The Pinkbike Podcast

A weekly update on all the latest stories from around the world of mountain biking, as well as some frank discussion about tech, racing, and everything in between. Hosted by Henry Quinney and featuring a rotating cast of the Pinkbike editorial team and other guests.

Episode 226 - Aaron Gwin Will Ride Crestline, P...
When the UCI team list was released for the upcoming season, there were many answers to be found about who will be riding what. One inclusion that didn't shed too much like, however, was Aaron Gwin's name under his eponymous racing team. We have all the details here.
46 min
Episode 225 - Yoann Barelli on Finding His Plac...
Yoann talks to Henry about everything from racing downhill world cups, Tour de Gnar and everything in between.
93 min
Episode 224 - Rónán Dunne on Signing for Mondra...
From being a top 30 contender to a podium finisher with his second place at Snowshoe in West Virginia last fall, the Irishman has made a name for himself in a very short time. Now, the 21-year-old Irish rider has signed with Mondraker Factory Racing, where he'll be teammates Ryan Pinkerton and Dakotah Norton and have a dream race setup.
61 min
Episode 223 - Our Teenage Dream Bikes
The tech-editors talk through the bikes they had pinned up on their bedroom wall.
56 min
Episode 222 - Vali Höll on Why She's Back With ...
We get the details on one of the biggest moves ahead of the 2024 season.
67 min
Episode 221 - Jesse Melamed on Rivalries, His R...
Jesse Melamed explains so many facets of the passion behind his racing, why e-enduro isn't for him, and some of the unexpected complications of bike development.
99 min
Episode 220 - Greg Minnaar On Setting Up A Drea...
Sarah Moore talks to Greg Minnaar about his move to Norco Bicycles and how has pulled together a team around him that sounds more than promising.
55 min
Episode 219 - What We Got Wrong, What We'd Like...
After the suggestion from a regular listener, we decided to look back at some of our past predictions and see if they came true.
55 min
Episode 218 - Rating Each Other's 2024 Predictions
Expect more lukewarm than ever in 2024... Even worse than Henry's suggestion Pull-Shocks are coming back.
51 min
Episode 217 - Learning About Adaptive Mountain ...
Adaptive mountain biking is picking up some momentum, and Henry invites three riders onto the podcast to find out more.
70 min
Episode 216 - The Man Who's Seen It All at Pink...
Harry Jenkinson, the director and editor of the Pinkbike racing series explains his love of downhill, what needs to change in elite racing and why sometimes the Youtube algorithm doesn't play ball.
54 min
Episode 215 - Ben Cathro On Leading Pinkbike Ra...
Ben breaks down his life and career with Alicia.
55 min
Episode 214: Mike Levy's Last Podcast
Kaz and Brian say goodbye to a true bike media original.
104 min
Episode 213: Behind the Crankworx Scenes with M...
Alicia Leggett and Brian Park sit down with Darren to find out what to expect from the Crankworx series in 2024.
77 min
Episode 212 - World Cup's "Mechanics Meeting" w...
Henry sits down with Aaron Gwin's mechanic John Hall, as well as Union Santa Cruz mechanic Jim Bland.
59 min
Episode 211 - Thibault Laly Explains His Many R...
Alicia sits down with PBR's Thibault Laly to reflect upon his season.
44 min
Episode 210 - Staying Motivated in the Off-Seas...
47 min
Episode 209 - Aimi Kenyon Reflects on the Highs...
Alicia chats to PBR's Aimi Kenyon as they reflect on the events of episode one.
27 min
Episode 208 - Aaron Gwin on Winning, Team-Swaps...
Few people have changed World Cup Racing like Aaron Gwin.
44 min
Episode 207 - Brook Macdonald on MSA, and What ...
Not all bikes are created equal, and Brook is incredibly candid as he talks through what he's looking for.
63 min
Episode 206 - What Loic Bruni is Hiding, OE Dea...
Terje "TJ" Hansen was born at a Motocross track, and has seen mountain biking change alot during his 25 years at Öhlins.
44 min
Episode 205 - The Field Test Roundtable Podcast
We rank each bike in order of how likely we are to recommend them to a friend.
79 min
Episode 204 - Inside the Development of Schwalb...
Whatever you do, don't call them Schwablos.
54 min
Episode 203 - Nina Hoffman on World Cups, Start...
There aren't many people who have ever risen through the ranks of modern World Cup downhill like Nina Hoffman. Here, we hear her story.
39 min
Episode 202 - Neko Mulally on His Perfect Conce...
"To achieve true simplicity you need to go pretty far down the rabbit hole of complexity"
80 min