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Health & Wellness Podcasts

We delve into the MTB world, talking to athletes, trainers, mechanics, brands and more, to bring you all the best insight that will inform and inspire you, and help you ride your bike faster, have more fun, and find out about more about the characters behind the sport that we love.

We delve into the MTB world, talking to athletes, trainers, mechanics, brands and more, to bring you all the best insight that will inform and inspire you, and help you ride your bike faster, have more fun, and find out about more about the characters behind the sport that we love.

Location:

United Kingdom

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We delve into the MTB world, talking to athletes, trainers, mechanics, brands and more, to bring you all the best insight that will inform and inspire you, and help you ride your bike faster, have more fun, and find out about more about the characters behind the sport that we love.

Language:

English


Episodes

Fabien Barel’s 2020 Review, Ultimate Trail Bikes, 2021 and More

1/25/2021
Fabien Barel clearly has a huge passion, energy and deep understanding of our sport. Today we’re catching up with Fabien on the 2020 season and finding out how he feels his enduro and downhill teams... The post Fabien Barel’s 2020 Review, Ultimate Trail Bikes, 2021 and More appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:05:30

Getting Sponsored in 2021 – Rich Houseman

1/18/2021
Rich Houseman knows a thing or two about what it takes to get sponsored. As the youngest ever factory-sponsored BMX rider, aged 6, he went on to become BMX World Champion and have a successful... The post Getting Sponsored in 2021 – Rich Houseman appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:35:50

Gary Fisher – Bringing Mountain Bikes to the Masses

1/11/2021
Gary Fisher is one of mountain biking’s founding fathers and was very much responsible for bringing mountain biking to the masses. Gary grew up with cycling in his veins, and this passion took him on... The post Gary Fisher – Bringing Mountain Bikes to the Masses appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:56:35

Yoann Barelli – 2021 Team Announcement

1/8/2021
Yoann Barelli is back to let us know all about his team set up for 2021. Yoann has been focussed on the environment for a good while now and that can really be seen in... The post Yoann Barelli – 2021 Team Announcement appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:00:34:56

Yoann Barelli – Changing Direction

1/4/2021
Let’s start the year off right with a dose of energy and positivity from the one and only Yoann Barelli. Yoann has made some big changes to his setup over the last year and we... The post Yoann Barelli – Changing Direction appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:10:02

Privateer to Pinkbike – Paul Aston – Part Two

12/29/2020
Paul Aston is someone who’s dedicated his life to bikes. From the early days of dirt jumping in the Midlands of the UK, all the way to racing Downhill World Cups as a privateer. Paul... The post Privateer to Pinkbike – Paul Aston – Part Two appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:44:39

Privateer to Pinkbike – Paul Aston – Part One

12/28/2020
Paul Aston is someone who’s dedicated his life to bikes. From the early days of dirt jumping in the Midlands of the UK, all the way to racing Downhill World Cups as a privateer. Paul... The post Privateer to Pinkbike – Paul Aston – Part One appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:04:35

DH World Champ to EWS Winner – Morgane Charre

12/21/2020
Morgane Charre has excelled in both downhill and enduro, taking the 2012 downhill world champs and winning her first EWS in Finale Ligure this season. We sat down to chat about her journey from a... The post DH World Champ to EWS Winner – Morgane Charre appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:10:28

Shaping the Technology That You Ride – Chris Hilton, CTO of YT Industries

12/14/2020
Chris Hilton has spent his career shaping the technology that we get to ride, and his journey has now taken him to Chief Technology Officer at YT Industries. We sat down to find out about... The post Shaping the Technology That You Ride – Chris Hilton, CTO of YT Industries appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:53:45

The Quest for Ultimate Performance With Laurie Greenland and Olly Morris

12/7/2020
Laurie Greenland is one of the few people who’s shown that they are capable of taking the win at a DH World Cup amongst the current crop of incredible riders. But what does it take... The post The Quest for Ultimate Performance With Laurie Greenland and Olly Morris appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:23:07

Are E-Bikes Good or Bad?

11/30/2020
E-bikes are a huge area of growth, with some trail centres in the UK already seeing around 50% of their traffic coming from e-bikes. Therefore, whether you like them or not, they are here to... The post Are E-Bikes Good or Bad? appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:42:33

Tracey Hannah – An Amazing World Cup Career

11/23/2020
Tracey Hannah is a mountain biker who has had a career full of the highest highs, and the lowest lows. We chat about everything, from having a four year break after her first World Cup... The post Tracey Hannah – An Amazing World Cup Career appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:54:27

Jamie Edmondson – A Breakthrough Season

11/16/2020
Jamie Edmondson came to most people’s attention when he took a podium at the last round of the World Cup in Lousã. However, his climb to the top steps of the sport started way before... The post Jamie Edmondson – A Breakthrough Season appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:13:52

Eddie Masters Quarantine Catch-Up

11/9/2020
Alright, it’s time for a quarantine catch up with the one and only, Eddie Masters. We will be finding out how his season went, hearing about his get fit quick plan, chatting World Cup and... The post Eddie Masters Quarantine Catch-Up appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:45:33

Lousã World Cup Post-Race Show

11/4/2020
This weekend it was Lousã World Cup which hosted the final two rounds of the 2020 season. I’m joined by Eliot Jackson and Neko Mulally to chat about the racing. We cover all the important... The post Lousã World Cup Post-Race Show appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:42:19

Inside Privateer Bikes – The Development of the 161

11/2/2020
Today we are going inside Privateer Bikes. We are joined by their MTB Brand Manager, Sam Meegan, and Redburn Design’s Ali Beckett to chat about the development of their enduro bike, the 161. We chat... The post Inside Privateer Bikes – The Development of the 161 appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:17:47

Your Winter Fitness Blueprint – With Ben Plenge From The Strength Factory

10/26/2020
Today I’m joined by Strength Factory’s Ben Plenge. Ben was responsible for our most popular episode of the year when he joined me in January to help you stay fit and make sure you can... The post Your Winter Fitness Blueprint – With Ben Plenge From The Strength Factory appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:17:48

Maribor World Cup Post-Race Show

10/20/2020
This weekend the World Cup rolled into Maribor for the first ever double-header race weekend. So, I’m joined by Eliot Jackson and Neko Mulally to chat all things Maribor. We find out first hand what... The post Maribor World Cup Post-Race Show appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:12:07

The Engineer You Haven’t Heard Of Yet – Erick Auger From Faction Bike Studio

10/19/2020
You probably haven’t heard of Erick Auger, but you definitely should. Erick has been into mountain bikes since the very beginning and now runs Faction Bike Studio, a consultancy which supports the bike industry in... The post The Engineer You Haven’t Heard Of Yet – Erick Auger From Faction Bike Studio appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:01:20:29

Leogang World Champs Post-Race Show

10/13/2020
Finally, after over a year, we’ve got some world level racing to talk about, and it’s started out with the biggest race of the year, World Champs in Leogang. I’m joined by the awesome Neko... The post Leogang World Champs Post-Race Show appeared first on Downtime Podcast.

Duration:00:59:26