PLPTalks - 10 - Spoke’n Hostel ( The BEST bike hostel in the US?)

January 15, 2018

In this interview we talk with Jalet and Pat, the owners of Spoke'n Hostel in Mitchell, OR.  Mitchell is a town of 125 people along the ACA TransAm route.  Find out whay they started it, how it has changed the town's perception of cyclists and the delicate balance between bikepacking and rural spaces.

 

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PLPTalks - 09 - Matt (Crust Bikes, Starting Your Own Bike Brand?)

January 12, 2018

In this interview we talk with Matt, the man behind Crust bikes about what it is like to start a bike company from scratch making unique touring and bikepacking  bikes. We hear about the ups and downs of essentially being a one person bike brand! Support the channel! This podcast is listener supported, find out how at our website: http://www.pathlesspedaled.com/subscribe-monthly/ .

 

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PLPTalks - 08 - Bobby Wintle (Land Run 100, Future of Gravel?, Future of Bike Shops?)

January 12, 2018

In this interview we talk with Bobby Wintle of District Bicycles in Stillwater, OK. In addition to operating a bike shop with his wife Crystal, they also run the Landrun 100 a popular midwest gravel event. We talk about the growth of midwest gravel, the evolution of gravel events, bikepacking and the need for bike shops to become community partners.

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PLPTalks - 07 - Whitney Ford-Terry (Bikepacking and Land Art)

January 11, 2018

In this interview we talk with Whitney Ford-Terry about land art and bikepacking, WTF Bike Explorers Summit, are bike brands responsible for promoting Leave No Trace and whether or not social media is ruining bicycle travel. This podcast is listener supported.  Find out how you can keep the episodes coming at :www.pathlesspedaled.com/subscribe-monthly/

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PLPTalks - 06 - Benedict (aka UltraRomance)

January 11, 2018

In this video we interview one of cycling's most interesting personas, Benedict, aka UltraRomance. What are his cycling origins? How does one become a professional bike tourist? Does he consider himself a bike tourist or a bikepacker? How does one keep one's hair so shiny and vibrant?

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PLPTalks - 05 - Martina Brimmer (Swift Industries)

January 11, 2018

In this next installment of #PLPTalks, I interview one of our favorite people in the bike industry, Martina Brimmer, co-founder of Swift Industries! Swift Industries is a small bicycle soft goods maker based in Seattle, Washington that focuses on bicycle touring, bike camping and randonneuring bags. We talk about what it has been like to grow the company over the last 10 years!

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PLPTalks - 04 - Nam Arya (Gender, Race and Bikepacking)

January 11, 2018

In this next installment of #PLPTalks, I interview Nam Arya (@goodolenam on Insta), about how she got into touring, being a Blackburn Ranger and race and gender in the bike industry! It's a good one!

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PLPTalks - 03 - Jay Petervary (Endurance Bikepacking Athlete)

January 11, 2018

In this installment of #PLPTalks, I talk with Jay Petervary about his career as an endurance athlete, but also what it takes to do this full time. We talk about some of the new events and clinics he is hosting. He also gives us some advice about training for Dirty Kanza 200.

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PLPTalks - 02 - Sarah Swallow (Specializied Adventure Athlete, Dirty Kanza)

January 11, 2018

In this second installment of PLPTalks, I catch up with Sarah J Swallow a well respected bike traveler. We talk about how she creates routes, riding Dirty Kanza, the downsides of living the dream and the WTF Bike Explorer summit she is helping to organize. Keep up with Sarah on www.sarahjswallow.com and @sarahjswallow on Instagram.

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PLPTalks - 01 - Kurt Refsnider (BikepackingRoots.org)

January 11, 2018

In this first episode of PLPTalks, I interview Kurt Refsnider a former Tour Divide winner, geologist and founder of BikepackingRoots.org. We talk about his bikepacking and geology class in Prescott College, route development, founding BikepackingRoots.org and some future trends in bikepacking.

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