Show #342 – April 8, 2017...

Apr 8, 2017 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-04-08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Julie Walcoff; Tim French; Abbie Durkee The show this week begins with the mention of yet another untimely and tragic loss to the cycling community. Steve Tilford, 4-time National Cyclocross Champion and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame inductee (and that’s barely scratching the surface of who he was and what he did) was struck and killed on the Utah-Colorado border in the midst of a nasty truck/car crash on the Interstate Wednesday night. His popular blog, SteveTilford.com has more information on Steve, his legacy, and offers you a glimpse into this special man. His loss will be felt for a long time to come. After a short break, I talk with ODOT‘s Julie Walcoff about the opening of USBR50 through Ohio. A...

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Show #341 – April 1, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-04-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Dave Kirk; Tom Kuglin; Richard Fries April 1st – No Foolin’ This week I speak with framebuilder Dave Kirk who won two first place ribbons at NAHBS in Salt Lake City last month. His Reynolds 953 stainless steel bike won in the fillet brazed category and he also won for best road bike. Dave and I delve into his journey to the one-made shop he runs in Bozeman, MT as well as the reasons his traditional bikes might have attracted the judges’ attention. We talk a bit about his Dad, who passed away many years ago when Dave was just a little boy; and, how his JK Specials honor his father and his father’s work. Staying right in Montana, I talk with...

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Show #340 – March 25, 2017...

Mar 25, 2017 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-03-25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSFirst, we speak with our Washington, DC connection, Keith Laughlin, who is President of Rails to Trails.  Right after the election last fall, we asked Keith what he thought might happen vis a vis infrastructure, biking, and walking and he said it was “too soon to tell.”  This past week, the President’s “:skinny budget” was released and we come to find out that all the TIGER grants are slated for elimination.  So, what that portends for other transportation issues is yet to be revealed.  Keith gives us some solid information AND advice on how to add your voice where it will be heard – members of the House and Senate appropriations committees! Then, we meet a Warm Showers hostess who is nothing less...

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Show #339 – March 18, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-03-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Christine Culver, DeVon Griffin, Tim Thompson, Paolo Casalis This week’s show offers up a wide variety of topics from the bicycle world. My first guest, Christine Culver, is the former president now board member of the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition. Christine and I talk about everything from her custom jewelry and stable of classic bicycles to her thoughts on advocacy and the state of cycling in the Sonoma County area. Then, my first guest newscaster, DeVon Griffin, and I have a brief chat about Team Sky and the interview that Cyclingtips’ Shane Stokes did with Paul Kimmage. Is Team Sky going down that “U.S. Postal” road and what WAS in that mysterious package that was delivered to the team? I talk with...

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Show #338 – March 11, 2017...

Mar 11, 2017 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-03-11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Zak Pashak; Chuck Marohn First off, I’m introducing a new feature and want your help!!! In what I’m hoping will be an interesting and somewhat novel idea, I’m requesting that you – the listeners – be my newscasters. Here’s how it will work. Send me a message on our Outspoken Cyclist’s FaceBook page or send me an email (outspokencyclist@gmail.com) and tell me you would like to recount a news story. In turn, I will send you a link to a story that I would like you to report on in the upcoming episode; or, you can let me know you have a story you’d like to report about on the show. Then, I will call you (or we can use Skype), will...

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Show #337 – March 4, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-03-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Stephen Hyde; Rick Vosper You may notice a transition in our podcasts… we have some new things happening and we are working on our format, music, and some of the semi-permanent features of the show (open, close, etc.) Please bear with us! We will also be starting a new feature in the not-too-distant future where YOU can participate in the show if you wish! Stay tuned. Out show this week features two interesting guests. First, we head out to Malaga, Spain to speak with our current US National Cyclocross Champion, Stephen Hyde. About to turn 30 this month, Stephen has an incredibly mature attitude toward riding, racing, cycling, and life. He also has a killer laugh and seems to enjoy life to...

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Show #336 – February 25, 2016...

Feb 27, 2017 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-02-25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Mike Deme; Mike Sayers This week we visit with two Mikes – one in Montana; the other in California. Out in Missoula, Mike Deme, who has been with us on the program in the past, talks with us about the goings on of Adventure Cycling Association. Mike is the head of all publications and gives us good news about the Association’s continued growth on many levels – subscriptions, membership, projects, and more. When many cycling related organizations are floundering, Mike tells us why the news is so positive with Adventure Cycling and what the future holds. Then, it’s off to Sacramento where Mike Sayers has come home after a stellar career in the professional side of our sport.  He rode for Team...

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