Inside Mountain Bike Radio
Inside Mountain Bike Radio is your place to listen to interviews of people involved in the mountain bike world. You'll hear everything from businesses to racing to advocacy and everything in between.
Click on any of the episodes below to take you to the show page, where you can stream or download. You can also get the MBR app to listen on your mobile device.
March 4, 2014
Tailwind Nutrition's Jeff Vierling joins Ben to discuss a variety of topics, including the history of Tailwind, details of the science behind refueling the body, specifics about their product and some tips from Jeff's extensive Leadville 100 experience.
Listen in to find out more about Tailwind Nutrition!
Wolf Tooth Components
December 18, 2013
Brendan Moore of Wolf Tooth Components joined Ben to discuss the company, the chainrings, what they have going on, and even hints at a lot more coming from them. You even get a sneak peak of the crazy fatbike ride one of the other owners is doing soon.
Listen in to hear more about the chainring options that Wolf Tooth Components gives you.
Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival
September 16, 2013
The second race of the Midwest "Triple Crown" is in the books. Brian Matter and Chloe Woodruff were the men's and women's winners. For Brian, it's his 5th win of one of the largest races in the country. Chloe is one of the top women's mountain bikers in the country and had a top 5 at the 2012 race.
Ben caught up with them to discuss their races and overall experiences in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.
Jeff Kerkove Tackles the Breck Epic
September 2, 2013
Jeff Kerkove discusses his men's duo win at the 2013 Breck Epic. He shares his wealth of knowledge and experience about the race and gives you an idea of what it's like to race it.
Erie Singletrack Advocates
August 30, 2013
Adam Haid, the man behind the Erie Singletrack Advocates, joins the show to discuss how Erie, Colorado has quickly supported a whole network of new trails.
The Erie Singletrack Advocates is an exciting new group passionate about supporting the community.
Danielle Musto Discusses the Ore to Shore
August 28, 2013
Danielle Musto, the host of Girls & Gears, joins Ben to discuss her recent 9th place finish (out of 63 women!) at the very popular and competitive Ore to Shore in Marquette, Michigan.
Danielle not only rode strong, but she also did it on a fatbike! Listen in to hear how she did it and what she thinks about the new carbon Salsa Beargrease.
Checking in from the Breck Epic
August 12, 2013
Listen in to get the perspective of the 1st and 2nd place leaders of the 6-day 40+ men's field at the 2013 Breck Epic.
Jonathan Davis and Curt Wilhelm are putting in strong and consistent rides against the largest and deepest field in the race.
Ben checks in with them, on-location after Stage 2 in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Endurance Nutrition Plan - Tatanka 100 Executed (Member-Only Episode)
July 24, 2013
Kelli Jennings, host of The Apex Nutrition Podcast, and Ben Welnak, discuss the nutrition plan Kelli developed for Ben for the Tatanka 100 in Sturgis, South Dakota. It was a success for Ben as he finished on the podium in 5th place in a time of 8 hours 48 minutes. The Tatanka 100 is the 7th race of the National Ultra Endurance (NUE) Series.
You can apply the approach (with or without Kelli's help) for your own endurance race or ride.
Access to the full episode is limited to members. If you'd like to become a member, check it out HERE.
Here is an excerpt of the episode:
Rock a 100-Miler (Member-Only Episode)
July 10, 2013
Drew Edsall, the host of The Dirt, knows his way around endurance mountain bike races. In this member-only episode, Drew joins Ben Welnak to share his expertise about racing 100 milers. From nutrition to bike setup, this episode is packed with great insider tips from a pro.
Just a reminder, access to the full episode is limited to members. If you'd like to become a member, check it out HERE.
Here is an excerpt:
Epic Health Experience
July 2, 2013
Nathan Daley joins the show to discuss the unique opportunity that he has created for anyone who cares about their health.
His new E.P.I.C (Ecological Preventive Integrative and Creative) Health Experience are about true, positive health and happiness.
Ever wanted to attend an outdoor vacation? Listen in to find out more and how to get involved!
Cycle Burn Challenge
June 22, 2013
The Cycle Burn Challenge is a unique, social mountain biking challenge that connects fellow mountain bikers through healthy competition, while raising money for the Challenged Athletes Foundation.
Listen in to hear from Bruce Goshorn of Cycle Burn and 2012 participant, Daphne Young.
May 25, 2013
Drew Edsall, the host of The Dirt, joins Ben to share some great insight into his recent win at the Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge and his upcoming race at the Trans Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic Stage Race.
If you're into hearing how the pros think and approach races, this is your episode.
May 25, 2013
Vic Armijo, the Chief Executive Sasquatch of Team Bigfoot, joins the show to discuss what Team Bigfoot is all about, what they have going on, and why you should check out their races.
"....The ball really wasn't picked up..." in reference to USA Cycling.... listen now!
May 21, 2013
Dan McKay, President and CEO of McKay Insurance Agency, Inc., joins the show to discuss silent sports-related insurance, what McKay has to offer directors and racers, and what the facts are about the USA Cycling insurance situation.
April 28, 2013 - Steve Johnson, President and CEO of USA Cycling
Steve Johnson, President and CEO of USA Cycling, joins the show to discuss the latest in the UCI Rule 1.2.019 and how it's affecting cycling in the United States.
February 22, 2013 - Update on Cuyuna Lakes Whiteout and Nathan Daley
Aaron Hautala is back with a report of how the Cuyuna Lakes Whiteout is shaping up for next weekend and Nathan Daley joins the show again to share some supplements to can increase your performance.
February 8, 2013 - Beet Juice & Performance, Cuyuna Fatbikes, and XXCMag
This week's Inside MBR Podcast brings some new voices to the network. Listen in for updates from a new nutrition contributor, Jason from XXCMag.com, and Aaron Hautala is back...
February 1, 2013 - Double Feature
The second Inside MBR episode to come out today is a good one! Aaron Hautala checks in from the Cuyuna Trails in Northern Minnesota and we interview the creator of the Cuyuna Lakes Whiteout Folk Song. Continue Reading for more!
February 1, 2013 - Beti AllRide Clinic
This episode of Inside MBR is a special episode. Sarah Rawley of Big Mountain Enduro, joins me to discuss the new, very unique, women's Beti AllRide Clinic in Keystone, Colorado. Continue on to listen to the show and learn more.
January 22, 2013 - Consider Yourself Updated
Welcome to the second episode of the Inside MBR mountain bike podcast. In this second show, I give you some updates on MBR shows and some races.
This show is brought to you by The Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic.
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January 14, 2013 - The Start
This is the first episode of the Inside MBR mountain bike podcast. I covered several topics, including race registrations.
This show brought to you by XXCMag.com.
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