Show #347 – May 13, 2017

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-05-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Mike Varley; Peter Flax; Brian Jenks This week we have three interesting and diverse conversations. First, let me introduce you to Mike Varley. He’s the proprietor of Black Mountain Cycles in Point Reyes Station, California and has a most interesting story to tell. He hails from a solid background in working with such groundbreaking companies as Haro where he designed all sorts of great bike models. His shop is a one-man operation and his offerings are his own. The Black Mountain Cycles “brand” is a direct reflection of Mike’s ideas and ideals. Oh, did I mention Mike has two radio shows too? Then, I catch up with journalist Peter Flax. Peter was editor-in-chief of Bicycling and is now the features editor for...

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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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Show #300 – WOOO HOOOO – June 4, 2016...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/2016/06/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_060416.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHuge thank you to all the listeners and supporters of the show!  I hope you enjoy this 300th episode! I’ve got three guests to help me celebrate this special occasion including one of the most special people in my life – my life partner Brian Jenks. You’ve heard me mention him more times than I could possibly count; and, I’ve finally been able to corral him to join me this evening. Besides being a terrific person, Brian is also one of the most talented and creative people I know. From his perfectly executed frame designs to his impeccable final bicycle builds, Brian leaves no detail un-turned. This evening, we cover a variety of topics – barely scratching the surface of what he knows...

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