Today I talk about deciding when you can do bigger drops. First I break down a GMBN video on giant drops, and later I cover the cool story of the Golden Giddyup, an event and group that rebuilt trails in Golden, Colorado after the devastating 2013 floods.
Congrats to all the racers of the SM100. Hear what its like to photograph it, and also how to approach sessioning on technical trail features so you get the most out of it!
I break down an article about how poor rehab of sports injuries can lead to osteoarthritis, why a bike bell is a good idea, and more on today's show.
In today's show I break down the bee sting incident a bit more, give my take on why you should carry a biking backpack, talk about a bone fragility study, and chat briefly about Transition's new bike geometry philosophy.
Shimano announced a 4 piston XT caliper, Spank announced a foam filled rim, and I met some show listeners for backcountry riding with friends old and new. The Hud had a nasty bee sting reaction, too!
Tonight I talk about techy rides, Pivot's upgraded warranty, how I approach getting better at podcasting, how to size a door, and a few other random things.
Look, I wanted to talk about bike bells but things just got a bit sideways.
Poz visits to talk about his efforts organizing a bid to create a NICA (National Interscholastic Cycling Association) league in Maryland. I've talked before about how NICA is supporting youth mountain biking, hear all the details about this exciting development for Maryland.
Today I delve deep into some listener mail, and discuss why you are living in the past!
In today's show I break down my solo ride in the George Washington National Forest, read some listener mail, and give a tech tip on aligning your quick release axle levers!
Today I break down an important journal article on hydration and EAH and our Techy Social Club ride at Lake Fairfax.
Tonight I talk about my miserable progress learning wheelies, and insult some roadies again. Also an update on my lube regimen and some less than organized thoughts on hydraulic brake issues.
Today I rant about a piece by Greg Heil on Singletracks.com and his need to bike.
I also break down some tools that help get you closer to committing to a new maneuver.
Blood Road is Rebecca Rusch's documentary, directed by Nicholas Schrunk, about her mountain bike epic through Vietnam to find her father's remains. I talk about the movie and meeting Rebecca last week at the DC screening.
I cover a piece by Brice Shirback in Pinkbike about Fayetteville's up and coming mountain bike scene. And I break down the recent groundbreaking free solo climb of El Capitan by Alex Honnold.
I talk a bit about NICA in Colorado, IMBA Ride Centers, and Treating Depression with Bouldering
Today I clarify my advice on elbow position, dismiss accusations that clip in pedals are cheating, and relate a somewhat crazy story from high school. The second half of this episode may not be suitable for younger listeners.
In today's show I talk about the Massanutten Hoo Ha Enduro, and some studies of caffiene and fasting and how they affect your performance!
I spoke with Mike Brcic, Founder and CHO (Chief Happiness Officer) of Sacred Rides, a mountain bike adventure trip company based in Toronto. Mike has overcome personal challenges to become an accomplished entrepeneur. His projects include Sacred Rides, Mastermind Adventures, and Bikes Without Borders.
I break down the Virginia Trail Festival over in Stokesville, and I also talk about three techniques that are key to climbing technical terrain.
This is a freaking incredible knowledge drop on strength training and nutrition. Tim Henriques has been lifting weights and training people, and training other personal trainers, for a long time. His book, "All About Powerlifting" is a well written and well researched volume that anyone looking to get stronger and more fit should read.
*For those with kids, there is a very small amount of adult language in the show tonight.