1. The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 8 – Getting Epic with Todd Sadow

    The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 8 – Getting Epic with Todd Sadow

    This week Kenny and Adam interview the man behind the Epic Rides events, Todd Sadow.  Were you one of the lucky ones able to race the 24 hrs of Old Pueblo this season or did you miss out? If you are wondering what the current state of racing looks like from a promoters point of view. Kenny and Adam discuss...
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  2. The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 7 – Pumptrack World Champion and the Panic Pumps

    The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 7 – Pumptrack World Champion and the Panic Pumps

    This week Kenny and Adam are joined by one of our very own Stan's Super Stars, Tommy Zula.  Tommy is a fresh new face in the mountain bike world.  He made a big splash winning the pumptrack race at Crankworx Whistler after racing for only two years.  Now Tommy is a 2-time Crankworx winner and the reigning UCI Pumptrack World...
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  3. Fraser Britton: What It’s Like To Be A Pro Mountain Bike Photographer

    Fraser Britton: What It’s Like To Be A Pro Mountain Bike Photographer

    During most years, freelance photographer Fraser Britton logs 150,000 miles traveling in airplanes around the globe to cover pro mountain bike racing. But ever since events started getting cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he’s been staying home. So we took the opportunity to catch up with the 41-year-old shooter from Squamish, British Columbia. Stan’s NoTubes: What’s a typical year...
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  4. The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 6 – We're coming at you with the Spider Monkey!

    The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 6 – We're coming at you with the Spider Monkey!

    Another mechanic? You betcha! Kenny and Adam are joined by one of  the ace mechanics behind Sram's neutral support, Joe "Spider Monkey" Devera.  Joe has toured the World Cup circuit with Specialized factory racing, sat "jump" on the Mavic support moto in the Tour of California, and has worked Independently with some of cycling's biggest stars. Kenny and Adam also...
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  5. The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 5 – Leveling Up, We Have a 2x H.O.F-er and World Champ!

    The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 5 – Leveling Up, We Have a 2x H.O.F-er and World Champ!

    Oh baby boy! This week Kenny and Adam are extremely excited to talk with Leigh Donovan. Leigh is a multi-time Downhill National Champ, DH World Champ and 2x Hall of Famer.  Seems like the boys leveled up this week.  They talk about her racing career, retirement, return to racing, and her switch to coaching and running her business, Ichoose.  Also...
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  6. The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 4 – Dad Bods and The Dynamic Duo

    The Stan’s Refresh | Episode 4 – Dad Bods and The Dynamic Duo

    This week our hosts team up with the Dynamic Duo! Kenny and Adam talk with Mary Lideen and Rachel Wehn, two women behind the bike brand Pivot Cycles.  They play some games and answer some questions about the bike industry and their thoughts on being women in the industry.  Adam and Kenny also discuss their favorite Pinkbike comments, event rumors...
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  7. How to Properly Corner with Kialani Hines

    How to Properly Corner with Kialani Hines

    Kialani Hines is one of a few Stan's athletes who have successfully made the transition from BMX racing to mountain biking. Growing up on small wheels and concrete corners, she knew how to go fast, but could she adapt to read the ever-changing terrain that trail riding throws at us? Busting onto the scene in 2017 at Crankworx Whistler, Kialani...
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  8. The Stan’s Refresh | News DART – Everesting with Keegan Swenson

    The Stan’s Refresh | News DART – Everesting with Keegan Swenson

    In this special episode of The Stan's Refresh, we're calling the News DART, we have a quick chat with Keegan Swenson (Stans Pivot Pro Team pb Maxxis) about his Everesting Challenge fastest known time. He explains his motivation for the challenge, what he ate, and everything else that happened to him out there on his record slashing effort. Sit back...
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  9. The Stan's Refresh | Episode 3 - Chris Cross Gonna Make You Jump!

    The Stan's Refresh | Episode 3 - Chris Cross Gonna Make You Jump!

    In our 3rd episode of The Stan's Refresh, we talk with Chris Mathis the infamous man behind the wrenches at the Clif Pro Team. He has worked with multiple World Champions and traveled the world throughout his two decades of being a pro mechanic. Kenny and Adam also talk about which events they think may or may not happen, their...
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  10. Stan’s NoTubes Launches New Podcast - The Stan's Refresh

    Stan’s NoTubes Launches New Podcast - The Stan's Refresh

    BIG FLATS, NY (May 11, 2020) - Stan’s NoTubes is proud to introduce The Stan’s Refresh, a weekly podcast covering all topics related to bikes and bike racing. Hosts Kenny Wehn and Adam Snyder interview athletes, mechanics, team managers, and industry insiders about bike news, rumors, and races from the past week. The Stan’s Refresh is an inside look at...
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  11. Puzzle Check: Can You Put Together This National Championship Winning Bike? | Round 9

    Puzzle Check: Can You Put Together This National Championship Winning Bike? | Round 9

    In 2019, ten national champions were crowned riding on Stan's NoTubes wheels! We could not be more proud of the effort that our athletes put in to make these incredible results possible. In an effort to highlight the dedication and discipline it takes to win at the highest level, we've put together a series of puzzles to provide some entertainment...
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  12. Bike Check: Date Night Bike Build - Pivot Switchblade Featuring a Flow CB7 Wheelset

    Bike Check: Date Night Bike Build - Pivot Switchblade Featuring a Flow CB7 Wheelset

    Kenny Wehn, our Athlete Media and Relations Manager, and his wife Rachel Wehn, Marketing and Athlete Coordinator for Pivot Cycles, built up their new Pivot Switchblade over a bottle of wine and some hors d'oeuvres. Can you imagine a more perfect date night? Stan's products featured in the build: Flow CB7 Wheelset Race Sealant Blue Alloy 35mm Valves
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  13. Bike Shop Status Across the U.S.

    Bike Shop Status Across the U.S.

    Stay safe and do your part to get us all out of this by not going out unless absolutely necessary right now, but if your bike needs service, our friends at Chris King and Portland Design Works have created a map to show the current status and operating policies of bike shops across the country.  View Bike Shops in a...
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  14. Brett Beard’s Gravel Experiment | Part 2 – The Mid South

    Brett Beard’s Gravel Experiment | Part 2 – The Mid South

    Brett Beard's second stop in his Gravel Grand Tour was The Mid South in Stillwater, Oklahoma. One of the last events to happen before the Corona lockdown, The Mid South delivered on its reputation of pairing a tough route with even tougher course conditions. Racers traveled nearly 104 miles with over 6,200 feet of elevation gain through thick Oklahoma mud...
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  15. Ask an Expert: COVID-19 Dos, Don'ts and What to Expect

    Ask an Expert: COVID-19 Dos, Don'ts and What to Expect

    With the COVID-19 global pandemic affecting all of our lives, we spoke with a long time friend of Stan’s NoTubes, Dr. Matt Ferrari, Associate Professor of Biology at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics at the Pennsylvania State University. When he’s not studying infectious disease, Dr. Ferrari is on one of his bikes, riding the trails and roads around State College...
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  16. Bike Check: Stan's Employee Aaron Snyder's Rad Rides

    Bike Check: Stan's Employee Aaron Snyder's Rad Rides

    We've seen some pretty sweet bikes roll through the Stan's offices. There's been plenty of baller trail bikes, cross country rippers, road and gravel shredders and even a few downhill rigs, but we've never taken a close look at a motorcycle that can carry a bike to the trailhead. Aaron Snyder, one of our long time customer service reps, set...
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  17. Behind the Scenes: West Coast Van Wrap

    Behind the Scenes: West Coast Van Wrap

    Ever wonder what all goes into putting graphics onto a Sprinter van? Turns out, quite a bit. We just asked our friends at Stowebridge in AZ to wrap a new van for us, set the GoPro to time-lapse, and answer a few questions. Ready to turn the family minivan into the Scoobie Doo Mystery Machine or maybe something a little...
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  18. Our Response To COVID-19 And An Update On Current Operations

    Our Response To COVID-19 And An Update On Current Operations

    No one needs emails from companies right now, but information can be helpful in a time like this. Here is what we are seeing and how we are responding to the ever changing landscape related to COVID-19 and the impacts on our communities, customers, and business. Our main facility in Big Flats, NY is under state mandate for significant staffing...
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  19. From BMX to MTB: Meet Collin Hudson

    From BMX to MTB: Meet Collin Hudson

    When elite level BMX racer Collin Hudson started school at Colorado Mesa University, he wasn’t a mountain biker. But then some friends talked him into racing the dual slalom for the university’s collegiate cycling team. They knew his BMX background would serve him well, and they were right.  With his degree in marketing recently completed, Hudson, 23, now finds himself...
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  20. March Radness - Stan's All-Time Favorite Rim

    March Radness - Stan's All-Time Favorite Rim

    The NCAA has made the decision to cancel March Madness, so we've decided to bring a little bracket excitement to your life. We've put together a pool of 16 classic and current rims and are asking for your help to crown our all-time favorite rim. Between now and the end of the month, we'll be posting one poll each day...
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