AngryMountainBiker Show

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Mountain bike, rock climbing, and adventure sports talk. Not really that angry. Tune in for mountainbiking interviews, trip reports, and rants about life's minor and not so minor annoyances. If you like mountain biking, and you like podcasts with a pinch of saltiness, a dash of humor and more than a few rants, you found a home.

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http://angrymountainbiker.com
Description
Mountain bike, rock climbing, and adventure sports talk. Not really that angry. Tune in for topical mountainbiking interviews, trip reports, and rants on road cycling, and life's minor and not so minor annoyances. If you like mountain biking, and you like podcasts, you found a home!
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-05-21 22:43
last episode published
2019-03-26 14:24
publication frequency
4.73 days
Contributors
Will Niccolls author  
willniccolls@gmail.com (willniccolls@gmail.com) managing editor  
AngryMountainBiker owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
196
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Sports & Recreation Health Fitness & Nutrition Outdoor

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Episodes

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26.03.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Is Bentonville a Mountainbiking Paradise?!

If you want trails like this, come help Saturday! Need bike repair? Check out show sponsor Nova Cycleworks! Need a fantastic sports massage? Trimassage Therapeutic Massage by Tracey Dugdale Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Google Play Lake Fai...
20.02.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Treasure Mountain Weekend, Tillman Road Closure

Treasure Mountain, West Virginia website SVBC Facebook page (info on Tillman Road closure) Need bike repair? Check out show sponsor Nova Cycleworks! Need a fantastic sports massage? Trimassage Therapeutic Massage by Tracey Dugdale Subscribe on Apple P...
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Finally! A New Show! 2019 Goals Review and Cyclist Bone Density Scare!

In the first episode of 2019 I briefly discuss goals for the new year, the most important of which is purchasing a NEW BIKE!  I also try to ease your mind about a scary NYT article about bone density in cyclists. New York Times Article:Can Low-Impact ...
15.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Striving to Get Better!

Great to be back in on the microphone after a bruising work schedule!  Sound quality is a bit off--I had to use my old mixer for this episode.  I talk about being critical of your own work, and revisit some of the factors that got me to the finish line...
4.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Team Effort: Shenandoah Mountain 100 Recap!

We didn't expect it to be easy.  Expectations were met! Need bike repair? Check out show sponsor Nova Cycleworks! Need a fantastic sports massage? Trimassage Therapeutic Massage by Tracey Dugdale Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Google Play   ...
21.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Best Mountainbiking in the USA? Right Here!

In today's show, I make the case that DC is one of the top mountain bike destinations you can find.  What do you think? Need bike repair? Check out show sponsor Nova Cycleworks! Need a fantastic sports massage? Trimassage Therapeutic Massage by Tracey...
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Shenandoah Mountain 100 Final Preparations! Sheduro Coming Up!

With the SM100 only a couple of weeks away, I talk about my final preparations and planning and mental state. Need bike repair? Check out show sponsor Nova Cycleworks! Need a fantastic sports massage? Trimassage Therapeutic Massage by Tracey Dugdale S...
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New Local Weeknight MTB Race Series! Organizers Mark Harris and Greg Pullyam in Studio

Mark Harris and Greg Pullyam of Adventure Enablers visited the studio to talk about their local mountain bike race series, Ride the Hump.  They also get me interested in adventure racing and give some tips on surviving endurance events.  Be sure to che...
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Wilderness 101 Race Breakdown!

I did the Wilderness 101 metric distance race in Pennsylvania over the weekend. This is my story. Need bike repair? Check out show sponsor Nova Cycleworks! Need a fantastic sports massage? Trimassage Therapeutic Massage by Tracey Dugdale Subscribe on ...
10.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Really, Science? Is This the Best You Can Do?

I updated listeners on my training progress, rant about science and journalism, and talk about bike tourism. BS NYT Article about remembering words Need bike repair? Check out show sponsor Nova Cycleworks! Need a fantastic sports massage in NoVA? Trim...
4.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Ray Heinsman in Studio Sharing His Experience Teaching a Whole Gang of Kids to Bike!

Ray Heinsman joins me to talk about teaching kids to ride bikes. He's got some great tips from his time this summer getting his and his neighbors kids of all ages out riding. If you want more information on youth biking, check these links. They'll ope...
9.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Kent Baake, Owner of Treasure Mountain Bike Lodge, in Studio

In today's show, Kent Baake joined me to talk about his bike lodge in West Virginia, completing the Shenandoah Mountain 100 15 times. Need bike repair? Check out show sponsor Nova Cycleworks! Need a fantastic sports massage? Trimassage Therapeutic Mas...
24.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

How Did Sevilla Spain Build an 80KM Bike Network in 2 Years?

Saville Spain was transformed into a bike friendly city--I talk about how it was done in today's show! Need bike repair? Check out show sponsor Nova Cycleworks! Need a fantastic sports massage? Trimassage Therapeutic Massage by Tracey Dugdale Subscrib...
17.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

How to Make Strava Work for You!

Trail ettiquete according to AMB, Strava extensions, and more in today's show. Thanks to our sponsor: Nova Cycleworks, a mobile bike repair service in Northern Virginia! Book online or call 703-239-3293 now!  Mention AngryMountainBiker for 10% off labo...
9.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Mobile Mechanic? Yes! Nova Cycleworks Owner Dan Donohue in Studio

Guest Dan Donohue, owner of Nova Cycleworks, visits the world headquarters of AMB to talk about life as a mobile bike mechanic, and why I should wash my bike more often. Enjoy! Nova Cycleworks Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Google Play    
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Race Director Kyle Bondo in Studio

Kyle Bondo visits AMB Show world headquarters to talk about organizing a popular mountain bike race series and more. Wednesdays at Wakefield Information! Merchants of Dirt Podcast Podfader Podcast Trails for Youth
25.04.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Repost! Backcountry Riding Tips and Techy Rides

Today I'm reposting an old episode, meanwhile I'm working on a new, more highly produced show based on my trip to the Pisgah Stage Race last week.  Just takes longer to edit than my normal rambling, so stay tuned!   Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscri...
7.04.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Mountainbiking Phoenix, Bike Review, Fred Becky Doc, Taco Addiction

In which I talk about my trip to Phoenix, review the long travel 29er from Santa Cruz, and talk about Fred Beckey, a legendary alpine climber and subject of Patagonia's  recent documentary, Dirtbag. Dirtbag, the movie.
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Tips for Faster Downhill Riding, ALZ Benefit Ride

In today's shorter than usual show, I make some important announcements and give some tips for getting faster going down hills! Alzheimer's Benefit Ride in Farmville VA! Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Google Play  
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Olympic Climbing Breakdown and an excerpt of my FrontLines MTB Interview

In today's show I break down Olympic rock climbing and why it presents challenges to US competitors.  And, I tease you with a bit of my appearance on Front Lines MTB, a great show out of Canada.  Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Google Play Fr...
10.03.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Stokesville 60/40 Breakdown, and What's Your Thing?

The Stokesville 60/40 ride (it's NOT a race, lol) was a fantastic day out riding bikes with friends and I more or less met my goals and expectations.  Hear about that, and a discussion of how to overcome a lack of self awareness in today's show! Subsc...
3.03.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

The Dumbing Down of Trails? Plus, Bottom Bracket Smack Talk

Today I talk about bottom bracket replacement, Bentonville AR, and the dumbing down of trails.  Here's a picture of my old threaded bottom bracket, the BBT-9 Park tool, and the insert for it that came with the new bottom bracket.  Here's my favorite D...
28.02.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Long Term Review of Catalyst Pedals

Today I do a long term review of the Pedaling Innovation Catalyst pedal, talk about the Stokesville 60/40 Lifestyle Ride, and a study on stereotype threat and how it affects motor learning. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Google Play Wheelbui...
23.02.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Wheelbuilder Ray Heinsman In Studio!

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31.01.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Goals, Gummy Bears, and Girlfriends

Today I discuss goals, and the evolution of mine over my years in outdoor sports.  And, I give you a peak at my private life. Also, I invite you to the MORE Winter Membership Party. You DO NOT want to miss this! Members only, so get your membership (it...
30.01.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Top Stage Racer Sonya Looney Calls in to Talk Training, Diet, and More

Sonya Looney is on the show today and we talk about endurance training, stage racing, plant based nutrition, and more.  Sonya has wins in some of the most competitive multi-day mountain bike stage races in the world, including the Breck Epic and Trans ...
18.01.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Interview: Michael Klasmeier in Studio- Suspension Guru, Bike Shop Owner, Shredder

In today's show, Micheal Klasmeier, owner of Trailwerks Cyclery in Annapolis MD, joins me in studio for a wide ranging discussion. Michael talks about his time with Rockshox, getting Bacon Ridge trail built, what makes a hub good, and what to expect at...
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The Year of the Wheelie! 2018 Goals, Strava Rant, and a Garrett Hubbard Tech Tip

Today I break down 2017 according to Strava, my goals for 2018, and Garrett Hubbard throws down another hard hitting tech tip, along with a discount code for listeners on a suspensions service! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play    
9.01.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Mechanic Brian Shannon Calls In, And I Break Down How Exercise Improves Your Gut Biome!

I break down a study about how the gut microbiome responds to exercise, a mistake "experts" make regarding endurance training, and Trailwerks Cyclery mechanic Brian Shannon calls in to talk about how salt from winter road treatments can wreak havoc on ...
5.01.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Todd Robinson Visits to Talk About New Zealand Mountain Biking!

In studio today, Todd Robinson talks about living and biking in New Zealand.  We also break down what's In, and what's Out in mountain biking in 2018.  Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play Mountain Biking in Whakarewarea Forest, Rotorua Queen ...
4.01.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Jen Everhard Visits to Talk About Her Experience at a 5 Day Bike Mechanic Class

Jen Everhard, Shenandoah Mountain 100 finisher, rode over 6000 miles in 2017, and still found time to do a 5 day bike mechanic class with UBI in Oregon.  She joined me in studio today to talk about her experience. United Bike Institute Subscribe on iT...
21.12.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Winter Motivation and Overcoming Fear!

In today's show learn some great tips for getting your butt out the door on these cold and dark days. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play    
14.12.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Research Says: Smiling Helps Performance; IMBA Epics Announced

In todays show: IMBA Epic rides announced, research on smiling while exercising, and more. IMBA Epics Sustainable Trail Coalition
10.12.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

PR Disaster for IMBA!

Today, listener mailbag, then I break down IMBA's puzzling decision to submit testimony opposing the amendment to the Wilderness Act, HR 1349, which would allow bikes in areas designated as wilderness.   Text of bill Sustainable Trail Coalition IMBA's...
7.12.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Best Tires Survey, A Rant Against Ranting, Little Schloss Ride Report

29.11.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Grampa Niccolls Talkin'

Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play Invisibilia Podcast Amanda Batty Stuff Brf Barf Podcast  
28.11.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

If You Love Biking, Set Your Hub Free!

Capital Cyclocross Classic to Benefit Lake Fairfax Trails Techy Riders Social Club Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play    
22.11.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

I'm Not Always Right, But I Am This Time!

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12.11.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

The More You Ride, the Better You Get

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9.11.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Interview: Part 2, Ernie Rodriguez, MORE President, IMBA Board Member

Ernie Rodriguez, President of MORE and IMBA Board Member joins me in studio to talk about chapter relations with IMBA, some new trails opening, in the MD/VA/DC area, and more! Support MORE with Tees for Trails: Shirts by Club Ride!
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Interview: Ernie Rodriguez, MORE President, IMBA Board Member

Mid Atlantic Off Road Enthusiasts President Ernie Rodriguez in studio to discuss his appointment to the IMBA Board of Directors, chapter relations, and new initiatives locally and nationally for trail advocacy. MORE and Club Ride Join Forces with "Tee...
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NICA Leagues, New Neurons Formed by Exercise, and Another Garrett Hubbard Tech Tip!

  Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play NICA, Youth Cycling League  
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Connecting: Your Derailleur, and Your Social Life

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24.10.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

E-Bikes, Helmet Recommendations, and More

Let's talk about e-bikes, body armor, and helmets today, ok? Like and share! Frederick Watershed Trail Work Day Info Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play      
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Embrace Your Inner Primate, or Leg Shaving is for Roadies

Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play My interview with trainer Tim Henriques  
19.10.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

What Causes Cramps? Research Says....

PLOS Blog on Cramping Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play      
12.10.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Dedicated to Eugene Lee and Marc Genberg

Eugene Lee, far right, Corey Vezina, middle, and me on a snow trip in 2008.  You'll be remembered, my friend. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play Getting Your Girlfriend Into Mountain Biking
6.10.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

69 Year Old Grandmother Crushes BMX Racing

In today's show I talk about The Bike Lane and their trademark defense against a Leesburg brewery, and a grandmother that has been killing it on the BMX race circuit. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play Gravity Soul Dual Slalom Shenandoah Mou...
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Back to the Roots - Pisgah National Forest Riding

Moco Epic Shenandoah Mountian Bike Festival Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play    
21.09.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/5/d/d/8/5dd873d46d209d73/Podcast-1400-square.png

Update on My Bike Shorts, and a Quick Primer on Bike Geometry

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