MOUNTAIN BIKE RADIO | TRAIL EAFFECT – “EPISODE 45 | KNOXVILLE SERIES PART 4: MAYOR OF KNOXVILLE: INDYA KINCANNON”

Listen to Episode #45 | Knoxville Series Part 4: Mayor of Knoxville: Indya Kincannon

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Topics Covered:

  • Mayor Indya Kincannon Backstory
  • About Knoxville
  • What is Knoxville Urban Wilderness the trails in Knoxville
  • What trails have done for the residents in the community
  • Neighborhood connectivity through Trails
    • Increasing property values and decreasing blight
  • The return on investment with Trails vs other infrastructure
  • Investments by the City of Knoxville 
  • Quarries that have been reclaimed and turned into recreational infrastructure
  • The amenities are by and large free and open to the public in Knoxville
  • Other forms of Outdoor Recreation in Knoxville
  • Greenways and other forms of Bike and Pedestrian Infrastructure in Knoxville
  • Mayor Kincannon and Mountain Biking
  • Closing Comments

RELATED SHOW LINKS

Urban Wilderness Knoxville: https://www.visitknoxville.com/urban-wilderness/
Appalachian Mountain Bike Club (AMBC): www.ambcknox.org
AMBC Fall Fest: https://fallfest.ambcknox.org/
Stan’s No Tubes Intersections – Knoxville: https://www.notubes.com/stories/intersections-knoxville
SORBA: https://sorba.org/
Trailforks:https://www.trailforks.com/region/knoxville/


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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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