Kera Linn is Coming Up Fast (Ep.58)

Kera Linn goes on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast to discuss her mountain biking career, signing with Cannondale, and more

We talk to Kera Linn about her rather meteoric rise in the mountain biking world — from her first time on a mountain bike, to her recent signing with Cannondale. We also talk about her equally interesting backstory (which includes playing all of the sports and going to all of the colleges) in this really fun conversation.

Endura’s Brand Director, Pam Barclay, on Going Carbon Negative (not Neutral) (Ep.55)

Endura’s Brand Director, Pam Barclay, goes on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast to discuss Going Carbon Negative (not Neutral), Endura's various sustainability initiatives, and more

We spoke with Pam Barclay about Endura’s pledge to plant one million trees every year for the next 10 years to cancel out all of the emissions produced over the entire history of the company; how Endura is working to offset their transportation and shipping emissions; what we all can do to mitigate the carbon footprint of the apparel we use, and much more.

Sage Cattabriga-Alosa on Biking, Skiing, Similarities, & Transitions (Ep.47)

Sage Cattabriga-Alosa goes on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas Podcast to discuss his new film, Balance, skiing vs mountain biking, and more

Sage Cattabriga-Alosa is one of the best big line skiers of all time, and he’s an extremely good — and extremely passionate — mountain biker, too. So we talked with Sage about how he thinks about the similarities of skiing & mountain biking; riding lines in Virgin, Utah back in 2004; riding with Cam McCaul; what aspect of mountain biking he is most focused on improving; and his film, Balance.

Anneke Beerten on Her Accident; Recovery; Pastranaland, & More (Ep.44)

Anneke Beerten goes on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast to discuss her recent injury, concussions, Pastranaland, Pit Bike Championships, & More

Anneke Beerten (the 2 x world champion BMX rider, 3-time Four Cross world champion, and Queen of Crankworx) was in an accident and suffered a serious concussion, so we check in with her to hear more about what happened; get a firsthand report of her recovery; and present a public service announcement that we all need to hear. Then we shift gears to talk about participating in the amazing Pastranaland Pit Bike Championships, so this is both a serious and super fun conversation.

Reviewer Reports: Shoulder Season MTB Gear + Forks Roundup (Ep.43)

David Golay goes on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas Podcast to discuss wet-weather mountain bike apparel, compares the RockShox ZEB, Fox 38, and Manitou Mezzer Pro forks, and more

For many of us, it’s shoulder season, where the riding conditions are wet, muddy, and / or cold. And some of us live in places where we regularly encounter those conditions. So on our latest Bikes & Big Ideas podcast, we discuss why some of the apparel that’s intended for wet/muddy riding sucks; which products have worked the best for us; and then we shift to a conversation about forks from Fox, RockShox, and Manitou.

In Defense of Indoor Trainers (Ep.42)

Jonathan Ellsworth & Simon Stewart discuss on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast the benefits of indoor bike trainers for mountain bikers.

Trainers? Trainers?? Roadies have been using them forever, but many mountain bikers dismiss them (like we did). But Simon Stewart (aka, Mr. Tank Driver / co-owner of BV Bike Company) lays out a compelling case for why all cyclists — including mountain bikers — should reconsider their stance on the modern, indoor trainer.