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.
Good news - Schmiddy finally found his way out of the basement and the whole Buddy Pegs gang learns what that mysterious flying object really is when it leads them to Badger Cove. It turns out that a ride to Badger Cove is the perfect way to help remind all the kits, pups, and adult animals in Spokesville about the value of natural places, being outdoors, and life’s truly important moments.
It’s the day after the big parade and now what? The episode starts with Schmiddy in a dream, asking his inner voice how to follow up a wonderful day with an even more wonderful day. Which keeps him in bed longer than expected… and trapped in the basement of Buddy Pegs! Daisy Bell arrives to let everyone know all the other kits and pups went right back to their video games after the glorious parade. And a mysterious flying object has the whole Buddy Pegs crew scrambling to find out what’s going o...more
The rain has stopped and the first Buddy Pegs Bicycle Playdate is on! Kits and pups are arriving at the bike shop with their parents and the whole town of Spokesville is coming out for the bicycle parade to follow. Everything is going even better than planned until Conrad’s “Hamwheels” contraption begins spinning out of control down Main St. There’s no time for Captain Endo and Poppawheelie to save the day so who will come to the rescue?? Go to BuddyPegs.com/podcast to see complete show notes.
In the last episode, the Buddy Pegs crew encouraged Daisy Bell and Cheetos to run the first-ever Bicycle Playdate for kits and pups at the bike shop. Well, the big day has arrived but... so has the rain! Will anyone show up for the event? Spirits are soggy at the bike shop but DB is positive that the sun will come out and the little riders will arrive on time as planned! Buster, our narrator, takes flight high above Spokesville to see if she’s right. Go to Buddypegs.com/podcast to see detail...more
The exciting conclusion of this two part episode, and the start of The World of Buddy Pegs Season Two! After Schmiddy found out Daisy Bell was helping Cheetos learn to ride, he decided to track down the two riding buddies. He needed to know if Cheetos had really turned a corner and put aside his old Bygone ways. Turns out Daisy Bell had really discovered the best in Cheetos as she helped him find balance on his bike, and balance in his life. But what about those missing valve stems and all the ...more
Season Two is here! We’re back in the saddle and cranking out all-new stories from Spokesville and the Buddy Pegs bike shop. In this episode we’re introduced to a new customer at Buddy Pegs named Daisy Bell, or as she likes to call herself... DB. DB is a spunky, whip-smart calico kitten who has a precious ability to see the best in all the animals she encounters… even Cheetos, the notorious Bygone and arch-nemesis of Poppawheelie and Captain Endo! Was it Cheetos who stole all the valve stems i...more
Part 2. The exciting conclusion of this 2 part episode, and the conclusion of The World of Buddy Pegs Season 1! After Watson, Wrigley, and Schmiddy disappear into the secret tunnel below Buddy Pegs, they emerge in Schmiddy's secret workshop. Watson calls a 'sticking around meeting' because he has another hair brain idea for a new gadget to be added to his bike, a Super Bike Booster (SBB). Schmiddy gets right to work building it! The next day, the Buddy Pegs crew finds out that one of the local ...more
Part 1. What exactly does the Buddy Pegs bike shop look like anyway? Well, in Part 1 of this 2 part episode you can take a look for yourself! The Buddy pegs crew takes you on a tour of the shop complete with Schmiddy’s fantastical contraptions like the Repair Bike Check-in-omatic 4000 (RBC4K for short), and a garage door opener like you’ve never seen before. Oh, and the best part… wait until you hear about the secret entrance to the underground part of Buddy Pegs! Only Watson, Wrigley, and Schmi...more
Part 2. The exciting conclusion to the first Buddy Pegs holiday episode! Spokesville’s Holiday Bike Drive Extravaganza Extraordinaire (or SHBDEE for short) is in jeopardy! All the right sided pedals of the donated bicycles have been stolen from Top Dog Elementary School. Not to worry because Poppawheelie, Captain Endo, and Master mouse Kabibble are on the case! Find out how the crew works together to recover the stolen pedals from the villainous cat Cheetos and saaaaave the day! Oh, and take you...more
Part 1 of this original children’s story, all the pedaling pooches who work at the bicycle shop Buddy Pegs are getting ready for their very first holiday bicycle giveaway called the Spokesville Holiday Bike Drive Extravaganza Extraordinaire! Or, SHBDEE for short. A mystery unfolds when the Buddy Pegs crew arrives to fix up all the bikes before the event begins. Oh no... All the right pedals, and Woodruff’s pedal wrench, have been stolen! In the blink of an eye, Watson and Wrigley transform into ...more
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 j...more
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 fun f...more
7 year old Rowan interviews Levi Leipheimer on Fundraising, Crashing (Bikes and Skis), Furry Friends and more. Learn more about Levi's Gran Fondo that is taking place this upcoming weekend, Sept. 30, in Santa Rosa, California. The Tenrec! Our host Rowan getting ready for his big interview! Check out all our episodes at buddypegs.com/pages/podcast Subscribe now on iTunes and Stitcher.
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 Bikes USA for he...more
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 si...more
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. The W...more
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! Calvin's Last Minute Bike Asse...more
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. The World of Buddy Pegs children's podcast is a series of free original audio...more
Part 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! The World of Buddy Pegs children's podcast is a series of free original audio stories for families who want to share the inspira...more
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”! The World of Buddy Pegs children's podcast is a series of free original audio stories for families who want to shar...more
We are so excited to announce the upcoming launch of our Podcast, The World Of Buddy Pegs. The World of Buddy Pegs children's podcast is a series of free original audio stories for families who want to share the inspiration and empowerment of bicycling with the next generation. Safe and fun for kids of all ages! For more great tools to help inspire the little people in your life to get out and ride, visit the Buddy Pegs website: BuddyPegs.com Questions? Ideas? Requests? Email us! jannine@buddype...more