Show #362 – August 26, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-08-26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Patrice Martin; Richard Fries This week, we take a trip up to Michigan to speak with the proprietor of the Hart House Bed and Breakfast that takes sustainability AND cyclists to heart. In fact, it’s IN Hart – Hart, Michigan. Patrice Martin and her husband Allan did their due diligence before retiring and learned not only how to run a B&B, but how to attract cyclists as well as other outdoors people with their lovely bedroom spaces, their 3-course breakfasts, and the amenities they provide. The B&B is located just three blocks from the Hart-Montague Bicycle Trail, Michigan’s first rail-trail. Then, off to California where we catch up with the “man of many hats” Richard Fries. Richard is taking a couple of days to...

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Show #341 – April 1, 2017...

Apr 1, 2017 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-04-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Dave Kirk; Tom Kuglin; Richard Fries April 1st – No Foolin’ This week I speak with framebuilder Dave Kirk who won two first place ribbons at NAHBS in Salt Lake City last month. His Reynolds 953 stainless steel bike won in the fillet brazed category and he also won for best road bike. Dave and I delve into his journey to the one-made shop he runs in Bozeman, MT as well as the reasons his traditional bikes might have attracted the judges’ attention. We talk a bit about his Dad, who passed away many years ago when Dave was just a little boy; and, how his JK Specials honor his father and his father’s work. Staying right in Montana, I talk with Natural Resources...

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