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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Show #347 – May 13, 2017

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-05-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Mike Varley; Peter Flax; Brian Jenks This week we have three interesting and diverse conversations. First, let me introduce you to Mike Varley. He’s the proprietor of Black Mountain Cycles in Point Reyes Station, California and has a most interesting story to tell. He hails from a solid background in working with such groundbreaking companies as Haro where he designed all sorts of great bike models. His shop is a one-man operation and his offerings are his own. The Black Mountain Cycles “brand” is a direct reflection of Mike’s ideas and ideals. Oh, did I mention Mike has two radio shows too? Then, I catch up with journalist Peter Flax. Peter was editor-in-chief of Bicycling and is now the features editor for the Hollywood...

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Show #265 – September 26, 2015 – Bicycle Tour & Travel Expo...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/2015/09/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_092615.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Charles Coyne; Peter Flax I’m attending the Recumbent-Con – Bicycle Tour and Travel Expo at the Sharonville Convention Center in Sharonville, Ohio this weekend. I’ve never seen so many recumbent bikes! They are fast, fun, and come in more varieties than I would ever have suspected. I’ve also spoken with some of you listeners, met some great new people, and gave a talk about bike fit to a great audience. So, if you are in the area, Recumbent-Con is still going on until 4pm Sunday eastern time. You can come down to the convention center and ride a very cool course that the promoters have laid out for your cycling pleasure. But, let’s let the real expert tell us about the event. In the...

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