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The World of Buddy Pegs is a series of free original children’s audio stories for families who want to share the inspiration and empowerment of bicycling with the next generation.

Each episode starts at the local bike shop Buddy Pegs which is run by two dogs who are on a mission to bring the power of the bicycle to all the animal characters who reside in the fictional town Spokesville.

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S1: EP 9 | Buddy Pegs Podcast – The Focal Point – Pt 2.

BUDDY PEGS PODCAST #9: The Focal Point – Pt 2. In part 2 of this story, the posse of pups arrive at Buddy Pegs where the ace mechanic, Woodruff, is able to fix Bertrand’s wheel that was “taco’d” in Part 1.  The following day, the pups ride back to the singletrack trail where Bernie the Badger teaches them about the focal point – a simple trick to help stay focused on what matters when you ride your bike, and in your life! Back at Buddy Pegs, the crew finally makes a decision about Glidster bikes thanks to advice from young

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S1: EP 10 | Buddy Pegs Podcast – Interview with Austin McInerny, President NICA

Austin McInerny is the President of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association or (NICA). Since 2009, NICA has been developing interscholastic mountain biking programs for middle and high school student-athletes across the United States. Austin has helped grow NICA into the largest youth cycling program in the United States with 21 leagues, in 20 states, with over 14,000 student athletes in the program.  WOW! In this episode, 10 year old Buddy Pegs interviewer Addie asks Austin about his job, his love of NICA, why bicycles have played such an important role in his life, and what he thought about the last

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S1: EP 8 | Buddy Pegs Podcast – Levi Leipheimer on Fondos

S01 Episode 3.2: Levi Leipheimer on Fondos In part 2 of this story, the posse of pups arrive at Buddy Pegs where the ace mechanic, Woodruff, is able to fix Bertrand’s wheel that was “taco’d” in Part 1.  The following day, the pups ride back to the singletrack trail where Bernie the Badger teaches them about the focal point – a simple trick to help stay focused on what matters when you ride your bike, and in your life! Back at Buddy Pegs, the crew finally makes a decision about Glidster bikes thanks to advice from young Skipper. Safe and

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S1: EP 7 | Buddy Pegs Podcast – The Focal Point – PT.1

S01 Episode 3.1 The Focal Point – Pt 1  In part 1 of this story, the Buddy Pegs shop grom Skipper finds a mysterious note in one of the bike boxes. After school the next day, he and his gang of friends follow the directions in the note to meet up with their super hero idles Poppa Wheelie and Captain Endo, and the mysterious badger Bernard Hifleut. Meanwhile, Watson and Wrigley are offered a chance to carry Glidster Bikes at the shop, the hot new bike brand everyone wants! Safe and fun for kids of all ages! Thanks to Woom

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S1: EP 6 | Buddy Pegs Podcast- Michael Zellman SRAM Interview

S01 Episode 2.3 Michael Zellman SRAM Master Link Interview    Michael Zellmann is the Senior Public Relations Manager at SRAM, one of the world’s largest and most revered manufacturers of bicycle parts in the world. In this episode, Braden (7 year old Buddy Pegs Grom) asks Michael all about bicycle chains and the master link that was such a big part of Skipper’s journey into Buddy Pegs in the Missing Link episode. Watch how a whole bicycle drivetrain is assembled, including the use of a master link on this SRAM tech video. Michael Zellmann Old school single speed master link SRAM

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S1: EP 4 | Buddy Pegs Podcast – The Missing Link PT.1

S01 Episode 2.1: The Missing Link – Pt 1 In part 1 of this story, the crew at the bike shop Buddy Pegs has a problem… they can’t keep up with the busy Spring season and all the bikes that need to be built and fixed! So the two bicycle mechanics, Schmiddy the dog the cat, and Woodruff the Bergamasco shepherd, find a solution by hiring a new pup to help clean the store after school. Check out these fun links about how bikes are assembled, and why you should always have your local bike shop build your new bike!

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S1: EP 5 | Buddy Pegs Podcast – The Missing Link PT.2

S01 Episode 2.2: The Missing Link – Pt 2 In part 2 of this story, the Buddy Pegs shop grom, Skipper, fails to show up for work and becomes a “missing link” in the Buddy Pegs chain. Turns out that something went wrong on his weekend ride with friends and he couldn’t bear to face the Buddy Pegs crew afterwards. Find out how Schmiddy ‘the dog, the cat’ helps Skipper understand the importance of an age old formula E+O=R. An Event + Your Reaction = The Outcome. Special thanks to Cleary Bikes, the sponsor of Episode 2 – The Missing Link.

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S1: EP 3 | Buddy Pegs Podcast – Calvin Jones Interview

S01 Episode 1.3: Freehub Body Interview with Calvin Jones from Park Tool Company Calvin Jones is the Director of Education at the Park Tool Company – the world’s biggest and best bicycle specific tool manufacturer. In this episode, Rowan (7 year old Buddy Pegs grom) asks Calvin all about the silent clutch freehub bodies that Poppawheelie and Captain Endo used to save the day in the World of Buddy Pegs episode, Shamus & Pepper’s Stolen Bikes.  Learn more about Freehub bodies on the Park Tools blog. Check out our show notes on buddypegs.com/pages/podcast to learn more about Calvin Jones and freehub

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S1: EP 2 | Buddy Pegs Podcast – Stolen Bikes PT.2

Buddy Pegs Podcast # 2: SHAMUS & PEPPER’S STOLEN BIKES – PT. 2 In the exciting conclusion of this story, Poppawheelie and Captain Endo use their super smarts, and their bikes, to track down the bike stealing cat behind Shamus and Peppers’ missing bikes. We hope you enjoy this first introduction to the town of Spokesville, the local bike shop Buddy Pegs, and all the wonderful characters who live in the World of Buddy Pegs!

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S1: EP 1 | Buddy Pegs Podcast # 1 – Stolen Bikes PT.1

Buddy Peg Podcast # 1: SHAMUS & PEPPER’S STOLEN BIKES – PT. 1 In Part 1 of this story, the owners of the local bike shop Buddy Pegs, Wrigley and Watson, find out there’s a new bike thief in Spokesville who has left two pups wondering what happened to their beloved bikes. With the help of their superhero alter egos Poppawheelie and Captain Endo, Watson and Wrigley head off on a mission to “saaaaaave the day, or at least recover the stolen bikes”!  

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