Show #389 – February 24, 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_2018-02-24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Sarah Morkos; Bob Howells Design architect Sarah Morkos from Walker Consultants in Boston talks with me about the options that many of her clients are looking to for bicycle parking – whether it be in a closed parking structure, outside on a surface lot, at a campus, or when there needs to be facilities for thousands of card and bicycles! Sarah also wrote a great article about the challenges of bike parking! Then, I speak with author, journalist, and the co-founder of themastersathlete.com web site, Bob Howells. With accomplishments too many to list here, Bob talks about just a few – his work with Space-X, his love of an passion for our National Parks, and the work he is doing with those of us...

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Show #388 – February 17, 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_2018-02-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Peter Wilborn; Mary Wisnewski; encore interview with Rody Walter RADIOTHON 2018!!! Yep – it’s time to log on to wjcu.org and pledge your support for the show AND the station. We only do this once a year and all of the money raised goes directly to the station! Any amount is greatly appreciated – and, thanks for listening! Over the past year, we have reported on cyclists who have been hit – often fatally – while riding. We haven’t however, talked much about cyclists who crash by virtue of obstacles in their paths – obstacles like potholes or sewer grates or raised barriers that are difficult if not impossible to see. Cyclists have been badly injured – sometimes sustaining permanent disabilities – and their...

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Show #387 – February 10, 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_2018-02-10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Heather Dowd & Beppe Salerno; Chris Gillemet; Craig Calfee Good stuff this week! My first guests are Heather Dowd and Beppe Salerno – a husband and wife team. They own and operate Tourissimo Bike Tours, and this year they are offering 4 Chef Bike Tours. An American chef will ride with the guests as each tour explores the country, the traditions, the food, and the wine. Then, we learn about VeloF ix – the mobile repair franchise – with founder Chris Gillemet. Chris takes us into the van, how the mobile app works, and why mobile repair is growing when so many bike shops are floundering. Lastly, we check in with Craig Calfee from Calfee Designs. As always, he has so many projects in...

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Show #386 – February 3, 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_2018-02-03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Susie Marcks; Richard Fries, Don Walker I cover a wide range of topics this week starting with toddlers on balance bikes. My first guest, Susie Marcks, is the media voice of Strider Bikes. When the company was founded in 2007, the founder, Ryan McFarland, realized that his child needed and wanted to learn to ride. As with many children, training wheels were not working – and, Strider was born. Today, the company has arguably become that “first bike” for thousands of kids from toddler through the 20″ BMX machine. Then, there are the Strider Cup races, the World Championship, the partnerships, the philanthropy, and so much more. Then, I have conversation with Mass Bike’s Richard Fries, a frequent guest on the show. While Richard...

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Show #385 – January 27, 2018...

Jan 27, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-01-27.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Dr. Tod Olin, Bobby Sweeting, Shawn Spencer This week we go in three different directions – all of which are interesting, enlightening, and even fun! First up is a conversation with Dr. Tod Olin from National Jewish Health Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Olin is a pediatric pulmonologist specializing in breathing issues in athletes. One in particular, EILO – exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction – is more obscure than asthma and very scary to someone experiencing the symptoms. Occurring at high-intensity training and racing, the runner, cyclist, triathlete, or swimmer suddenly feels as if s/he can’t breathe and emits a hoarse, raspy sound. Dr. Olin explains the condition and how breathing techniques he’s been able to develop can alleviate and even prevent symptoms from occurring. Then,...

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Show #384 – January 20, 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_2018-01-20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Chris Coursey; Coryn Rivera; Sylvan Adams Three up this week, beginning with the Mayor of Santa Rosa, Chris Coursey. He’s an avid cyclist, a journalist, and became Mayor in 2016. Our conversation covers some pretty tough territory as the city lost 44 lives and 3,000 homes in the fires last October. Chris is steadfast in his desire to see the city recover and we talk about rebuilding, the cycling scene, and how the climate has changed over the years. It’s a tough and hopeful conversation. Then, I take a Skype trip over to Spain to speak with Coryn Rivera. While she doesn’t make much of a big deal about it, she IS a big deal! Starting her racing career with a win at 10...

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