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Nov 29, 2021

November 29, 2021
Trail EAffect Show Page

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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • The Kat Sweet backstory and how she got into mountain biking
  • Kat’s career with Alpine Skiing / Skiercross / Big Mountain Skiing
  • How Skiing shaped her future for Mountain Biking
  • The Evolution of Mountain Bike Coaching from the early days to today, and how Kat became a coach
  • Kid Specific Coaching at Sweetlines and working with kids
  • The Sweetlines Story
  • The different programs with Sweetlines
  • Promoting and expanding Racial Equity and DE&I* as part of Sweetlines and how this is working in Kat’s Area
  • Training Coaches to help with DE&I* and the quest towards constant improvement
  • The contrast of Seattle, WA vs Marin Co, CA where Kat learned to Mountain Bike
  • How Duthie Hill has changed the dynamic of mountain biking in the Seattle Area
  • Mountains Not Necessary for Mountain Biking
  • Sweetlines and the planning for 2022
  • Closing

RELATED SHOW NOTES

Kat Sweet Bio: https://sweetlines.com/kat-sweets-bio/
Sweetlines: https://sweetlines.com/
As a Young Black Man Speech by Morris Vasser: https://youtu.be/I9DdKdk2peE
Sweetlines Grow: https://sweetlines.com/grow/
Duthie Hill: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/trails/duthie-hill

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Rad Apparel Company: https://radapparelcompany.com/r?id=53tsmc
Smith’s Bike Shop:
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Evolution Trail Services: www.evotrails.com
Contact Josh at evolutiontrails@gmail.com

If you have any questions about Mountain Bike Radio in general, please contact Ben at Ben@Mountainbikeradio.com

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ABOUT TRAIL EAFFECT

Trails build community and Communities build trails. What came first you may ask… Host Josh Blum digs into the stories of how trails effect and affect the people and places we call home and those we might like to call home.

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ABOUT THE HOST

Josh Blum is a father and doer of stuff - paired with Advocate, Builder of Trails and Community. Originally from La Crosse WI, Josh has been enjoying the outdoors, trails, and mountain bikes since a young age. Always curious and learning about better ways to improve trail users’ experiences. Josh is employed by WisDOT, and is the owner / operator of Evolution Trail Services.

Nov 23, 2021

November 22, 2021
Trail EAffect Show Page

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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • The Corey Clayton Back Story
  • How the Concept of Vee Hollow became reality and why Townsend, TN
  • Connecting with professional trail builders to review the feasibility of building a trail system at the proposed site
  • Coordination with AMBC Knox for referrals on who to hire for planning and building of the trail system. 
  • Assembling the team of builders to provide a diverse trail experience
  • The Timeline of when the property was purchased to when building was complete (Very Fast)!
  • Jump Lines and Skills area at the base of the trail system
  • Access to the site when it opens
  • Other things to do in the area (Camping, Tubing)
  • Company Distilling 
  • The future bike shop on site
  • E Bike Friendly
  • Views from the trail system of the Smoky Mountains
  • Traffic Through Townsend, TN that goes past Vee Hollow
  • The creation of tasteful attractions in Townsend, TN to economically help Townsend the right way with Outdoor Recreation Based activities
  • Soft Opening / Official Opening coming soon (when the bridge to the site is completed)
  • Burger Master
  • The Greater Knoxville Area
  • Closing Comments

RELATED SHOW NOTES

Vee Hollow Website: https://rideveehollow.com/
Vee Hollow Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/RideVeeHollow/?ref=page_internal
Vee Hollow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ride_veehollow/
Vee Hollow YouTube: https://youtu.be/4nb2kVdqZaU
Company Distilling: https://www.companydistilling.com/
Little Arrow Outdoor Resort and Camp Ground: https://camplittlearrow.com/
Burger Master: http://www.burgermaster.net/
Appalachian Mountain Bike Club (AMBC): www.ambcknox.org

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Trail EAffect Show Support

Rad Apparel Company: https://radapparelcompany.com/r?id=53tsmc
Smith’s Bike Shop:
https://smithsbikes.com/
Evolution Trail Services: www.evotrails.com
Contact Josh at evolutiontrails@gmail.com

If you have any questions about Mountain Bike Radio in general, please contact Ben at Ben@Mountainbikeradio.com

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ABOUT TRAIL EAFFECT

Trails build community and Communities build trails. What came first you may ask… Host Josh Blum digs into the stories of how trails effect and affect the people and places we call home and those we might like to call home.

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ABOUT THE HOST

Josh Blum is a father and doer of stuff - paired with Advocate, Builder of Trails and Community. Originally from La Crosse WI, Josh has been enjoying the outdoors, trails, and mountain bikes since a young age. Always curious and learning about better ways to improve trail users’ experiences. Josh is employed by WisDOT, and is the owner / operator of Evolution Trail Services.

Nov 15, 2021

November 15, 2021
Trail EAffect Show Page

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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • About Brian Hann
  • How the AMBC and Urban Wilderness Came to be
  • Linking Properties Together in South Knoxville
  • The Partnership of Public Trails on Private Land
  • South Knoxville
  • Transition into machine building
  • Volunteers & Paid Professional Builders
  • The Kingdom Trails Influence
  • Access to Private Lands through Recreational Easements (consult with your own state laws and lawyers for advice here). 
  • Knight Ide
  • What can people can expect from the Knoxville Trails
  • Maintaining Gravity Trails on public lands
  • What Gravity Trails have done for the community and trail system
  • Year Round Get Down – All Weather Trails (Lots of stone & rock)
  • Bridges & the installation of a huge bring over Red Bud Road and Permitting this structure
  • Favorite Places for Brian to ride outside of Knoxville
  • Future of Knoxville and surrounding area
  • Stopping a highway expansion project in the name of trail system preservation and keeping a community intact. 
  • Closing Comments

RELATED SHOW NOTES

Appalachian Mountain Bike Club (AMBC): www.ambcknox.org
Urban Wilderness Knoxville: https://www.visitknoxville.com/urban-wilderness/
Devil’s Race Track Mini Documentary by Bell Helmets: https://youtu.be/HiucgFz7IEw
Bridge over Redbud Road News: https://www.knoxnews.com/story/news/local/2016/06/01/red-bud-bridge-opens-in-south-knoxville/91003136/
Stan’s No Tubes Intersections – Knoxville: https://www.notubes.com/stories/intersections-knoxville
Trailforks: https://www.trailforks.com/region/knoxville/

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Trail EAffect Show Support

Rad Apparel Company: https://radapparelcompany.com/r?id=53tsmc
Smith’s Bike Shop:
https://smithsbikes.com/
Evolution Trail Services: www.evotrails.com
Contact Josh at evolutiontrails@gmail.com

If you have any questions about Mountain Bike Radio in general, please contact Ben at Ben@Mountainbikeradio.com

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ABOUT TRAIL EAFFECT

Trails build community and Communities build trails. What came first you may ask… Host Josh Blum digs into the stories of how trails effect and affect the people and places we call home and those we might like to call home.

--------

ABOUT THE HOST

Josh Blum is a father and doer of stuff - paired with Advocate, Builder of Trails and Community. Originally from La Crosse WI, Josh has been enjoying the outdoors, trails, and mountain bikes since a young age. Always curious and learning about better ways to improve trail users’ experiences. Josh is employed by WisDOT, and is the owner / operator of Evolution Trail Services.

Nov 9, 2021

November 8, 2021
Trail EAffect Show Page

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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • Mayor Indya Kincannon Backstory
  • About Knoxville
  • What is Knoxville Urban Wilderness the trails in Knoxville
  • What trails have done for the residents in the community
  • Neighborhood connectivity through Trails
    • Increasing property values and decreasing blight
  • The return on investment with Trails vs other infrastructure
  • Investments by the City of Knoxville 
  • Quarries that have been reclaimed and turned into recreational infrastructure
  • The amenities are by and large free and open to the public in Knoxville
  • Other forms of Outdoor Recreation in Knoxville
  • Greenways and other forms of Bike and Pedestrian Infrastructure in Knoxville
  • Mayor Kincannon and Mountain Biking
  • Closing Comments

RELATED SHOW NOTES

Urban Wilderness Knoxville: https://www.visitknoxville.com/urban-wilderness/
Appalachian Mountain Bike Club (AMBC): www.ambcknox.org
AMBC Fall Fest: https://fallfest.ambcknox.org/
Stan’s No Tubes Intersections – Knoxville: https://www.notubes.com/stories/intersections-knoxville
SORBA: https://sorba.org/
Trailforks:https://www.trailforks.com/region/knoxville/

Rad Apparel Company Discount Coupon Code for 15% off: traileaffect

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Trail EAffect Show Support

Rad Apparel Company: https://radapparelcompany.com/r?id=53tsmc
Smith’s Bike Shop:
https://smithsbikes.com/
Evolution Trail Services: www.evotrails.com
Contact Josh at evolutiontrails@gmail.com

If you have any questions about Mountain Bike Radio in general, please contact Ben at Ben@Mountainbikeradio.com

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ABOUT TRAIL EAFFECT

Trails build community and Communities build trails. What came first you may ask… Host Josh Blum digs into the stories of how trails effect and affect the people and places we call home and those we might like to call home.

--------

ABOUT THE HOST

Josh Blum is a father and doer of stuff - paired with Advocate, Builder of Trails and Community. Originally from La Crosse WI, Josh has been enjoying the outdoors, trails, and mountain bikes since a young age. Always curious and learning about better ways to improve trail users’ experiences. Josh is employed by WisDOT, and is the owner / operator of Evolution Trail Services.

Nov 2, 2021

November 1, 2021
Trail EAffect Show Page

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Check out with the RAD Affiliate Link: https://radapparelcompany.com/r?id=53tsmc

 

ABOUT THE EPISODE

Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • Matthew Kellogg Backstory
  • The Appalachian Mountain Bike Club Background
  • Restarting the Club with a new agenda and aligning with SORBA and IMBA
  • How a trip to Kingdom Trails inspired a greater vision for Knoxville
  • Collaborative process with public and private land owners and managers
  • How the Bell Built Grant Campaign really put Baker Creek and the Urban Wilderness on the map
  • How a Plan / Master Plan can spring board trail building
    • How plans leverage grant funding 
    • How plans offer a road map to the future
    • How plans provide building in phases
    • Building progression into trails
  • A Breakdown of the various trail systems around the Knoxville region
    • Urban Wilderness (40 or so miles of trails)
    • Ijams Nature Center
    • The State of Tennessee – Forks of the River
    • Private Lands (about 25 private land owners) – MOU Breakdown for owners
    • County Land
    • Hastie Park
    • View Park
    • Baker Creek Preserve
    • Stanley Lippencott
    • Fort Dickerson
    • Sharps Ridge (used to reduce undesirable activity in the area)
    • I.C. King
    • Concord Park
    • Lake Norris / Loyston Point
    • Clinch Valley Trail Alliance / Haw Ridge
    • Cherokee National Forest (future project)
    • Big South Fork (NPS land)
  • The Secret Sauce for a diversity of different trails and trail types
  • Vee Hollow
  • Famous AMBC Failures
  • The mix of Professional Trail Builders with Volunteer Builders and the importance of this mix
  • Trail Champions
  • The #SoNoLimo Story
  • Closing Comments

RELATED SHOW NOTES

Windrock Bike Park: https://windrockbikepark.com/
Windrock Vlogs and Originals on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCywWFBO-Id8AapvmPMaEXtg/featured
Windrock on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/windrockbikepark/

Knoxville Trail Org Links:
Appalachian Mountain Bike Club (AMBC): www.ambcknox.org
AMBC Fall Fest: https://fallfest.ambcknox.org/
AMBC Kona Bike Raffle (Drawing 11/6/21): https://ambcknox.org/raffle/

Rad Apparel Company Discount Coupon Code for 15% off: traileaffect

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Trail EAffect Show Support

Rad Apparel Company: https://radapparelcompany.com/r?id=53tsmc
Smith’s Bike Shop:
https://smithsbikes.com/
Evolution Trail Services: www.evotrails.com
Contact Josh at evolutiontrails@gmail.com

If you have any questions about Mountain Bike Radio in general, please contact Ben at Ben@Mountainbikeradio.com

--------

ABOUT TRAIL EAFFECT

Trails build community and Communities build trails. What came first you may ask… Host Josh Blum digs into the stories of how trails effect and affect the people and places we call home and those we might like to call home.

--------

ABOUT THE HOST

Josh Blum is a father and doer of stuff - paired with Advocate, Builder of Trails and Community. Originally from La Crosse WI, Josh has been enjoying the outdoors, trails, and mountain bikes since a young age. Always curious and learning about better ways to improve trail users’ experiences. Josh is employed by WisDOT, and is the owner / operator of Evolution Trail Services.

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