haven't already mash that SUBSCRIBE BUTTON! Check out Mandy on instagram! 
38:22
October 07, 2020
Ep. 28 Justin Williams drops some news on LEGION of LA for 2021!
Ep. 28 Justin Williams drops some news on LEGION of LA for 2021!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - my name is John Croom and on this episode we chat with one of the nations best criterium racers Justin Williams. Justin was apart of some of the best crit and road squads such as Monster Media, Rock Racing, Livestrong Trek, Cylance and more!    JUSTIN EVEN RELEASES SOME 2021 LEGIN SECRETS!!    Make sure you hit that subscribe button and leave us a review!
44:26
September 29, 2020
Ep. 27 World Champion Clara Brown and Olympic Hopeful Noah Middlestaedt jump on the podcast!
Ep. 27 World Champion Clara Brown and Olympic Hopeful Noah Middlestaedt jump on the podcast!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats my name is John Croom on this episode we chat with Clara Brown and Noah Middlestaedt - we chat about the Olympics being postponed for these two athletes along with the relationship they have as coach and athlete and how Clara won her first world title!!! Episode is sponsored by Chamois Buttr and BeetRoot Pro
41:17
September 22, 2020
Ep. 26 Jake Wells chats how it is being an Athlete and Coach during COVID 19
Ep. 26 Jake Wells chats how it is being an Athlete and Coach during COVID 19
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats my name is John Croom and on this episode we chat with Jake Wells about adventure racing during these wild time as well as owning a coaching business during COVID 19. How can you be getting faster during a pandemic!
01:00:54
September 14, 2020
Ep. 25 Dante Young chats new goals for 2021 and the recent move to Boulder!
Ep. 25 Dante Young chats new goals for 2021 and the recent move to Boulder!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - On this episode we chat with Dante Young. Dante come out of California riding for some of the biggest fixie crit and road crit teams on the west coast such as CNCPT and LEGION OF LA. Dante has recently moved to Boulder, CO working for HUNT Wheels and we chat about his new gig, where it all started for Dante, the current state of affairs and where he sees his cycling career going!  Please sit back relax and enjoy and make sure you SUBSCRIBE! This episode is sponsored by: BeetRoot Pro - Code VANCHATS Chamois Buttr
43:31
September 04, 2020
Ep. 24 James Piccoli chats about renewing with Israel StartUp and the recent signings of Chris Froome and Michael Woods!
Ep. 24 James Piccoli chats about renewing with Israel StartUp and the recent signings of Chris Froome and Michael Woods!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - On this episode we chat with James Piccoli of Israel StartUp Nation formally known as Israel Cycling Academy. We chat about the recent signings of Chris Froome, Michael Woods, Daryl Impey and much more! Please sit back relax and enjoy! Sponsors of the Podcast: BeetRoot Pro: www.beetrootpro.com (CODE: VANCHATS) Chamois Buttr: www.chamoisbuttr.com
37:48
August 31, 2020
Ep. 23 Gavin Hoover chats Olympic Goals and travel stories on the podcast!
Ep. 23 Gavin Hoover chats Olympic Goals and travel stories on the podcast!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - I am John Croom and on this episode of the podcast we chat with Gavin Hoover of Elevate KHS and Team USA. Gavin recently went to UCI Track Cycling Worlds where he would get 7th in the Omnium during Olympic year and it was his first Worlds in the Omnium. Gavin also rides professional on the road with Elevate KHS being apart of some of the biggest crit lead outs the country has seen! So please sit back relax and enjoy!   Sponsors:   Beetroot Pro: www.beetrootpro.com  Chamois Butt'r: www.chamoisbuttr.com
01:04:29
August 24, 2020
Ep. 22 Yuri Hauswald chats about quitting his day job and becoming a pro cyclist at 35!
Ep. 22 Yuri Hauswald chats about quitting his day job and becoming a pro cyclist at 35!
What is going on guys on this episode we chat with Yuri Hauswald about his win at DK, going pro at 35, repping some of the best brands in the world as well as the dive into the van life. Yuri works for GU Energy supporting athletes and making sure they are supplied for their upcoming adventures. So please sit back relax and enjoy this episode. This episode is sponsored by Chamois Butt'r  Niner’s Ghost Town and Gravel Series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-ul6PPZV-U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQc4OBpuCgo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcRksBCJfNs Here’s another adventure ride video I did for Niner about some EPIC dirt roads in Stanley, ID: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDmSByxQw6E Video done after my 2015 DK victory: I Ride For Her https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VuT8mVq9ZA Here’s video profile WTB did that will give folks a better sense of who I am: https://www.bikemag.com/videos/pro-files-yuri-hauswald/
48:25
August 18, 2020
Ep. 21 Jake Sitler of Floyd's of Leadville chats about how CBD can be good for the athletes!
Ep. 21 Jake Sitler of Floyd's of Leadville chats about how CBD can be good for the athletes!
What is going on guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. My name is John Croom and I chat with Ex-Pro Cyclist and now business man Jake Sitler of Floyds of Leadville. Jake has been apart of some of the biggest US pro teams and chats about his transition from being a pro cyclist to being apart of one of the biggest CBD company's the sport has to offer! Jake was hit by a car before deciding to part ways with the pro cycling profession but Jake made the best out of a bad situation by creating big business dreams. Please sit back and relax and enjoy this episode!  You can check out Floyds of Leadville here!  Sponsors Chamois Butt'r BeetRoot Pro
48:43
August 12, 2020
Ep. 20 Ian Boswell from World Tour to Gravel Adventure racing with Wahoo Frontiers!
Ep. 20 Ian Boswell from World Tour to Gravel Adventure racing with Wahoo Frontiers!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats my name is John Croom and on this episode we chat with Ex-World Tour Pro Ian Boswell. Boswell was a professional cyclist for almost ten years riding or teams such as Trek Livestrong (Axeon Hagens Berman), Team Sky, and Katusha! Ian Boswell had a very scary crash which had him wondering if it was worth staying in the world tour or retiring when Wahoo came to him with an opportunity which would still have him riding his bike for a living. Ian is now a podcast host for Wahoo called Breakfast with Boz. So sit back, relax and enjoy the episode! This episode is brought to you by BeetRoot Pro and Chamois Butt'r
42:25
August 06, 2020
Ep. 19 Jonny Wale of HUUB WattBike shot at cracking into Great Britain Team Pursuit?!
Ep. 19 Jonny Wale of HUUB WattBike shot at cracking into Great Britain Team Pursuit?!
What is going on guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - my name is John Croom and on this episode we chat with Jonny Wale of HUUB WattBike and the current events in the world. We chat everything from his possible world record attempts to his start in the sport all the way to a possible ride with Great Britain Team Pursuit.  This episode is sponsored by BeetRoot Pro.
47:47
August 03, 2020
Ep. 18 Payson McElveen on how to be privateer in the cycling world and Midsouth Gravel dominance!
Ep. 18 Payson McElveen on how to be privateer in the cycling world and Midsouth Gravel dominance!
What is going on guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - on this episode we chat with professional Red Bull mountain bike athlete Payson Mcelveen! This chat was awesome being we chat about not only his success as a bike race but his success at keeping his dream alive by being a savvy businessman! Payson has been at it quite some time running his own podcast The Adventure Stache be sure to check that out and subscribe as well!  Some other links you should check out: Payson's Youtube Family Seal Video Series This Episode is Brought to you by:  BeetRoot Pro
37:51
July 27, 2020
Ep. 17 Vincent De Haitre chats training for 2021 Summer Olympics while also training for 2022 Winter Olympics?!
Ep. 17 Vincent De Haitre chats training for 2021 Summer Olympics while also training for 2022 Winter Olympics?!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode off Coffee and Van Chats - we bring you some of the most interesting personalities the cycling has to offer! On this episode we chat with Vincent De Haitre. Vincent is currently 2 time winter Olympian in speed skating for Canada and has recently switched focus to the Team Pursuit in hope to crack into the 2020 Olympic Games. Vincent got 4th at the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in the kilometer time trial.  This episode is brought to you by: Chili Technology When you go to www.chilitechnology.com, you can take $150 off both the chiliPAD and OOLER with code CROOM. GO TO: www.chilitechnology.com
33:36
July 24, 2020
Ep. 16 Michael Levine of Levine Law Group saved the day when I got hit by a car!
Ep. 16 Michael Levine of Levine Law Group saved the day when I got hit by a car!
What's going on guys - welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats! On this Episode we chat with Michael Levine, Mike has been a huge part of journey behind the scenes and sponsoring pretty much any team I have ridden for since 2015. On top of that when I was hit by a car in 2018 Mike was there to save the day!  So sit back relax and enjoy this episode!  This episode is brought to you by: Chili Technology When you go to www.chilitechnology.com, you can take $150 off both the chiliPAD and OOLER with code CROOM. GO TO: www.chilitechnology.com
46:25
July 20, 2020
Ep. 15 Hayley Bates impersonates her sponsor on the Podcast!
Ep. 15 Hayley Bates impersonates her sponsor on the Podcast!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Can Chats - on this episode we chat with Hayley Bates who is apart of Levine Law Group in the USA Crit Series! We chat about what is going on in the world with USA Cycling cancelling all the national championships coming up along with what is next in the sport of cycling - we even have some fun and impersonate title sponsor Michael Levine. Please Sit back relax and enjoy this episode!  This episode is brought to you by: Chili Technology When you go to www.chilitechnology.com, you can take $150 off both the chiliPAD and OOLER with code CROOM. GO TO: www.chilitechnology.com
45:01
July 15, 2020
Ep. 14 Michael Marckx owner of the Belgian Waffle Ride!
Ep. 14 Michael Marckx owner of the Belgian Waffle Ride!
Welcome back to my channel and another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - on this episode we chat with Michael Marckx who is the founder of the Canyon Belgian Waffle Ride! We chat about the current 2020 status of the Belgian Waffle ride and how it all started!   Right now Chili is offering my audience a really great deal.  When you go to www.chilitechnology.com, you can take $150 off both the chiliPAD and OOLER with code CROOM.   GO TO: www.chilitechnology.com
38:20
July 13, 2020
Ep. 13 Dan Bigham on helping Denmark toward Olympic 2021 Gold Dreams!
Ep. 13 Dan Bigham on helping Denmark toward Olympic 2021 Gold Dreams!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - On this episode we chat with Team Pursuit legend and probably the most controversial cyclist Dan Bigham. Along with being a team pursuit legend - when it comes t aerodynamics Dan knows it and has reinvented the way we look at being aero. Dan started and road for the british squad HUUB WattBike a squad built up of a bunch of misfits in the British Cycling Federations eyes. The squad would later go on to being a dream team leading to a few World Cup wins over some of the World best teams, even the British National Squad!  Dan and I chat everything from Dan's UCI trade team HUUB Wattbike, his contract to work with Denmark for the 2021 Olympic Games Campaign and the controversial limited opportunities from British Cycling Federation. So please sit back, relax and enjoy this episode!  This episode is brought to you by: Contravans and BeetRoot Pro Huub WattBike Documentaries 
43:22
July 08, 2020
Ep. 12 Peter Stetina got a van and went on a bike packing journey!
Ep. 12 Peter Stetina got a van and went on a bike packing journey!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats on this episode we chat with Peter Stetina. Pete road for Trek Segafredo before coming a gravel pioneer and running his own training program. We chat about his new van he just got along with his bike packing adventure to get said van and we chat about good beer and his new campaign FKT (Funest Known Time).  So sit back relax and enjoy!  This Episode is brought to you by: BeetRoot Pro
51:10
July 06, 2020
Ep. 11 Alison Tetrick Gravel Queen and Scientist?!
Ep. 11 Alison Tetrick Gravel Queen and Scientist?!
Hey guys welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats. My name is John Croom.  On this episode of Coffee and Van Chats we chat with Gravel Cycling Queen Alison Tetrick. Alison chats with us about her Dirty Kanza 200 win, her unfortunate crash and the seriousness of TBI injuries, along with women inclusion in the sport and the fact that she is a scientist! So please sit back relax and enjoy!   If you liked this episode please make sure you give it a like as well as subscribe!    Also if you want to check out the audio version head on over to:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCenWCMPCDaUTaGC510EwRBA?view_as=subscriber   Coffee and Van Chats is brought to you by:   Contravans   This episode is also sponsored by:   Orange Mud
25:33
July 01, 2020
Ep. 10 Phil Gaimon was my teammate for a day.
Ep. 10 Phil Gaimon was my teammate for a day.
DISCLAIMER: Please understand this podcast was shot 2 weeks before Lachlan Morton would go on a shatter the Everest Record.  Welcome back to my channel and podcast.  On this episode of Coffee and Van Chat - I sit down in my van and chat with ex world tour pro/ strava KOM hunter and my short lived teammate Phil Gaimon. I have watched Phil as I entered the sport of cycling and then I heard he was possibly going to join us on the track. Unfortunately Phil would gone on to have a horrible crash and miss out on our 2019 World Cup campaign chasing the 2020 Olympic Games which we would fall short of.    Phil and I chat about racing in TTown (Trexlertown), the Everest record, BBQ in Nashville and much more! Phil has an extensive pro cycling back ground which has brought him great success today!    Again - sit back, relax and enjoy!   Phil is known for his series worst retirement ever and his YouTube Channel and his series Phil Gaimon Worst Retirement ever can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqI9HyfLvodz7bXFCI3PU2g
43:13
June 29, 2020
Ep. 9 Kerry Werner eats sourdough on the podcast!
Ep. 9 Kerry Werner eats sourdough on the podcast!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van chats! My name is John Croom and if you haven't already please be sure to subscribe to the channel.    The guest for this episode is Kerry Werner! Kerry has seen huge success in his cyclocross career along with some successes on the road and MTB! We chat about everything from his European cyclocross campaign all the way to his RV living/ van life and sourdough bread baking!   Please sit back relax and enjoy!   Kerry's youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCJapudlF3KDpTlrzyr75Ow   Some of Kerry's Sponsors are:   Shimano  Kona  Clif bar  Eliel  Maxxis Tires   WD40  Bike BikeFlights and much more!
25:04
June 25, 2020
Ep. 8 Steve Cullen (Butchbox Cycling) drops wisdom!
Ep. 8 Steve Cullen (Butchbox Cycling) drops wisdom!
Welcome back to my channel and podcast - my name is John Croom and on this episode of Coffee and Van Chats with Chat with Steve Cullen of Butcherbox Cycling. Steve has a huge passion for American Crit racing and been a big part of a team that take part in USA Crits which has evolved into one of the most exciting under dog teams around! Steve now is apart of the sports management side of Butcherbox cycling and bringing a whole new name to American pro criterium cycling!  So please sit back, relax and enjoy!    Be sure to check out Steve and his team on instagram @butcherboxcycling and www.fasturdays.com   Again thank you for watching and be sure to subscribe!
55:43
June 22, 2020
Ep. 7 Chloe Dygert chats UCI Worlds TT and 2020 Olympics
Ep. 7 Chloe Dygert chats UCI Worlds TT and 2020 Olympics
Hey Guys welcome back to my channel - If you don't know me my name is John Croom and on this episode of Coffee and Van Chats we chat with multiple time world champion in road and track cycling Chloe Dygert!  I am really excited for this podcast because Chloe and I catch up on racing and training and just chat about some of the cool times we had on the road along with our love for cookies! So please sit back, relax and enjoy!  This Episode is brought to you by: Orange Mud Contravans Switchback Coffee
28:12
June 19, 2020
Ep. 6 Mark Satkiewicz (SBT GRVL/SBT VRTL)
Ep. 6 Mark Satkiewicz (SBT GRVL/SBT VRTL)
On this weeks episode we chat with Mark Satkiewicz. Mark is the co founder of SBT GRVL. We chat with Mark about SBT Gravel cancelling along with the releasing the new SBT VRTL . Along with all that we dive into Mark past in high level industry marketing jobs which eventually brings him to being apart of one of the biggest gravel races in the country. Also - the video for this podcast for some reason got deleted in the conversion which is a bummer...so this will only be available on the pre-existing podcast platforms. So Sit back relax and enjoy. How does SBT VRTL work and how can I participate?Register for SBT VRTL ASAP.  It is FREE and invite your friends! Easy to register real quick right HERE Choose your distance (GREEN 37 miles, RED 64 miles, BLUE 103 miles or BLACK 144 miles) Choose your route (your own or one that we suggest) Decide who you’re riding with solo or with a few friends Sign up for the SBT GRVL Strava club and SBT VRTL event to easily see who else is participating and share with your friends! Ride on August 16! This is not intended to be a big group ride or a race!  Social distance, be smart and have fun! Adhere to all CDC and Government Covid-19 guidelines in your area and be safe. Take all of the snacks and tools that you will need.  These rides are all self-supported Upload your ride to your Run Signup account when you are done What are perks for the riders? SWAG. By donating $1 or more you are entered to win swag from our sponsors leading up to and on the day of the event.  We have incredible partners and great products to give away. Guaranteed entry to SBT GRVL 2021.  If you are not currently deferred for SBT GRVL, you will have the opportunity to guarantee your ability to register for 2021 by donating $50 or more to any of our designated advocacy partners. Where are the routes? You can always use your own route no matter where you live.  In addition, we have identified 34 cities across the US where we will provide suggested routes to make it easier for you to complete one of the four distances.  If you are in one of the cities below, you can find suggested routes on our website that links to Ride with GPS starting in July.  You can use the routes on your own, or with a few friends starting any time on August 16th, your call.  If you’re not in one of these cities, no problem, you may complete any of the four distances in your hometown and on the route of your choice. Cities with suggested routes coming in July Albuquerque, Atlanta, Asheville, Austin, Boise, Boston, Boulder, Burlington, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Denver, Fort Collins, Golden Grand Rapids, Gainesville, Houston,  Indianapolis, Kansas, City Knoxville, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Milwaukee ,Minneapolis, New York City, Park City Philadelphia, Portland, Salt Lake City,  San Diego, San Francisco, Petaluma, Seattle, Steamboat Springs, Tucson This Episode is brought to by:  Contravans Switchback Coffee  Orange Mud
38:55
June 17, 2020
Ep. 5 TJ Eisenhart shows off his art studio on the podcast!
Ep. 5 TJ Eisenhart shows off his art studio on the podcast!
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee and Van Chats - this week we chat with Tj Eisenhart. We talk everything from pro cycling, art to just enjoying life and loving what we do. 
45:59
June 14, 2020
Ep. 4 Nick Gould Chats gravel during COVID!
Ep. 4 Nick Gould Chats gravel during COVID!
Hey guys welcome back to channel - today we interview Nick Gould. Gould is a professional mountain biker from the Durango area who has recently moved with his family to the Colorado Springs area! During this pandemic Nick has be managing a business, his training, stealing strava KOMs as well as prettying for his first child! Gould is in the first year of his new professional gravel team Roedo Lab Factory Team based out Colorado! Sit back, relax and enjoy!
55:18
June 09, 2020
Ep. 3 Eamon Lucas how he became “Kermesse King"
Ep. 3 Eamon Lucas how he became “Kermesse King"
Hey guys welcome back to the to the podcast - this week I chat with Eamon Lucas who has been given the nick name Kermese King. Eamon and I hang, burp and laugh chatting about racing in the states and chasing the bike racing dream over seas! 
31:19
June 05, 2020
Ep. 2 Adam Schepps (Butcher Box Cycling) how to dominate USA Crits!
Ep. 2 Adam Schepps (Butcher Box Cycling) how to dominate USA Crits!
Welcome back to Coffee and Van Chats this week we are chatting with Adam Schepps out of California. Schepps got started in cycling a bit late but has moved up the ranks quite quick finding himself on the front of some of the biggest crits in the US! Sit back, relax and enjoy! Be sure to check it out live on my Youtube as well! 
28:46
May 30, 2020
Ep. 1 Chris Creed chats weight loss journey with 1st Phorm
Ep. 1 Chris Creed chats weight loss journey with 1st Phorm
Chris Creed is the owner of the Gateway Development Cycling Team, A Father of 8 and has an crazy weight loss journey! Be sure to also check it out on youtube!  Chris Creed YouTube Episode! 
29:35
May 28, 2020
Ep. 0 The Intro: Coffee and Van Chats Podcast
Ep. 0 The Intro: Coffee and Van Chats Podcast
This is the Intro episode to Coffee and Van Chats which you can see all the podcast live and in person on my Youtube Page (Link Below). My YouTube Channel
01:34
May 27, 2020