TPM Episode 177: Pinkbike, Brian Park, Grim Donut


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This week I chat with Brian Park form Pinkbike. Pinkbike sets the benchmark for what action sports websites should be. They are a hub that creates amazing content and serves as a sounding board for mountain biking. On the podcast we talk about the site, the numbers, Brian’s life and times and a look at the Grim Donut. It’s a different type of episode and really interesting.

Pinkbike Show Notes:

3:00: Babies, comments on Pinkbike and user profiles

8:00: Numbers, sponsored content and working with brands

14:00: Site in the 90’s and the impact of the virus on the bike world

19:30: Stanley: Get 30% off site wide with the code powell30

Evo: Get 20% off branded product with the code Powell20

21:30: Increase in traffic, DTC, who’s screwed, insurance and events

35:00: Who is Brian Park: Kites, bike shops and working for Rocky Mountain

42:30: 10 Barrel Brewery: Buy their beers, they support action sports more than anyone

43:35: The Grim Donut Project: Building your own bike with your own specs and your own dollars

58:00: Inappropriate Questions

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