Show #338 – March 11, 2017...

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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...

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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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Show #335 – February 18, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-02-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Ben Serotta; Sam Ollinger After a two-year stint with a bike share company that has changed the way he looks at the bicycle industry, Ben Serotta has a torch back in his hand as he explores the next chapter of his professional life. In a lengthy interview that includes his thoughts on bike share, the artisan bike world, what building bikes means, and a discussion about fitting, Ben and Diane catch up for what we think is the first part of an on-going conversation. Then, it’s off to San Diego to talk with Sam Ollinger. Sam started out as an accountant; although, bicycles were always in the picture. When she and her husband landed in San Diego, she started a blog about...

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Show #334 – February 11, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-02-11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Roger Bird; Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Don Walker; Greg Siple What a show! It’s Radiothon week and the theme is “Stayin’ Alive”. In the midst of funding cuts to the station from the University, we need to up the ante and ask for your support to help us reach our goal of $50,000! It’s easy… just log on to www.wjcu.org and pledge our support on our secure server. Now – on to a GREAT show this week. On a sad note, the bicycle world lost a larger-than-life icon when Chris Kegel, owner of Wheel & Sprocket in Wisconsin succumbed to a rare form of liver cancer that was diagnosed last year. In an effort to convey just what an amazing person Chris...

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Show #333 – February 04, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-02-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Slate Olson; Amanda Batty; Chris Case We start our show with a cycling marketing whiz. Slate Olson, who was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon, began his professional marketing career with sports giant Nike in Beaverton. From there he became the point man in the U.S. for Rapha, helping to lead the eclectic and well respected brand for over 7 years. Moving from the small, exclusive world of apparel, Slate spent a couple of years with Specialized, taking on the role of Chief Marketing Officer. Now, wanting to go back to his roots, he comes full circle. Slate has accepted the CEO position with Chrome Industries, which is about to leave the Bay Area and head back to Oregon. Slate and I...

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Show #332 – January 28, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-01-28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Denise Mueller; Brian Jenks; Gerolf Meyer Welcome to this week’s show! The January 7th and 8th weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal had a front page story about our first guest, Denise Mueller. Now holding the title of the “fastest Woman on Two Wheels”, Denise, at the age of 43 rode a specially built bike behind a Range Rover and pedaled at 147.72 miles per hour to set her record back in September. Denise is no stranger to cycling having won many, many titles as a teenager; then, life got in the way as it often does. Now, she has her sights set on breaking the OVERALL speed record next year. It’s a great conversation – especially if you like speed!...

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