In today's show, Micheal Klasmeier, owner of Trailwerks Cyclery in Annapolis MD, joins me in studio for a wide ranging discussion. Michael talks about his time with Rockshox, getting Bacon Ridge trail built, what makes a hub good, and what to expect at his downhill coaching camps with Harlan Price in Snowshoe, West Virginia this summer.
Today I break down 2017 according to Strava, my goals for 2018, and Garrett Hubbard throws down another hard hitting tech tip, along with a discount code for listeners on a suspensions service!
I break down a study about how the gut microbiome responds to exercise, a mistake "experts" make regarding endurance training, and Trailwerks Cyclery mechanic Brian Shannon calls in to talk about how salt from winter road treatments can wreak havoc on your bike, and how to mitigate it.
In studio today, Todd Robinson talks about living and biking in New Zealand. We also break down what's In, and what's Out in mountain biking in 2018.
Jen Everhard, Shenandoah Mountain 100 finisher, rode over 6000 miles in 2017, and still found time to do a 5 day bike mechanic class with UBI in Oregon. She joined me in studio today to talk about her experience.
In today's show learn some great tips for getting your butt out the door on these cold and dark days.
In todays show: IMBA Epic rides announced, research on smiling while exercising, and more.
Sustainable Trail Coalition
Today, listener mailbag, then I break down IMBA's puzzling decision to submit testimony opposing the amendment to the Wilderness Act, HR 1349, which would allow bikes in areas designated as wilderness.
Ernie Rodriguez, President of MORE and IMBA Board Member joins me in studio to talk about chapter relations with IMBA, some new trails opening, in the MD/VA/DC area, and more!
Mid Atlantic Off Road Enthusiasts President Ernie Rodriguez in studio to discuss his appointment to the IMBA Board of Directors, chapter relations, and new initiatives locally and nationally for trail advocacy.
Let's talk about e-bikes, body armor, and helmets today, ok?
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Eugene Lee, far right, Corey Vezina, middle, and me on a snow trip in 2008. You'll be remembered, my friend.
In today's show I talk about The Bike Lane and their trademark defense against a Leesburg brewery, and a grandmother that has been killing it on the BMX race circuit.