MOUNTAIN BIKE RADIO | TRAIL EAFFECT – “EPISODE 39 – BRICE MINNIGH – EDITOR & CHIEF AT FREEHUB MAGAZINE”

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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • The Brice Minniqh Backstory
  • The extensive travels the Brice was involved with as a foreign news correspondent for multiple media outlets
  • Travels back to the U.S. and becoming the Managing Editor at Bike Mag – and 12 years of writing for Bike Mag
  • The transition to Freehub Magazine as the Chief Editor
  • The backstory on the Shaums March Story / how stories have come together in general over Brice’s Career as a Mountain Bike Journalist
  • Bringing positive stories to the masses – even though personal struggles
  • The renaissance in Mountain Biking and Trail Building, and how we got to where we are now
  • Where we are now from a trail building and maintenance perspective with all the new users
  • Keeping the message out that it’s everyone’s responsibility to be a custodian of the trails. 
  • How do we educate and embrace new people coming into the sport of mountain biking
  • The growing scene in Chattanooga, TN
  • The shared goal at Freehub to create awareness around trail communities
  • Palisades Plunge Trail / Single Track Trails Story
  • The effort it takes to get stories written and told in a certain timeline
  • The Community Theme Issue
  • Fact Checking by Brice
  • Brice’s idea of the ideal perfect mountain bike community
  • Riding In Bellingham, WA
  • San Diego Co, CA
  • Tourism & Quality of Life
  • Nevada Feature in Freehub 
  • Traveling to ride, meeting people and exploring places
  • The Traditional Culture of Mountain Bikers
  • The inclusivity of Mountain Biking
  • Words – and the Evolution of words and our language
  • Finding new contributors in different locations
  • The shift into being more gender inclusive
  • Closing

LISTEN TO EPISODE 39

RELATED SHOW LINKS

FreeHub Magazine: https://freehubmag.com/
The Journalist – Living Large with Brice Minniqh: https://freehubmag.com/articles/journalist
The Journalist – Living Large with Brice Minniqh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xy1oqb0HiEE&t=2s
Brice on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/bricemag

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Evolution Trail Services: www.evotrails.com
Contact Josh at evolutiontrails@gmail.com

If you have any questions about Mountain Bike Radio in general, please contact Ben at Ben@Mountainbikeradio.com

ABOUT TRAIL EAFFECT

Trails build community and Communities build trails. What came first you may ask… Host Josh Blum digs into the stories of how trails effect and affect the people and places we call home and those we might like to call home.

ABOUT THE HOST

Josh Blum is a father and doer of stuff – paired with Advocate, Builder of Trails and Community. Originally from La Crosse WI, Josh has been enjoying the outdoors, trails, and mountain bikes since a young age. Always curious and learning about better ways to improve trail users’ experiences. Josh is employed by WisDOT, and is the owner / operator of Evolution Trail Services.

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Author: Ben

Ben is originally from Southeastern Wisconsin. After graduating college at UW La Crosse, he lived in several Midwestern cities, Denver, and Western North Dakota before relocating to Hayward, Wisconsin in 2017, providing a lot of opportunity to experience the outdoors throughout the country. Ben started mountain biking in 2006 after five years of other endurance sports including running and triathlons of various distances. In 2012, he created Mountain Bike Radio and has been dedicated to mountain biking since. He has a lot of experience racing all distances, including 24 hour solos, 12 hour solos, 100 miles, 50 milers, XC distance, fatbikes, gravel, and everything in between. He’s married to wife, Amy, with two young children – Claeson and Paige. Ben hopes that his passion for mountain biking and the outdoors drives his commitment to creating, improving, and maintaining opportunities in the outside world.

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