Show #91 – May 26, 2012

May 26, 2012 by

This week’s Outspoken Cyclist is all about “challenge”. The world of sports in general throws around the word “challenge” a lot. Many iconic events have the word “challenge” in their names. Today’s show features three people who will see your so-called challenge and raise you a life-altering experience. Leading off is Davis Phinney, one of America’s greatest and most successful bike racers. Davis is married to Connie Carpenter-Phinney, a successful racer in her own right, and their son Taylor is currently racing the Giro d’Italia. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at age 40, and has since formed the Davis Phinney Foundation to raise funds and awareness to help people with Parkinson’s live well today and every day. Davis has some great insights on his own experience with PD, as well as the subject...

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Show #90 – May 19, 2012

May 19, 2012 by

May is National Bike Month, and the season is just getting into full swing for a lot of riders. But in between all that riding, ya gotta keep up with what’s going on, right? Never fear, The Outspoken Cyclist is here to maximize your intake of cyclinformation. Aaron Gulley participates in, and writes about athletic pursuits of all types for a number of publications, including Outside Magazine. Listen as he describes his path as a journalist, and some of his favorite topics. Ellee Thalheimer is another great example of an immersion writer. She brings a rich history of adventure travel and cycle touring to her new book Cycling Sojourner: A Guide to the Best Multi-Day Tours in Oregon. And finally, we wrap up with a visit from three “repeat offenders” on The Outspoken Cyclist:...

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Show #89 – May 12, 2012

May 12, 2012 by

Here in Ohio, Mother’s Day weekend marks the beginning of the touring season with TOSRV. The Outspoken Cyclist is doing its part by bringing you a trio of great interviews from all over the cycling map. First up, we welcome to the studio Rick Smith and Brian Griggs, co-creators of Yehuda Moon and the Kickstand Cyclery, a thrice-weekly slice of cycling life in web comic form. And, they’re based right here in Cleveland! May is also “bicycle to everything” month, and Robert Ping is here to talk about Safe Routes to School. Robert has some great insights on kids biking, walking and what’s needed to encourage more of both. And we wrap up with the skinny on the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame from past president and current board member Bill Brunner. Bill knows...

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Show #88 – May 5, 2012

May 5, 2012 by

More fun in the bike world this week. Girl-Bike-Love blogger Sarai Snyder is back with an exciting worldwide event coming up on May 13th. Listen and learn about women and men can participate in CycloFemme! In the second half of the show, author Peter Zheutlin joins us to discuss his new book, Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie Londonderry’s Extraordinary Ride. Annie Londonderry was not only a pioneering woman who also happened to ride a bike, she was Peter’s great-grand-aunt! Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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