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 #69 – December 17, 2011...

Dec 17, 2011 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2011-12-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Charles Youel, Art Crank & Dave Kirk, Kirk Frameworks Snow is falling (and sticking) in northeast Ohio at this writing. That’s nature’s way of telling you to stay indoors, curl up with your favorite audio player and prepare to be entertained, informed, and perhaps even inspired by a fresh episode of The Outspoken Cyclist. This week, we have a couple of regular guys doing extraordinary things. The first is Charles Youel, the founder, director and curator of Art Crank. Charles is a cyclist and graphic designer who decided to put on a ‘poster party for bike people’ in Minneapolis, and 500 people showed up! Realizing there might be something to this idea, he’s done about twenty more similar events around the country....

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