Thank you, we love you, and we need you.
My dears, we exist because of you.
This year has been an incredible journey. In January, we launched The Art of Mountain Biking podcast. Since then, we’ve put out nearly 40 episodes, exceeded 30,000 downloads, interviewed seven amazing guests, and even made our TV debut.
We’ve fallen off the bike (well, I have), nursed injuries, weathered a record Utah winter, sucked air, gotten air, experienced awe and flow on the trails.
We’ve cried with friends under trees and in deserts. We’ve cried with each other. We’ve laughed and cursed a lot. Often, on air.
And truly, without you, we wouldn’t be here.
We’ve heard from listeners from several U.S. states and outside countries. California, Kentucky, Idaho, Utah, Minnesota, Miami, France, Canada, Germany. And more.
You ride several kinds of bikes. At different skill levels. Sporting various kits and scabs and, sometimes, broken bones and hearts. We’ve heard your questions and your personal stories. And honestly, a lot of you are pretty funny. And really genuine.
We are so immensely grateful to you, my friends. Please let that land, for just a moment. Thank you, truly, for listening. Jamie and I sincerely hope that our podcast has contributed positively to your life.
And… we also want to be transparent about the costs involved in producing each episode of our podcast. From the time it takes to prepare and edit the content, to the fees associated with broadcasting and promoting the podcast, the expenses have started to add up. To ensure that we can continue to deliver high-quality content and support the mountain biking community, we’re asking for your help.
If you would like to lend your support and help us navigate this next chapter as this amazing year comes to a close, we’d love it if you’d consider a:
One-time Donation: This would go a long way in sustaining our podcast and allowing us to continue producing valuable content. Name your price. You can send a direct donation via Paypal.
Paid Subscription: By upgrading to a paid membership, not only will you be supporting us in a more sustainable manner, but you'll also gain access to ad-free listening.
Additionally, if you’re in it with your year-end holiday shopping, we've got a few ways you can support us indirectly:
Check out Xero Shoes: If you're in the market for new footwear, consider using our link when purchasing Xero Shoes. I wear almost only these. Your purchase through this link will help us earn a commission, without costing you anything extra.
Get a Fezzari Bike: If you're considering a new bike for yourself or someone special, check out Utah’s own Fezzari Bikes. Jamie rides them exclusively, and has for years. They’re awesome. Let them know that The Art of Mountain Biking Podcast sent you.
Once again, our deepest gratitude goes out to you for your continued support throughout the year. With your assistance, we can ensure the longevity of The Art of Mountain Biking Podcast and its ability to positively impact the lives of fellow (and future) enthusiasts.
Wishing you a joyful holiday season and a fantastic year ahead!
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