Monday, February 27, 2017

The Most Important Thing You Shouldn't Do on Your Mountain Bike!




Today I talk about why we all need a steward of common sense in our life, then I get into some IMBA, STC and local chapter talk. With a new director, and the loss of a major sponsor last year, the future of mountain bike advocacy faces serious challenges.  Plus, it's a very sexy episode!

Dave Wiens Interview
Pro STC piece on MTBR.com
Anti STC piece on MTBR.com
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Friday, February 24, 2017

4 Things You Need to do Now to be Badass on your Mountainbike This Year


Tonight I talk about some of the things you need to do now to be ready for a great, strong mountain bike season this year.  Enjoy!

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Replacing Your Rear Derailleur Is No Big Deal, and New Dropper Technology




Today I break down what it takes to replace your rear derailleur, talk about a new dropper on the scene, and explain why you need to slap yourself. I also promote the Stokesville 60/40KM race and the DC Bike Ride coming up this spring.

Stokesville 60/40

Revive Dropper post
Replace shifter gear cables
Install rear derailleur
Adjust rear derailleur


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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Buffalo Soldier Mountain Bikers: Two Thousand Miles on a Sixty Pound Bike


I break down my weekend of derailleur eating riding, mental preparation, then I get into the story of the courageous soldiers of the 25th Cavalry, African American soldiers who rode 50 miles a day on bikes in 1897 from Montana to St. Louis.

DirtMag article on Buffalo Soldiers

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Part 2! Ernie Rodriguez, President of MORE, Visits the Studio


Learn what the hard working volunteers of the Mid Atlantic Off Road Enthusiasts (MORE) have accomplished in the past year and what you can expect to look forward to for 2017--the 25th Anniversary of this effective and important non-profit. We talked about new developments in trail design standards, the national summit of IMBA, where Ernie spoke, and much more.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Ernie Rodriguez, President of MORE, Visits the Studio




Learn what the hard working volunteers of the Mid Atlantic Off Road Enthusiasts (MORE) have accomplished in the past year and what you can expect to look forward to for 2017--the 25th Anniversary of this effective and important non-profit. We talked about new developments in trail design standards, the national summit of IMBA, where Ernie spoke, and much more.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Three Great Tips to Get Better at Bike Maintenance and Get More Dates





Tonight I give you some resources for learning about bike maintenance and mechanics, and the surprising answer to "When do you inspect your bike?". Plus do a rant on electric "bikes".

Shimano Tech Docs
Jimmy Mac interview
Park Tools Youtube Channel

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Mountain Bike Speed Record and 105 Years Young: Robert Marchand Follow Up




I break down the new 104 mph speed record set by Max Stockl of Austria, and talk more about Robert Marchand, the 105 year old cyclist setting records and being studied in France. He increased his VO2 Max by 13% at the age of 103.

105 Year Old Cyclist Robert Marchand
Markus Stockl breaks mountain bike speed record

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Colorado Trail Talk with Yazda Founder James Stoup In Studio




James Stoup visits AMB headquarters to talk about Colorado trails, his ride scheduling app, and the benefits of trailwork.  We talk about Doctors Park, the Monarch Crest, and why you need to get yourself out to help build trail.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Never Say Clipless Again, Please. And A FREE Prize, but ya gotta listen :)


Listen up, people. There is one word in biking that's holding us all back and I'd like to fix that. So get your 'beats on and tune in and let's fix this thing. Plus, you may get a chance to win a copy of Dirt Mag's 20th anniversary book which is loaded with a ton of great articles and pics. 

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