Show #378 – December 9, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-12-09.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Shane Stokes; Dennis Markatos-Soriano; Courtney Laggner My first guest, Shane Stokes, is the news editor for cyclingtips.com. He’s in Girona, Spain hanging out with about 100 pros who are training and getting ready for the 2018 race season. Recently, Shane published, “Human rights groups and others call on Giro d’Italia to abandon Israel start“, an article about the Giro d’Italia and the unprecedented move to take the first 3 stages off the Continent and begin in Israel. As one might expect in this time of international turmoil, the move is controversial. Shane and I discuss the reasons behind the move, who might be protesting and why, and what the riders are saying – if anything. Then, I catch up with executive director of the...

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Show #313 – September 15, 2016...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2016-09-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Richard Fries, Eric Weis, Kelly Hodgson Middle of September already and we are deep in cross season. This week, Diane talks with KMC Crossfest’s consummate announcer – and promoter – Richard Fries. While we do discuss Crossfest, we delve into a lot more of the issues and successes that Richard is addressing as the head honcho at Mass Bike. After two fatal crashes in one day, Richard dropped into high(er) gear than he usually uses to pursue his passions and the results of what might be coming next are quite thought provoking. Then, we catch up with Eric Weis, who is in full-tilt boogie mode as the New England Builder’s Ball nears the launch date. Last year when we spoke with Eric, he was...

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Show #261 – August 29, 2015...

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http://wjcu.org/files/2015/08/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_082915.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: East Coast Greenway’s Eric Weis; Journalist and author Ian Dille Last show of August also means the upcoming anniversary of The Outspoken Cyclist. Next week, we begin year #6 and it’s been quite a ride! (sorry for the bad pun) It’s difficult to even begin to thank all of you for your support. So, I’ll just say thank you and please continue to listen, offer suggestions for topics you’d like to hear, and like our Face Book page! Let’s move on to this week’s show. My first guest is the trail program coordinator for the East Coast Greenway AND the force behind both the New England Bike-Walk Summit as well as the New England Builder’s Ball. Eric Weis seems to wear all the hats...

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Show 255 – July 18, 2015

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/2015/07/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2015-07-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Connor Long; Dennis Markatos-Soriano This week’s show is chock full of awesomeness! We begin by sending off the Velo Sano Ride and our XOBA event. Velo Sano, now in its second year, is already raising multi-millions of dollars for cancer research here at our Cleveland Clinic Foundation. XOBA, the Cross Ohio Bicycle Adventure, will begin in the Northeast corner of the state and travel down the east side to end up in Racine, Ohio right up against the W. VA. border. Then we head on over to Copper Mountain, Colorado to speak with cyclist, swimmer, rock climber, actor, and so much more Connor Long. Celebrating his twenty-first birthday today, July 18th, Connor is captaining a team of cyclists to raise funds and awareness for...

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