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The latest Enduro, XC & Downhill news, racing, products, insider stories. If it has to do with two-wheels, no topic is off-topic for co-hosts Jonathan Lee and Steven Lewis.

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The latest Enduro, XC & Downhill news, racing, products, insider stories. If it has to do with two-wheels, no topic is off-topic for co-hosts Jonathan Lee and Steven Lewis.

    Episode 73 – Ellen Noble and Alexey Vermeulen Live at Carson City Off-Road

    Episode 73 – Ellen Noble and Alexey Vermeulen Live at Carson City Off-Road

    Ellen Noble is one of the best cyclocross racers in the USA, and Alexey Vermeulen is one of the best time trialists in the country, so what the heck are they doing at the Epic Rides Carson City Off-Road, and what have they learned coming from different disciplines into MTB? This episode is packed full of fascinating insights that will help us all appreciate and enjoy riding more!

    Ellen's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ellenlikesbikes/
    Alexey's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexeyvermeulen/

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    The MTB Podcast is presented by Worldwide Cyclery, the online retailer for serious mountain bikers. Head over to www.MTBpodcast.com/store/ to get your parts, accessories and MTB Podcast swag.

    • 55 min
    Episode 72 – AXS vs. Mechanical vs. XTR 9100 Plus Cockpit Setup Deep Dive

    Episode 72 – AXS vs. Mechanical vs. XTR 9100 Plus Cockpit Setup Deep Dive

    Jonathan and Steven are back with a comparison of XX1 AXS, mechanical Eagle, and XTR 9100, as well as a Carson City Off-Road update and a deep dive on cockpit setup. Enjoy!
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    Topics covered in this episode:
    • Which is best: AXS, Eagle, or XTR 9100?
    • CXhairs race coverage: https://www.youtube.com/user/CXHairs
    • Epic Rides: Carson City Off-Road update
    • Cockpit setup deep dive
    • Wolftooth B-Rad System: https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/collections/b-rad-system
    • Rapid Reboot Recovery Boots: https://rapidreboot.com/

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    The MTB Podcast is presented by Worldwide Cyclery, the online retailer for serious mountain bikers. Head over to www.MTBpodcast.com/store/ to get your parts, accessories and MTB Podcast swag.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 71 – Strength Training & Nutrition with Dialed Health's Derek Teel

    Episode 71 – Strength Training & Nutrition with Dialed Health's Derek Teel

    Dialed Health's Derek Teel joins Jonathan for a discussion on modern geometry, mixed wheel sizes, a a deep dive on nutrition, weight management and strength training for mountain bikers. Enjoy!
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    Topics covered in this episode:
    • Dialed Health: https://dialedhealth.com/
    • Derek’s Free Core Training Program: https://dialedhealth.com/programs/no-equipement-core-workout• Derek’s Total Body Dumbbell Program: https://dialedhealth.com/programs/total-body-dumbbell-workout
    • Pinkbike Fantasy Leagues: https://www.pinkbike.com/contest/fantasy/enduro/
    • Cape Epic thoughts
    • Yolanda Neff is a downhill racer!?
    • Are mixed wheelsize bikes the next thing?
    • EWS thoughts
    • Updates from the XC world
    • Payson McElveen's White Rim Record
    • New Rockshox Suspension: https://www.pinkbike.com/news/first-ride-rockshoxs-updated-lyrik-and-new-deluxe-shock.html
    • New Race Face cranks: https://www.pinkbike.com/news/race-face-launches-its-new-next-sl-crankset.html
    • Santa Cruz Megatower: https://www.pinkbike.com/news/first-ride-santa-cruz-megatower.html
    • Stumpjumper EVO
    • How to get rid of back pain on the bike
    • How to maintain the SB100 Switch Infinity link
    • Yoga for MTB riders
    • SRAM Eagle AXS thoughts
    • How to lose weight like a cyclist
    • A guide to macro and calorie counting
    • High carb vs. low carb
    • Carb cycling and nutrient timing
    • A guide to periodized training
    • How to fit in strength training with cycling
    • Strength training exercises for MTB athletes
    • Is strength training cross-training?
    • How to manage a caloric defecit
    • The Bontrager ION 200RT and Flare RT light set: https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/cycling-accessories/bike-lights/bike-light-sets/bontrager-ion-200-rt/flare-rt-light-set/p/23710/?colorCode=black

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    The MTB Podcast is presented by Worldwide Cyclery, the online retailer for serious mountain bikers. Head over to www.MTBpodcast.com/store/ to get your parts, accessories and MTB Podcast swag.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Episode 70 - Listener Questions!

    Episode 70 - Listener Questions!

    Jonathan and Steven are back to discuss racing news, answer listener questions on everything from cheap groupsets to Heart Rate Variability. Tune in and enjoy!
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    The MTB Podcast is presented by Worldwide Cyclery, the online retailer for serious mountain bikers. Head over to www.MTBpodcast.com/store/ to get your parts, accessories and MTB Podcast swag.

    • 57 min
    Episode 69 - Crank Length, Flats vs. Clips, Oval Chainrings, Skinwalls & More

    Episode 69 - Crank Length, Flats vs. Clips, Oval Chainrings, Skinwalls & More

    Jonathan and Steven cover news including the beautiful new Intense M29 and "interesting" YT Jeffsy 29 release, plus a great set of questions from listeners including crank arm length, oval chainrings, flats vs. clips, skinwall tires and getting more kids on bikes. Thanks for listening and enjoy!
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    Topics covered in this episode:

    - Jonathan's ski trip at @PowderCreekLodge : https://www.instagram.com/powdercreeklodge

    - The new YT Jeffsy 29: https://www.vitalmtb.com/interstitial?page=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.vitalmtb.com%2Fvideos%2Fmember%2FNEW-YT-JEFFSY-VIDEO-WITH-CHRISTOPHER-WALKEN%2C36233%2Fsspomer%2C2

    - Intense's gorgeous M29 downhill bike: https://www.pinkbike.com/news/review-intense-m29.html

    - Pinarello Go Bang (e-bike fire): https://www.pinkbike.com/news/video-bike-explodes-as-aftermarket-motor-catches-fire.html

    - Fox Transfer 175mm Dropper: https://www.pinkbike.com/news/press-release-fox-announces-175mm-transfer-dropper-post.htm

    - Cannondale Sessions w/Josh Bryceland and Crew: https://www.pinkbike.com/news/josh-bryceland-and-squad-form-the-cannondale-sessions.html

    - Does crank length really matter?

    - How crank length affects cadence and power output

    - Are downcountry and trail bikes too similar?

    - Why coil shocks can work on most bikes

    - Tips for helping kids enjoy riding

    - The benefits and drawbacks to oval rings

    - A fashionista's guide to skinwall tires

    - How to make a Rockshox Reverb more reliable

    - Why clips vs. flats is a silly debate

    - New trail bike choices

    - Power meter options for fat bikes

    - A guide to understanding dirt types

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    The MTB Podcast is presented by Worldwide Cyclery, the online retailer for serious mountain bikers. Head over to www.MTBpodcast.com/store/ to get your parts, accessories and MTB Podcast swag.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 68 - Listener Questions Christmas Special!

    Episode 68 - Listener Questions Christmas Special!

    Your questions answered! Enjoy, share and rate!
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    Topics covered in this episode:

    - Team Rumors 2019
    - Epic Rides 2019 Race Registration opens soon!
    - Pinkbike's Field Tests
    - Bike Mag's Bible of Bike Tests
    - Reliable dropper posts
    - XCM National Championships and why USAC needs to improve
    - Watches vs. head units
    - Our favorite "cheap" bikes
    - How to use the winter season to get faster
    - Ceramic coating vs. vinyl wrapping
    - Why Jonathan is moving on from the RS-1
    - Our favorite bottom bracket standard (not what you think...)
    - Why your bike has too much travel
    - How to stop your fork from diving
    - Best first MTB for roadies
    - Theories about Intense and if the Sniper XC actually exists
    - Fashion "rules" of helmets and eyewear
    - The strange utilization of removable cheek pads
    - Why you should put your MTB on the trainer
    - Cross-training for MTB
    - Use cases for the Quarq Shockwiz
    - Jonathan is doing Leadville
    - Why a full suspension is better for Leadville
    - When should you replace your helmet?
    - How to avoid hand and arm fatigue while riding
    - Cornering technique tips that solve almost every form problem

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    The MTB Podcast is presented by Worldwide Cyclery, the online retailer for serious mountain bikers. Head over to www.MTBpodcast.com/store/ to get your parts, accessories and MTB Podcast swag.

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

Octo Dad ,

OctoDad New Zealand

Love the clean language in your podcasts!
Be sweet as if you could do bike recommendations for kids bikes
Eg 8-12 year olds
I have 8 kids and a literal bike shop in my garage!

Warwick/mills ,

Informative and well balanced

Brilliant mix of content, from news to tips and tech and training advice. Jonathan and Steven make a great team. Well worth subscribing to.

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