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Merchants of Dirt

By Kyle M. Bondo

Merchants of Dirt, hosted by Kyle Bondo, is dedicated to helping you start, create, build, and direct outdoor and endurance events. Learn what it takes to build an outdoor events business based on customers who enjoy the challenge of water, trail, mountain bike, adventure, and endurance races. I just might be the inspiration that keeps you outside for the rest of your life!

  1. 1.
    50 Lessons Learned from Being a Race Director06/14/2018
    1:45:27
  2. 2.
    Racing support services you can outsource05/29/2018
    1:10:29
  3. 3.
    Are you a women-friendly race director? - MOD04805/21/2018
    51:18
  4. 4.
    Bad Crews have Worse Leaders - MOD04705/07/2018
    30:27
  5. 5.
    Spectator Friendly Race Formats - MOD04604/23/2018
    35:40
  6. 6.
    Head Counts Matter - MOD04503/25/2018
    35:20
  7. 7.
    Yesterday Is Too Late For Insurance - MOD04403/14/2018
    53:13
  8. 8.
    Tales from the Collegiate Sports Laboratory - MOD04303/02/2018
    57:00
  1. 9.
    Outreach and the Art of Recreational Engineering - MOD04212/25/2017
    27:45
  2. 10.
    Make event management jelly with Jennifer Crawford - MOD04112/18/2017
    26:56
  3. 11.
    Oh, No! Where’s Kyle? He has all the gear! - MOD04012/11/2017
    40:03
  4. 12.
    5 Things That Make a Multi-Day Slogfest Special - MOD03912/04/2017
    1:10:37
  5. 13.
    Turkey Day Trail Time Tips - MOD03811/26/2017
    23:42
  6. 14.
    Take Your Race Promotion on the Road - MOD03711/19/2017
    1:18:18
  7. 15.
    Everything’s Bigger in Montana - MOD03611/01/2017
    44:39
  8. 16.
    Four Horsemen of the Race Planning Apocalypse - MOD03509/12/2017
    43:42
  9. 17.
    Save Your Race with Measures and Metrics - MOD03408/27/2017
    48:00
  10. 18.
    What You Can Learn from Race Hater Mr. Murphy - MOD03307/26/2017
    1:15:34
  11. 19.
    Inside the Race Director’s Studio Part 2 - MOD03207/08/2017
    1:03:14
  12. 20.
    Inside the Race Director’s Studio Part 1 - MOD03106/27/2017
    54:33
  13. 21.
    Turn a No into a Yes with Relationship Building - MOD03006/20/2017
    36:10
  14. 22.
    Your Growth Model Needs To Go To The Gym - MOD02906/12/2017
    49:26
  15. 23.
    Mr. Murphy Loves Your Cut-and-Paste Waiver - MOD02805/15/2017
    29:34
  16. 24.
    You Can't Fix a Race You Never Start - MOD02705/05/2017
    35:59
  17. 25.
    Get Busy Crunching the Numbers with Cy Sack - MOD02604/19/2017
    1:00:31
  18. 26.
    How Not to Suffer Registration Woes - MOD02504/11/2017
    40:12
  19. 27.
    Get Soggy Setting Courses with Mark Montague - MOD02404/05/2017
    44:49
  20. 28.
    Win More Customers with Strategic Messaging - MOD02304/01/2017
    53:35
  21. 29.
    Get Addicted to Adventure with Michelle Faucher - MOD02203/22/2017
    41:39
  22. 30.
    Manage the Unknown of Race Day Volunteers - MOD02103/14/2017
    58:15
  23. 31.
    It Is Time That Your Timing Was Timely - MOD02002/28/2017
    50:56
  24. 32.
    Fix a Bad Race Course with a Good Design Strategy - MOD01902/21/2017
    52:18
  25. 33.
    Venue is All About Location, Location, Location - MOD01802/14/2017
    54:38
  26. 34.
    Build Better Permits With A Proposal Process - MOD01702/07/2017
    50:03
  27. 35.
    Mr. Murphy Just Wrecked Your Race Day - MOD01601/31/2017
    30:16
  28. 36.
    Mr. Murphy Finds Your Risk Planning Hilarious - MOD01501/24/2017
    48:07
  29. 37.
    Mr. Murphy Just Took Out a Racer - MOD01401/18/2017
    26:36
  30. 38.
    Mr. Murphy Just Canceled Your Race - MOD01301/10/2017
    32:20
  31. 39.
    Earn Race Customers for Life - MOD01212/30/2016
    56:50
  32. 40.
    Strategies for Picking Your Race Dates - MOD01112/20/2016
    42:41
  33. 41.
    Using Market Forces to Spot Off-Road Racing Fads - MOD01012/13/2016
    46:15
  34. 42.
    Putting the Fun Back in Race Budget Fundamentals - MOD00912/06/2016
    46:09
  35. 43.
    Principles of a Profitable Race - MOD00811/29/2016
    40:42
  36. 44.
    Race Profits are Evil, and Other Money Myths - MOD00711/22/2016
    42:46
  37. 45.
    You Start with a Roadmap - MOD00611/15/2016
    42:15
  38. 46.
    Handle the Politics That Mess with Your Races - MOD00511/08/2016
    43:31
  39. 47.
    Be a Race Promoter, Not a Race Director - MOD00411/01/2016
    25:16
  40. 48.
    Your First Strategic Vision Quest - MOD00310/25/2016
    36:31
  41. 49.
    What I Wish I Knew Before My First Race - MOD00210/18/2016
    35:52
  42. 50.
    Welcome to Merchants of Dirt Podcast - MOD00110/18/2016
    26:26

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