Tap Talks Episode 2 with Ashley Kershner of Lynch's Landing

Today we're joined by Ashley Kershner, Executive Director of Lynch's Landing and WE GIVE ALL THE SHOUTOUTS! We go through what Ashley sees as the keys to a well-balanced life as well as what she loves most about Lynchburg. We've addressed the sound issue for the future interviews but we hope you enjoy nonetheless!

Have someone you want to see featured or questions you think we should ask? Email Dave@thewaterdog.com.

Tap Talks with John Seinar, owner of Bikes Unlimited - Episode 1

Today we're joined by John Seinar, owner and operator of Downtown Lynchburg's Bikes Unlimited and someone who is the embodiment of #hustle. We discuss a myriad of topics that highlight just what makes John tic as well as what he loves most about Downtown Lynchburg. Note that the sound is so-so ... and we've purchased some new sound equipment to hopefully improve the sound as the series progresses.

Show Notes and References:

John’s new mattress that he swears by: Tuft and Needle

“Chubby Bastard”: equal parts Founders Dirty Bastard and Oskar Blues Old Chub Scottish Ale

John's background

John's apps


John’s a brand snob

John’s workspace

John’s secretive about his upcoming projects but has big plans for the cycling community

John’s best time-saving hack

John’s key gadget he can’t live without

John’s bike: if it has two wheels, he rides it. Currently, Giant Trance and a Trek CrossRip with Industry Nine wheels

What is John better at than you and his thoughts on failure

John’s top 5 albums right now are:

1.     Twenty One Pilots: "Vessel"

2.     Jon Bellion: "The Human Condition"

3.     '68 "In Humor and Sadness"

4.     Underoath "Define the Great Line"

5.     Copeland "Eat, Sleep, Repeat”


6.     Kings Kaleidoscope "Beyond Control"

The Water Dog Spotify Playlist

Jordy has a Jeep

John doesn’t read

How John recharges

John’s sleep routine

Who John wants to see interviewed

Jeff Gray, owner of Scene3, a locally owned skateboard and bicycle shop

Abe Loper, owner of The White Hart Cafe

Bryan Wynn, owner and master roaster of The Muse Coffee Company

Best advice John’s ever received

John doesn’t judge

Bro delivers and John eats a lemon

People Mentioned:

John Seinar: IG: bikes.unlimited

Jordy Hager: IG:

Chris Henderson: IG: @chrshndo

John Burke, President of Trek Bicycles

Jeff Gray, owner of Scene3: TW: @Scene3

Abe Loper: IG: @Abeloper

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INSIDE LOOK: The Water Dog - a new Lynchburg experience

INSIDE LOOK: The Water Dog - a new Lynchburg experience

A FIRST LOOK at The Water Dog, a riverside taphouse and oyster bar.

You know downtown Lynchburg. You know the Blue Ridge Mountains. The James River. Riverfront Park. The splash park. Friday Cheers. First Fridays. The list goes on. But, you probably don't know much about The Water Dog - yet. Here's a first look and how to find your way around what we hope to be a new Lynchburg experience.