Episodes
Watch the show on our YouTube Channel: https://gmbn.eu/DSS479 This week on the GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton is joined by Owen Coutts AKA 'Owen The Bike Nerd' to talk about mountain bike accessories. Back in the 90's you could simply get a plastic mudguard and a chain device and people would be able to tell you were a 'real rider'! Martyn thinks that in 2024 you need to spend thousands on fancy tech! 😳 Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and Hacks And...
Published 05/17/24
Watch the show on our YouTube Channel: https://gmbn.eu/DSS478 This week on the GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton is joined by Rich Payne to ask the question, are bike thieves getting more sophisticated? 😳This topic has been prompted due to the unfortunate event of Frameworks racing having their kit stolen after the Fort William stop of the Mountain Bike World Cup. Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and Hacks And Bodges, plus some Super Nice bikes locked away...
Published 05/10/24
Watch the show on our YouTube Channel: https://gmbn.eu/477 This week on the GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton is joined by Neil Donoghue to check out and react to some weird bikes! 😳 Plus we have an exclusive interview with Brendan Fairclough about DEATHGRIP 2 the movie. Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and Hacks And Bodges, plus some Super Nice bikes locked away in the Bike Vault!⁠ ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 00:00 - Intro 00:22 - Weird bikes… 01:34 - Orbea Wild...
Published 05/03/24
Watch the show on our YouTube Channel: https://gmbn.eu/DSS476 This week on the GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton and Owen Coutts react to a recent poll we recently did. Does the public actually want electronic bike parts?   Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and we check out some super nice -MTBs- Dogs 🐾  locked away in the Bike Vault!⁠ ⏱ Timestamps ⏱  00:00 - Intro 00:24 - Does MTB want electric bike tech? 🤔 08:17 - NEWS 11:01 - Sickest Thing 11:44 -...
Published 04/26/24
Watch the show on our YouTube Channel: https://gmbn.eu/DSS475 On this week's GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Neil Donoghue is at the Sea Otter Classic checking out new bikes and tech as well as a special edition Bike Vault. Martyn Ashton is in the shed with Rich Payne to present the rest of the show. 🚨 Enter our free Topeak competition giveaway for a chance to win! 👉 https://gmbn.eu/TopeakBikeCare  ⏱ Timestamps ⏱  00:00 - Intro 00:26 - Comments From How To Save Money 03:50 - MTB NEWS 05:35 - Sickest...
Published 04/19/24
Watch the show on our YouTube Channel: https://gmbn.eu/DSS473 In this week's GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton is joined by Rich Payne to talk about animal encounters out on the trail, as well as some terrifying stories. In the rest of the show, we look at the latest bikes and tech in the news, and your usual favourites including some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault, the best Hounds and the worst Beagles and much more! ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 00:00 - Welcome Back To The Dirt Shed...
Published 04/16/24
Watch the show on our YouTube Channel: https://gmbn.eu/DSS474 This week on the GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton is in the shed with Owen Coutts, aka 'Owen the bike nerd' to argue that new studies show that a hardtail is the best bike choice for fun. Does Martyn's graph back up his argument? 🤔 Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and we check out some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault!⁠ ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 00:00 - Intro 00:38 - 📈 New Study Explains...
Published 04/15/24
It’s the Dirt Shed Show and this week Martyn Ashton and Blake Samson are sitting down to discuss the burning issue in mountain biking, the rider strike which affected the Men’s Slopestyle Final at Crankworx Rotorua. The male riders chose not to partake in the competition after travelling to the venue, issuing a list of demands to the organisers who were only able to meet 2 out of the 3 conditions for which the riders would drop in. The sticking point, is over appearance fees, guaranteeing pay...
Published 03/29/24
This week on the GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton is away so Blake Samson has a game to play! Can Blake and Rich guess the difference between Fox and RockShox suspension and Shimano and SRAM components?   Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and we check out some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault!⁠ #DirtShedShow #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking
Published 03/22/24
This week on the GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton is joined by Blake Samson to ask the question, are there too many bike brands? 🚴‍♀️ Following a discussion about the car and motorcycle industry, which has far fewer brands. We love the diversity of the 150+ bicycle brands but are there too many? 🤔 Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and we check out some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault!⁠ #DirtShedShow #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB...
Published 03/15/24
This week on GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Neil Donoghue and Blake Samson are joined by rising slopestyle rider Jake Atkinson! With Jake's dad reaching out to us, we're focusing on the impact of RAD parents. Do they help with success? Plus, should parents get their kids into the bikelife?  Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and we check out some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault!⁠ #DirtShedShow #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking
Published 03/11/24
This week on the GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton is joined by Anna Cipullo to celebrate International Women’s Day! 🚴‍♀️ Join us for a lively debate on the greatest in women’s MTB, as we discuss icons like Tracy Moseley, Rachel Atherton, Isabeau Courdurier, and Veronique Sandler. As well as the greatest winning mountain biker of all time, Anne-Caroline Chausson 🏆🏁 Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and we check out some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike...
Published 03/11/24
This week on GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Neil Donoghue and Blake Samson are joined by legendary mountain bike pioneer and trials bike superstar Hans Rey to ask the question does mountain biking have an identity crisis? Are mountain bikers arrogant?  Plus MTB News, Sickest Thing, Hacks And Bodges, Caption Contest, and we check out some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault!⁠ #DirtShedShow #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking
Published 03/01/24
In this week's GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Neil Donoghue is joined by Blake Samson to discuss the controversy around the new UCI Snow Bike World Championships!❄️ As an ex-pro Downhill racer Neil shares his opinion, do you agree? In the rest of the show, we look at the results from last week’s Caption Contest, your usual favourites including some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault, and more!
Published 02/16/24
In this week's GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Rich Payne is joined by Anna Cipullo to ask the question, has social media changed mountain biking forever? In the rest of the show, look at the results from last week’s Caption Contest, hear from Tom about this week's latest MTB News and your usual favourites including some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault and much more!
Published 02/09/24
In this week's GMBN Dirt Shed Show, it’s a GMBNTech Takeover! Anna Cipullo and Owen Coutts are in the shed talking about a leaked Atherton Bike and a WILD 3D printed bike of the future from BROSE. Is this the future of mountain biking? In the rest of the show, we look at the results from last week’s Caption Contest, your usual favourites including some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault and much more!
Published 02/02/24
In this week's GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Rich Payne is joined by Owen Coutts to discuss the controversial new World Championships race discipline nobody expected, Mountain bike snow racing! ❄️ In the rest of the show, we look at the results from last week’s Caption Contest, your usual favourites including some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault and much more!
Published 01/29/24
In this week's GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Martyn Ashton is joined by Blake Samson to discuss their solutions to the 'Cost of biking crisis!'. Will they be able to discover the solution to the high prices of bikes? Are the prices actually too high? In the rest of the show, we look at the results from last week’s Caption Contest, your usual favourites including some super nice MTBs locked away in the Bike Vault and much more! Watch this episode on YouYube: https://gmbn.eu/DSS462 ⏱ Timestamps ⏱...
Published 01/19/24
In this week's GMBN Dirt Shed Show, Neil Donoghue is joined by Martyn Ashton to discuss the future of the bike industry, following Orange Bikes' hiring of an administrator. In the rest of the show, we look at the latest rider team changes, and your usual favourites including the best Hacks and the worst Bodges and much more! Watch this episode on YouYube: https://gmbn.eu/DSS461  ⏱ Timestamps ⏱  00:00 - Intro 00:18 - Topic | Orange Bikes | CRC/Wiggle | What Will Happen Next? 07:27 -...
Published 01/14/24
We're a little worried about some of the things we're hearing about the bike industry right now. A combination of Covid, external factors and global economies seem to have supply and demand reeling! Martyn sat down with Doddy and Sandy for a hot take on the situation.
Published 02/10/23
In this episode, Martyn Ashton chats with Nils from Rider Resilience about his story and how mountain biking can help combat adversity. Rider Resilience hopes that having a vast pool of inspirational content can help to foster or regain resilience and positivity in people, that it will serve to appreciate the good things in life and become an ever-growing impetus to once again get out and ride.
Published 10/28/22
In this episode, Martyn Ashton chats with Nils from Rider Resilience about his story and how mountain biking can help combat adversity. Rider Resilience hopes that having a vast pool of inspirational content can help to foster or regain resilience and positivity in people, that it will serve to appreciate the good things in life and become an ever-growing impetus to once again get out and ride.
Published 10/28/22