Apr 30, 2020
Kyle is a (maybe not so?) rare combination of IT systems and web guru, prolific content creator, and gritty outdoor sports enthusiast. Put those things together, and you come up with a world of events where virtually, nothing is impossible.
Co-Founder – Gagglepod
Co-Host and Co-Creator – Podwrecked Podcast
Host and Creator – Not Easily Squished Podcast
Host and Creator – Merchants of Dirt Podcast
Founder and Creator – Reckoneer
Episode 5 By the Numbers:
00:00 | Terri Walters
Meet Renaissance Man, Kyle Bondo: Former, U.S. Naval Military Intelligence Technician; Web Developer; Electrical Mechanical Engineer; Co-Founder: Gagglepod, Founder: Reckoneer, Podcaster: Merchants of Dirt.
07:28 | Terri Walters
What’s a Gagglepod?
08:04 | Kyle Bondo
Gagglepod … Teaching The Art of Podcasting. A.K.A. How to Build Your Tribe.
13:18 | Terri Walters
Break down for us your vast Podcast realm and your recent restarts in response to COVID-19.
14:56 | Kyle Bondo
Kyle talks about his evolution from Blogging to Podcasting, about the WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN and HOW to create Endurance Sports Events. Welcome! Reckoneer and Merchants of Dirt Podcast.
19:30 | Kyle Bondo
From the Navy to Mountain Bike Racing to Racing Clubs and the birth of Reckoneer and Merchants of Dirt Podcast. From Race Director, Participant and Coach to Virtual Racing – Kyle walks us through his competitive team evolution and the birth of Virtual Racing.
25:15 | Kyle Bondo
COVID-19 implodes LIVE RACING EVENTS.
26:30 | Terri Walters
So, what’s the future of LIVE RACING EVENTS? How do Racers Race without Racing?
26:49 | Kyle Bondo
Enter A.C.E - Asynchronous Competition Events! How we save the industry by going virtual.
36:14 | Terri Walters
Is there any formal education available out there for the LIVE RACING Industry? What are the struggles and opportunities? How does A.C.E. potentially evolve into a new forms of competitive outside activity or exercise?
45:35 | Kyle Bondo
Kyle dives into new technology that’s changing the RACING landscape.
50:49 | Terri Walters
What’s the future for A.C.E. models? Virtual Tradeshows and Conferences? Events within Events?