Show #345 – April 29, 2017...

Apr 29, 2017 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-04-29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Rob Gusky; Michael Haddad; Leslee Schenck Trzcinski What a show – what a show! This week we usher in May with Rob Gusky and the 2017 National Bicycle Challenge. With a lofty goal of 60,000 riders, Rob talks about some of the prizes – like a year’s supply of toilet paper! – the categories – such as corporate teams, schools, and clubs – and how Strava is integrated into the Challenge this year. Then, Michael Haddad, a member of the Brooklyn Velodrome Vintage Wheelmen, tells us about the exhibit he has curated that will be opening on May 11th at the Italian American Museum in Little Italy, NY. The exhibit, “Italy’s Golden Age of Bicycles“, includes 12 brands, a collection of great...

read more

Show #244 – May 2, 2015

May 2, 2015 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/2015/05/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2015-05-02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGuests: Emma O’Rielly; Rob Gusky As you know, I review a lot of books and have the unbelievably wonderful opportunity to interview a lot of great people. This week is no exception! My first guest is honest, brave, and tough. In what has to be one of the best books I’ve read all year, Emma O’Rielly, Lance Armstrong’s soigneur and the only whistleblower to allow her name to be used in David Walsh’s L.A. Confidentiel, tells her story from beginning to end. The Race to Truth: Blowing the whistle on Lance Armstrong and cycling’s doping culture is the story of Emma’s journey. In the beginning there was cycling and the love of the sport. In the middle was the opportunity to be a...

read more