Tags: James Smurthwaite
Mike Levy    Dec 2, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 93 - Staying Motivated and Overcoming Burnout The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 93 - Staying Motivated and Overcoming Burnout
Let's be real for a minute: sometimes, it's just not as fun as it should be. If your fire isn't burning as hot as you'd like, here are some strategies for finding motivation.
Mike Levy    Nov 26, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 92 - Does Bike Weight Really Matter? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 92 - Does Bike Weight Really Matter?
How much should a trail bike weigh? How heavy is too heavy for an enduro or downhill bike? Can they be too light? Seb Stott joins the show and brings science with him to find out.
Mike Levy    Aug 28, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 78 - Modern Geometry Explained The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 78 - Modern Geometry Explained
If you had to narrow it down to just one thing, what would you say has been the single most important advancement in mountain bikes... And why is it geometry?
Mike Levy    Jun 3, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 65 - The Hardtail Episode The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 65 - The Hardtail Episode
The pros and cons of riding without rear-suspension, how to get the most out of your hardtail, and why we don't review many of them.
Mike Levy    May 27, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 64 - Who's On Your MTB Mount Rushmore? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 64 - Who's On Your MTB Mount Rushmore?
Wade Simmons, John Tomac, Nicolas Vouilloz, Anne-Caroline Chausson, Jacquie Phelan, Joe Breeze... and Josh Bender, of course? It's time to argue about whose 60ft tall face gets carved into a granite mountain.
Mike Levy    May 14, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 62 - Editor Preferences and Why They Matter The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 62 - Editor Preferences and Why They Matter
Being transparent about our preferences in product reviews, be it a fondness for a certain suspension trait, an unexplainable love for headache-inducing internally routed cables, or maybe only liking blue bikes.
Mike Levy    May 11, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 61 - Athlete Pay, Lycra, Equality and More from the State of the Sport Survey The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 61 - Athlete Pay, Lycra, Equality and More from the State of the Sport Survey
Nearly 50% of EWS racers believe that doping could be an issue, just 8% of World Cup downhillers want to wear Lycra, and cross-country racing seems to be where the money is.
Mike Levy    Mar 11, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 52 - Our Most Embarrassing MTB Moments The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 52 - Our Most Embarrassing MTB Moments
Broken parts, viral crashes, tubeless explosions, and forks falling off... C'mon in, but leave your pride at the door.
Mike Levy    Mar 4, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 51 - Should MTB Media Post Spy Shots? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 51 - Should MTB Media Post Spy Shots?
We explain embargoes and talk about the ethics of whether we should be posting spy shots at all. Spoiler alert: the answer is hell yes.
Mike Levy    Feb 2, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 45 - What Makes a Good Riding Buddy? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 45 - What Makes a Good Riding Buddy?
Everyone needs a riding buddy that brings tasty trail-side snacks. I mean, just as long as they show up on time and usually have their bike in running order.
Mike Levy    Jan 26, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 43 - Dangerholm's Wildest Custom Mountain Bikes The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 43 - Dangerholm's Wildest Custom Mountain Bikes
But how scary is it using a huge knife to scrape all the paint off a brand new carbon frame?
Mike Levy    Jan 20, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 42 - Mountain Biking's Guilty Pleasures The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 42 - Mountain Biking's Guilty Pleasures
It's safe to say that all of us have at least one or three guilty pleasures, things that we're into but maybe we'd rather not broadcast to the world. Except that's exactly what we're doing today.
Mike Levy    Jan 12, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 40 -  The Pinkbike Awards Explained! The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 40 - The Pinkbike Awards Explained!
We explain our nominations for each category, why we chose each winner, and answer your questions from the awards articles.
Mike Levy    Dec 17, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 36 - Grilling Kazimer About Field Test Enduro Bikes The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 36 - Grilling Kazimer About Field Test Enduro Bikes
How many enduro races did Kazimer win on the Altitude? What was the highest wheelie drop he did on the Norco Shore? Why the heck does the Propain Spindrift climb so well? How come he put the Nomad's Fox 38 on backward? And is the Trek Slash his favorite Halloween-themed enduro bike?
Mike Levy    Dec 9, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 34 - Grilling Levy About Field Test Trail Bikes (and His Bonspiel) The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 34 - Grilling Levy About Field Test Trail Bikes (and His Bonspiel)
If you've read the Field Test reviews and still want more info, today's Pinkpod is a must-listen.
Brian Park    Nov 25, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 32 - What Needs to Change in the Bike Industry? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 32 - What Needs to Change in the Bike Industry?
Mountain biking is pretty great right now, but there's still a lot of room for improvement.
Mike Kazimer    Nov 18, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 31 - Wet Weather Riding Tips & Tricks The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 31 - Wet Weather Riding Tips & Tricks
For episode 31 we turned our attention to some helpful hints for enjoying those cold and muddy rides.
Sarah Moore    Nov 13, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 30 - Would You Rather? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 30 - Would You Rather?
Episode 30 will make you ponder some difficult choices that you're unlikely to ever have to make, but that doesn't make choosing any less difficult.
Mike Levy    Nov 5, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 29 - Freeride or Die! The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 29 - Freeride or Die!
When was your last wheelie drop and how high was the loading dock?
Sarah Moore    Oct 29, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 28 - All About Women's Bikes The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 28 - All About Women's Bikes
We examine the different approaches brands take to women's bikes, as well as interview Kelli from Juliana, Brook from Liv, and Elorie from Pivot.
Mike Levy    Oct 1, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 25 - Fall Field Test Preview The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 25 - Fall Field Test Preview
We're planning the next Field Test series, this time with the latest trail and enduro bikes. And definitely no Lycra.
Mike Levy    Sep 24, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 24 - Why Even Buy a DH Bike? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 24 - Why Even Buy a DH Bike?
If any downhill bike on the market can make you feel like a World Cup pro, how come we're wondering why you'd buy one?
Mike Levy    Sep 17, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 23 - Grim Donut 2 is Live! The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 23 - Grim Donut 2 is Live!
We chat about filming, what we expected to happen and what actually happened, and our EWS dreams with V2 of the Donut.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 22, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 15 - What's Holding Mountain Biking Back? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 15 - What's Holding Mountain Biking Back?
What's stopping mountain biking from becoming more mainstream? And why do tires still go flat?
Mike Levy    Jun 11, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 11 - Are We Going Racing This Year? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 11 - Are We Going Racing This Year?
Downhill World Cup double-headers on the same weekend?! And we could see the muddiest, shortest season ever...
Mike Levy    May 21, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 8 - Do We Need an Even Larger Wheel Size? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 8 - Do We Need an Even Larger Wheel Size?
We call Trek's Travis Brown to find out about their 32" and 36" wheeled prototypes. And no, you won't need that pitchfork anytime soon.
Mike Levy    May 13, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 7 - Wild Project Bikes, Foxzocci Forks, and Suicide Shifters The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 7 - Wild Project Bikes, Foxzocci Forks, and Suicide Shifters
Who hasn't shifted their planetary gearbox crankset via a fork lockout that's mounted on the underside of the top tube?
Brian Park    Nov 27, 2018
Jason Lucas & James Smurthwaite Join Pinkbike Jason Lucas & James Smurthwaite Join Pinkbike
The former editor at Dirt Magazine and a member of YouTube duo IFHT have joined our editorial team.

 
James Smurthwaite

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