Show #379 – December 16, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-12-16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Leah Missbach Day; Aimee Ross; Patrick Brady Twas the week before Christmas and there is snow on the ground here in NE Ohio. But, we’ll bring some conversations to warm the heart as we look at our last “gift giving” show for the season. My first guest is the co-founder of World Bicycle Relief, Leah Missbach Day. When Leah and her husband F.K. learned of the devastating tsunami in 2005, they flew to Indonesia to see how they could help. Out of that trip, World Bicycle Relief was founded and now, 12 years later, the organization is approaching 400,000 bicycles on the ground and working in a variety of African and Indonesian countries. Leah gives us some insight into who needs these bicycles and...

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Show #354 – July 1, 2017

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-07-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Odessa Gunn; Lloyd Joyce; Cait Dooley This week Diane talks with retired pro racer Odessa Gunn. She and Levi Leipheimer (her ex-husband) run the Levi’s Gran Fondo from which funds are distributed to several at-risk youth organizations. In addition, Odessa, who loves animals, has recently returned from China in a effort to both stop and rescue dogs from the horrific and sickening Yulin Dog Festival held each June. Please listen to this show knowing that it is a disturbing topic; and, a story that needs telling. You can help Odessa rescue and treat these dogs at her crowdfunding site. Then, retired Marine Lloyd Joyce fills us in on his trip from Pittsburgh to D.C. as he and 99 other veterans ride the 335 miles...

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