The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 99 - New Year, New You?

Dec 24, 2021
by Mike Levy  
Pinkbike Podcast
Art by Taj Mihelich

While many of us aren't big on resolutions, turning the calendar over to a new year sure does seem like a convenient time to also turn over a new leaf. Or try to, at least. The final episode of 2021 sees Mike Kazimer, Sarah Moore, and myself chatting about our goals and challenges (just don't call them resolutions) for the coming twelve months and what it's going to take to tick them off the list.

Do you have any bike-related resolutions for 2022?

Dec 24th, 2021

Dude, I can't wait to hit the gym on January 1st!

Featuring a rotating cast of the editorial team and other guests, the Pinkbike podcast is a weekly update on all the latest stories from around the world of mountain biking, as well as some frank discussion about tech, racing, and everything in between.

Previous Pinkbike Podcasts
Episode 1 - Why Are Bikes So Expensive?
Episode 2 - Where the Hell is the Grim Donut?
Episode 3 - Pond Beaver Tech
Episode 4 - Why is Every Bike a Trail Bike?
Episode 5 - Can You Trust Bike Reviews?
Episode 6 - Over Biked Or Under Biked?
Episode 7 - Wild Project Bikes
Episode 8 - Do We Need an Even Larger Wheel Size?
Episode 9 - Why Are We Doing a Cross-Country Field Test?
Episode 10 - Getting Nerdy About Bike Setup
Episode 11 - Are We Going Racing This Year?
Episode 12 - What's the Future of Bike Shops?
Episode 13 - Are Bikes Too Regular Now?
Episode 14 - What Bikes Would Pinkbike Editors Buy?
Episode 15 - What's Holding Mountain Biking Back?
Episode 16 - Who's Your Mountain Biking Hero?
Episode 17 - XC Field Test Insider
Episode 18 - Electronics on your Mountain Bike: Good or Bad?
Episode 19 - The Hardtail Episode
Episode 20 - MTB Conspiracy Theories
Episode 21 - Stuff We Were Wrong About
Episode 22 - Does Your Riding Style Match Your Personality?
Episode 23 - Grim Donut 2 is Live!
Episode 24 - Why Even Buy a DH Bike?
Episode 25 - Fall Field Test Preview
Episode 26 - The Three Most Important Mountain Bikes
Episode 27 - The World Champs Special
Episode 28 - All About Women's Bikes
Episode 29 - Freeride or Die
Episode 30 - Would You Rather?
Episode 31 - Wet Weather Riding Tips & Tricks
Episode 32 - What Needs to Change in the Bike Industry?
Episode 33 - Behind the Scenes at Pinkbike Academy
Episode 34 - Grilling Levy About Field Test Trail Bikes (and His Bonspiel)
Episode 35 - Story Time - Stranger Than Fiction
Episode 36 - Grilling Kazimer about Field Test Enduro Bikes
Episode 37 - The 2020 Privateer Season with Ben Cathro
Episode 38 - Editors Defend Their 2020 Best-Of Picks
Episode 39 - Predicting the Future of Mountain Biking
Episode 40 - The Pinkbike Awards!
Episode 41 - Racing Rumours and Team Changes
Episode 42 - Mountain Biking's Guilty Pleasures
Episode 43 - Dangerholm's Wildest Custom Mountain Bikes
Episode 44 - Mountain Bike Suspension Decoded
Episode 45 - What Makes a Good Riding Buddy
Episode 46 - The RockShox Zeb vs Fox 38 Deep Dive
Episode 47 - High Pivot Bikes: The Good, The Bad, and The Why?
Episode 48 - Rides That Went Horribly Wrong... & Why That Made Them So Good
Episode 49 - What's the Best DH Bike?
Episode 50 - Are Bikes Actually Getting Less Expensive? (Value Bike Field Test Preview)
Episode 51 - Should MTB Media Post Spy Shots?
Episode 52 - Our Most Embarrassing MTB Moments
Episode 53 - Should Climbers Still Have the Right of Way?
Episode 54 - Best and Worst MTB Product Marketing
Episode 55 - Big Dumb Rides & Staying Motivated
Episode 56 - What Were the Most Important Inventions in Mountain Biking?
Episode 57 - What Were the Best (and Worst) Trends in Mountain Biking?
Episode 58 - Debunking Mountain Biking's Biggest Myths
Episode 59 - Value Bike Field Trip Surprises & Spoilers
Episode 60 - What Kind of Mountain Biker Do You Want to Be?
Episode 61 - Athlete Pay, Lycra, Equality and More from the State of the Sport Survey
Episode 62 - Editor Preferences and Why They Matter
Episode 63 - Our Best (And Worst) Bike Buying Advice
Episode 64 - Who's On Your MTB Mount Rushmore?
Episode 65 - The Hardtail Episode
Episode 66 - The Best and Worst of Repairing Bikes
Episode 67 - The Story of Mountain Biking's Most Interesting Man: Richard Cunningham
Episode 68 - Who Are Mountain Biking's Unsung Heroes?
Episode 69 - The Good, Bad, and Strange Bikes We've Owned - Part 1
Episode 70 - The Good, Bad, and Strange Bikes We've Owned - Part 2
Episode 71 - The Story of Mountain Biking's Most Interesting Man: Richard Cunningham - A Pinkbike Podcast Special, Part 2
Episode 72 - Hey Outers!
Episode 73 - The Details That Matter... and Some That Shouldn't
Episode 74 - The Best Trails We've Ridden and What Makes Them So Special
Episode 75 - Things MTB Brands Waste Money On
Episode 76 - MTB Originals and Copycats
Episode 77 - Interview with Outside CEO, Robin Thurston
Episode 78 - Modern Geometry Explained
Episode 79 - What's the Future of eMTBs?
Episode 80 - The Best Vehicles for Mountain Bikers
Episode 81 - You've Got Questions, We've (Maybe) Got Answers
Episode 82 - Behind the Scenes at Field Test
Episode 83 - Does Carbon Fiber Belong On Your Mountain Bike?
Episode 84 - Explaining RockShox's Computer Controlled Suspension
Episode 85 - Is the Red Bull Rampage Too Slopestyle?
Episode 86 - Greg Minnaar on the Honda DH Bike, World Cup Racing, and Staying Fast Forever
Episode 87 - How to Love Riding When it's Cold and Wet
Episode 88 - Mountain Biking on a Budget
Episode 89 - The Derailleur Pickle
Episode 90 - Is Supre the Future of Trouble-Free Drivetrains? (with Cedric Eveleigh of Lal Bikes)
Episode 91 - Riding Every Double Black in the Whistler Bike Park with Christina Chappetta
Episode 92 - Does Bike Weight Really Matter?
Episode 93 - Staying Motivated and Overcoming Burnout
Episode 94 - PBA Contestant Tori Wood on Her First Race and Finding the Right Mindset
Episode 95 - Field Test Down-Country Bike Debrief
Episode 96 - PBA Contestant Israel Carrillo on Riding in Mexico and Why It's Not Always About Speed
Episode 97 - Can We Predict the Future of Mountain Biking?
Episode 98 - Field Test Trail Bike Debrief

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  • 32 0
 Hey Pinkbike I seem to be having trouble with apple podcast player and it not updating since episode 94 Thanks
  • 6 0
 exactly the same here, still subscribed etc in apple podcast app but the last episode was 94, been listening through the website still though Smile
  • 10 1
 Yup, still having issues. Just think of all the catching up you’ll get to do in the new year Smile
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 Im having the same issue
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 Paywall…….just sayin
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flag Mtn-Goat-13 FL (Dec 25, 2021 at 14:43) (Below Threshold)
 Same issue here - had to move to Spotify to DL everything after the Tori Wood episode (94?) so - oh no here comes the paywall gripe club... but I don't even pay for Spotify, a bud put me on his family plan about 7 yrs ago and I've used it ever since. Anyway - funny to see people talking about the "paywall" below as if this is some political conspiracy crap...doesn't make sense to make people pay for a cast vs. making it available, that's a super-lose biz-model. Any way - maybe check Spotify if ya have it. I can't f*cking stand a few days w/o the PB podcast (meaning I replay lots of previous episodes til new ones come out) so I'm hatin' it for ya.
  • 1 0
 Ok, not just me. They show up on itunes for at my desk…
  • 1 0
 Also episode 93. Finished about 90% now it just says episode unavailable. Same for 94. New one are not even shown. Please fix
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 @mikelevy: any update on this...?
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 Some of you will laugh, but I want to clear every jump on Crank It Up this year. Jumping has always been my biggest fear on the bike. I'm fed up with casing 1/3rd of those tables and going home dissatisfied. It's going to be 90% mental battle, and 10% learning how to safely be in the air a tiny bit longer.
Merry Christmas all!
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 You got it Andrew! If you're looking for a coach, I'd recommend Ross Dunlop who coaches with ZEP at Whistler:
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 @mtbthe603: thanks for the steer!
  • 12 0
 I’ve been struggling coming up with a dish to cook when I head to my in-laws for the holiday, but once again the Pinkbike comment section saves the day!
Dick shaped potatoes it is!
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 Now that the other comments back and forth between two individuals have been removed, please remove my comment as well as it’s irrelevant now.
Hoping for better humans who respect one another in ‘22
Me-ride my bikes a little more, drink a little less, be a little nicer to my family (especially when I haven’t ridden recently), and surround myself with great people.
Thanks PB!

In ‘22 I better just ride my bike
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 I’ve got my sights set on some KOMs in Pisgah. Im not very fit right now but my new e bike should help a lot! Excited for this journey. Say hey if you see my sprinter in the parking lot, license plate says TRSTFND. Don’t forget to click like and subscribe!
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 Ebike koms? Psh
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 Hope yr joking as all of Pisgah is e-bike illegal. May wanna stick to Kanuga, Windrock, Berm Park (if it ever opens) or ebike-legal parks b/c if people see ya offload an ebike in Pisgah, yr very likely to get some ripped up tires, get yr rig trashed out on the trail and/or ticketed as yr gonna def get called in to get ticketed by LEO and they will do that faster than you can get back & try to hide yr bike. Not kidding man - ebikes + Pisgah = seriously bad combo. Hit the legal sites. It'll make you & ebikers look better & get more respect.
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 @Mtn-Goat-13: I think that’s the joke. He’s gonna get KOM because no one else is on a E-Bike in Pisgah lol
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 @MillerReid: Word...hard to read these types of things at times on-screen but yeah: I missed the TRSTFND lead. Just saw a guy get almost beaten today at Bent Creek (Asheville) by a crew of riders...old guy on an ebike. I was afraid for him. They took his battery out & said they'd walk him & his bike out to the road and then they left.
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 @Mtn-Goat-13: that’s honestly pretty sad. I love Pisgah and support not allowing E-Bikes but that’s just sad. Bullies will be bullies no matter what it’s about I guess.
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 @MillerReid: Bent Ck isn't technically Pisgah (Brevard proper) tho its in the Pisgah district (close to A'ville and waaaay more usage than even Pisgah gets) but still - these guys weren't being bullies...just being firm. They were just being sure homey knew it wasn't allowed & they walked him out - glad to see someone enforcing these rules since USFS mostly can't (except in main Brevard area Pisgah). It will hopefully be a lesson not to ride ebikes on these trails where its clearly signed.

I'm sure ebiking is great - at parks like Kanuga I'm getting passed sometime twice before I can even pedal up once so clearly its more laps & more mileage for the time but - there are more & more parks popping up around the region by the year, and 1000's of miles of USFS roads where ebiking is legal. I'm def'ly not wanting to see confrontations but when people are breaking the rules because they think they are special and the exception - they shouldn't be surprised if others call them out and enforce the rules.
  • 7 0
 “Just one more entry!” cried the pink bike user as he tapped ENTER TODAYS PRIZE DRAW.

He slammed a monster energy drink, hit record on his GoPro, and rolled towards the largest road gap of his life. The only proof he existed is his Saturday Sends submission that never made it to the video reel. Some say he’s still riding the same road gap. Some say if you hit that road gap on a really windy day you can hear him cry “Send It!”
  • 7 0
 I've been listening to podcasts for (how long?) but nothing has gotten my attention as much as this one.

From the well-timed foul-mouthing of Levy to Kaz's sharp English major ideas, Sarah's non-stop high-on-life + in-depth knowledge (and electric socks) and practical know-how and Brian's inside-the-industry realistic slap-downs - and everyone's humor and overall vibe...this is just easily the most eagerly awaited cast I look forward to every week. My only gripe is there aren't 2 or 3, so when numerous casts drop in a short period of time, its even sweeter. The PB podcast has literally been the brightest if not most defining event for me during the pandemic - I can't thank you all enough. f*cking amazing.

So does this mean there's no cast next week...the dead week after Xmas? Its gonna be a long 2 weeks wait if so...
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 @mikekazimer In the podcast you talked about viewers not understanding the nature of the trails you're testing on and only seeing the gnarliest, most photogenic parts. In the future, would you consider adding a "course tour" video? Maybe as easy as a gopro video with a layover in the top corner showing where you are on the trail with someone talking through it -- perhaps discussing why the trail was chosen and what elements of the bike you're looking to test on which sections of terrain. I understand this opens y'all up to more internet criticism about your trail decisions but I would find it super interesting. Thanks again for all the work that goes into these!
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 I came to ask this same thing. Lets see a whole lap. Doesn't need to be super fancy with lots of 3rd person shots, just a full lap with a speed and elevation overlay so we get a better sense of what you're riding on would be much appreciated.
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 99 PB podcasts and 2 seasons of PB Academy and I’m just realising that Brian Park and Jason Lucas aren’t the same person…
They sound identical!
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 Question: Might seem like a stupid question, but do you consider VitalMTB, EnduroMTB, Blister, NSMB, and other competitors in your space? Do you compete for views, click through, or paid memberships? Do you compete with Beta, even though you have the same ownership? Thanks!
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 Guessing these guys are all on vaycay. I totally get it and they should be - would just be nice to know. Three weeks now w/o a cast seems like a f*cking eternity (because I love these guys & the banter, the whole thing). Dunno the answers to your questions but the answer is yes except that Beta is likely hand-n-glove in a sense. I don't know how related it is or not, but its ultimately from the same group now w/ Outside ownership.
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 @Mtn-Goat-13: I have fallen into a mild depression... its been snowing here, i have a new bike i cant ride, and no podcast Frown
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 @Mtn-Goat-13: yeh come on Levy, we need some podcast love asap.
  • 4 0
 New Year, New Podcast? C'mon guys and gals. You had three out by this time in 2021. Back to work!
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 @dmackyaheard: Cantcha just go snowbiking (not fatbiking!) - I did a buncha that in my area the past several yrs and had a blast
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 @Mtn-Goat-13: Negative to that lol
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 @mikelevy @mikekazimer You guys should think about Trans BC, that a perfect mix of being fit and ride all day and gnarly Enduro terrain.
@mikelevy let me know if you do come that way, i ll get the cars ready Wink
  • 4 0
 My resolution is to stop online researching and make a decision. Evil insurgent or transition patrol. And then try not suffer from crippling buyer’s remorse....
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 It sounds like you need to make a Transition Wink
  • 3 0
 Dissatisfaction with purchased goods has been shown to be essentially proportional to time spent (wasted) "researching".
  • 1 0
 Not quite the same. I researched lawnmowers this spring, pulled the trigger and went electric. Hated it. Instant buyers remorse. Sold it in the fall and bought what I should have in the spring. Best purchase of the year for me.
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 @dirtyburger: Wow, this one hit me hard!
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 @dirtyburger: I hope you are wrong. Since an Injury in August im Digging super deep into what bike to buy next. Today I downloaded an Programm called Linkage X3 were I can simulate suspension of bikes look at leverage ratios and Anti squat with different chainrings and trugh the travel ect. If you are right im going to be very unstatisfied with my descision ^^
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 @dirtyburger: Its science, 60% of the time it works every time
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 Tech topic question: What is the deal with Shimano brakes and the bite point. Get a Shimano team mechanic to address this. Are the top pros dealing with this as well? Do they have a magic bleed process? Do they keep pulling a new pair out until they find a good set?
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 I think your next podcast should address the Budget vs Baller video series. The comments section of the latest video elegantly (and almost unanimously) address its dire shortcomings. In a nutshell it's garbage vs baller and in its current form really missed the mark. Deliberately downgrading the existing parts on the bike benefit no one and with the plethora of amazing budget parts (which Jenson could also have supplied) the series could have really been something special.
  • 2 0
 Follow up question for this @mikelevy which content are you guys most proud off and which do you in retrospect regret. As mentioned above the budget vs baller series has been widely panned whilst all the Cathrine stuff seems to be wildly enjoyed
  • 1 0
 I’ve been extremely happy with my current bike, a Niner Rip 9, my buddies have been riding Evil bikes for years, switching between models, and now a couple of them are on Yetis. Everyone is always talking about finding one bike that does everything well; but I’m wondering if there is one brand that does everything well?
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 What a fantastic podcast you have created. I would love to see adderson zewada on the PB podcast . the man reminds me of justin timberlakes character in the movie popstar . this lovely unassuming gent could also sub in for levy when the Gearbox cabal eventually assassinates him.
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 Question for the podcast, what watched do you recommend for mountain biking/cycling? I'm looking for a watch that can display trailforks so I can leave my phone behind and have the maps shown on the watch instead, any suggestions?
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 I am considering a trail bike . I live in Tucson and ride a variety of trails. Most of them very rocky with climbing and descending. Occasional trips to ride the trails on MT Lemmon and trips to Sedona. I currently ride a Scott spark XC bike which I love for the milder trails but it leaves me wanting on many of the rocky trails and feels like a death trap on Lemmon. I am trying to decide between a Stumpy and A Stumpy EVO. What would you chose for the AZ terrain?
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 Per the "Midwest mountain bike" topic. Doesn't it seem like there is always a certain number of mountain bikers that actively fight change? Number of gears, suspension on the front and then the rear, how much suspension, discs, bar width, stem length, bar diameter, wheel size, wheel width, tire size, geometry, electronics, etc. etc.

Find your "insert topic here" and be a dick about it? Smile

I mean the great part of modern geo is how often a person can size up or down. So if you really think a bike is too long and the seat tube too steep, size down and push your seat back = fixed!

As far as saying a bike is too slack, you could negative angleset it BUT... that slack front end on the RM element didn't hold it back grinding fire roads or keep it from making impossible climbs.
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 Question for the pinkbike videographer/photographers: 1. What gear are you using to make these videos/photographs and more importantly, how are you carrying the gear? 2. If you were to bring video/photo gear on personal rides, what would you bring and how would you carry it?
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 Another question: how much money do race teams cost? This question is In the context of the YT mob disbanding. @brianpark in your experience how much money could a consumer save on a bike if the company didn’t have a World Cup team? Or possibly no marketing whatsoever? How much of the margin is written off as marketing?
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 @mikelevy and @mikekazimer
Race topic: As much as we've all been waiting for the Mike Vs Mike race, it would be awesome to see a series where the whole staff (at least those presenters reviewing bikes) were to race 3 races together. One with an XC course with laps, climbing and strategy. One as more of a trail/enduro race showing a balance of fitness and dh prowess. Lastly a straight up DH race. This would be great to understand the riders and their style better, especially the newer presenters, so that when they review a bike we know what kind of rider they are and what kind of bike would best suite them. Seems like it might be entertaining too so long as you include all of the shit talking in the videos as well.
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 Robin might not want you to talk about it, but do any of you like riding under the influence? And if so, what do you like? We all know about summit beers, but sometimes my friends and I like riding on a half-dose of something psychedelic, or smoking a little when we get to the top of a climb or a viewpoint.

And if I'm not allowed to ask about that, do any of the zillions of bikes you've all ridden ever feel the same as another? Does the bike industry worry that their rigs are different enough from the rest of the crowd? Seems like there are plenty of bikes with close enough geo and spec that you wouldn't be able to tell they were different just riding them
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 Great podcast guys, I haven't missed one yet.

Question: I'm looking at upgrading my brakes and considering 4 piston with smaller rotors over my current (and perfectly fine) 2 piston. Which would you rather; 2 piston with large rotors or 4 piston with smaller rotors?
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 What I would love to see out of Pinkbike this next year is some reviews on trails. I understand people get excited about racing but to be honest, I want to hear about different trail systems. Take these test bikes to different regions and maybe review both. I hear about the big areas like Whistler but tell me about the hidden gems around the country. The areas that created them might appreciate the advertising and bringing in some tourists. In my opinion, this is how you grow the sport, by supporting your local communities. Trails and communities are a much bigger part of the picture than the racing scene, although I understand the importance of racing. Thanks PB. Keep the podcasts coming.
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 @mikelevy @mikekazimer @brianpark - relatively petty question but do we get a listing or announcement of the Advent Cal-winners from Dec? I always rabidly enter these but then it's a fizzler as obviously the chances of winning are low and there's no notif here or email from the companies notifying anyone of the winners (that I've seen, even when signing up on the email list). So - here's a Q&A episode question for ya. A lame one, but a question.
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 For the future field test, maybe a video in point of view of the course could lower the number of questions and comments. "What about flat land?" "This rock-roll is too big for a downcountry bike..." Etc.

As @mikekazimer explained in the podcast, it would be borring to do a video of the whole course for all bikes, but it may help people who needs perspective.
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 Hey PB, if Sarah does end up taking that wilderness first aid class I'd be interested to hear about what they cover as a future podcast topic. Also, what emergency medical supplies are most important to bring on a ride?
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 @brianpark @mikelevy @mikekazimer @sarahmoore @henryquinney - sooooo, we've have been really good so far in 2022 with our New Year and New You's and so are getting a podcast this week? How about a "best of PB podcasts" or maybe just having Henry wax for 2 hrs about his Magic Mushroom experience? Just that topic alone is worth hours.
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 Question for the upcoming Q&A podcast (hopefully I am not too late).

Head tube angle and anglesets, what’s the deal?
What sort of improvement does changing the head tube angle via angleset get you?
I get that slacker headtube angles work well in “modern geo” combined with things like longer reach and shorter fork offset, but are there any downsides to adapting an older bike where no other measurements are changing?
How significant of a change is 1 or 2 degrees on an existing bike, like in my case a 2016 Transition Smuggler with a 67 degree head angle?
Is there a consensus on what product works best? Works? WolfTooth?

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 @mikelevy @sarahmoore @mikekazimer Just saw Mike Levy’s reply below that podcast 100 is already in the can. Is there anywhere I can post my question above so it can be considered for a future podcast?
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 @Krackity-Jones: All good, I've added to the list Smile
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 ebikes are soul stealers!!! lol oh and if you ride with Henry and get hurt he leaves you and finds another friend. Awesome you guys and gal made my morning. Oh Henry the budget brawler haters... f`em. do they have a show? No thanks for the great work to all of ya.
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 Question: do companies name their bikes the XX 150 LT 440 TR 5 because they don’t want to go to the trouble of patenting and trademarking a name? And is that why brands reuse names from model to model so frequently?
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 Please for the love of audio equalize the levels or whatever. I was listening on spotify and some presenters were very quiet then suddenly a laugh would come in and wake up everyone in the car.
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 @brianpark When's the new podcasts arriving for 2022.
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 Has Levy cracked under the pressure of delivering something worthy of the 100th podcast? Has he been abducted by aliens and is being probed for No.100 right now?
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 Please anyone answer I dont care I just broke the chain stay on my bike and I have to order a new one, Is there a name for seat and chain-stay combined?
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 Rear Triangle, if I understand the questions.
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 I want to hit one specific road gap (Willingen, not that large) and explore at least one new bikepark in 2022 Smile
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 @sarahmoore : That is some next level KPI creation haha if Pinkbike ever sets annual goals, I expect you will be put in charge.
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 Question for podcast 100. What happened with the review of the Status that was up for a minute earlier this year? And how was the bike?
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 How many bike "Categories" are there? What catehory is in the middle to pick an all rounder? Whats the best 1, 2, or 3 bike stable to fill the needs of all categories?
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 @mikelevy @sarahmoore @mikekazimer happy new year pinker hosts! Any word on the next episode? Has the podcast finished/become an outside+ only thing?
  • 2 0
 Nope, episode 100 will get posted this week - just finished editing it. I took some time off but we're back in business Smile
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 Overcast on iOS works perfect for me
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 Same from ep 94 no uploads on Apple podcast app.
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 New episodes have stopped downloading after #94 for me on iTunes as well.

Shadow banning?

Has the cancel culture mob set it sights on Levy?

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 Ditto on that here as well - had to bump to Spotify to cast it.
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 I'd just like to point out that this podcast makes me really riled...
  • 1 0
 The DC group needs a 10 bike field of carbon bikes. Rank them from 1-10 somehow
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 Come to Bentonville! We've got some pretty ok Midwest/Southern riding.
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 Why is the podcast no longer available on I phone?
  • 1 0
 Gotta stream via Spotify now (unless ya don't subscribe). Not sure what happened but - doesn't look like we're getting a show this week either. I was chomping at the bit for a cast last week, about to lose it this week...gonna practically be dead waiting for one to maybe drop next week. Good luck getting hold of it...
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 @Mtn-Goat-13: I have found it on Spotify. I suppose its no big deal really. It does sem a bit odd however. I need to get in the habit of checking other locations
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 @Potterymouth: Good to hear - I guess the prob is that only some people subscribe (mines free as a buddy put me on his family plan years ago). I'm used the apple-cast method but have since just moved all my mtb casts to Spotify and everything else on apple.
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 Will we get podcasts in 2022?
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 Work more on my total body fitness so I can progress more on the trail
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 Question:. Why do people mountain bike in the Midwest?
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 The midwest has a few great trail areas but a lot of very mediocre ones. I would love to move my family to the mountains, just not in the cards yet. Keeping my fingers crossed.
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 I'm lucky to be a Blue Ridge / western NC mountains rider... no lack of options here. But if I lived in the Midwest I'd def try to find the trails or make some... just cannot live w/o riding (and not interested in road biking). There are some odd little ranges & peaks tho, if ya look at maps - Ouachita Mtns in Oklahoma & Arkansas w/ a high elev of 2753 - that's a big-ass drop but I don't know what trails are in that area. There are also probably lots of gorge / hollow / dropoff types of areas none of us are aware of. I don't have plans to go, but point being: when its mostly flat & bland & your surrounded by the 1870's people, you gotta find something rad to do or you die.
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 I can´t bE-levyt!!
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