Show #360 – August 12, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-08-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Brendan Leonard; Rob Myers This week, our first guest is in Colorado. Brendan Leonard is the author of the blog Semi-Rad and was recently signed-on to Outside Magazine Online as a weekly contributor. Brenda’s interests range far and wide and, along with his writing – including books, irreverent essays, his blog, and his weekly columns – is doing some video stuff just – well, because he can! He’s a delightful young man with a lot on the ball. Then, I welcome a good friend into the studio right here in NE Ohio. Rob Myers builds custom homes for a living; but, his background is very broad and his thinking goes very deep. In 2015, he took the first FIDF (Friends of the Israeli Defense...

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Show #357 – July 22, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-07-22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Dr. Kristen Dieffenbach; Axie Navas, Steve Garro We have a rather eclectic mix of conversations today ranging from a great interview with Assistant Professor Kristen Dieffenbach from W. Va. State University about how you can avoid some of the pitfalls of self-sabotage and how pro athletes become so good at what they do to how Outside Magazine is beginning to point its lens more at cycling with the addition of Bike Snob NYC’s Eben Weiss and Semi-Rad’s Brendan Leonard to its weekly on line offerings. Kristen Dieffenbach coaches, teaches, and is a top-notch athlete herself and offers us some clear advice and ideas about working with our kids as well as ourselves.  She is also an executive board member at the Association for Applied...

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Show #170 – November 23, 2013...

Nov 23, 2013 by

http://wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-11-23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: Outside Magazine’s Marc Peruzzi, Race Announcer & Author Jamie Smith; Ed Dunne from VeloBling If you listened last week, you know that IceDot can expedite medical attention if you crash. But what about the trauma to your brain as a result of that impact? Are recreational and competitive athletes taking bigger risks than in the past that have potentially life-altering consequences for our brains? Outside magazine Contributing Editor Marc Peruzzi has written an article for the December issue entitled After the Crash: A Closer Look at the Rising Incidence of Brain Injury, and he’s here to talk about this trend. As they say in Physics 101: “It’s not the speed that hurts you; it’s that sudden stop at the end.” After a short break...

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Show #90 – May 19, 2012

May 19, 2012 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2012-05-19.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMay is National Bike Month, and the season is just getting into full swing for a lot of riders. But in between all that riding, ya gotta keep up with what’s going on, right? Never fear, The Outspoken Cyclist is here to maximize your intake of cyclinformation. Aaron Gulley participates in, and writes about athletic pursuits of all types for a number of publications, including Outside Magazine. Listen as he describes his path as a journalist, and some of his favorite topics. Ellee Thalheimer is another great example of an immersion writer. She brings a rich history of adventure travel and cycle touring to her new book Cycling Sojourner: A Guide to the Best Multi-Day Tours in Oregon. And finally, we wrap up with a...

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