How Do You Know if Your Bicycle Lawyer is Scamming You?

How Do You Know if Your Bicycle Lawyer is Scamming You? There are 3 simple things to look at to see if your bicycle lawyer is scamming you? Lets expose the dirty secrets of the bicycle accident legal industry to you from an inside source: me. So how do you know if you have the best lawyer? There are 3 …

Cycling and The Power of Personal Metabolic Data

How well do you know yourself? If you’re like me when I first started cycling you probably don’t know much at all. There is a real progression in the sport of cycling. It starts out with a beginner bike, or a borrowed bike of sorts from a friend. Then you get enough courage to buy your first real bike and …

CARBOHOLIC

CARBOHOLICS So many of us have no idea when we exactly start burning fats or carbs. At what heart rate do you begin burning carbs and at what burn rate? When do you start building lactate acid and when do you actually recover? While there are a lot of sophisticated apps, gps devices (such as garmin), and other devices such …

Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

So many of us know deep down that we would be better cyclists, runners, swimmers, triathletes, etc. if we hit the weights in addition to our sport specific training. Yet when it comes down to it we never really make the time or we go so sporadically that we don’t experience any gains from it. Or worse, we do it …

Mental Toughness With Navy Seal Dan Cerrillo

Mental Toughness What is mental toughness? How can this be applied to your cycling? I light up when asked anything even remotely close to this topic! Mental Toughness has to be one of my all time favorite topics as well as one of my go to principles to live by. I think one of the best statements in this podcast …

Race Across France

Not sure where to even start with this. Racing my bicycle across France was on so many levels beyond incredible. The scenery, the culture, the iconic mountain climbs, the weather, the crew, my teammate. Everything was incredible. Incredibly hard, incredibly beautiful, simply incredible. Words can’t adequately describe what I was blessed to see. Everything from the majestic Alps, to the …

Kill A Cyclist And Get Away With It

As distributing as the title implies, in this article we discuss the tragic unfairness of bicycle laws that simply allow for drivers to hit and kill a cyclist with little to no punishments. So what happens if you hit and kill a cyclist in Arizona? I can tell you from years of personal experience representing the surviving family members of …

LOTOJA 2017

LOTOJA 2017 By: Ben Dodge, Esq., Ultra Cyclist For our 3rd year in a row now our team has been lucky enough to race LOTOJA. LOTOJA is the longest single day USAC sanctioned road race in the united states. It is approximately 203 (give or take) miles crossing through parts of Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. Starting in LOgan Utah, you …

Mastering “How to Pee” During a Bicycle Race

Mastering “How to Pee” During a Bicycle Race By: Ben Dodge, Esq., Ultra Cyclist Why the heck would you have to worry about peeing in a bicycle race? Why not just pull over and pee? Well, I admit that pulling over and peeing is by far the safest thing to do and the lawyer in me will always endorse safety! …

Today I Was Lucky…

In my career I have seen a lot of tragedies surrounding the sport and recreation of riding a bicycle. I have also experienced what seems to be at times the overwhelming nature of competitively training. The never ending long rides and the difficult day in and day out commitment to compete in significant bike races and events. Sometimes riding a …