The question is, can you handle it!? This is a long one! Get yourself a drink (or maybe a starter, main and a dessert) and sit back and listen to almost four hours of chat between INTENSE Factory Racing’s Aaron Gwin and Gypsy Tales podcast supremo Jase MacAlpine. You won’t be disappointed.

If you can’t handle the full four hours (or you are a bit short of time!) here are a few choice cuts from the podcast.

"Honestly it elevated the sport” Aaron talks about training with Eli and John Tomac.

“Because of the failures in the past” Aaron explains his hunger to win.

Aaron explains how MX superstar Ricky Carmichael changed the sport of mountain biking forever!

“I had a line on every straight no one else had” Aaron on Val di Sole.

“I would win a World Cup on 45 minutes sleep” Aaron talks about the pressure of being on top.