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The Mountain Bikes Apart Podcast

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Scotland, United Kingdom

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This UK Podcast, from MountainBikesApart.com, covers mountain biking in all it’s forms. We talk biking trails and travel, for when you want to get out on your steed. We cover mountain bikes, biking kit and bike maintenance, for all your buying needs. And we chat about the races we’re entering, race training, skills and general bike fitness. If you want a monthly dose of mountain biking talk, have a listen.

Twitter:

@colinmcgray

Language:

English


Episodes

Bike storage, epic adventures and standing on the pedals | MBA Podcast S3 E11

8/10/2017
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In Episode 11 of the Mountain Bikes Apart Podcast, Colin and Tom discuss bike storage, epic adventure rides and as always, try their best to answer another great question from one of our listeners,... The post Bike storage, epic adventures and standing on the pedals | MBA Podcast S3 E11 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:27:13


Current training and where to find the best maintenance advice | MBA Podcast S3 E10

7/26/2017
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Episode 10 of the MountainBikesApart podcast is live. In this episode we talk through bike maintenance and where to find the best information, after a great question from one of our listeners. We also... The post Current training and where to find the best maintenance advice | MBA Podcast S3 E10 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:36:34


Upcoming events and eating for energy | MBA Podcast S3E09

7/6/2017
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In episode 9 of the MBA Podcast, we kick things off as usual with an update on Tom’s upcoming race plans and talk a little bit about the events he’s doing. We also try... The post Upcoming events and eating for energy | MBA Podcast S3E09 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:24:15


Racing updates and trends | MBA Podcast S3E08

6/27/2017
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Colin and Tom are back after a short break with episode 8 of the Mountain Bikes Apart Podcast. In this episode, we catch up with what Tom has been up to with his international... The post Racing updates and trends | MBA Podcast S3E08 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:24:40


Training tips & buying advice | MBA Podcast S3E07

5/2/2017
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Here’s episode 7 of the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast. In this show, we talk about Tom’s upcoming races and how his training evolves as he gets into the middle of the racing season. We’ll... The post Training tips & buying advice | MBA Podcast S3E07 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:35:22


1x Drivetrains & What It Means To Be “Pro” | MBA Podcast S3E06

4/13/2017
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The latest edition of the MountainBikesApart podcast is here. In episode 6, Tom talks racing, becoming an Elite/Pro cross-country racer, we answer another great listener question and we have another audio comment sent in... The post 1x Drivetrains & What It Means To Be “Pro” | MBA Podcast S3E06 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:30:33


Sun, dropper seatposts and favourite trails | MBA Podcast S3E05

3/10/2017
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In this 5th episode of Season 3 of the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast, Colin and I have a good chat about winter training in the sun, dropper seatposts and returning to our favourite trails.... The post Sun, dropper seatposts and favourite trails | MBA Podcast S3E05 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:31:17


Motivation, Vlogging and Manhood Protection | MBA Podcast S3E04

3/3/2017
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Here we are, already at episode 4 of season 3 of the Mountain Bikes Apart Podcast. Time is flying by… In this episode, Colin and I have a catch up on riding, the equipment... The post Motivation, Vlogging and Manhood Protection | MBA Podcast S3E04 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:33:28


Cyclocross Crash Course and Winter Training, with Owen Philipson | MBA Podcast S3E03

2/17/2017
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In this episode of the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast, I’m speaking to Owen Philipson of The Drum Up Podcast. Owen’s a mountain biker, a cyclocross racer and a bunch of other things that I... The post Cyclocross Crash Course and Winter Training, with Owen Philipson | MBA Podcast S3E03 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:51:23


Racing Relentless 24: An Audio Account | MBA Podcast S3E02

1/16/2017
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In this episode of The Mountain Bikes Apart podcast, I have something a little different for you: the story of a race I competed in at the end of October last year. My brother... The post Racing Relentless 24: An Audio Account | MBA Podcast S3E02 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:28:35


Winter Training for Mountain Bikers | MBA Podcast S3E01

1/4/2017
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We’re back with another season of the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast! This time around, for season 3, we’re going a little less formal. That means more conversations, more exploration, more just shooting the breeze... The post Winter Training for Mountain Bikers | MBA Podcast S3E01 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

Duration: 00:42:18


Ask Us Anything, Part 2 | The MBA Podcast

9/6/2016
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In the final episode of the MBA Podcast, we answer few more of your listener-submitted questions! A big thanks to all of our listeners who submitted questions for the show. As mentioned last week, we’re really excited to have regularly submitted questions in the next season of the podcast and will be answering questions on every show. In this edition, we answer some great questions from Kevin, Gavin, Curtis and Larry, covering everything from getting back into mountain biking after a...

Ask Us Anything part 1

8/30/2016
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In this episode, we discuss and answer your questions. The post Ask Us Anything part 1 appeared first on Mountain Bikes Apart: For Beginners, Upgraders & Improvers.

MTB Clothing Essentials (Lower Half) | The MBA Podcast

8/24/2016
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Moving on from the bike itself that we discussed in the last few shows, this episode we’re talking about the rider and what to wear whilst you’re on the trail. Clothing is one area that many new riders can find hard to figure out, so we’re here to talk through the options and get you in the right gear from the off. We think that the right clothing for your style of riding is one of the most important parts of a comfortable and enjoyable ride, so it’s something you’ll want to make sure is...

MTB Clothing Essentials (Upper Half) | The MBA Podcast

8/17/2016
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Moving on from the bike itself that we discussed extensively in the last few shows, in this episode we’re talking about the rider and what to wear whilst you’re riding. Clothing is one area that many new riders can find hard to figure out, so we’re here to talk you through the options and get you in the right gear from the off. We think that the right clothing for your style of riding is one of the most important aspects of ensuring you have a comfortable and enjoyable ride, so it’s...

MTB Gadgets and Recording Your Ride | The MBA Podcast

8/2/2016
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In this episode of the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast, we look at the gadgets you'll want to bring with you on your ride. Tools like GPS devices and even basic cycle computers can be useful for a number of reasons. They can help you to pace your ride, so that you don’t run out of gas miles from home. They can help you navigate a new route and stop you getting lost. They can also record your effort for post- ride analysis, helping you to keep track of your training and make sure you are...

What’s in your bag? | The MBA Podcast

7/26/2016
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We’re back with another episode of the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast. In this edition of the show, we’re talking gear and everything you might need to take with you on a ride. The last thing you want to do is find yourself stuck in the middle of no where without the necessary tools or equipment to get you home. So, in this podcast we’ll be talking about how best to carry your gear with you, what tools you should take, the spares you might need, as well as some extra bits and bobs that can...

The MTB Drivetrain | The MBA Podcast

7/12/2016
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Welcome to another episode of the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast. In this episode, we’re discussing the mountain bike drivetrain, which like the name suggests, is what drives the bike forward! The drivetrain includes everything that the chain is connected to, as well as the shifters and cables that operate the derailleurs on the bike. In recent years, we’ve seen some of the largest developments in MTB drivetrain history, so we thought we’d talk about some of these changes, the evolution of...

MTB Frames Explained | The MBA Podcast

7/5/2016
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We’re back with another episode of the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast, and this time, we’re talking about the central piece of the bike, and that’s the frame. There are a few different options open to you when choosing a frame, depending on the type of riding you do, what your budget is etc. Here, myself and Colin talk through the options, what we use on a daily basis and which type of bike suits each type of mountain biker. First up, hardtails! The most basic type of frame on the market...

A guide to MTB Wheels | The MBA Podcast

6/28/2016
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In this episode in our beginner mountain bike series on the Mountain Bikes Apart podcast, Colin and I talk about MTB wheels and the many variations that are now available. Wheels are obviously a huge component of any bike, and now there are more choices than ever before, so it can get pretty confusing! We discuss what the different sizes are, what type of rider each one suits and some setup tips to help you get the most from whichever wheelset you choose. What size? MTB wheels used to be...
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