Tags: The Pinkbike Podcast
Mike Levy    Dec 3, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 94 - PBA Contestant Tori Wood on Her First Race and Finding the Right Mindset The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 94 - PBA Contestant Tori Wood on Her First Race and Finding the Right Mindset
Want to know what it was like to compete for a pro contract against nine strangers?
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    Nov 19, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 90 - Is Supre the Future of Trouble-Free Drivetrains? (with Cedric Eveleigh of Lal Bikes) The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 90 - Is Supre the Future of Trouble-Free Drivetrains? (with Cedric Eveleigh of Lal Bikes)
Talking to the inventor of the Supre drivetrain about how it came to be and where it might be going. It's like a gearbox but a lot better...
Mike Levy    Nov 18, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 89 - The Derailleur Pickle The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 89 - The Derailleur Pickle
Our favorite drivetrain nightmares, our dream set-ups, gearboxes and cranks with gearboxes, and how today's drivetrains could be better.
Mike Levy    Nov 11, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 88 - Mountain Biking on a Budget The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 88 - Mountain Biking on a Budget
How to get the most bang for your buck without paying for it on the trail.
Mike Levy    Oct 14, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 85 - Is the Red Bull Rampage Too Slopestyle? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 85 - Is the Red Bull Rampage Too Slopestyle?
Of course not, but it sure is easy to talk shit from behind a keyboard if you've never been there...
Mike Levy    Oct 7, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 84 - Explaining RockShox's Computer Controlled Suspension The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 84 - Explaining RockShox's Computer Controlled Suspension
Talking about what Flight Attendant is like on the trail, what the heck Bias Adjust does, and if computer-controlled suspension really is the future.
Mike Levy    Sep 24, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 82 - Behind the Scenes at Field Test The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 82 - Behind the Scenes at Field Test
We expand on the Field Test reviews, answer reader questions, talk about how we'd make the bikes better, and you know we have to cover the Huck to Flat's broken crank...
Mike Levy    Sep 16, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 81 - You've Got Questions, We've (Maybe) Got Answers The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 81 - You've Got Questions, We've (Maybe) Got Answers
We have the most fun while answering your questions, so why not do an entire Q&A show? RC joins us to talk tech, hardest challenges, our favorite underdog brands, how to get into the industry, and many other things.
Mike Levy    Sep 10, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 80 - The Best Vehicles for Mountain Bikers The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 80 - The Best Vehicles for Mountain Bikers
Trucks and van life is cool, but don't you want a 6x6 Pinzgauer instead?
Mike Levy    Sep 2, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 79 - What's The Future of eMTBs? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 79 - What's The Future of eMTBs?
Episode 79 sees the crew talk battery and motor tech, what counts with eMTB spec, whether you should get a lightweight or full-fat eMTB, and we ask some important questions while answering some of yours.
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    Aug 24, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 77 - Interview with Outside CEO, Robin Thurston The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 77 - Interview with Outside CEO, Robin Thurston
Talking to Outside CEO Robin Thurston to skip the guessing and get to the facts about Pinkbike's future.
Mike Levy    Aug 19, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 76 - MTB Originals and Copycats The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 76 - MTB Originals and Copycats
There aren't a lot of truly new and innovative mountain bike products out there, with most (hopefully) being improvements on already existing ideas.
Mike Levy    Aug 13, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 75 - Things MTB Brands Waste Money On The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 75 - Things MTB Brands Waste Money On
What's the number one way that you see brands wasting money? Where could they save a few bucks?
Mike Levy    Jul 30, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 73 - The Details That Matter... and Some That Shouldn't The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 73 - The Details That Matter... and Some That Shouldn't
Tire pressure and suspension sag, of course, but do you also need your cable housing to be perfectly parallel or your dropper post to sit flush with the top of the seat tube?
Mike Levy    Jul 9, 2021
The Story of Mountain Biking’s Most Interesting Man: Richard Cunningham - A Pinkbike Podcast Special, Part 2 The Story of Mountain Biking’s Most Interesting Man: Richard Cunningham - A Pinkbike Podcast Special, Part 2
Two hours of RC talking about testing some of the wildest - and most unreliable - bikes ever created, his opinion of the internet before and after joining Pinkbike, his best advice for writing bike reviews, and answering your questions.
Mike Levy    Jul 2, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 70 - The Good, Bad, and Strange Bikes We've Owned - Part 2 The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 70 - The Good, Bad, and Strange Bikes We've Owned - Part 2
Our personal bike ownership history, including more sketchy hardtails, exotic downhill race bikes, and a few modern classics.
Mike Levy    Jun 24, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 69 - The Good, Bad, and Strange Bikes We've Owned The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 69 - The Good, Bad, and Strange Bikes We've Owned
Judging each other's questionable bike choices, from an RM7 that tried to rattle itself apart to a Remedy with a suicide shifter mounted on its top tube.
Mike Levy    Jun 18, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 68 - Who Are Mountain Biking's Unsung Heroes? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 68 - Who Are Mountain Biking's Unsung Heroes?
Do you know someone (or something) that hasn't received the kudos they deserve?
Mike Levy    Jun 11, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 66 - The Best and Worst of Repairing Bikes The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 66 - The Best and Worst of Repairing Bikes
We head into the workshop with RC to talk about fixing bikes, some of our favorite tools, and the repair jobs we'd prefer to never do again.
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    May 6, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 60 - What Kind of Mountain Biker Do You Want to Be? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 60 - What Kind of Mountain Biker Do You Want to Be?
Whether it's the result of conscious decisions or adapting to new circumstances, the majority of us will cycle through different versions of our riding selves.
Mike Levy    Apr 29, 2021
Pinkbike Podcast Episode 59: Value Bike Field Trip Surprises & Spoilers Pinkbike Podcast Episode 59: Value Bike Field Trip Surprises & Spoilers
Talking all things Value Bike Field Trip, our winners and losers, some surprises, and where we think some budget-minded bikes are still coming up short.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 2, 2021
Pinkbike Podcast Episode 55 - Big Dumb Rides & Staying Motivated Pinkbike Podcast Episode 55 - Big Dumb Rides & Staying Motivated
Are you going to try and crack one million vert this year? Or would being able to wheelie for more than a few feet be just as satisfying?
Mike Kazimer    Mar 25, 2021
Pinkbike Podcast Episode 54 - Best & Worst MTB Product Marketing Pinkbike Podcast Episode 54 - Best & Worst MTB Product Marketing
From compelling to cringy, we go over some of the mountain bike marketing hits and misses over the years.
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 18, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 48 - Rides That Went Horribly Wrong... & Why That Made Them So Good The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 48 - Rides That Went Horribly Wrong... & Why That Made Them So Good
I've got no food, no water, and it'll be dark in twenty minutes... In other words, I'm 100% ready for that huge epic right now!
Mike Levy    Feb 4, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 46 - The RockShox Zeb vs Fox 38 Deep Dive The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 46 - The RockShox Zeb vs Fox 38 Deep Dive
We compare RockShox and Fox's new long-travel single-crown forks after six months of back-to-back testing.
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 29, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 44 - Mountain Bike Suspension Decoded The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 44 - Mountain Bike Suspension Decoded
How do you get the most out of your suspension without spending any money? WTF did metric shock sizing accomplish? Do you need moar shimz? We talk to RockShox's Chris Mandell to get some answers.
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 30, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 38 - Editors Defend Their 2020 Best-Of Picks The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 38 - Editors Defend Their 2020 Best-Of Picks
Pricey Italian suspension, recycled rims, Minions that might be better than Minions... and a Honda Ridgeline?
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 16, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 35 - Things in the Woods (Story Time Edition with RC) The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 35 - Things in the Woods (Story Time Edition with RC)
Today's story time chat covers naked cyclists, plane crashes, car chases (RC, who knew?), a few AK47s, and unmarked helicopters patroling semi-abandoned rocket testing facilities.

Alternate title: A Tiny Bit of Pee Came Out
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 Levy    Sep 2, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 21 - Stuff We Were Wrong About The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 21 - Stuff We Were Wrong About
Admitting you were wrong usually isn't fun, but it was today: Episode 21 is all about eating crow.
Mike Levy    Aug 28, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 20 - MTB Conspiracy Theories The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 20 - MTB Conspiracy Theories
Do you believe in the derailleur cabal, spy shots, and planned obsolescence?
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?
Mike Levy    Apr 29, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 5 - Can You Trust Bike Reviews? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 5 - Can You Trust Bike Reviews?
We look at the different types of reviews out there, talk about how we like to do it, and get into press camps, embargos, and biases.
Brian Park    Apr 2, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 1 - Why Are Bikes So Expensive? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 1 - Why Are Bikes So Expensive?
Levy, Kaz, & Brian have a frank discussion about value in the bike industry.

 
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