Episode 74 – eMTB 5: A New Perspective on an Old Topic w/ Joe Vadeboncoeur
ABOUT THIS EPISODE
We dive back into the old topic of eMTBs with a fresh perspective: Joe Vadeboncoeur, President of the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association discusses his article: “eMTB Thoughts”. Prior to being Board President, Joe worked in the Bike Industry at Trek, and he shares what it was like going from there into the world of advocacy. Briefly, we follow up with what messaging organizations are using to communicate safe riding to their members.
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Brent is a Trail Builder with the North Shore Mountain Bike Association and focuses on the Upper and Lower Griffen Trails on Mount Fromme. Through his work with Trailforks he’s come to discover the world of advocacy beyond just his home in North Vancouver, and serving as the inspiration to create Front Lines MTB.
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RELATED SHOW LINKS
Joe’s eMTB Thoughts – https://goodheartsolutions.com/2019/10/18/emtb-thoughts/
Bicycle Retailer – “Industry unprepared for e-MTBs, former Trek executive says” – https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2020/02/04/industry-didnt-prepare-emtbs-former-trek-exec-said#.XogLmMhKhPZ
VitalMTB – https://www.vitalmtb.com/forums/The-Hub,2/Former-Trek-Executives-Open-Letter-to-Bike-Industry-About-E-Bikes,10793
Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) – https://www.cambatrails.org/
CAMBA on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cambatrails/
CAMBA on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/cambatrails/
CAMBA on Twitter – https://twitter.com/cambatrails
Pennine Mountain Bike Association – http://www.pmba.org.uk/
PMBA Enduro Series – https://www.facebook.com/PMBAEnduroSeries/
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