Show #411 – July 28, 2018...

Jul 28, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-07-28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Sabra Davison; Marc Sani Sabra Davison from Little Bellas joins me for a joyful and fun conversation! From a ski and mountain bike background, Sabra and her sister Lea co-founded the organization – now with 17 chapters in 15 states – to give girls between the ages of 7 and 13 a most unique and focused experience through mountain biking. Then, Marc Sani from Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, just returned from Outdoor Retailer, the largest outdoor trade show in the U.S. and wrote an article about the effects being felt by all from the tariffs, freight costs, and more. We talk about all that plus take a look at the state of the industry from the uncertainty of the administration’s wishy-washy policies to...

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Show #410 – July 21, 2018...

Jul 21, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-07-21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Dorothy Pacheco; Taliah Lempert; Bruce Hagen My first guest is Dorothy Pacheco. When we talk about women in the bike industry, we don’t always see someone who is so broadly versed in a variety of business disciplines. Dorothy, who was born and raised in Colorado, was one of the first people to bring mountain bike racing to the U.S. in the form of NORBA – the national off road bicycling association – where she set up the first series of races. Then, she helped to bring mountain bike racing to the Olympics. Today, Dorothy is on the board of Little Bellas – which we’ll discuss – and is the sales and marketing manager for a new line of bicycles that will be introduced this...

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