Wendy Engelberg is the founder of Girlz Gone Riding, a mountain bike group working to get more women riding and enjoying themselves. We talk about how to lead a group ride and how we can all be better ambassadors for our sport.
Alex Gardner, Nick Gibson, and Tommy Magrath started the Trans Cascadia 4-day enduro race five years ago as a way to allow riders to experience forgotten trails and incredible riding in the Pacific Northwest. Over the years they’ve forged relationships with other trail user groups and have used the race as a way to give back to the trails.
The Singletracks team traveled far and wide to cover the world of mountain biking this year. From fat biking during the Polar Votex in Wisconsin to racing across BC and Croatia, we saw a lot of trails in 2019.
Ryan Leech is a mountain bike trials rider who has starred in many mountain bike films over the years and has performed live in front of audiences around the world. He’s also a mountain bike skills coach and trainer, offering online programs covering topics like wheelies, cornering, and jumping.
Enduro World Series founding board member Chris Ball talks about the motivation for creating a race series outside of XC and DH competition. We also catch up on the UCI partnership, e-bike racing, and EWS destinations around the world.
Singletracks staff writers and editor talk about the current mountain bike trends that have us stoked, and the ones that grind our gears.
In this episode we also talk about the possibility of slopestyle mountain biking becoming an Olympic sport, how freeride is getting more women into riding, and additional Crankworx stops in the future.
We talk with an expert on nutrition and physiology about how metabolism works, the health value of gluten and intermittent fasting, and whether athletes can exercise themselves past an unhealthy diet.
Cam McCaul talks about the history of freeride, his career, risk taking, injuries, and mountain bike trail building.
Most, if not all mountain bikers are nature lovers too. The Singletracks crew shares their stoke for the natural environment, and considers how mountain bikers can be even better stewards.