Hard Enduro Hosers
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Hard Enduro HosersAug 21, 2021
Episode 30: 2023 Bikes!
Kyle and Alex discuss bike announcements for 2023. Beta, Gasgas, Husqvarna, KTM, Sherco
Episode 29: The Mud Hunniez
Kyle and Alex shoot the breeze with Lindsay and Ashley of the Mud Hunniez group based on Vancouver island. We talk getting to bikes, first bike, club growth, gear challenges and upcoming Vancouver island events.
Episode 28: The Stark VARG
Kyle deep dives into the VARG and whether it's market ready, what to expect and the ambitions of the company.
For more information on the VARG visit https://starkfuture.com/
Episode 27: The History of "The Hard Enduro Series"
We discuss the era's of Hard Enduro, Redbull, KTM and FIM's involvement to try and clarify what exactly is a "Hard Enduro" and what are the typical races a series is comprised of.
Redbull Hard Enduro Series 2012 - 2017
World Enduro Super Series(WESS) 2018 - 2020
FIM World Enduro Super Series 2021
Episode 26: 2022 Goin' Racing
Kyle and Alex discuss what's going on in the hard enduro world. Kyle lays out some races he's hoping to attend and we discuss the use of the term "hard enduro" to describe races.
Episode 25: The History of KTM
Kyle drops a knowledge bomb on Alex about the ups and downs of the enduro titan KTM.
Episode 24: Monthly BS & Race Recap
Kyle and Alex weather the winter blues discussing the 2021 Polish Super Enduro.
Episode 23: Snacks! Trail Treats!
Kyle and Alex try to put on some winter weight on by test driving trail treats. Tune in for easy recipes and hidden gems at your local grocer.
Hudson Bay Bread
- 3/4 lb. softened butter
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/3 cup light Karo syrup
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1 tsp maple flavoring
- 3/4 cup ground nuts (walnuts)
- 9 cups Quaker 1-minute oats
Cream together all the ingredients except the nuts and oats, in a large mixing bowl.
Once it is all blended, stir in the oats and nuts. Make sure it is well mixed.
Spread the mixture onto a cookie sheet with at least a 1/2 inch high lip. Press the mixture down and pack it in until it fills the pan and is a smidge less than 1/2 inch thick. You'll probably need a second sheet.
Bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove and press down with a spatula to prevent crumbling when it cools. (If you bake it too long, it gets hard and crunchy like a granola bar.)
While it is still warm, cut into 3 inch squares.
Mix everything, roll in to balls, refrigerate. EASY
Episode 22: Getzen Race Recap
Kyle and Alex discuss the state of the FIM World Hard Enduro Championship going into Getzen Rodeo, the race and the outcome.
Epsiode 21: The Monthly BS Session
Kyle and Alex sit down and shoot the breeze about winter approaching, winter prep, the Hixpania race amoung other things. Tune in and hang out in this casual listen.
Episode 20: Bike Shopping
Kyle tries to help Alex through shopping for a new 2022 bike.
Episode 19: Have Enduro Bikes Improved?
On this episode we discuss whether enduro bikes(bikes with 18" rear tires) have improved in the last 15 years? Have an opinion? Let us know by leaving a voice message at hardendurohosers.com or on instagram @hardendurohosers
Episode 18: Brain Buckets
Alex and Kyle talk about the different certifications for helmets, what they really mean and what's important to enduro riders. They also discuss helmets they've owned and what they would look for in a next episode.
Episode 17: Monthly BS
Listen in as Kyle and Alex bubbly along through a month BS over coffee about Batman, racing series on the west and east coast, enduro-cross, obviously tires, suspension musings and Pro's!
Episode 16: Essential Gear
Kyle and Alex discuss gear from the shoulders down. What has worked for them, what has not, where the value is and how to shop deals! Listen in
Episode 15: Monthly BS - Team Budget Caps, Triumph and Bikes!
Kyle and Alex discuss team budget caps in enduro, Triumph's exciting news and bike choices.
Episode 14: Riding Techniques
Responding to a listeners request we do our best to describe how we think we ride. We cover some basic root recover; loading and unloading the tire. Then we move on to practical wheelies, zaps, jog jumps, higher centering and BIG logs. Listen in!
Episode 13: Dave Anderson Interview
Alex and Kyle go for a ride with Dave Anderson then talk bikes, tires, tracks and Terrace, BC. Listen in!
Episode 12: When it stops being fun?
What kills a ride for you? Kyle and Alex talk about some of the traps you can fall into that such the joy out of a ride or season and discuss some tips to keep it fun and not take it to serious.
Episode 11: Jet Junkies & Carburetor Tips
In this episode Kyle and Alex discuss jetting and how it effects power delivery and rideability.
Episode 10: Free Mod's you REALLY should do!
Kyle runs us through a list of nearly free mods he has done to his bike to see if they'll make it past an automotive engineer. Turns out he's onto something and these really are mods you actually should do!
Here is the list to remind you after the show!
- Silicone shifter lever end
- Keihin carb fuel bowl drain holes
- DDS clutch easier pull lever
- Silicone the bolt hole on the top of the chain slider
- Cable from neg. battery to starter
- Stator side wet mod (Bendix Bikes)
- Upper Carb hoses into air box/up high
- Chain master link clip on inside
- Hockey tape on levers for cold weather
- steering stops!
- Small feet brake tip hack
Episode 9: Mystic Suspension
Kyle and Alex discussion suspension terms and how they actually relate to the trail; high speed vs low speed settings, valving, and clickers. What's really going on it there. Tune in and find out!
Episode 8: Spring Beaver
Kyle and Alex discuss coming out of hibernation, tinkering on bikes over the winter, tires, and the seasons outlook.
Episode 7: The Offroad Riders Bike Guide
Looking for that next bike, or even your first bike? We break down bikes into categories based riding styles and terrain, then Kyle gives examples of bikes to buy for each style. Categorizes include Dual Sporters, Hobbyists, Single Track Slayers, Hard Enduro Hecklers, Mighty Minis, and Beginner Bombers
Episode 6: Tire Talk.
What do you know about your tires? We believe they the interface between your bike and the ground through which all of your ride inputs must flow. Listen as we discuss the certifications, styles and sizes of tires with enduro riding in mind.
Episode 5: Talking with Jason Hamborg @innowayfamous
We connect with Jason Hamborg after being inspired by his Instagram content! In this episode we talk to Jason about his riding inspiration, motivation, bike setup, favorite gear and riding areas. During the interview Jason chose to give his "Social Shout-out" to a western Canadian moto account @dirtbike_scene! Be sure to check them out and give them a follow.
Jason also added a pair of interesting songs to our Pump-up Compilation on Spotify
Follow Jason on Instagram @innowayfamous
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Episode 4: We're Shocked!
Are electric enduro's a viable option??? Electric Motion vs KTM vs Atla! Plus more speculation on KTM's acquisition of GASGAS.
Episode 3: "To Gas It"
Did we witness the end of Gasgas? Tune in to find out more about the rise and fall of Gasgas by 2 entrepreneurs. We cover every thing from their humble early beginnings to the absorption into the KTM power group brand.
Episode 2: $12,000 Virtual Bike Build-Off
The rules are simple; the bike must be new, the deal must be on kijiji AND you have to outfit it to complete the Northern BC Enduro Race Series! All parts must come from Fort Nine.
Tune in the find out what deals the boys were able to track down! Leave us a voice message if we missed something critical to the success of the series!
Episode 1: The Phantom Menace
First let us apologize for the terrible audio! That menacing Technology! We're sorry for your ears, but stick with us! This in an introductory episode, and the audio gets much better from here!