BikeRadar Podcast Ep 12: Future trends in mountain biking

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<img src="https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/04/commencal-meta-am-v4-1490780556731-1fomh62u0m1t3-b09bba1.jpg?quality=90&resize=620,413" srcset="https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/04/commencal-meta-am-v4-1490780556731-1fomh62u0m1t3-b09bba1.jpg?quality=45&amp;resize=1200,799 1200w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/04/commencal-meta-am-v4-1490780556731-1fomh62u0m1t3-b09bba1.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=960,639 960w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/04/commencal-meta-am-v4-1490780556731-1fomh62u0m1t3-b09bba1.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=720,479 720w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/04/commencal-meta-am-v4-1490780556731-1fomh62u0m1t3-b09bba1.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=576,383 576w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/04/commencal-meta-am-v4-1490780556731-1fomh62u0m1t3-b09bba1.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=360,239 360w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/04/commencal-meta-am-v4-1490780556731-1fomh62u0m1t3-b09bba1.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=180,119 180w, " sizes="(max-width: 620px) 100vw, 620px" width="620" height="413" class="wp-image-371455 alignnone size-landscape_thumbnail" alt="BikeRadar Podcast Ep 12: Future trends in mountian biking" title="BikeRadar Podcast Ep 12: Future trends in mountian biking" /> <p>Mountain biking is an ever-evolving sport, with new technology and ideas about bike design coming out all of the time.</p>
<p>This might make it difficult to keep track of things, and even more difficult to look ahead to what mountain biking will be like in the future. So, with that in mind, Tom and Seb decided to look forwards anyway…</p>
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<p>Our latest podcast looks to the future of mountain biking, but what do you think we’ll be seeing in the years to come? Let us know in the comments below.</p>
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<p>If you’re also interested in drop-bar bikes, in our previous podcast we talked about the future trends in road cycling – so check that out too!</p>
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<p>Otherwise, read on to find out more about <em>BikeRadar</em>‘s podcast series’.</p>
<h2>Subscribe to the <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em>
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<p>We have an ever-expanding range of podcasts available.</p>
<p>The <em>BikeRadar Podcast</em> comes out every fortnight and covers a multitude of topics – previous episodes are listed below – and there’s an eight-part <em>Mountain Bike Tech Talk</em> series, which is a more in-depth podcast discussion – again, you’ll find links below.</p>
<p>Plus, <em>Road Bike Tech Talks</em> will be with you shortly!</p>
<p>We also have a <em>BikeRadar Meets</em> podcast, where we interview interesting and influential people within the bicycle industry. Episode 1, with Jeff Steber of Intense Cycles, is live now.</p>
<p>Finally, there’s our ad-hoc <em>BikeRadar Shorts</em> podcast, a reactive news-based podcast in shorter form. The latest edition covers <a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/shimano-gearbox/">Shimano’s gearbox patent,</a> uncovered by <em>BikeRadar</em>‘s Jack Luke.</p>
<p>Stream them below, or subscribe via the above links.</p>
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<h2>Previous <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> episodes</h2>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-1/">Episode 1 — <em>Cycling Plus</em>‘ Bike of the Year Special</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/6aLvE13Bge7WC7AWbiR3LS?si=Rg6LZGRrRqGinJtE4uKHxQ">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/cycling-plus-bike-of-the-year-special/id1461106709?i=1000436456121">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-2/">Episode 2 — <em>MBUK</em>‘s Trail Bike of the Year Special</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/7M96zuMyt5OWlv83PwjMwg?si=oUeQ0t8_SW-Hk7URSc9RmA">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/mbuks-trail-bike-of-the-year-special/id1461106709?i=1000437715716">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-3/">Episode 3 — The <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> | How do £10k bikes even exist?</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/5NbmsbZyu0SbhCdaRCF9dr">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/first-bikeradar-monthly-super-bikes-helmet-tech-e-road/id1461106709?i=1000438618151">iTunes</a>)</li>
<li>
<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep4-sram-or-shimano/">Episode 4 — The <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> | SRAM versus Shimano, and more!</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/6ere0SEdzoj4a4pI9q2Dcf">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/bikeradar-monthly-02-sram-or-shimano-battle-groupsets/id1461106709?i=1000441491104">iTunes</a>)</li>
<li>
<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep-5-bikes-look-the-same/">Episode 5 — The <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> | Why do all bikes look the same?</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/3TpNy6GKMRNt9jP0CEj8CW">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/bikeradar-monthly-03-why-do-bikes-all-look-the-same/id1461106709?i=1000444300267">iTunes</a>)</li>
<li>
<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep-6-is-it-time-to-ditch-the-rules/">Episode 6 – The <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> | Is it time to ditch ‘The Rules’?</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/48cAGvQ2ssETxJYfVMlLO3">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/bikeradar-monthly-04-is-it-time-to-ditch-the-rules/id1461106709?i=1000446510738">iTunes</a>)</li>
<li>
<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep-7-road-tubeless-the-what-why-and-how/">Episode 7 – The <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> | Road tubeless — the what, why and how</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/3vTHKpWYkAHMaWWxgbfs63">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/bikeradar-monthly-05-road-tubeless-the-what-why-and-how/id1461106709?i=1000448981503">iTunes</a>)</li>
<li>
<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep8-why-we-love-e-mtbs/">Episode 8 – The <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> | Purism be damned, this is why we love e-MTBs</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/6aLvE13Bge7WC7AWbiR3LS" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/do-you-really-need-more-than-one-bike/id1461106709?i=1000452594014" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">iTunes</a>)</li>
<li>
<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep-9-do-you-need-more-than-one-bike/">Episode 9 – The <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> | Do you really need more than one bike?</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/2gNep2KW5k3k1XXv8NA1JE">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/do-you-really-need-more-than-one-bike/id1461106709?i=1000452594014">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep-10-how-mtb-racing-influences-bike-design/">Episode 10 – The <em>BikeRadar</em> <em>Podcast</em> | How MTB racing influences bike design</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/7CkihaR3NOnSuYkRmxTZLi?si=xtEmFqO9TV2sSROTy2H26w">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/how-mtb-racing-has-influenced-bike-design/id1461106709?i=1000454286851">iTunes</a>)</li>
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<a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-podcast-ep-11-future-trends-in-road-cycling/">Episode 11 – The <em>BikeRadar Podcast</em> | Future trends in road cycling</a> (<a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/2gCipAVp9oKJ1L2mTVf3m1">Spotify</a>/<a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/future-trends-in-mountain-biking/id1461106709?i=1000457091896">iTunes</a>)</li>
</ul>
<h2 class="mceTemp">Previous <em>BikeRadar Tech Talk Podcast</em> episodes</h2>
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<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-1-fork-offset/"><em>Bik</em><em>eRadar </em>Tech Talk Podcast Episode 1: Fork Offset — all you need to know</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-ep-2-mountain-bike-suspension-dampers/"><em>BikeRadar </em>Tech Talk Podcast Episode 2: Mountain bike suspension dampers</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-ep-3-mountain-bike-geometry/"><em>BikeRadar </em>Tech Talk Podcast Episode 3: Mountain bike geometry</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-ep-4-linkage-forks/"><em>BikeRadar </em>Tech Talk Podcast Episode 4: Linkage forks</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-ep-5-wheel-diameter-and-tyre-size/"><em>Bikeradar </em>Tech Talk Podcast Episode 5: Wheel size</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-ep-6-and-7-suspension-springs-and-mtb-drivetrains/"><em>BikeRadar </em>Tech Talk Podcast Episodes 6 and 7: Suspension Springs and MTB Drivetrains</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/bikeradar-tech-talk-podcast-ep-8-does-weight-really-matter/"><em>BikeRadar</em> Tech Talk Podcast Episode 8: Does weight really matter?</a></li>
</ul>
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