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Mountain Bike Radio is THE voice of mountain biking. Mountain Bike Radio is a podcast network dedicated to off road cycling. Show hosts from around the United States and worldwide bring you unique programming covering all aspects of your favorite sport of mountain biking. We discuss racing, current events, and anything in the mountain biking world. From the average joe to the top pro and from short track to multiday adventures, we aim to bring the world of mountain biking to you. It's mountain bike talk from mountain bikers, for mountain bikers. http://www.mountainbikeradio.com
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Feb 19, 2017

February 19, 2017

The Path Podcast Show Page

This episode is brought to you by Epic Rides 

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE:

The guys launch a new email address for podcast questions, talk minimal bike shop stuff, and talk a good bit about demos coming from the shop.  Wahl trimmers, SCOA shuttle service enduro tour, and more fun items. They also discuss gearboxes. Tune in to hear more.

The Path guys welcome all of your questions and encourage you to send them an email with the subject “Podcast Question” to podcast@thepathbikeshop.com

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Feb 17, 2017

February 17, 2017

Destination MTB Show Page

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This episode is brought to you by Epic Rides

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE:

 While in Cable, WI Ben and Matt stop by on location of the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival in order to pick Gary Crandall’s brain. After racing the first edition and getting a top 20 finish, Gary stumbled into this position due to a little free time on his hands and the ability to run a manual typewriter. Tune in to hear the evolution of the race and bikes, his induction in to the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, and how he has come to run the race for 34 of the 35 years it has been going.

If you have any ideas for future guests or episodes, please contact us at ben@mountainbikeradio.com.

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Feb 17, 2017

February 17, 2017

Trail Cast Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE:

Drew quickly tackles Politics, and why they should matter to you. A recent shakeup in local politics resulted in feeling like this episode needed to happen. I give some examples why you might want to stay involved in local politics if your trails matter to you.

If you or someone you know is in charge of trail projects or organizing work days for your group, Drew wants you to email him. Share your projects and when your work days are, and he'll share that information in future episodes.

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at info@mountainbikeradio.com

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Feb 17, 2017

February 16, 2017

The Trailhead Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Ben and Matt slow down as they end the mini series prompted by a single listener question. You should stop in and let them break down brakes for you in this episode of The Trailhead.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact Matt at matt@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question that is centered around a particular thing you heard on MBR please send the show name and time in the show the confusion arose. If it is from a specific article, send Matt a link. Something going on with your own bike or something in real life? Shoot over a photo with your question.

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The Trailhead Episode #04 - Suspension Pivots

The Trailhead Episode #03 - Suspension Care

The Trailhead Episode #02 - Rotational Bearings

The Trailhead Episode #01 - Cold Weather

The Trailhead Episode #00

Become a Mountain Bike Radio member

Just Riding Along on Twitter

Mountain Bike Radio Facebook Page

Matt’s Twitter

Feb 16, 2017

February 16, 2017

Fatbike Life Show Page

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Live on location at Up North Guided Tours Ben sits Matt down, hands him a drink, and they work on getting to the bottom of Matt's dislike of fatbikes. This has been a great week to experience some good groomed riding for Matt. After riding real groomed trails Ben wanted to see if Matt's perspective of the fat tires has changed, and if so how. Tune in and try to listen to the whole thing, this show is a long one but the end is good.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at ben@mountainbikeradio.com.

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Trombone Assault Rifle

Falcon Punch

Up North Guided Tours

Uncle Rob

Roadkill

Otso Cycles

Wolf Tooth Components

100 hours with Ben Episode

Singletracks Fatbike Revolution

WTB Weirwolf 29x2.5

Proudfoot Cycles

Waltworks Softtail Penny Farthing

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Feb 15, 2017

February 15, 2017

The Just Riding Along Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Andrea has been riding the trainer, Kenny has been going through Di2 batteries like a middle schooler goes through girlfriends, and Matt actually rode his single speed. Tune in to hear all the usual banter from this week and learn what is new and going on with the crew.

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SHOW DONATIONS

– no donations this week.

A huge thanks to this week’s show supporters! If you like JRA and want it to continue, consider supporting the show, CLICK HERE.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at jra@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question, please include the following details: what do you weigh, do you jump stuff, what is your budget, what is your goal? This will help us, help you, keep Just Riding Along.

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LISTENER QUESTIONS

Questions answered by the crew in this episode:

– None this week.

If you have any comments or questions for the Just Riding Along show, email to jra@mountainbikeradio.com

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Feb 15, 2017

February 14, 2017

Fatbike Life Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Ben sits down with race directors Trenton and Jackson as they roll out their first year event Scouts Guide to the Snowpocalypse. Tune in to hear a little about their race and how it will give you an option to race on never before raced single track, two track, and even a lake not open to the public for normal use. This is in Rochester, Minnesota on February 25th, 2017.

About the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series: “The largest fatbike racing series in the United States, The Great Lakes Fat Bike Series is a showcase of the best fat bike races in the Great Lakes Region. The events include seven mass start fatbike races in three states. Riders compete to earn points in each event and establish standing in the overall 45NRTH Great Lakes Fat Bike Series.”

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at ben@mountainbikeradio.com.

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Specific Show Links:

Scouts Guide to the Snowpocalypse

Registration Page

Trenton's Filtyh 50 Race

Day Across Minnesota

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Feb 14, 2017

This episode is brought to you by Epic Rides

February 13, 2017

The Last Aid Station Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE:

Mark convinces Jeremiah Bishop to get off the bike for just long enough to get caught up on his world. Jeremiah gets us up to speed on what he's been up to and what he has in store for this coming summer.  He's currently racing the Tankwa Trek 3-day stage race in South Africa in his build towards the Cape Epic in March. Jeremiah is always a great guest with good perspective on riding, training, and racing. Listen in for a candid conversation with one of the best mountain bikers in US history. 

If you are a race director or racer who would like to hear your race report on an episode of The Last Aid Station, please contact Mark at Mark@Mountainbikeradio.com

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Tangwa Trek

Pisgah Stage Race

Grand Junction Off Road

Whiskey Off Road

Mohican 100

BC Bike Race

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Trans Alp

The Last Aid Station is on Twitter

Support The Last Aid Station

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Feb 7, 2017

February 7, 2017

The Path Podcast Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE:

The guys head over to the Intense Cycles headquarters in Temecula, California to meet up with the guy behind the company, Jeff Steber. They discuss some general topics about Intense, their products, philosophy, and processes. Then they reveal the new, 2nd generation, carbon Tracer. Listen in as they give a lot of detail and time to discussing the specifics about the newest addition to their lineup.

From the Tracer page: "Intense proudly introduces the latest addition to its complete line up of carbon mountain bikes - the 2nd Generation carbon TRACER. Three years in the making, the new Tracer has big shoes to fill. Its predecessor was one of the brand's most acclaimed, best-selling models to date and won the "Interbike Bike of the Year Award" in 2014.

For 2017, the new bike offers up a modern trail geometry, with longer reach for a more confidence-inspiring ride. The JS Tuned suspension "enduro link" has been developed and refined, offer longer links (including a carbon upper link) to optimize leverage curve, axle path and overall performance to make the Tracer an uncompromising enduro race machine."

The Path guys welcome all of your questions and encourage you to send them an email with the subject "Podcast Question" to sales@thepathbikeshop.com

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Intense Cycles Tracer

Intense Cycles Website

Intense Cycles Facebook Page

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The story of Intense Cycles

Get on The Path Newsletter Email List

#ThePathPodcast

The Path Bike Shop Website

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Feb 6, 2017

February 6, 2017

The Trailhead Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Matt and Ben are on a streak with this series prompted by one listener question. For this episode the focus is pivots – the parts of your frame that move when your full suspension bike is working. Que up this episode to hear about cleanliness and torque on all of that fancy hardware in this episode of The Trailhead.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact Matt at matt@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question that is centered around a particular thing you heard on MBR please send the show name and time in the show the confusion arose. If it is from a specific article, send Matt a link. Something going on with your own bike or something in real life? Shoot over a photo with your question.

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Feb 3, 2017

Febraury 09, 2017

Just Riding Along Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Matt knew the whole crew was going to miss an episode due to an upcoming travel day. To keep your JRA fix coming your way he rounded up Alex Bishop of Mind Melt Games to give you a little history of himself and the story of the world's first cycling board game, Glory Gears. Tune in to hear more about Glory Gears and for info on how to even win a copy of the game!

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SHOW DONATIONS

– special recording - no donations mentioned.

A huge thanks to this week's show supporters! If you like JRA and want it to continue, consider supporting the show, CLICK HERE.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at jra@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question, please include the following details: what do you weigh, do you jump stuff, what is your budget, what is your goal? This will help us, help you, keep Just Riding Along.

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Mind Melt Games

Mind Melt Games Facebook - like to win!

Contact Alex Bishop

Become a Mountain Bike Radio member

Just Riding Along on Twitter

Brickhouse Racing Website

Brickhouse Racing Facebook Page

Brickhouse Racing Instagram

Mountain Bike Radio Facebook Page

Andrea’s Twitter

Matt’s Twitter

Kenny’s Twitter

Feb 1, 2017

February 1, 2017

The Just Riding Along Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Kenny goes to Iron Mountain, Matt shrieks like a small dinosaur (and has his own wheel question), and Andrea has a bruise on her hip. Tune in to this week's episode to hear what is going on with the crew and what is new in the land of the JRA. PS They are still working out that fatbike power meter.

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SHOW DONATIONS

– no donations this week.

A huge thanks to this week's show supporters! If you like JRA and want it to continue, consider supporting the show, CLICK HERE.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at jra@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question, please include the following details: what do you weigh, do you jump stuff, what is your budget, what is your goal? This will help us, help you, keep Just Riding Along.

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LISTENER QUESTIONS

Questions answered by the crew in this episode:

– Pivot 429 to road bike franken-conversion from Travis N

If you have any comments or questions for the Just Riding Along show, email to jra@mountainbikeradio.com

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Vapor Trail 125

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Brickhouse Racing Website

Brickhouse Racing Facebook Page

Brickhouse Racing Instagram

Mountain Bike Radio Facebook Page

Andrea’s Twitter

Matt’s Twitter

Kenny’s Twitter

Jan 29, 2017

January 28, 2017

The Path Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Auk is hiding, but Nathan and Tani go crazy. 29" in the front and 27.5" for the rear??? Is Tani nuts or is he on to something. They go through the usual show flow, giving you some shop news followed by a lot of great bike discussion. Scientifically accurate vs generally informative? Tani may have lost his mind with this new project. Plus, they discuss Tani's Bike Buying Directives (in case you're looking for a new bike or even thinking about a new bike...)

The Path guys welcome all of your questions and encourage you to send them an email with the subject "Podcast Question" to sales@thepathbikeshop.com

 

RELATED SHOW LINKS

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Suspension Analysis Blog

Pivot Switchblade

Kona Process 153

Transition Scout

Transition Patrol

Pivot Firebird

Rocky Mountain Slayer

Get on The Path Newsletter Email List

#ThePathPodcast

The Path Bike Shop Website

The Path Bike Shop Facebook Page

The Path Bike Shop on Instagram

The Path Bike Shop on Twitter

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The Path Bike Shop on Vimeo

Like what you are getting from Mountain Bike Radio? Support it and get something in exchange.

 

Jan 25, 2017

January 25, 2017

Just Riding Along Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

The whole crew sits down to talk bikes, wheels, questions, and a ton of listener comments with a few questions. The show notes have a ton of stuff sent in by listeners to keep everyone entertained.

SHOW DONATIONS

– Travis N. of Minnesota sent $25

– Craig M. of South Carolina sent $25

– Jason C. of Illinois sent $25

– Mark I. of California sent $25

A huge thanks to this week's show supporters! If you like JRA and want it to continue, consider supporting the show, CLICK HERE.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at jra@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question, please include the following details: what do you weigh, do you jump stuff, what is your budget, what is your goal? This will help us, help you, keep Just Riding Along.

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LISTENER QUESTIONS

Questions answered by the crew in this episode:

– Eric J from the internet suggests we should start a segment of "would you ride it" for listener bikes. We probably wouldn't. Kidding.
– Brad from DC wants to know what to do for a not mountain for road and gravel/dirt usage
– Kris wants to quiet down his YT Jeffsy with a Next SL crank

-If you have any comments or questions for the Just Riding Along show, email to jra@mountainbikeradio.com

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XT Trekking Levers

Creepy Armadillo Stuff

Shredding XC Bikes

 

Otso Voytek

BikeStud.com

Terrene Wazia tires

Become a Mountain Bike Radio member

Just Riding Along on Twitter

Brickhouse Racing Website

Brickhouse Racing Facebook Page

Brickhouse Racing Instagram

Mountain Bike Radio Facebook Page

Andrea’s Twitter

Matt’s Twitter

Kenny’s Twitter

Jan 17, 2017

January 18, 2017

The Just Riding Along Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Matt knew he would be traveling on the normal recording day so he rounded up Colorado's Resident Badass Chris Plesko to do a recording ahead of time. They talk food, where Chris came from and how he got to here today, and what he has planned in the near future.

SHOW DONATIONS

– Donations were not recognized during this special recording.

A huge thanks to this week's show supporters! If you like JRA and want it to continue, consider supporting the show, CLICK HERE.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at jra@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question, please include the following details: what do you weigh, do you jump stuff, what is your budget, what is your goal? This will help us, help you, keep Just Riding Along.

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LISTENER QUESTIONS

Questions answered by the crew in this episode:

– Questions were not answered during this special episode. Not listener questions at least.

-If you have any comments or questions for the Just Riding Along show, email to jra@mountainbikeradio.com

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Jan 17, 2017

January 17, 2017

Fatbike Life Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Josh Washlow spent almost every summer up on Lake Owen during the 1980s canoeing, camping, water skiing, and playing in the woods. Now he operates a new guiding services in Northern Wisconsin, near the Chequamegon National Forest. He joins the show to discuss Up North Guided Tours, the area, the trails, the food, and the overall experience. A good listen, especially if you’ve been considering heading north to some of the best fatbike trails around.

About Up North Guided Tours:

“Along with our guide services, we provide high end fat bikes with front suspension, helmets, illumination for night rides, and hydration for our participants. Along with the equipment our guided tour fee includes personalized route planning, instruction, transportation (to and/or from our shop and our tour route), expert guides, a short video emailed to you after your tour, and fun are all included in our prices.

For transportation, we have a 4×4 passenger van with a trailer for 12 bikes. Our base camp location has a private changing area, a retail store where your can purchase fat bike apparel, and plenty of parking is available!

If you schedule a tour in advance, we will pick you up and take you back to Bayfield or Ashland for $20/person or Duluth for $30/person. We can give you time to shop and eat in Cable after the tour, as well. Also, we did open up a new area in the Cable area to ride fat bike, and yeah, we are doing a TON of grooming for your winter biking experience! You gotta get up here!”

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at ben@mountainbikeradio.com.

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Email Josh – Josh@Upnorthguided.com

CAMBA Trail Map

Cable Cafe

The Brick House Cafe

Angry Minnow

Backroads Coffee

Rivers Eatery

Namakagon Grocer

Lakewoods Resort

Garmisch Inn

Rookery Pub Fine Dining

Sawmill Saloon

Bayfield Yurt

Roam Basecamp

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Jan 16, 2017

January 16, 2017

The Trailhead Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Matt and Ben keep the mini series alive and rebound back with the second of four episodes – this one is all about caring for your suspension. Tune in to hear how to keep your fork and shock dialed in this episode of The Trailhead.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact Matt at matt@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question that is centered around a particular thing you heard on MBR please send the show name and time in the show the confusion arose. If it is from a specific article, send Matt a link. Something going on with your own bike or something in real life? Shoot over a photo with your question.

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The Trailhead Episode #02 – Rotational Bearings

The Trailhead Episode #01 – Cold Weather

The Trailhead Episode #00

Become a Mountain Bike Radio member

Just Riding Along on Twitter

Mountain Bike Radio Facebook Page

Matt’s Twitter

 
Jan 13, 2017

January 13, 2017

The Path Podcast Show Page

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE:

Nathan, Tani, and Auk team up to talk how the shop has new demos, how to get a free dropper post from The Path Bike Shop, and Nathan’s time in Sedona learning to read wet rocks.

The Path guys welcome all of your questions and encourage you to send them an email with the subject “Podcast Question” to sales@thepathbikeshop.com

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Jan 12, 2017

January 12, 2017

The Last Aid Station Show Page

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE:

Mark gets the chance to get Cory Wallace to sit still for an hour to get the scoop on what makes him tick. Tune in to this episode of The Last Aid Station to hear what makes him tick. He has some really good philosophies about how there is no training like racing, training with Strava, and how to survive a long endurance season.

If you are a race director or racer who would like to hear your race report on an episode of The Last Aid Station, please contact Mark at Mark@Mountainbikeradio.com

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Jan 11, 2017

January 11, 2017

Just Riding Along Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

The whole crew gets together and sits down to discuss the normal stuff. Kenny has some good stories, Andrea wants to talk about weird things that work, and Matt has a run in with a no trespassing sign. Tune in to hear more.

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SHOW DONATIONS

– Michael A of Texas gave $25

– Fred McGill of Michigan gave $25 with a note "Merry Christmas"

– Alex Z of Pennsylvania gave $100 with a note "Happy Belated Holiday of Choice

– Jesse B of Maine gave $10 with a note "Love the show, keep it up. Merry Christmas JRA!"

A huge thanks to this week's show supporters! If you like JRA and want it to continue, consider supporting the show, CLICK HERE.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at jra@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question, please include the following details: what do you weigh, do you jump stuff, what is your budget, what is your goal? This will help us, help you, keep Just Riding Along.

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LISTENER QUESTIONS

Questions answered by the crew in this episode:

– Jason C wants advice on setting up his boingy-bits.

– Jay C has some words on the freehubs on cheap fatbikes.

-If you have any comments or questions for the Just Riding Along show, email to jra@mountainbikeradio.com

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Shop via our Amazon Affiliate Link

Go to the Mountain Bike Radio Store

Become a Mountain Bike Radio member

Just Riding Along on Twitter

Brickhouse Racing Website

Brickhouse Racing Facebook Page

Brickhouse Racing Instagram

Mountain Bike Radio Facebook Page

Andrea’s Twitter

Matt’s Twitter

Kenny’s Twitter

Jan 10, 2017

January 10, 2017

Riding Gravel Radio Ranch Show Page

ABOUT THE EPISODE

Jim Cummins and LeLan Dains of Dirty Kanza Productions join Guitar Ted and Ben to discuss the 2017 Dirty Kanza. Registration opens Saturday, January 14 at 8am Central time. They discuss several topics, including women in cycling and the Dirty Kanza #200women200miles initiative. Listen in to hear what's happening behind the scenes, what you can expect, and a good look into the nuts and bolts and logistics of Dirty Kanza. If you're looking for some good gravel discussion, this is worth a listen.

If you have any questions, comments, or have an idea for an episode, please feel free to contact us anytime

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ABOUT DIRTY KANZA

From the Dirty Kanza website: "Dirty Kanza Promotions was founded in 2006 by Jim Cummins, with the assistance of fellow cycling enthusiast Joel Dyke. At that time, gravel grinding was just beginning to catch the interest of the endurance cycling community. However, Jim had grown up in the Flint Hills of east central Kansas and had been riding gravel for decades. Inspired by some of the early gravel grinder events… and convinced the Flint Hills had the best gravel to be found anywhere in the world, Jim and Joel decided to create Dirty Kanza 200.

Initially, these two gravel aficionados had no idea the extent to which this whole gravel grinding thing would grow, nor did they give it any real thought. That wasn’t what motivated them. They both simply felt their lives had been enriched through cycling. And DK200 was their attempt to give back to the cycling community.

Since then, the popularity of gravel grinding has exploded and is now the fastest growing genre in the cycling industry. The popularity of DK200 has grown too, from 34 participants in 2006, to an anticipated 2,200 riders in 2017. And while that growth has brought with it a few changes to our format and the way we have to manage certain aspects of the event, one thing has remained constant… DK200 is a grass-roots event, organized and managed by folks who are passionate about cycling, and done so for the primary purpose of providing life-enriching cycling experiences for our event participants."

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Riding Gravel Forum - Dirty Kanza Entry Transfer Thread

Dirty Kanza Website

Dirty Kanza Facebook

Dirty Kanza Twitter

Dirty Kanza on Youtube

Dirty Kanza on Instagram

Lauf Forks

Gravel Guru Website

Gravel Guru on Youtube

Dirty Kanza Registration

Guitar Ted's Blog

The Riding Gravel Tire Finder

Riding Gravel Event Calendar

Riding Gravel Forum

Riding Gravel Bike Finder

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Jan 6, 2017

January 5, 2017

Fatbike Life Show Page

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Scott Chambers, the creator and director of the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series, joins the show to give some series updates. He provides some thoughts on the previous and upcoming races, courses, racing conditions, and gives some details on the overall series. Scott also gives you some information about his upcoming race, the Brewery Vivant Farmhand Fat Bike Race, which is the third race of to the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series on January 15th, 2017.

About the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series: “The largest fatbike racing series in the United States, The Great Lakes Fat Bike Series is a showcase of the best fat bike races in the Great Lakes Region. The events include seven mass start fatbike races in three states. Riders compete to earn points in each event and establish standing in the overall 45NRTH Great Lakes Fat Bike Series.”

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at ben@mountainbikeradio.com.

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Jan 4, 2017

January 4, 2017

Riding Gravel Show Page

ABOUT THE EPISODE

This episode is brought to you by TravelKS.com

Guitar Ted and Ben get up to date with an episode by themselves. No guests does NOT mean no fun though. They do a little housekeeping and give some updates of what they have been up to with the website.

There are some new, good updates that hopefully provide more riders with more valuable information. Additionally, Guitar Ted discusses a recent question about tires, including the 650b WTB Horizon tires, as well as general information. Then they discuss the near term future of the cycling world. Plus, 2017 Trans Iowa information.

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Jan 3, 2017

January 3, 2017

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ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Matt and Ben sit down to get a mini series started on your bike. They break a listener question down into four episodes - the first being what you are about to hear: rotational bearings. Tune in to hear what you need to do to keep things rolling in this episode of The Trailhead.

We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact Matt at matt@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question that is centered around a particular thing you heard on MBR please send the show name and time in the show the confusion arose. If it is from a specific article, send Matt a link. Something going on with your own bike or something in real life? Shoot over a photo with your question.

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Jan 3, 2017

January 3, 2016

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 ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Kenny is traveling for the holidays and the crew sits down the day after Christmas to do some serious business. Tune in to hear more of what they had to discuss and maybe even weld something. PS, they probably won't weld anything.

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We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at jra@mountainbikeradio.com. If you have a question, please include the following details: what do you weigh, do you jump stuff, what is your budget, what is your goal? This will help us, help you, keep Just Riding Along.

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LISTENER QUESTIONS

Questions answered by the crew in this episode:

– Jason C wants advice on what "Trail" sized 29er to buy

– Paul B has some Endurbro questions for us: How big to get the send.

-If you have any comments or questions for the Just Riding Along show, email to jra@mountainbikeradio.com

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