GrindWorks BMX

GrindWorks BMX

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The GrindWorks Podcast is another extension of GrindWorks BMX and focuses on interacting with various guests and is loosely based around BMX and its sub-culture.


Socially Distanced (Live-Stream): GrindWorks BMX Podcast 034
Mar 29 • 216 min
This episode was more of an experiment than anything else; seeing both what I can manage to do with my computer setup and also how responsive the audience would be to a live-stream format with the podcast. I recruited James Yusczyk to help co-host it,…
Brad Barker - Shins_are_beat: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 033
Mar 7 • 180 min
I’ve never met Brad in person, but we’ve known each other via the internet for quite some time. There wasn’t much of a plan going into this episode and it really turned into a recorded hangout session where we chatted about plenty of things from video…
Sam Weber: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 032
Feb 24 • 145 min
A lot of you may have seen or talked to Sam in the past at a handful of different events throughout the East Coast. He commonly refers to himself as “Sam from Mexico”, drives a Honda Element typically equipped with a tent on the roof, and is an active…
Tom Beckman: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 031
Feb 17 • 156 min
A couple weeks ago I got to sit down with Tom Beckman and chat about coming up in a booming scene in the middle-of-nowhere upstate NY and photography stuff, among plenty of other topics. Tom has been contributing photos to Our BMX in efforts to promote…
Work Frames - a New BMX Company with John Corts: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 030
Jan 27 • 162 min
With the news of FBM closing their machine shop, a lot of questions have been circulating as to what happens next. For John Corts, its an opportunity to start fresh while continuing to do what he’s passionate about: build high-quality bike frames. Here’s…
2020 Winter Welcome Jam Promo: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 029.1
Jan 3 • 10 min
Andy sat down with Mike and Mark Potoczny to discuss the upcoming Winter Welcome Jam taking place at The Wheel Mill on January 18, 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA. If you want to listen to the rest of the interview, check it out here and start at 10:00. Check out…
2020 Winter Welcome Jam: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 029
Jan 3 • 50 min
Andy sat down with Mike and Mark Potoczny to discuss the upcoming Winter Welcome Jam taking place at The Wheel Mill on January 18, 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA. If you came from the short version and want to pick up where you left off, start at 10:00. Check out…
First Time Using the New Setup (with Brant Moore): GrindWorks BMX Podcast 028
Dec 15, 2019 • 82 min
Brant Moore and I sat down and put the new setup to use both recording this episode and live streaming it on @brantmoore ‘s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWGijuL19i21bgv_ow2i2YA The new setup feels good and should be substantially…
Kevin Czuba: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 027
Nov 12, 2019 • 148 min
I sat down with Kevin Czuba while up in Buffalo a couple weeks back. We talked about a lot of mid-school BMX fun. I also had James Yusczyk co-hosting again. Feel free to drop a comment with feedback on how this episode sounded and any other suggestions…
“What Really Grinds My Gears” with Sam Schrage: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 026
Oct 23, 2019 • 264 min
I’ve wanted to sit down in person with Sam Schrage for a while and get an episode recorded and it hasn’t been able to work out. And, a while back we recorded a short test with the Anchor App and decided that while I was out of town for work it would be a…
Podcast Recap: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 025
Oct 13, 2019 • 87 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 025: This episode has been in the works for a while and I really wanted it to be episode 020. However, the interviews kept flowing and we hit 020 without a chance to record this. Anyway, this is a recap episode, talking about some…
Current Events from a Month Ago: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 024
Sep 20, 2019 • 118 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 024: Before packing up and moving to a new house, I sat down with James Yusczyk to do some recent event recap. I had no intention of it taking a month for me to be set up again, and even worse, I’m still not really. I didn’t record…
Keihin Sherry and Travis Hockenberry: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 023
Aug 22, 2019 • 95 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 023: Following the GrindWorks Pittsburgh Street Jam, I met up with Keihin and Travis at their local park, SK8-1-4, and chatted on their loading dock about the jam and riding in general. Feel free to drop a comment with suggestions…
No Worries Crew: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 022
Aug 12, 2019 • 188 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 022: My old buddies Andy Rozelle and Tom Beckman came down to Pittsburgh for a long weekend back at the end of June. While they were here, we recorded this episode about their project/crew NWC BMX (No Worries Crew). Feel free to…
Matt Vargason: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 021
Jul 18, 2019 • 209 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 021: This podcast was a fun one, specifically because it was just a typical hangout with my brother, Matt Vargason. Matt is a photographer and skateboarder, which lends to a slightly different discussion than usual. Feel free to…
Cody Dixon “The Barend Guy”: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 020
Jul 8, 2019 • 186 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 020: While most of you will know him as “The Bar End Guy”, Cody Dixon is an interesting guy with a lot to talk about. Cody is good friends with the NoWear BMX crew and we talk quite a bit about them and what they have going on out…
Mitch McCracken and MHS Manufacturing: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 019
Jun 30, 2019 • 139 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 019: Back to our regular format! Pittsburgh local, Mitch McCracken, was finally able to make it out and talk about his side business MHS Manufacturing. He is currently doing sprockets in various sizes and takes small orders for…
Derek Nelson and Andy Nelson: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 018
Jun 9, 2019 • 137 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 018: I was happy to be able to get some time with long-time friend Derek Nelson and asked his brother Andy to sit in with us as well. Like most of the time with both of them, we ended up just loosely chatting and joking around in…
Cameron Turan: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 017
May 30, 2019 • 140 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 017: While visiting family up in Binghamton, NY I was able to link up with GrindWorks OG and co-founder, Cameron Turan. We hung out in his garage and chatted for a while, all while trying out the new portable setup for recording…
Chris Doyle: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 016
May 19, 2019 • 81 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 016: BMX legend and Pittsburgh local, Chris Doyle, was kind enough to stop by and hang out for a bit. We talked about BMX podcasts, including his own Palaver podcast; how he ended up living in Pittsburgh; and drops some big news…
Ryan Connelly: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 015
May 11, 2019 • 142 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 015: Pittsburgh local, Ryan Connelly, comes by the podcast and we talk about injuries, BMX, and music. This episode has been a long time coming, as it was recorded almost a month ago, and then we just haven’t had the time to get it…
Zach Bearley: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 014
Apr 22, 2019 • 179 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 014: Pittsburgh local, Zach Bearley, comes by the podcast and we talk about spots, filming, and BMX. This episode has been a long time coming, as it was recorded almost a month ago, and then we just haven’t had the time to get it…
Rhett Atwood and The Block: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 013
Mar 25, 2019 • 171 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 013: This week Rhett Atwood came by to talk about his new project he is trying to kickstart outside of Pittsburgh. Rhett envisions a 24-hour bike park and we discuss his plan to make that happen. Feel free to drop a comment with…
Brad Gibbs: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 012
Mar 16, 2019 • 128 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 012: Brad Gibbs is a name that rings synonymous with Pittsburgh BMX and Pittsburgh street riding. He’s been wanting to do one of these podcasts pretty much since the beginning and we definitely should have had him on sooner. We…
Josh Carrasco: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 011
Mar 5, 2019 • 122 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 011: Josh Carrasco came out to Pittsburgh from Chicago and before he left, we chatted about the Chicago BMX scene, filming, traveling, and security. Feel free to drop a comment with suggestions for us. Thanks for listening and hit…
Portland, Maine Crew: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 010
Feb 25, 2019 • 137 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 010: For this episode, I sat down with a small crew from Portland, Maine that came through the Pittsburgh area and crashed at the apartment. I’ve met Josiah Webber a few times in the past, and Byron Dill and Bryon Farley for the…
“Jash” Geyer: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 009
Feb 17, 2019 • 102 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 009: Josh “Jash” Geyer swung by to talk about BMX, life, and pants. This podcast introduces an “intro” and “outro” which may become a regular thing, but is undecided at the moment. As the intro will describe, there was some…
Brant Moore: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 008
Feb 10, 2019 • 145 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 008: Brant Moore came out to Pittsburgh for the Winter Welcome Jam at The Wheel Mill and crashed with Andrew Vargason while in town. Brant wanted to discuss some controversial BMX topics and we definitely get into it. This podcast…
DJ Lockett: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 007
Feb 3, 2019 • 72 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 007: Andrew Vargason sits down with DJ Lockett about bikes, children, and life in general. This one is up a week later than originally scheduled to launch audio-only versions of the podcast over here on Anchor. Feel free to drop a…
Chase Bucci: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 006
Jan 31, 2019 • 138 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 006: Chase Bucci talks about work, travel, bikes, and we promote the upcoming (01/26/2019) Winter Welcome Jam at The Wheel Mill bike park in Pittsburgh, PA. Had to post this one up ahead of schedule to make sure you have time to…
Jesse Herzog: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 005
Jan 31, 2019 • 171 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 005: Jesse Herzog comes on the show and we talk about bike riding, filming, and some upcoming projects. Jesse currently runs All Things Shred, a mixed sport outlet covering anything his crew is into at the time. He also discusses…
Jake Hoebler: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 004
Jan 31, 2019 • 103 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 004: Jake Hoebler comes on the show and we talk about bikes, filming, travel, and some upcoming projects. Jake currently runs BMXASFXCK and may have another brand in the works, which he talks about here. Feel free to drop a comment…
Alex Stape: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 003
Jan 30, 2019 • 57 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 003: Andrew Vargason chats with Alex Stape about his recent motorcycle accident, his road to recovery, and what he’s been up to in the meantime. Note: Audio gets a little sketchy around the 17:30 mark as a few details had to be…
Tyler Cramer: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 002
Jan 30, 2019 • 110 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 002: Andrew Vargason sits down with Tyler Cramer about bikes, filming, travel, and some upcoming projects. This is the second GrindWorks BMX podcast and it took a little more time than anticipated to line up. Feel free to drop a…
James Yusczyk: GrindWorks BMX Podcast 001
Jan 25, 2019 • 57 min
GrindWorks BMX Podcast 001: Andrew Vargason sits down with recent Pittsburgh transplant James Yusczyk about bikes, work, travel, and living in his office/studio. This is the first podcast of hopefully many, with lots for us to learn and improve in the…