Show #401 – May 19, 2018

May 19, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-05-19.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Grant Petersen (from 2013); Richard Sachs (from 2012) ENCORE! ENCORE! Yes, this week’s show IS an encore presentation – based upon input from YOU! First up, Grant Petersen’s interview from 2013 when his new book “Just Ride” was published. Grant is always an interesting guy! Then, it’s my second interview with Richard Sachs, this one about doping, with some interesting commentary and input from Greg Priddy. We’ll be back with a brand new show next week! Enjoy Share...

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Show #400 – May 12, 2018

May 12, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-05-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Julie Pedalino; Dr. Norm Houze It’s our 400th Show and I hope you enjoy it. My first guest is frame builder Julie Pedalino of Pedalino Bicycles. Julie has a short history as a frame builder and she’s already made a name for herself in the handmade bicycle world. With a background in fine art and graphic design, Julie has taken the artistic side of the frame building craft to a new level with her intricate designs and airbrushed finishes. We talk about about than and more, finding we have a very personal connection! Then, Dr. Norm Houze joins me to talk about his long history with long-distance cycling as well as coaching teams for the famous Little 500 Race in Bloomington, Indiana. Founder of...

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Show #399 – May 5, 2018

May 5, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-05-05.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Tom Helbig; Brian Chapman On-the-road with Tomfoolery’s Tom Helbig! He’s an adventurer who travels light and we catch up with him in Delaware as he makes his way up the east coast. We talk about his philosophy on life and what he does when he gets back to his minimalist lifestyle in Dayton, Ohio each summer. Then, frame builder Brian Chapman of Chapman Cycles in Rhode Island and I talk about his classic, steel frames and how he builds bikes from start to finish – from concept to delivery. His tandem won a prestigious award at NAHBS this year. Share...

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Show #398 – April 28, 2018...

Apr 28, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-04-28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Marianne Martin; Brandale Randolph Marianne Martin – photographer, athlete, AND the first woman to win the Tour Cycliste Feminin (Tour de France – women’s!) back in 1984. Marianne and I chat about her top-of-the-podium finish, sharing her trophy with her 5 other teammates and standing next to the TdF men’s winner that year, Laurent Fignon. We talk about her training, her thoughts on women in cycling, and her current work as a professional photographer. Then, author and newly-minted entrepreneur, Brandale Randolph talks about his new cycling business 1854 Cycling Company. In his 2014 TedX Talk at Texas Tech University, Brandale, who was then the founder of the Project Poverty in Lubbock, Texas, talks about his understanding of how poverty REALLY works and what we...

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Show #397 – April 21, 2018...

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http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-04-21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Rich Thompson; Kim Perry; Molly Hurford This week, I am sorry to report some heartbreaking news. Many of you might remember my conversation with Jackie Crowell back in July of 2014. At the time, she had just given an amazing speech at the Amgen Tour of California and was in treatment for brain cancer. We spoke with her again in May of 2015 and I’ve been following her progress since. She and her now husband Daniel had postponed their wedding until she was given an all-clear by her doctors and she was doing some great things coaching young riders. Now, the doctors have discovered that her brain cancer is back – with a vengeance. As of this week, the tumor that was discovered a...

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Show #396 – April 14, 2018...

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http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-04-14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Josh Hartman; J. Allard This week, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with one of our Olympic track hopefuls (if not shoe-in!) Josh Hartman. He’s only 19 – but, his career is on a trajectory that will add to the gold and silver medals he already has as a national sprint champion. Not all was this rosy though when, in 2013, he had a horrific crash at the Red Hook Criterium. It landed him in a medically induced coma for several weeks followed by a lengthy hospital stay. You can see and hear about this chapter of life at FloBikes.com. Watch the short documentary Scar. After some serious convincing, his parents relented to letting Josh get back on a bike and follow his...

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Show #395 – April 7, 2018...

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http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-04-07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Russ Rader; Wren Nealy; Dr. Albert Rizzo We begin this week with a conversation about statistics with Russ Rader, VP of Communications at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. What we learn is that there is a lot of research going on to help stakeholders such as insurance companies, automobile manufacturers, and government learn about what things do and don’t work to make drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists safer. And, there is a LOT of useful information available on the site! Russ and I talk about the increase in cyclists’ fatalities, what might have happened with the autonomous vehicle that struck and killed the pedestrian walking her bike across the street, and what recommendations are being made to change the behavior of distracted drivers. Then,...

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