Show #409 – July 14, 2018...

Jul 14, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-07-14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Sean McBride; Russ Rader; Joe Szigeti With the Tour de France in full swing, I thought a little perspective on racing might be interesting. This week, I caught up with someone who has such a different and unique perspective on becoming a pro that I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share it with you. Sean McBride went over to Belgium by himself. He entered races, he made a few dollars, and he kept racing. Then he came home. And, he did that twice more – as in three’s a charm – only it wasn’t. What is charming is his perspective on these adventures and his advice to young riders who think that the only way to the top of the podium is through...

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Show #395 – April 7, 2018...

Apr 7, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-04-07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Russ Rader; Wren Nealy; Dr. Albert Rizzo We begin this week with a conversation about statistics with Russ Rader, VP of Communications at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. What we learn is that there is a lot of research going on to help stakeholders such as insurance companies, automobile manufacturers, and government learn about what things do and don’t work to make drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists safer. And, there is a LOT of useful information available on the site! Russ and I talk about the increase in cyclists’ fatalities, what might have happened with the autonomous vehicle that struck and killed the pedestrian walking her bike across the street, and what recommendations are being made to change the behavior of distracted drivers. Then,...

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