The Path Less Pedaled Podcast - Contemporary Bicycling Culture
PLPTalks - Arleigh Greenwald (BikeShopGirl) - Creating a Better Bike Shop

PLPTalks - Arleigh Greenwald (BikeShopGirl) - Creating a Better Bike Shop

January 4, 2019

Arleigh Greenwald has been in the bicycle industry a long time as an employee, former QBP rep, blogger and critic.  She has taken the next big step to open up her own shop and apply the things she has learned over the years. Find out how she hopes to do things differently.

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#BikesxBourbon - 2019 Supple Trends? Reader Comments

#BikesxBourbon - 2019 Supple Trends? Reader Comments

December 28, 2018

We respond to reader comments over the Most Supple Bike of the Year award and give some future predictions of gravel and supple bike trends of 2019.  We taste a mesquite smoked whiskey from Tucson, gifted to us from Spencer Harding and Transit Cycles!

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#BikesxBourbon - Our Mother the Mountain (OMTM.CC)

#BikesxBourbon - Our Mother the Mountain (OMTM.CC)

September 19, 2018

We interview Ron Lewis of OMTM.CC, a Portland based group mapping out awesome gravel routes in the Oregon and Washington area. We talk about what makes a good gravel ride and the growth of gravel riding.  We taste High West Rendezvous Rye, a gift bourbon from Larry from Park City, UT!

 

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#BikesxBourbon - Swift Industries

#BikesxBourbon - Swift Industries

September 4, 2018

Our friends Martina and Jason from Swift Industries were visiting Missoula and we had to get them on the show! We taste Oban 14, talk about trailrunning, how different activities affect their design and the WTF Bike Explorer Summit.

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BikesxBourbon - Old Forester / Have we reached PEAK GRAVEL?!!

BikesxBourbon - Old Forester / Have we reached PEAK GRAVEL?!!

August 27, 2018

There have been a lot of gravel "innovations" from app controled suspension, short travel suspention forks, but are they necessary?  We also talk about what sorts of classes we'd like to see bike shops offer and the emerging trend of smaller "big" rings and wide-range doubles.

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PLPTalks - Guitar Ted - Trans Iowa and Beyond!

PLPTalks - Guitar Ted - Trans Iowa and Beyond!

August 21, 2018

Trans Iowa is considered the grandfather of the modern gravel event in the US.  We interview Mark Stevenson / Guitar Ted, one of the founders of TI, and talk about the early days of Trans Iowa and how it has influenced other events. We also ponder if we have reached Peak Gravel and other future trends. T

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#BikesxBourbon - Survival Skills, #DadBike

#BikesxBourbon - Survival Skills, #DadBike

August 15, 2018

We taste Burnside Bourbon Oregon Oaked. We have a special guest that rode from Spokane, WA to Missoula, MT to be on the show!  We talk about what to keep in your survival kit and the ups and downs of being a bicycling parent.

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PLPTalks - Rebecca Rusch - Growing Gravel

PLPTalks - Rebecca Rusch - Growing Gravel

August 13, 2018

 

Gravel cycling is growing and gravel events are creating positive benefits to small rural areas. We interview Rebecca Rusch about why she started a gravel event, how it was initially received by the community and the many positive impacts it has brought to her home town of Ketchum, ID.  Speaking of community, this episode is proudly supported by FilmedbyBike.org, a turnkey way to bring bike fun to your local town.  FilmedbyBike gives cyclits a reason to gather, have fune and be used for community building and fundraising.

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#BikesxBourbon - Good Bye Velocult, Phil Gaimon’s Rules

#BikesxBourbon - Good Bye Velocult, Phil Gaimon’s Rules

August 8, 2018

We lament the closing of one our favorite bike shops of all time, Velocult and what it means for other bike shops.  We also wax philosophical about Phil Gaimon's Rules and #thesupplelife.  This episode was made possible by FilmedByBike.org, a turnkey way to bring bike fun to your local community with bike films!  

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What we drank: Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban

#BikesxBourbon - Tumbleweed Bicycle Co.

#BikesxBourbon - Tumbleweed Bicycle Co.

July 30, 2018

Daniel Molloy from Tumbleweed Bicycles is in town to show El Silencio.  He brought over a nice rye from the Bay Area and we geek out about why he started Tumbleweed, what he learned from working at Rivendell and the ups and downs of being a one man business.

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What we drank: Old Potrero