The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 80 – The Best Vehicles for Mountain Bikers

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Wait, isn’t this a mountain bike website? Thing is, there are many riders out there who end up with a specific truck, van, or car because it suits their riding lifestyle. And who among us hasn’t been bounced around the back of a ratty shuttle truck, slept in our wagon halfway to a race, or had aspirations of owning a drool-worthy van conversion? Point is, while we all love riding bikes, sometimes our vehicles go hand-in-glove with our sport.

Today’s podcast sees Alicia Leggett, Mike Kazimer, James Smurthwaite, and I talk about the vehicles that make sense for mountain bikers,

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Top Mountain Crosspoint Motorcycle Museum catches fire in Austria

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More than 230 vintage motorcycles and at least a dozen classic cars and vans were destroyed when the Top Mountain Crosspoint Museum located in the Austrian Alps caught fire on January 18. Opened in 2016, the museum housed an impressive and diverse selection of rare, offbeat, and historically significant two-wheelers.

Built at 7,135 feet, at the border between Austria and Italy, the Top Mountain Crosspoint stood out as the highest museum in Europe. Several feet of snow couldn’t prevent the flames from destroying the wooden building and most of the multi-million-dollar collection housed in it. What sparked the fire —

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