Bike Life

Road 2 Gravel

Thinking about transitioning from road riding to gravel cycling? Join us in a fun conversation between Linda English (aka Gravel Girl and Executive Director of Dirty Freehub) and Kira Corbett (overall badass in cycling) as we talk about everything around the challenges and joys to making the switch from road to gravel. From route […]

Navigating a Gravel Bike Route

As straightforward as it may sound, navigating a gravel route is much more than following a line on your bike computer or phone. In this podcast, we chat with Executive Director of Dirty Freehub, Linda English, to share some navigation topics to think about (and practice) along with some comical stories while navigating. What are the common […]

What are 5-Star Routes?

Ever wondered what makes up a 5-Star Route? Is it road quality, visual payback, texture and terrain, or connection to culture, history, and heritage? Hint: It is some of these, but not all. In this podcast, we talk with Kevin English, the Director of Routes & Technologies for Dirty Freehub.

Shopping for a Gravel Route

Linda English (aka Gravel Girl) shares how to find (or as we call it “shop for”) a gravel bike route. Linda explains how to analyze the risk of a route and select a route for your abilities and what’s important to you. Linda is the Co-Founder and Executive Director […]

Making Bikes from Wood

When someone says “wooden bike”, what do you think of? Before I started talking to my friend Sam who rides a wooden gravel bike, I always thought wooden bikes were either a piece of art, some strange gimmick or maybe a child’s strider bike.

In this episode we talk with Scott Campbell who is the founder of […]

Cycling infrastructure with Peter Werner

Today we will be talking about cycling infrastructure, community, accountability and involvement. Our special guest is Bend lawyer and cyclist Peter Werner. This is a must listen to for all cyclists, including gravel cyclists, as we sometimes venture out onto the pavement in our rides.

Bike Talk with CX Pro Kerry Werner

Meet Kerry Werner, a cyclocross pro that is worth keeping an eye out in the CX world. Kerry has competed in multiple World Championships for the US National Team and won his first elite title in 2019 at the Pan Am Champs. Although cyclocross racing is a bike part of Kerry’s cycling career, today we get to chat with Kerry both in and out […]

Bike Karma

Hear Phil’s unbelievable story of getting his bike stolen from the back of his car in an Ikea parking lot in Portland and the resulting good karma!

Abbey Bike Tools

In this episode, we speak with the founder of Abbey Tools. Learn about how they got started, what it takes to make great bike tools, and how they came up with the name.

Route Development and Exploratory Routes

Find out what goes into gravel route development and what it’s like to do a Dirty Freehub exploratory route. Sometimes all goes well, other times it is an adventure and maybe even epic. Special guests Michelle and Gatum share their stories with us!

Vanlife with Michelle and Gautum

Hear the story of what it takes to get started, van selection and other Vanlife adventures and challenges. Michelle and Gatum purchased a used Sprinter van and have been living and riding out of it for the last year. We think they know a bit about the adventure of vanlife living!