Show #375 – November 18, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-11-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Jim Sonnhalter; Gloria Liu; Nick Legan This week, we keep it local for the first of my three guests. NE Ohio urban planner Jim Sonnhalter joins me to talk about a project in his home suburb of Euclid, Ohio that will add a new trail to the Lake Front. Jim works for Cuyahoga County Planning and has helped to establish and begin implementing a master plan for biking and walking in the Cleveland area. We’ll talk about the Euclid project as well as the scope of the Cuyahoga Greenways projects. Then, it’s my annual pre-holiday gift chat with Bicycling features editor Gloria Liu. This year, we talk about a new “convertible jacket” from Pearl Izumi, a handlebar bag from North St. Bags in Portland,...

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Show #325 – December 10, 2016...

Dec 10, 2016 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2016-12-10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Roland Della Santa; Gloria Liu Tonight, we meet veteran frame builder and a man of great taste (especially in music and food!) Roland Della Santa. Roland has stuck with his beliefs and ideas about frame building for over 40 years and still produces his classic Della Santa frames in the “Italian” tradition – steel, lugged, and FAST racing machines. We discuss frames, forks, wheels, Roland’s relationship with Greg LeMond, and even our favorite musicians – Frank Zappa and Joe Bonamassa! As for food – what would you expect? Italian in the Tuscany tradition! Roland pulls NO punches about what he believes, how he builds frames, and what he thinks about today’s offerings in the bike biz. In the second half of the show, it’s...

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