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SOMETHING FRESH

31 episodes - English - Latest episode: 9 days ago -

Conversations about all things sport, adventure and lifestyle with people who make things happen in this space be they industry leaders, athletes, influencers or progressive thinkers to name a few.

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S2 #EP 7: The mountain bike industry with Dayle Holmes of Lyne Components.

June 16, 2021 02:00 - 1 hour - 75.2 MB

The mountain biking industry can be a strange beast. We have someone from the inside on the podcast to speak about the inner workings and the finished products that emerge from it.Dayle Holmes is a well known character around Cape Town riding circles. He, along with his dad, is a co-founder of Lyne Components. They are a proudly South African mountain bike components company that work to produce high quality mountain bike products at a fair price for consumers. You can check out their produc...

S2 #EP 6: Enduro Riding in South Africa with Dan Dobinson

June 09, 2021 02:00 - 1 hour - 48.5 MB

The Enduro racing scene is growing in popularity in South African as more and more riders realise that it takes the shape of the trail riding that they are already doing and enjoy so much! Dan Dobinson is a rider who has been a part of the movement from many moons ago and is one of the people who have made the Enduro Western Cape series into what it is today. We talk with him about what Enduro is, some of his best races and moments in the sport, what is holding people back from giving it a b...

S2 #EP 5: How To Buy A Bicycle - Dodging the bad advice and sketchy decisions

June 02, 2021 02:00 - 56 minutes - 39.1 MB

Trying to buy yourself a mountain bike, or any bike for that matter, can be a mine field of bad advice and sketchy decisions. Doug and J-Dogg have heard their fair share of bad advice, and made a few poor decisions, and now they’re here to offer some pointers that will hopefully land you on bike that works for you! We talk about hardtail versus full suspension bikes, second hand or new, and how to figure out which bike is the best for you and your intentions! Links to other content we ment...

S2 #EP 4: WinterGreen Barrier Breakers - More than just talk, but rather doing something for women's cycling!

May 26, 2021 01:00 - 57 minutes - 39.6 MB

The Wintergreen Barrier Breakers (WGBB) are somewhat new kids on the block. A group of girls passionate about riding bikes who are making efforts to make the sport of cycling feel easier to access for other women who may share the same passions but aren't sure how to make it happen!In a world where there is often a lot of talk and not a lot of action, these ladies aren't just sitting around. They're out there putting in the effort, getting their hands dirty, leading the way, making mistakes,...

S2 #EP 3: Tyrone Rawlins - How to be a successful athlete.

May 19, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 54.7 MB

The landscape for professional athletes continually changes over the years. Sponsorships, sport broadcasts, social media, and now a global pandemic have shifted the perceptions of value and added or subtracted required skillsets. We speak with Tyrone Rawlins, a professional Kite Boarder turned athlete manager (with a few other stops along the way), about how the covid pandemic has changed the game for professional and aspiring athletes.The behind the scenes world of being a professional athl...

S2 #EP 3: Tyrone Rawlins - How to be a successful athlete in the new world.

May 19, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 54.7 MB

The landscape for professional athletes continually changes over the years. Sponsorships, sport broadcasts, social media, and now a global pandemic have shifted the perceptions of value and added or subtracted required skillsets. We speak with Tyrone Rawlins, a professional Kite Boarder turned athlete manager (with a few other stops along the way), about how the covid pandemic has changed the game for professional and aspiring athletes.The behind the scenes world of being a professional athl...

S2 #EP 2: Matt Beers - Racing & being a professional mountain biker during the COVID pandemic.

May 12, 2021 05:00 - 1 hour - 69.2 MB

Off the back of hard lockdown in South Africa and mountain bike races opening back up again, we chatted to Matt Beers (the freshly crowned SA Marathon Champ), about how he managed to not only get through the hard lockdowns, event cancellations, and sponsorship uncertainty but emerge on the other side even stronger. One thing is for certain, Matt is a ruthless competitor who races to win! He makes no bones about that fact which is a refreshing change from the norm of "we are here to do the be...

S2 EP 1: Karoo Crossing - Riding through the semi-desert to the ocean

May 04, 2021 18:00 - 1 hour - 53.6 MB

The ALL RIDE crew may not strike you as a bunch of gravel grinders, and we are not (aside from Mr Lamond), but that didn’t stop us from launching headfirst into a 3 day epic that was the Cape Cycle Routes’ Karoo Crossing! This episode is a slightly different style from how we normally do things, we hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Let us know your thoughts in the comments!350+ km. 7000m vertical. 3 days. Negligible training done. This was our experience. Settle in for the journey!We hope...

S2 #EP 1: Karoo Crossing - Gravel riding through the semi-desert to the ocean.

May 04, 2021 18:00 - 1 hour - 53.6 MB

The ALL RIDE crew may not strike you as a bunch of gravel grinders, and we are not (aside from Mr Lamond), but that didn’t stop us from launching headfirst into a 3 day epic that was the Cape Cycle Routes’ Karoo Crossing! This episode is a slightly different style from how we normally do things, we hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Let us know your thoughts in the comments!350+ km. 7000m vertical. 3 days. Negligible training done. This was our experience. Settle in for the journey!We hope...

#11 Kelvin Trautman: Photographer, filmmaker, outdoorsman and athlete.

August 26, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 42.3 MB

Not only is Kelvin Trautman fast becoming a household name in the adventure photography and filmmaking space in South Africa but he is a man that finds himself gravitating towards work that serves a bigger purpose. This has translated into Kelvin travelling to some of the most remote and wild locations on the planet to practice his craft in extreme and unpredictable environments. His purpose? To tell those all important environmental stories that the world needs to hear. But his journey didn...

#10 Wade Young: A story of how to win!

August 03, 2020 17:00 - 1 hour - 44.3 MB

This is a throwback (it sounds strange saying that) to the very early lockdown days here in South Africa where Doug  caught up with one of the most focused and talent young athletes he has met to date."From the moment I met Wade Young I knew that he would rise to become an icon on the Hard Enduro world not just in South Africa but on a global level too. He was extremely focused, approached his training and nutrition seriously and had that "killer" instinct when it came to being competitive."...

#9 Richard Murray: Becoming one of the most consistent performing triathletes in the world.

July 24, 2020 05:00 - 1 hour - 44.1 MB

Richard Murray has made a statement through his performances in both duathlon and triathlon from an early age. He has gone on to becoming one of the most successful South African triathletes of all time. But it has not all been plain sailing! Biography:Richard Murray won the Junior Duathlon World Championships in 2007 and 2008 and the U23 African Championships in both triathlon and duathlon in 2010, firmly establishing himself as a name to watch. Then, in 2012, Richard scored his first WTS w...

#8 Richard Murray: The journey to becoming one of the most consistent performing triathletes in the world.

July 24, 2020 05:00 - 1 hour - 44.1 MB

Richard Murray has made a statement through his performances in both duathlon and triathlon from an early age. He has gone on to becoming one of the most successful South African triathletes of all time. But it has not all been plain sailing! Biography:Richard Murray won the Junior Duathlon World Championships in 2007 and 2008 and the U23 African Championships in both triathlon and duathlon in 2010, firmly establishing himself as a name to watch. Then, in 2012, Richard scored his first WTS w...

#8 Brian Capper: An icon of South African two wheeled motorsport.

July 15, 2020 19:00 - 1 hour - 60.8 MB

Brian Capper is a household name when it comes to South African two and four wheeled motorsport and for good reason!Here is a little taste of what he has managed to achieve in his career: 11 x National Champion 9 x National SuperMoto Champion winner of the Red Bull Cross Choice EnduroX Race In São Paulo Brazil SA MX long-jump Record Holder over 21 Cars Australian MX long-jump Record Holder over 20 cars National Cross Country off-road Racing Champion (Cars) 1st and only person to succe...

SOMETHING FRESH with BRIAN CAPPER

July 15, 2020 19:00 - 1 hour - 60.8 MB

Brian Capper is a household name when it comes to South African two and four wheeled motorsport and for good reason!Here is a little taste of what he has managed to achieve in his career: 11 x National Champion 9 x National SuperMoto Champion winner of the Red Bull Cross Choice EnduroX Race In São Paulo Brazil SA MX long-jump Record Holder over 21 Cars Australian MX long-jump Record Holder over 20 cars National Cross Country off-road Racing Champion (Cars) 1st and only person to succe...

#7 Brian Capper: An icon of South African two wheeled motorsport reflects on his journey and shares insights into how he has achieved what he has.

July 15, 2020 19:00 - 1 hour - 60.8 MB

Brian Capper is a household name when it comes to South African two and four wheeled motorsport and for good reason!Here is a little taste of what he has managed to achieve in his career: 11 x National Champion 9 x National SuperMoto Champion winner of the Red Bull Cross Choice EnduroX Race In São Paulo Brazil SA MX long-jump Record Holder over 21 Cars Australian MX long-jump Record Holder over 20 cars National Cross Country off-road Racing Champion (Cars) 1st and only person to succe...

SOMETHING FRESH with JOHN WAKEFIELD

July 08, 2020 19:00 - 1 hour - 41.8 MB

Back in April, we were privileged enough to chat with one of South Africa's most decorated coaches across cycling and motocross, John Wakefield. The success he has achieved throughout his coaching career speaks volumes about his ability to connect with athletes in a way that delivers results. John is known for his no bullshit approach. He has no problem telling you how it is and what you need to do. Those athletes prepared to stick to the process reach the top of their game. Those that don't...

#7 John Wakefield: A coach at the top of his game in the cycling & motocross world talks about the cutting edge or performance.

July 08, 2020 19:00 - 1 hour - 41.8 MB

Back in April, we were privileged enough to chat with one of South Africa's most decorated coaches across cycling and motocross, John Wakefield. The success he has achieved throughout his coaching career speaks volumes about his ability to connect with athletes in a way that delivers results. John is known for his no bullshit approach. He has no problem telling you how it is and what you need to do. Those athletes prepared to stick to the process reach the top of their game. Those that don't...

#6 John Wakefield: A coach at the top of his game in the cycling and motocross world talks to us about what it takes to be at the cutting edge or performance.

July 08, 2020 19:00 - 1 hour - 41.8 MB

Back in April, we were privileged enough to chat with one of South Africa's most decorated coaches across cycling and motocross, John Wakefield. The success he has achieved throughout his coaching career speaks volumes about his ability to connect with athletes in a way that delivers results. John is known for his no bullshit approach. He has no problem telling you how it is and what you need to do. Those athletes prepared to stick to the process reach the top of their game. Those that don't...

#6 Dan Hespeler: Global Sports Marketing Manager & Team Manager of Cannondale Factory Racing

July 01, 2020 13:00 - 1 hour - 53.8 MB

Cannondale is without doubt a global icon of the cycling world! From sponsoring Division 1 road racing teams in the late 1990s (team Saeco) to the current world renowned Cannondale Factory Racing team, they have essentially done it all!How do some brands manage to build such a strong legacy? Through smart people who are fiercely passionate about what they do! Introducing Dan Hespeler!Dan has always enjoyed competitive sports! He was a ski racer turned bicycle racer by the age 14. He made the...

SOMETHING FRESH with DAN HESPELER

July 01, 2020 13:00 - 1 hour - 53.8 MB

Cannondale is without doubt a global icon of the cycling world! From sponsoring Division 1 road racing teams in the late 1990s (team Saeco) to the current world renowned Cannondale Factory Racing team, they have essentially done it all!How do some brands manage to build such a strong legacy? Through smart people who are fiercely passionate about what they do! Introducing Dan Hespeler!Dan has always enjoyed competitive sports! He was a ski racer turned bicycle racer by the age 14. He made the...

SOMETHING FRESH from JOHANN POTGIETER

June 25, 2020 07:00 - 1 hour - 43 MB

"Pottie" is one of South Africa's most well liked and respected Downhill mountain bikers! He is friendly, happy to chat to anyone, has loads of useful advice and is a great ambassador for the sport! Put him onto a start line though, and all of that changes! The red mist descends and its race on! Pottie's love for Downhill mountain biking started at an early age. From the outset, he had his heart set on becoming a professional athlete. Through hard work and dedication, Pottie is a 5 x nationa...

#5 Johann Potgieter: Professional downhill mountain biker, coach & business man.

June 25, 2020 07:00 - 1 hour - 43 MB

"Pottie" is one of South Africa's most well liked and respected Downhill mountain bikers! He is friendly, happy to chat to anyone, has loads of useful advice and is a great ambassador for the sport! Put him onto a start line though, and all of that changes! The red mist descends and its race on! Pottie's love for Downhill mountain biking started at an early age. From the outset, he had his heart set on becoming a professional athlete. Through hard work and dedication, Pottie is a 5 x nationa...

#4 Greg Minnaar: The GOAT (greatest of all time) downhill mountain biker! South African born & raised, globally dominant!

June 17, 2020 11:00 - 57 minutes - 39.4 MB

At the beginning of lockdown here in South Africa, we launched our Instagram LIVE series, SOMETHING FRESH. This ultimately evolved into our podcast series. This recording was taken from our LIVE session with Greg so please excuse the audio quality and references to items you cannot see.  The GOAT, Fresh Prince of Big Air or Puzzler. Who are we talking about? We are talking about the Pietermaritzburg born and bread, greatest of all time downhill mountain biker Greg Minnaar!Greg has had an inc...

SOMETHING FRESH from GREG MINNAAR

June 17, 2020 11:00 - 57 minutes - 39.4 MB

At the beginning of lockdown here in South Africa, we launched our Instagram LIVE series, SOMETHING FRESH. This ultimately evolved into our podcast series. This recording was taken from our LIVE session with Greg so please excuse the audio quality and references to items you cannot see.  The GOAT, Fresh Prince of Big Air or Puzzler. Who are we talking about? We are talking about the Pietermaritzburg born and bread, greatest of all time downhill mountain biker Greg Minnaar!Greg has had an inc...

SOMETHING FRESH from MATT BEERS

May 21, 2020 19:00 - 1 hour - 42.1 MB

Beast mode, the wattage cottage, ripped my legs off! These are just some of the common phrases you will hear from anyone who has had to race Matt Beers on a bicycle!Matt hasn't always been a cyclist. His initial love for two wheels came in the form of MotoCross and it was only through severe injury that Matt was forced to swing his leg off  of one bike and onto another. Matt has had a short career in the sport of pro cycling. In that short space of time he has managed to become one of the co...

#3 Matt Beers: A fierce competitor, pro motocross rider turned professional cyclist.

May 21, 2020 19:00 - 1 hour - 42.1 MB

Beast mode, the wattage cottage, ripped my legs off! These are just some of the common phrases you will hear from anyone who has had to race Matt Beers on a bicycle!Matt hasn't always been a cyclist. His initial love for two wheels came in the form of MotoCross and it was only through severe injury that Matt was forced to swing his leg off  of one bike and onto another. Matt has had a short career in the sport of pro cycling. In that short space of time he has managed to become one of the co...

SOMETHING FRESH from KIRSTEN LANDMAN

May 21, 2020 18:00 - 1 hour - 55 MB

Kirsten Landman has a never say die attitude and its that attitude that has seen her rise to global success in the off road two wheel motorsports space! With the sport being male dominated, Kirsten grew up racing the boys and has moved on to racing the men in the senior ranks. It is this level of competition from an early age that has enabled her to develop into the world class rider she is today. Kirsten is the only female in the world to finish the Gold Class at the Roof of Africa as well ...

#2 Kirsten Landman: South Africa's first woman to complete the Dakar on a bike and finish the gold category at the Roof of Africa.

May 21, 2020 18:00 - 1 hour - 55 MB

Kirsten Landman has a never say die attitude and its that attitude that has seen her rise to global success in the off road two wheel motorsports space! With the sport being male dominated, Kirsten grew up racing the boys and has moved on to racing the men in the senior ranks. It is this level of competition from an early age that has enabled her to develop into the world class rider she is today. Kirsten is the only female in the world to finish the Gold Class at the Roof of Africa as well ...

SOMETHING FRESH from RYAN SANDES

May 21, 2020 17:00 - 1 hour - 42.7 MB

Ryan Sandes is without doubt one of the hardest men on the planet! From running the Great Himalayan Trail, setting the FKT (Fastest Known Time) across the majestic Drakensberg Mountain Range in South Africa to being the only man to win a ultra distance trail running race on every continent of the world, there is not much that scares him! Parallel to all of that, Ryan has managed the professional and commercial aspect of his career exceptionally well and as a result, enjoys the support of som...

#1 Ryan Sandes: South Africa's most successful trail runner and global sportive icon talks of racing at the highest level, taking on the Grand Himalayan Trail and running 100 miles around his house during lockdown.

May 21, 2020 17:00 - 1 hour - 42.7 MB

Ryan Sandes is without doubt one of the hardest men on the planet! From running the Great Himalayan Trail, setting the FKT (Fastest Known Time) across the majestic Drakensberg Mountain Range in South Africa to being the only man to win a ultra distance trail running race on every continent of the world, there is not much that scares him! Parallel to all of that, Ryan has managed the professional and commercial aspect of his career exceptionally well and as a result, enjoys the support of som...