Behind the Media: Chris Hall and Downtime Podcast

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Anders Engberg embarks on a short illustrated series examining the changing world of mountain bike media. In the streets of Reading you would often find a kid riding his Raleigh Mustang looking for something to do. It was 1991 and even though the Mustang somewhat resembled a mountain bike, the passion for the sport had yet to find this particular youngster. The kid on the bike was Chris Hall, founder and presenter of Downtime Podcast, but at this point Chris had no idea that he would work with media let alone have a passion for mountain bikes. This changed on...

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  • Premier Icon brakestoomuch
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    I love the illustrations here; so many lines! They would have made my old art teacher very happy.

    Premier Icon tmays
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    I really enjoy the downtime podcast, I think it strikes just the right balance between professionality and entertainment. I also like the fact it’s audio only – keeping it simple works!

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