Show #387 – February 10, 2018...

Feb 10, 2018 by

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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Show #383 – January 13, 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_2018-01-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Ben Serotta; Max Leonard This week, we catch up with the iconic and ever re-inventing himself Ben Serotta. Like the Phoenix rising, Ben launched his new serottadesignstudio.com website on Monday and I’ll have a lengthy conversation with him about his new venture. We cover a lot of ground – including the bike models he is offering, why he chose steel and aluminum for materials, and which groupsets he decided to offer. In the second half of the show, it’s off to the French Riviera to speak with author and avid cyclist, Max Leonard. Max’s book, Lanterne Rouge, talked about the “last rider” in the Tour de France. In his new book, Higher Calling, Max recounts stories dating back to the beginning of grand tour...

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Show #382 – January 6, 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_2018-01-06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Peter Williams, Steve DelMonte, Sean Walling Happy, happy 2018! I hope you are warm and safe – away from the bitter winds and “cyclone bombs”. For our first show of the year, I wanted to take you far away from the cold and snow; so, we’re going to talk about summer time bicycle tours, a brand new triathlon, and chat with a frame builder who has been on my radar for a long time. Peter Williams owns Eastwind Cycle, a rather unusual touring company out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Instead of picking a tour from a catalog, Eastwind tailors your Canadian tour exactly the way you want it. Whether it’s for two or twenty, Peter will offer up routes that include those sites you...

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Show #381 – December 30, 2017...

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http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-12-30.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Evelin Bourne; Dan Wuori Our final show of the year! WOW – it went by super fast it seems. Tonight, it’s once again round-the-globe to Christchurch, New Zealand this time to speak with Evelin Bourne. Evelin and I “met” on FaceBook and as I followed some of the things she was doing and saying, I wanted to know more about her. American born and raised, Evelin and her wife, Karen Taylor, took a bicycle tour to New Zealand to celebrate 20 years together… and Evelin decided THAT was where she wanted to live. Along with their Corgi Potter, they moved “down under” in 2006 and they absolutely LOVE the country that is now their permanent home. We talk about Evelin’s journey to NZ, why...

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