Show #118 – November 24, 2012...

Nov 24, 2012 by

GUESTS: MARY MCCONNELOUG, MIKE BRODERICK, TIM BLUMENTHAL, DREW GULDALIAN If you’ve been hibernating for the past couple of days in order to avoid Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, it’s safe to pop your head out for an hour and enjoy some non-commercial, zero-calorie bicycling entertainment and enlightenment. This week’s Outspoken Cyclist features interviews with husband and wife mountain bike racers Mary McConneloug and Mike Broderick of Team Seven-Kenda-NoTubes, Tim Blumenthal of Bikes Belong, and Drew Guldalian of Engin Cycles. http://wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2012-11-24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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Show #117 – November 17, 2012...

Nov 17, 2012 by

GUESTS: PAUL KIMMAGE, CHRIS CHANCE We’re just a few days away from the U. S. holiday of Thanksgiving, which Diane and I agree is one of the best holidays ever. One of the things we are annually thankful for is the growing number of you who take time each week to listen to The Outspoken Cyclist. We hope you’ll find time and good weather during this coming holiday weekend to celebrate the gift of being on two human-powered wheels. Aside from the good holiday wishes, we have a great show for you this week. Journalist, author, and former pro road racer Paul Kimmage joins us from Dublin, Ireland to talk about his wild ride in the wake of the Lance Armstrong scandal. Kimmage is another example of someone who has paid a heavy price...

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Show #116 – November 10, 2012...

Nov 10, 2012 by

GUESTS: JAIMIE FULLER & BETSY ANDREU Dope (verb) To ingest banned substance(s), or engage in medical practice(s) designed to artificially enhance athletic performance. Activity engaged in by many professional athletes, including professional bicycle racers. See also: UCI, Lance Armstrong, Dr. Michele Ferrari. Doping in professional cycling affects not only the riders, but their families and the sponsor companies that provide the money that makes the sport possible in the first place. This week, The Outspoken Cyclist serves up interviews with two folks who fall into this second category: Jamie Fuller is the CEO of Skins International, a maker of performance-enhancing compression garments. Skins is heavily invested in sponsorship of a number of endurance sports, including cycling. The company has also taken great care to protect its brand and image from ethical tarnish. In the...

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Show #115 – November 3, 2012...

Nov 3, 2012 by

GUESTS: 6-TIME IRONMAN WINNER DAVE SCOTT; BIKECLEVELAND BOARD PRESIDENT CHRIS ALVARDAO If you’re reading this in the eastern United States, congratulations. It means your power is on and the flood waters of Hurricane Sandy have receded. Please remember to support your favorite relief organization to help folks affected by this week’s storm get back on their feet. In the meantime, we have a great show for you with two great guests. If they weren’t both so self-effacing, they’d wear shirts that say, “I’m kind of a big deal.” <a title=”Dave Scott, Inc.” href=”http://www.davescottinc.com/” target=”_blank”><strong>Dave Scott</strong></a> is a six-time Ironman Triathlon champion, who has continued to compete and coach triathlon. Dave was in Cleveland this week as part of the <a title=”2013 Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit” href=”http://www.clevelandclinic.org/INNOVATIONS/SUMMIT/” target=”_blank”>2013 Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit</a>. As...

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