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 #285 – February 13, 2016...

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http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2016/02/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_021116.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Connie Carpenter-Phinney, Don Walker I love my work! Connie Carpenter-Phinney has been a champion since she was 14, and today as the wife of Davis Phinney, the mother of BMC’s Taylor Phinney, and the mother of a world class Nordic skiing daughter, she relishes the quirky, fun, and fascinating lifestyle that they have developed over the past decades. Connie and I talk about a variety of topics including Parkinson’s disease (Davis was diagnosed at the young age of 40) and the Sufferlandria competition that is raising money for the Davis Phinney Foundation. We get in to a bit of women’s racing history and speculation about how and why it has changed – especially n light of today’s great competitors. And, of course we discuss...

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Show #230 – January 24, 2015...

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http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2015-01-24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Elden (The Fat Cyclist) Nelson; Don (Mr. NAHBS) Walker We’re getting into that time of winter where we long for sunny skies, warm temperatures, and green! So, probably one of the best ways to forget the winter doldrums is to laugh – at it, about it, or just find some funny stuff. And, this week we did indeed find humor. Back at the beginning of the month, we spoke with commentator and journalist Dan Wuori. During our conversation, Dan mentioned that he had participated in the forward of a new book by the “fat cyclist” and I said… “Who’s that?” Well, this evening, we get to talk with the “fat cyclist hisself”… Elden Nelson isn’t fat and he IS a cyclist. In fact, he’s...

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Show #180 – February 1, 2014 (WOW!)...

Feb 1, 2014 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2014-02-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Liz Jose, WEBikeNYC; Don Walker, NAHBS   Everybody seems to have their favorite season of the year. I like any season in which I can go for a bike ride (which turns out to be all of them, if I’m dressed right and sufficiently motivated). But looking out my back window today it occurred to me that without leaves to block the view, we can see the true structure of trees much more clearly. Currently, the Grey Squirrel Acrobatic Company is putting on a fabulous show for an appreciative audience of one. So, in the spirit of the season, we get right to the heart of a couple of folks doing interesting things in very different areas of cycling. First up is Liz Jose,...

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Show #129 – February 9, 2013...

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http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-02-09.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRADIOTHON!  Guests: Don Walker, Richard Pound, Larry Graham Radiothon link! Pledge early & often!   Do you enjoy your weekly dose of The Outspoken Cyclist? Would you like to help ensure it continues to tickle your ears every Saturday? Then support WJCU during Radiothon 2013. WJCU is non-commercial, listener-supported radio, staffed by dedicated volunteers. That means your small annual donation goes directly towards keeping the lights on at WJCU, and keeping the Many Voices, and Many Choices on the air and on the Internet. Thanks for your support; let’s get on to this week’s show: The annual North American Handmade Bicycle Show is just a couple weeks away. We caught up with show director Don Walker in a rare moment of calm during his pre-show...

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