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 Mike Levy and featuring a rotating cast of the Pinkbike editorial team and other guests.

Episode 196 - The Industry Ideas That Just Keep...
There are some ideas that the bicycle industry just keep coming back to. Whether it's high-pivots, oval chainrings or even mix-wheeled bikes, some things seem to have their moment in the sun at least once a decade.
74 min
Episode 195 - Getting to Know Pinkbike Fast Guy...
Henry chats to fellow tech-ed Matt Beer about his career, racing and life outside PB.
84 min
Episode 194 - Rainbow Stripes, Dream Downhill T...
Henry Quinney and Miranda Miller talk about where World Cup racing is going, what enduro should look like, plus which of the fast French riders she'd have on her dream World Cup team.
68 min
Episode 193 - Freeride, Firefighting and Fear w...
How do you cope with a sport that has inherent risks? And how do you balance that with life as a first-responder? Henry sits down with Steve to find out.
87 min
Episode 192 - Vodcast?! - Shockweek Roundtable ...
We discuss and compare all of the shocks we tested this week.
81 min
Episode 191 - Getting to Know Alicia Leggett
The Pinkbike podcast is always quite informal, but it may have reached new heights with this one as Henry chats to Alicia about her life in mountain biking.
73 min
Episode 190 - Racing, Riding and Redbull TV wit...
Is there anything Eliot Jackson doesn't do?
62 min
Episode 189 - What the Heck's an EDR With Dan W...
Where has enduro come from and where is it going?
65 min
Episode 188 - The Heaviest Freeride Moments in ...
Brian Park and special guest host Jason Lucas sat down with director Derek Westerlund and one of the film's main subjects Brett Tippie to go behind the scenes of the film's biggest moments.
74 min
Episode 187 - Getting to Know Taj Mihelich
Henry gets to know BMX legend and Pinkbike contributor Taj Mihelich.
59 min
Episode 186 - Getting to Know Mike Kazimer
Henry chats to Kaz about what brought him to Pinkbike and just how close we go to losing him to skiing.
56 min
Episode 185 - Randemonium #2 - Hanging out With...
What makes a great bike rider? Which athlete is the best all-rounder? When will Edbull Media House host the rights to its first UCI race? This week we answer the big ones.
52 min
Episode 184 - What Makes the Perfect Trail?
What are the must-have ingredients for the perfect mountain bike trail? And what do Henry, Kaz and Dario think of each other's suggestions?
49 min
Episode 183 - Making Bikepacking as Unpleasant ...
Would you bother changing your tires to ride the length of a country? Or would you just sling on some packs and head out the door? We catch up with Tom as he explains why he chose the second option.
43 min
Episode 182 - Pivot's Wild Prototype DH Bike wi...
Henry and Brian sit down with Pivot's Head of Engineering Kevin Tisue and Pivot Factory Racing's Bernard Kerr to talk about the new bike, DH racing, and more.
58 min
Episode 181 - BMX Backgrounds and Breaking Bike...
Why do bikes break? And would we want to ride the bikes that don't? Everything in bike design is a compromise and having bikes finally struck the right balance between durability and performance?
59 min
Episode 180 - Sitting Down With the Man Behind ...
Chatting with Boombox's Romain Dompnier about Red Bull, racing, and maybe some Formula One.
47 min
Episode 179 - MTB Fashion Failures & Tedious Tr...
How to dress cool and impress your riding buddies. Except not really.
61 min
Episode 178 - Why We Suck at Mountain Biking
Digging into our weaknesses as mountain bikers.
50 min
Episode 177 - Randomonium: Paragliding, Chairli...
Some post Sea Otter rambling with Alicia, Kaz, Dario, and Henry.
41 min
Episode 176 - What Should Bike Warranties Look ...
Does a generous warranty just drive the cost of your bike up? What does "limited lifetime" actually mean?
39 min
Episode 175 - Alicia Leggett on Her Big Crash, ...
46 min
Episode 174 - TRP's Race Engineer on Developing...
36 min
Episode 173 - Jason Chamberlain on Developing D...
We also get into what makes the Horst Link layout so versatile, and the pros and cons of gearboxes.
45 min
Episode 172 - Shimano's Linkglide Drivetrain Ex...
More compatibility and longer lasting? Not something you hear every day.    
59 min