"Just Riding Along," with Andrea, Full Face Kenny, and Pool Boy Matt is bike talk from educated and experienced bike mechanics. While it's based on mechanic talk, don't expect it to be kid-friendly, bland discussion about technical specifications. Listeners are encouraged to email to say "hey," ask questions about their old junker, new parts, Craigslist bike deal, or just talk about beer.
November 12, 2015
They get caught up on what's new - Kenny was drinking and racing, Matt has a few rants and tells his story about attempting a back flip at a local indoor bike park, and Andrea headed to Fruita. After spending some time discussing a listener question, Kenny debuts his Best Worst Bike Ever.
November 6, 2015
Kenny and Matt lead out the show with some chatting about recent happenings and then they get into several listeners questions. Kenny won a Brompton at Interbike and didn't tell anyone and Matt wants to tear around on it. Plus plenty more. How are singlespeeders so fast? How do you fix race anxiety?
October 31, 2015
Is it sexist? The gang is bringing the content and you're the lucky listeners. Matt is going to start showing his ass. Does that make you uncomfortable? Matt gives a good update on where the show is headed, Tinder is discussed, and they go into some discussion about parts, wheels, cranks, and more.
October 31, 2015
Enjoy a double dose of Just Riding Along. In this first episode, Matt, Kenny, and Andrea bring you some technical discussion, as well as a lengthy session of answering listener questions. They also get a little honest on the rest of the cycling industry and throw some rants into the mix too.
October 21, 2015
Kenny, Matt, and Andrea get down with the usual - listener questions and then chatting about bike stuff. Learn how to clean yourself in the parking lot and get the lowdown on the best graphic in MBR history.
October 11, 2015
In this special episode, Matt is on location in Colorado with Lisa and Katie from Feedback Sports. Listen in as the discuss the new Feedback Sports Omnium Portable Trainer and other products and wrap up the episode discussing high school racing.
October 7, 2015
Matt is joined by Super Fan Jake and they hammer out a full show of answering listener questions. They discuss options for different full suspension bikes and budget considerations and then get into some cyclocross recap and chat about a recent ride in Colorado.
Another episode of the usual. Kenny shares some thoughts on Interbike - mostly e-bikes, Matt shares his realizations about helping young people become adults through mountain bike racing, and Andrea dishes on her new job. Have a listen, take some pictures of man buns, and have a good time. Listen now. Or Else.
Kenny, Matt, and Andrea sit around and chat. There are some crickets, some sweaty mental images, race talk, Matt making a carbon bastard bike, and plenty of bike talk.
You're lucky! Two shows in a row with a double dose of Just Riding Along. This time, listeners go back in time in the first episode and then get a lot of brake talk in the second.
August 20, 2015
There has been a lot going on in the world of Just Riding Along and they've recorded a ton of good stuff. You benefit from all this work because you get two episodes of JRA.
August 9-14, 2015
The 2015 Breck Epic is in full swing in the middle of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Andrea is racing and Matt did some reporting. Listen in below for several interviews during the 6-stage race.
August 4, 2015
JRA is back together in the same recording location. Kenny has traveled to Colorado and they have been having a good time. They take some time to catch up on what they've been doing since Kenny arrived and then take on some listener questions.
July 28, 2015
They don't have any guests this week....but they get into several listener questions, Matt rants about high drivers and customers, and you get a dropper post discussion. Matt thinks he's going to be a podcast rockstar.
July 22, 2015
Special guest, Steve Domahidy, joins the crew in house and brings a great mix of knowledge and goofiness. Steve was a co-founder of Niner Bikes and is the owner of his own brand, Domahidy Designs. Domahidy is a boutique bicycle company making titanium and steel mountain bikes and carbon road bikes. Listen in as Andrea, Kenny, and Matt answer listener questions, ask Steve questions, and generally just hang out.
July 15, 2015
Amanda Batty joins the show to chat along with Andrea, Matt, and Kenny. It's a conversation full of many topics, interview questions, opinions, and f-bombs. E-bikes even sneak their way into this episode too and you can guess how that goes.
July 8, 2015
Matt takes over the episode and you hear him talking about everything he has going...blah, blah, blah. If you're not sure, Matt purchased a new bike. Kenny loves the new Cannondale Slate.
July 2, 2015
The JRA gang gets back after a little time off. They dig right into the questions before Matt cries himself to sleep about going off course during his latest race in Winter Park. Andrea won in Winter Park and Kenny descends Clingman's Dome very quickly. Matt plays extra special Debbie-downer in this episode.
June 17, 2015
Matt is drooling over his new Pike. Listen to hear about Matt's new Pike fork and some good upgrades to do to a listeners Cannondale Trigger. Do you pee all over the toilet and floor?
June 9, 2015
It's very safe to say that Matt doesn't like your wheels. Plus, a good discussion about retail practices in the bike world. Kenny definitely puts an end to the show this week too. If you've been jonesing for a Matt rant, you should listen.
June 2, 2015
Matt tests out a 2016 Stumpjumper FSR Expert 29. Kenny vs. Tornadoes. Andrea goes to Moab....again.
May 27, 2015
Matt and Andrea get you a quickie episode. Moab is the new Syllamo indeed. There is stuff in this episode and you should listen.
May 18, 2015
Andrea, Matt, and Kenny crank out a huge episode. Catching up, questions, technical issues, Matt complaining, and all the usual complaining and bantering fill up your ears.
May 12, 2015
Andrea brings you a special in-between episode of JRA. She's on location at the Scott Enduro Cup in Moab, Utah. After a successful race (Andrea finished 2nd in the Expert Women 30+ by seconds), she chats with the Pro Women's winner, Katie Compton (who raced on a Trek Superfly 100), Pro Women's 5th place finisher, Syd Schulz, and Pro Men's winner, Macky Franklin. She wraps up the special episode with Expert Women's winner, Gina Jane, and Amateur winner, Zephyr Sylvester.
May 6, 2015
"Do you know what I would do if someone dropped me off at 38 mph? I'd promptly do 37 mph." - Kenny
Matt gets rowdy on the Colorado Front Range. The gang catches up on the latest happenings and takes a break on questions. Listen in as they discuss latest rides and a bunch of other random nuggets.
April 28, 2015
Your place to learn about stairs, Moab, and plus-size bikes, and hear screaming teenagers.
April 16, 2015
Matt and Andrea are quickly realizing that Colorado is all uphill. Kenny is still on flat land. They spend half of the show talking about road bikes, cars, and some other things and a little bit about some gearing options. The gang does answer two listener questions - one about 3" wide tires and the other about bike options similar to a Santa Cruz 5010. Bonus: Matt meets nice older ladies.
April 9, 2015
The Just Riding Along times are-a-changing. Matt is headed to the Wild West, Andrea is still kicking up in the mountains at 92Fifty, and Kenny is doing his thing. This episode, the guys are joined by a guest - long-time listener, Adam. Adam lives his lifetime dream of being on Just Riding Along. They do the usual - catch up on recent happenings, answer questions, and discuss whatever.
April 3, 2015
In this episode, Andrea, Kenny, and Matt get caught up after a week off of the regular show, including a discussion about Andrea's trip with 92Fifty to Moab, Matt chats about his team win at a local 6 hour race, and Kenny is still just trucking along. Before hitting up several listener questions, Kenny and Andrea take the show over with 1x discussion. The longest show yet.