Meal and a Mic: Sven and Anka Martin 13

Sven and Anka Martin sat down for one last American meal before they headed for a life in New Zealand. You asked the questions via our Facebook page and they answered.

Credit: gordo
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13 comments
  • toddtoth

    12/1/2011 11:31 AM

    Sven - Man up and do yoga already. Namaste.

  • iMountainBike

    12/1/2011 8:30 AM

    Awesome interview!!!
    All the best to the both of you...
    Riding year round conditions, You'll both be at your fighting weight in no time.
    Yoga will be a good for you, you'll be super nimble on the W.C. circuit.
    the T-SHIRT is mint to.

  • David_Motay

    12/1/2011 6:32 AM

    What town was this vid. shot in ?? Its looks to sunny and warm for Or.

  • Sven Martin

    12/1/2011 2:04 AM

    NZ going good so far...spent first two days getting bank accounts drivers licenses tax ids car shopping and drinking flat whites. Flew air NZ and they are pretty accommodating with luggage and bikes, although it has gone up a bit in the last year. still better and cheaper tickets and excess charges than any other airline.
    And for the record i don't hate on 29'ers, and I'm not afraid of pedaling, but Im against the type of "enduro" or super d courses that a 29'r would be a good choice of bike on. Not saying people cant shred rough gnarly terrain on especially it it suits their body size and style and skill level, but generally courses that any short travel steep head angle tall bike can do well on in a "gravity event" isnt really the gravity event I'm interested in doing. but for record Anka still hates them regardless.

  • bturman

    11/30/2011 11:08 PM

    Best of luck guys. Have fun on your new adventure.

  • scottyl

    11/30/2011 10:28 PM

    Oh yeah, you can ride during the WC off-season! I forgot that part.

  • maxshralp

    11/30/2011 9:08 PM

    what airline do you fly on with that much stuff...?

  • John_Colthorpe

    11/30/2011 8:45 PM

    Wheres Sven hanging out in NZ? Im keen to show him some of our best trails on offer!

  • kyle10bike

    11/30/2011 8:20 PM

    Both hatin' on the 29s.

  • BeigeWolf

    11/30/2011 4:15 PM

    ONE DOES NOT SIMPLY LOG SVEN OUT OF TWITTER.

  • Scrub

    11/30/2011 4:02 PM

    I'm surprised no one has photoshopped anything in Sven's hand by now.
    Have a great time in NZ Martins'!

  • iceman2058

    11/30/2011 11:48 AM

    Good luck guys!

  • TEAMROBOT

    11/30/2011 8:54 AM

    Zach Faulkner, one does not simply walk into Mordor.