Show #331 – January 21, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-01-21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Damon Rinard; Tim Moore Cycling Engineer Damon Rinard, is a speed freak… now I don’t mean that in the druggie sense; I mean he loves things that go fast. His engineering background includes work in the aerospace field and of course a long history in the bicycle world. He is currently the lead engineer for the Cannondale division of Dorel’s Cycling Sports Group and has some very interesting things to say about the equipment we see on the road today. Then, it’s over to the U.K. to speak with British cycling author Tim Moore. He’s done some wild and whacky rides and not only has lived to tell about them, he’s written some great books too. His book Geronimo detailed his crazy...

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Show #330 – January 14, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-01-14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Axel Merckx, director sportif Team Axeon; Hal Walter, 6-time world champion pack burro racer (yep!) Hey there… it’s our January 14th show and, it’s a good one! First, I talk with Axel Merckx – director sportif of team Axeon Hagens Berman. Yes, yes, Axel is the son of the “Cannibal” – the great Eddy Merckx – and he’s super proud to have such a talented and famous father. In his own right however, Axel himself is a great cycling legend – he has an Olympic medal, many podiums, and has taken all that talent and focused it on his winning team of young riders. For example, in the 2016 race season, team Axeon garnered 35 victories, 13 jersey classifications, eight national titles,...

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Show #329 – January 7, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-01-07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Jim Walker, Engima Bicycle Works; Jan Gierlach, Ridefor3Reasons Show #1 for the year! Welcome and Happy New Year… I hope your holidays were fun. First up, Jim Walker, managing director of Enigma Bicycle Works in the U.K. talks with Diane about his 4+ decade bicycle career, admitting that he is the brains and not the brawn behind the end products! He claims he is “useless with his hands” – and y et, he knows all the ins and outs of the handmade bike business. Unlike most shops or custom builders, the client can come to Engima and watch the process from start to finish! There is even a “frame building academy” where a customer can come in and build his/her own frame...

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Show #328 – December 31, 2016 HAPPY NEW YEAR!...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2016-12-31.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: New Year Encore Interviews! Jeremy Powers, Shannon Galpin, Maynard Hershon’s “Nice Wheels” This week in a special presentation, we are offering up two of our favorite conversations from 2016 and a wonderful story that journalist/writer Maynard Hershon has spun for us in the past, First up is Jeremy Powers, one of the top pro cyclocross racers EVER -.  In my conversation with him back in October, we chatted about whether the rumors of his retirement are true, what happened in a key race in Iowa, and what he likes to eat! He also shared some very interesting ideas about our sport of cycling. Jeremy’s was one of the most “liked” interviews on the show this year. After a short musical interlude, we’ll...

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Show #327 – December 24, 2016...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2016-12-24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Chef Biju Thomas, TrainerRoad’s Jonathan Lee Happy Hanukkah – Merry Christmas – Happy Holidays!!! Today’s show features our friend and most excellent chef Biju Thomas. Recently featured in Nation’s Restaurant News because Indian Food is going to be a top trend in 2017, I caught up with Biju on the road between Little Curry Shop I and Little Curry Shop II. We get to learn about what makes Indian Food so yummy, hear a really cool idea for a winter gathering, and find out that cookies are just as good as any energy bar on the market!!! HA! So, now that we’re full of good food and have added a few (ahem) calories; it’s time to think about taking them back off...

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Show #326 – December 17, 2016...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2016-12-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWith only a couple of more weeks until 2017, I thought it would be a good time to bring back one of our most interesting and well-received guests for a one-on-one show. Richard Schwinn grew up in our industry, took a leave of absence for college, and came back when the company needed a guiding hand to navigate the changing waters of the 90’s. Out of the sale of the company in the early 1990’s, Richard Schwinn and Mark Muller retained the Paramount name and factory in Waterford Wisconsin and Waterford Precision Bicycles was born. Today, in the midst of a carbon fiber frenzy, Waterford Precision and its companion brand Gunnar, are a bright and shining star in the custom bike world. Richard...

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Show #325 – December 10, 2016...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2016-12-10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Roland Della Santa; Gloria Liu Tonight, we meet veteran frame builder and a man of great taste (especially in music and food!) Roland Della Santa. Roland has stuck with his beliefs and ideas about frame building for over 40 years and still produces his classic Della Santa frames in the “Italian” tradition – steel, lugged, and FAST racing machines. We discuss frames, forks, wheels, Roland’s relationship with Greg LeMond, and even our favorite musicians – Frank Zappa and Joe Bonamassa! As for food – what would you expect? Italian in the Tuscany tradition! Roland pulls NO punches about what he believes, how he builds frames, and what he thinks about today’s offerings in the bike biz. In the second half of the...

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