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Riding bikes makes people happy. Join Connor Grant for conversations with the people who help shape the riding community. Each episode shares stories and advice from different voices and riders within the sport as they work to get more butts on saddles. And remember, the mid-ride gas station hot dog is rarely a good idea. DTR Theme by Daniel Sommers https://linktr.ee/danielsommers

Sean Warren: The Michigan Scholastic Cycling Association Glue Guy
#6
Last Wednesday at 6:41 PM

Sean has been mountain biking since 2005 and working with MiSCA in many roles since joining their Board in 2012. As the Executive Director for Michigan Scholastic Cycling Association, he's the point person for the youth mountain biking league here in Michigan. When he’s not busy planning things around biking, he loves to hit the singletrack with his son Arthur! Get to know Sean and how he's helping get more kids on bikes! 


Sean Warren: The Michigan Scholastic Cycling Association Glue Guy
#6
Last Wednesday at 3:41 PM

Sean has been mountain biking since 2005 and working with MiSCA in many roles since joining their Board in 2012. As the Executive Director for Michigan Scholastic Cycling Association, he's the point person for the youth mountain biking league here in Michigan. When he’s not busy planning things around biking, he loves to hit the singletrack with his son Arthur! Get to know Sean and how he's helping get more kids on bikes!

Follow Sean on DTR - Sean Warren MTB
Find how to help MiSCA 


Paul Leonard: Suffering by yourself sucks, suffering together creates bonds with people therefore it’s always better to suffer together
#6
08/12/2021

We wanted the camaraderie, we wanted the training partners, we wanted to keep each other showing up for the training rides/runs. So Paul Leonard and his friends founded Infinite Multisport. The core focus has always been and will continue to be to celebrate everyone’s accomplishments, no matter their speed, distance, or ability. Listen to learn how Paul, his wife, and a group of friends built one of the largest communities of endurance athletes in the country around his kitchen table. 

We always have something going so check them out here: 

Infinite Multisport website  Infinite Multi...


Paul Leonard: Suffering by yourself sucks, suffering together creates bonds with people therefore it’s always better to suffer together
#5
08/11/2021

We wanted the camaraderie, we wanted the training partners, we wanted to keep each other showing up for the training rides/runs. So Paul Leonard and his friends founded Infinite Multisport. The core focus has always been and will continue to be to celebrate everyone’s accomplishments, no matter their speed, distance, or ability. Listen to learn how Paul, his wife, and a group of friends built one of the largest communities of endurance athletes in the country around his kitchen table. 

We always have something going so check us out here: 

Infinite Multisport website  Infinite Multi...


Bill Nesper: Freedom machines, what they mean for transportation and leisure
#4
07/20/2021

Not just for leisure, Bill has been on a mission to showcase how practical biking is for a means of transportation since he was riding around on his BMX bike with pegs as a kid. Now, he's leading efforts to build more bicycling-friendly infrastructure so more Americans can have a great experience on their 'freedom machines.' Learn what going by bike can do for you, your community, and the local economy in this episode!

- The League represents people who bike in Washington, DC, and across the United States. Most of the funding comes from members...


Brian Dokter: More than a myth, The Dragon Trail
#3
07/08/2021

"You think you’re in good shape then some guy takes you mountain biking and you reconsider everything you thought you knew." - Brian Dokter

In this episode, we speak with Brian Dokter whose team is transforming the mountain bike scene in the Midwest through the creation of The Dragon Trail. Get to know Brian, why it's called The Dragon, and learn how this world-class mountain biking destination came to be!

Friend him on DTR - BrianDokter

WMMBA - https://www.wmmba.org/

Dragon Fundraiser - https://www.wmmba.org/dragon-fundraiser

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Collin Snyder: The Michigan Bicycle Classified moderator has your back
#2
06/23/2021

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Find almost everything you'd ever need bike-related on Michigan Bicycle Classifieds 

In this episode, we are joined by Collin Snyder, avid cyclist and moderator of the largest buy, sell, trade page for everything cycling in the state, Michigan Bicycle Classifieds. So who exactly is the man making sure items are fairly priced while ensuring Ford 150s don't end up on the page and how did he create such an influential marketplace?   Tune in and find out. 


Cody Sovis, the last face you see before ICEMAN
#1
06/14/2021

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Check out Kolo TC 

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