Welcome to the season finale of The APEX podcast where host John Croom sits down for a chat with Riley Amos - one of the best mountain bikers in the country right now!
Course Director, Daniel Matheny finally makes his debut on the podcast. If you’ve been waiting for a peek into the 2022 APEX, this is for you. The special episode features John doing a deep dive into the courses. Listen in as he talks through the stages with Daniel and Brian Peck, who is returning for his second APEX and recently rode these courses at APEX Endurance Camp. Watch and learn what to expect in each stage and how to conquer them. They cover nutrition planning, pack vs. bottles, bikes and more.
Hear why Finsty is looking forward to his first true mountain bike race this year at Pikes Peak APEX. The home town legend knows the region's trails like the back of his hand, and he's looking forward to ripping some singletrack in a 'proper mountain bike race'. Hear more about his advice for riders coming to The APEX and why he's looking forward to a 'fun 4 days of racing.'
Listen to the latest episode featuring Aravaipa Running founder, Jamil Coury. Even John is crushing on this renaissance man. Ultra running phenom. Successful business owner & serial entrepreneur. Film production artist. Family man. Tax accountant. Descendant of Syrian refugees & 4th generation Arizonan.
The APEX podcast where host John Croom sits down for a chat with Nina Machnowski about how she is using Leadville to prep for The APEX.
John talks to JMART about his journey from pursuing a career in insurance after business school to becoming a pro on the mountain bike and how it led to him from Texas to Colorado.
Most New Mountain Bikers Wouldn't Choose The APEX as Their 1st Race. Win Van Pelt isn't Most People. Meet this 60+ APEX challenger and world adventurer.
In the 6th episode of The APEX podcast John sits down for a chat with Evelyn Dong. They compare notes on all things gravel and MTB, and then talk about what led Evelyn to biking and what she's up to this season.
In the 5th episode John catches up with Lex Albrecht ex-world tour rider & Canadian national team member who's going off-road these days and joining us this year for The APEX.
In our 3rd episode of The APEX podcast, John Croom chats with Robert Mayfield about what brought this international track cyclist and coach to Colorado Springs and his last minute decision to buy a bike from his neighbor and jump into the 4-day MTB Challenge. The 2021 APEX wasn't his usual race. Listen to his experience.