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Jun 29, 2015

Mark brings you a full recap of the latest National Ultra Endurance Series races. The Bailey Hundo and Lumberjack 100 are two very popular races on the NUE Series. Both races were held on Saturday, June 18th - The Bailey Hundo in Colorado and the Lumberjack 100 in Michigan. Listen in to find out how the races went down.

 

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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The Bailey Hundo

Lumberjack 100

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National Ultra Endurance Series on Facebook

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Jun 26, 2015

D2 and 40 Hands crank out their best podcast. It's a must listen. They have a surprisingly open and honest discussion with Ernest Gagnon. Ernest has gone from 570 pounds down to 305 pounds by getting on his bike. He has gone through and continues to face struggles to keep things motivation in the right direction. Ernest shares his story and gives listeners a behind-the-scenes look into what it's like to battle back against health and mental struggles.

 

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Don't like what you hear? Turn it off. If you do, you may have some issues....and if you do have issues, email D2 at D2@Drunkcyclist.com or 40 Hands at 40Hands@Drunkcyclist.com to thank them and shower them with beer and beer ideas.

 

RELATED SHOW LINKS:

 

Ernest Gagnon Facebook Page

NPR Story about Ernest

Ernest's blog

Drunkcyclist Website

Drunkcyclist on Twitter

Drunkcyclist on Facebook

Drunkcyclist Tumblr

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Email 40 Hands

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About 40 Hands

A fan of riding bikes with one gear, malt liquor, riding without knowing how many miles I’ve covered, and strip clubs that let you bring your own keg. I typically have a stupid grin on my face, it is because deep down I know that no matter what, my mom thinks I’m cool. Denver, Colorado, USA

View all posts on Drunkcyclist by 40 Hands

 

About D2

I am a writer and a photographer. I never killed a man in Reno, but I once rode a bike through a casino in Vegas. Bikes are cool, huevos rancheros are for breakfast, whiskey is for dinner. Denver, Colorado, USA

Jun 25, 2015

Yuri Hauswald joins the podcast to discuss his gritty comeback win at the 10th edition of the Dirty Kanza 200 in Emporia, Kansas on Saturday, May 30. He combined years of successful endurance training and racing, his first cycling coach and months of hard training, and a lot of personal motivation into an exciting win.

In this episode he discusses all of the aspects that went into it. Listeners are treated to some great storytelling and gut-wrenching emotion. You've likely read stories and interviews about the win, but this episode is your opportunity to hear the full story and get the details well beyond the written interviews.

Guitar Ted and Ben start the episode off with a recap of their recent races. Guitar Ted had a fun and interesting time at the Dirty Kanza and Ben finished 5th at the inaugural 120-mile Badlands Gravel Battle in the North Dakota Badlands.

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

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EPISODE SPONSOR:

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RELATED SHOW NOTES:

Yuri's Report on the GU Energy Blog

GU Energy Website

GU Energy Facebook Page

GU Energy Twitter

GU Energy Instagram

"The strength within: Yuri Hauswald on Dirty Kanza 200 win" piece on VeloNews.com

Dirty Kanza 200

Badlands Gravel Battle

Emporia, Kansas

Emporia Convention and Visitors Bureau

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Jun 23, 2015

John and Kyle are back after some life happenings and equipment upgrades. They fill your ears with talk about hardcore punk. Listen in to hear a ton of news and reviews of several different bands, albums, and songs.

 

Read More about the hosts, Kyle and John

 

We want to hear from you! Are you involved with a local mountain biking organization? We want to hear from you. If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for the next episode, contact us at info@mountainbikeradio.com.  

 

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SHOW NOTES:

 

Visit our blog for audio and Video clips of the bands we reviewed:

http://deathwishracing.blogspot.com/

 

MUSIC NEWS

 

The Godfathers of Hardcore Documentary

https://vimeo.com/125314139

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1674591332/the­godfathers­of­hardcore

 

Modern Life Is War

http://www.deathwishinc.com/bands/36/

https://www.facebook.com/ModernLifeIsWarOfficial

 

BURN

http://revelationrecords.com/bands/show/103

https://www.facebook.com/pages/BURN/332282298609

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mX5m9TMeeEQ&feature=youtu.be

 

Poison The Well

https://www.facebook.com/poisonthewell

 

This Is Hardcore 2015

http://www.thisishardcorefest.com/

 

Cave In

https://www.facebook.com/CaveIn.Official

https://hydrahead.merchtable.com/music/vinyl/cave­in­creative­eclipses­vinyl­12#.VXjFmFKqIdU

 

Baroness

http://yourbaroness.com/

JUDGE ­ There Will Be Quiet

http://noisey.vice.com/there­will­be­quiet/there­will­be­quiet­the­story­of­judge­part­1

http://noisey.vice.com/there­will­be­quiet/there­will­be­quiet­the­story­of­judge­part­2

http://noisey.vice.com/there­will­be­quiet/there­will­be­quiet­the­story­of­judge­part­3

http://noisey.vice.com/there­will­be­quiet/there­will­be­quiet­the­story­of­judge­part­4

 

High On Fire

http://www.highonfire.net/

 

Coliseum

http://coliseumsoundsystem.com/

http://www.deathwishinc.com/news/972/

 

REFUSED

http://officialrefused.com/

 

Earth Crisis

https://www.facebook.com/earthcrisisofficial

 

Faith No More

http://www.fnm.com/

 

Darkest Hour

https://www.facebook.com/DarkestHourDudes

 

REVELATION RECORDS

http://www.revelationrecords.com/

https://www.facebook.com/revelationrecords

http://revhq.com/

 

Formerly of New Haven, Connecticut, it is now based in Huntington Beach, California. It was founded in 1987 by owner Jordan Cooper, along with Ray Cappo of Youth of Today, with the sole intent of producing the Warzone Lower East Side Crew 7". Within the year, they put out two more releases and a limited 4th pressing of Youth of Today's Can't Close My Eyes 7", which

had been originally released on Positive Force Records, just for the two of them to trade for vintage G.I.Joes and other action figures. In the first three years, the label put out 23 releases and pressed approximately 50,000 records, and it has continued to release an average of 7­8 albums a year.

 

Cappo left the business in 1988, to focus on his band Shelter and to start his own label Equal Vision Records (which he later sold to Youth Of Today roadie, former Revelation employee and friend, Steve Reddy), though his albums were still released by Revelation after that. The label put out several definitive hardcore and metalcore records in the late 1990s and early 2000s, with notable releases coming from Damnation A.D., Will Haven, Shai Hulud, Curl Up and Die, and Himsa. However, by the mid­2000s, Revelation Records had seemingly fallen by the wayside, with very few releases between 2004 and 2006. However, the label is returning to its former stature as a premier old­school hardcore label.

 

RECORD REVIEWS

 

Violent Reaction -­ Marching On

 

Originally conceived and executed as a one­man project by Tom Pimlott on the banks of the Mersey River in Liverpool, England, Violent Reaction recorded a demo in 2011, an EP in 2012 and an LP for Painkiller Records in 2013. Soon after, Tom relocated to Leeds to assemble a full band with an end result that finds the lads playing straight edge, hardcore punk with an obvious oi influence. With a lengthy American tour with their brother band The Flex under their belt, Violent Reaction is set to make their Revelation Records debut with "Marching On."

 

http://www.violentreaction.blogspot.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Violent­Reaction/177017079042937

http://www.revelationrecords.com/band/195

 

JUDGE ­- Bringin’ It Down

 

Judge stood tall in the face of changing times while helping to transform the musical landscape around them. Porcell, Ferraro, Siegler and Pincus may have had a list of priors that screamed “mile­wide X’s on the backs of your hands” (Youth of Today, Death Before Dishonor, Bold, Side by Side, Project X, Gorilla Biscuits, Young Republicans, Violent Children, Schism Records/fanzine, etc.), but even as they remained true to the edge, Bringin’ It Down moved towards a more sinister vibe and further promoted the nascent collision of metal and hardcore, while setting the stage for the likes of Integrity, Ringworm and Starkweather. This, in spite of—or maybe because of—having to re-record the album after a sub­par session at Chinatown’s infamous Chung King Studios.

Not bad for a band that was originally designed to be a one­off for Ferraro’s frustration with the “Edge ’til 21 Crowd.”

 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Judge/195626400586989

http://www.revelationrecords.com/release/228

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bringin%27_It_Down

 

DROWNINGMAN ­- Rock n’ Roll Killing Machine

 

Drowningman was a hardcore punk band from Burlington, Vermont, which was active from 1995 to 2005. Formed in the fall of 1995 by Simon Brody, Denny Donovan, Javin Leonard, Dave Barnett and Todd Tomlinson, the band was heavily influenced by a variety of bands including Deadguy, Unbroken, Shotmaker, Unwound, Sunny Day Real Estate and Promise Ring. This musical amalgamation helped to pioneer the modern metalcore and mathcore musical subgenres. The band was known for revolving membership and frequent record label changes.

 

A first full US tour with The Dillinger Escape Plan was embarked on to support the release.[6] Soon after returning, production of the Rock And Roll Killing Machine record began in Washington, D.C. at the Salad Days Studio. A great deal of technical difficulty was encountered; Simon Brody had claimed in interviews the stressed work environment caused the tempo of many of the songs to rush and that record lost some of the previous efforts melodic counterpoint. Still, it was well received, earning a 10/10 in respected extreme music magazine Terrorizer and finding its way into many

publications' top ten lists for 2001.Aside from making regular appearances at Hellfest, Krazy Fest, Monster Fest and The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, Drowningman began touring extensively in support of this latest record. They toured with hardcore and metal bands as varied as Earth Crisis, Glassjaw, Shadows Fall, Darkest Hour and Twelve Tribes. However, projected gigs for early 2001 were curtailed when the group lost its drummer. By May 2001 road action was resumed with regular partners Darkest Hour on the "Bro­Down 2001" tour.

 

http://drowningman.com/

http://www.revelationrecords.com/release/97

https://www.facebook.com/drowningman2014


 

Other Links and Info:

 

Our Blog: Deathwish Racing - http://deathwishracing.blogspot.com/

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Jun 19, 2015

Neil and Michael get caught up on their recent happenings, including a recap of Neil's winning Stagecoach 400 effort. Then the guys discuss Neil's 2015 Tour Divide attempt, which he is currently on, and chat about several other bikepacking routes. They also give listeners the inside scoop on the gear they both plan to carry for their upcoming events.

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RELATED SHOW LINKS:

 

Stagecoach 400

Chumba Bikes

JayP's Backyard Pursuit

Tour Divide

Dixie 200

Kurt Refsnider - Alps writeup on Salsa Cycles

Colorado Endurance Series

Neil's bike setup video

Bikepackers Magazine

Bikepackers Magazine - Neil Beltchenko CTR report

Contact Bikepackers Magazine

Support Mountain Bike Radio 

 

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Jun 18, 2015

The Big Livers check out some Asian beer. Listen in as they taste and give their opinions of the Kirin Ichiban, Sapporo Premium, and Tsing Tao. Wondering what have been (or haven't been) missing in Asian beers? The guys do the work for you.

 

If you like what you hear from Jeff, Jonesy, and Vedders, support them and the show by heading over to The Big Livers Website and pick up some gear!

 

We want you to share your beer and we'll talk about it! If you are a brewer and want your beer to get some airtime, please let us know. Also, if you have an idea for an episode or have some thoughts on this one, leave a comment below or contact us.

 

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THE JONESY SITTIN' ON THE DECK SCALE:

 

Sapporo Premium

  • Jonesy - 3.5 out of 5
  • Vedders - 4 out of 5
  • Jeff - 4 out of 5

Tsing Tao

  • Jonesy - 2 out of 5
  • Vedders - 1 out of 5
  • Jeff - 2 out of 5

Kirin Ichiban

  • Jonesy - 4.5 out of 5
  • Vedders - 4.25 out of 5
  • Jeff - 4 out of 5

 

RELATED SHOW LINKS:

 

Tsing Tao

Sapporo Premium

Kirin Ichiban

Big Livers Website

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Big Livers on Twitter

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Pat on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

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Jun 17, 2015

Matt is drooling over his new Pike. Listen to hear about Matt's new Pike fork and some good upgrades to do to a listeners Cannondale Trigger. Do you pee all over the toilet and floor?

 

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

 

"I almost threw my back out the other day...I had two (SRAM PG) 1030 cassettes stack on top of each and I tried to get them off a shelf and I almost fell down." - Kenny

 

A huge thanks to this week's supporters!

  • Dean Jensen of Minnesota gave $25

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SHOW SEGMENTS:

 

Listener Emails:

Ignacio from Alabama is wondering about possible cassette ranges.

 

Shit We Probably Hate:

Cannondale Gravel Road Bike with suspension.

 

McNuggets Exchange Rate:

They are up against the Dollar but down against the Euro.

 

Matt's Crabby Scale: (On a scale of 1 to 10, 5 being the crabbiest)

The usual - crabby as hell.

 

Jun 16, 2015

*You can sponsor the next episode. Contact us! Get your group's or company's name in the ears of 1,000-2,000 downloaders who listen for 35 minutes per listen for a reasonable price!*

 

This episode is an update on life happenings and why you haven't heard from him in so long. He demonstrates some additional considerations for trail proposals and tells you about a new trail project, and how a community is coming together to support it.

 

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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RELATED SHOW LINKS:

 

Trail Cast on Facebook
@cotharyus on Twitter
@cotharyus on Instagram
Read More about the host, Drew

Email Drew

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Jun 10, 2015

EPISODE SPONSOR:

 

The Tatanka 100 Mountain Bike Race. Saturday, July 11th

 

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If you're into endurance racing and specifically 100-milers, Lynda gives you some valuable information about getting off on the right pedal for your next 100-mile mountain bike radio. She gives you some tips and then lays out three different start scenarios that can help you whether you're at the very front or very back of the pack.

 

We welcome and strongly encourage listener questions, so if you have any questions that you would like to hear on future episodes, please contact Ben at ben@mountainbikeradio.com or Lynda at Lynda@lwcoaching.com.

 

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RELATED SHOW NOTES:

 

How to Make a Race Plan Episode

Lynda's Endurance Mountain Bike Training Plans

LW Coaching Website

LW Coaching Facebook Page

LW Coaching Twitter

LW Coaching Forum

Email Lynda

 

Jun 9, 2015

It's very safe to say that Matt doesn't like your wheels. Plus, a good discussion about retail practices in the bike world. Kenny definitely puts an end to the show this week too. If you've been jonesing for a Matt rant, you should listen.

 

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

 

"...Oooahhh god, I got this cassette so cheap..."- Kenny

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SHOW SEGMENTS:

Listener Emails:

Dan from New Jersey asks about fitting a 27.5+ into his existing bike.

Paul from the UAE gets his comment answered with a rant.

Ryan is interested in a new Fox fork.

William from Tennessee asks about his upgrades to his Specialized Carve Comp.

Shit We Probably Hate:

Kenny hates shitty retail practices.

Matt's Crabby Scale: (On a scale of 1 to 10, 5 being the crabbiest)

The usual - crabby as hell.

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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

 

Jun 7, 2015

Kelli offers up some practical nutrition advice for aging athlete. If you've been feeling a little off, not recovering like you'd like, or you'd like to keep up with the kids, have a listen. Kelli explains some special considerations for the 50+ crowd (they also work for you 30+ and 40+ athletes too!).

 

If you value what you are hearing on The Apex Nutrition Podcast, please consider improving your nutrition by buying one of Kelli's plans through our Apex Nutrition Link.

 

We encourage listeners to get involved by sharing your experiences, show ideas, questions and comments. If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, please contact us at info@mountainbikeradio.com

 

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Jun 5, 2015

June 5, 2015

 

The X100 director, John Kolarevic, joins the show to discuss this year's X100 on Saturday, August 29th in Traverse City, Michigan. He shares his experience, how the race came to be, and full information about the race. If you've been looking for a mountain bike race that offers a challenge, as well as a full event experience that offers something for everyone in a premier mountain biking and outdoors experience, listen in as John gives you all the details.

 

Mountain Bike Radio listeners get 20% OFF until July 1st! Use code "mtbradio2015" at registration.

 

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

 

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RELATED SHOW LINKS:

X100 Website

X100 Facebook

X100 YouTube Channel

X100 on Flickr

Register for the X100

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Jun 4, 2015

This episode is a must listen if you like mountain bike racing because it's filled with mile-by-mile details! Mark gives you a first-hand account of the recent Mohican 100 in Loudonville, Ohio. Nearly 600 racers toed the line for the 100k and 100-milers and the action proved to be good as always. Listen in and get yourself pumped for your next race!

 

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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RELATED SHOW LINKS:

Mohican 100   

The Last Aid Station

National Ultra Endurance Series Website

National Ultra Endurance Series on Facebook

The Last Aid Station Facebook Page

Mountain Bike Radio Endurance Calendar

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Race Description: 

Criss-Cross four counties along a single loop, climb more than 11,000 feet, and go toe to toe with the top pros on this legendary ultra-endurance loop in Northeastern Ohio. The Mohican 100 features both a 100 mile and a 100 kilometer option with five fully stocked aid stations plus self-serve water stops.

 

2015 Video Highlights, Press Coverage and Photos:

Race Results

Race photos By Butch Phillips Photography

Video Interviews and Highlights from Dirtwire.TV

Loudonville Times Pre-Race Coverage

Richland Source Race Coverage

Cycling News Race Coverage

MTB Race News Coverage

Dirtwire.TV Mohican Mini Movie

Jun 3, 2015

Matt tests out a 2016 Stumpjumper FSR Expert 29. Kenny vs. Tornadoes. Andrea goes to Moab....again.

 

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

 

"If you don't unscrew unscrew the doo-dad, you can't get wind in the intertube." - Matt

 

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SHOW SEGMENTS:

 

Listener Emails:

Phil from Kentucky emails in with a quick note.

Jeff asks about being 6'5" and 210 pounds and Stans rims.

Ask them a question by sending an email to info@mountainbikeradio.com.

 

Shit We Probably Hate:

Chamois Panties. (Matt would wear them)

 

Matt's Crabby Scale: (On a scale of 1 to 10, 5 being the crabbiest)

The usual - crabby as hell. 

Jun 1, 2015

A quick update with a clip from a new host of an upcoming new show on Mountain Bike Radio. Andrea Pirkey will be joining the group with a unique women's perspective that should bring some valuable information to everyone, including beginners and women. 

Stay tuned!

To find out more about Andrea, check her out here:

Andrea's Blog

Andrea on Instagram

Andrea on Singletracks.com

Dirty Jane Profile

 

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Mountain Bike Radio Membership

 

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