Posts Categorized: Bicycle

First Crack 114. Kurt Schmidt on Old School BMX Freestyle

Posted by & filed under Bicycle, Interviews, Kurt Schmidt, Podcasts.

Twenty years ago, while BMX freestyle was a favorite hobby of mind, Kurt Schmidt rode for Haro Bikes. Then he co-founded the infamous Standard Bike Manufacturing. He retells the story of: breaking his ribs on his first big pro contest stalking photographers to get in magazines Rad – starring Bill Allen starting a high-end BMX […]

First Crack 73. The Banjo Brothers Bicycling Bags

Posted by & filed under Advertising, Banjo Brothers, Bicycle, Interviews, Minneapolis, Podcasts, Uplifter.

I sat down with Mike, Eric, and Pete of Banjo Brothers for the low down on their grocery pannier and what got them started in cycling bags. There’s also some bits in there about how they’re partnering with bloggers like The Fat Cyclist to improve their bags. Of course, you can buy their bags from […]

First Crack 15. Minneapolis Bicycle Culture with Gene Oberpiller

Posted by & filed under Bicycle, Coffee, Coffee Shops, Interviews, Minneapolis, Podcasts.

Gene Oberpriller, who runs the 1-on-1 Bike Studio, gives us the skinny on his shop/gallery/cafe, the 15 year-old bicycle junkyard in the basement, and the history of Minneapolis’ bombastic bicycle culture. Links Mentioned: 1-on-1 Bike Studio Intro: Bill Boulger from Listen to Minneapolis Bicycle Culture [28 min] Leave your audio comments at: 206-20-BEAN-1