'Riding to where my father was shot down in Vietnam gave my cycling a purpose' world champ Rebecca Rusch tells SRAM

SRAM's new podcast features ultra endurance rider and multiple world champion Rebecca Rusch on riding the 1,200-mile Ho Chi Minh trail to the crash site where her father died - and there are five more inspirational episodes with SRAM athletes

Rebecca Rusch after winning the 2011 Leadville 100
(Image credit: Getty Images)

SRAM has launched an all-new podcast with accompanying YouTube videos that went live on November 10.

The US component brand's Changing Gears podcast shares conversations with SRAM’s athletes and ambassadors from around the world who, it says, inspire others, challenge themselves, and make change that counts. 

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Simon Smythe

Simon Smythe is a hugely experienced cycling tech writer, who has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2003. Until recently he was our senior tech writer. In his cycling career Simon has mostly focused on time trialling with a national medal, a few open wins and his club's 30-mile record in his palmares. These days he spends most of his time testing road bikes, or on a tandem doing the school run with his younger son.