THIS is show #305! – July 23, 2016...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/2016/07/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_072316.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week’s show was supposed to be a bit different from what is actually is going to be. Along with our guests, I was going to talk with you about a short self-supported bike trip Brian and I took last week; but, when I woke up Thursday morning it was to the news that one of my colleagues, the curator of MOMBAT  – (Museum of Mountain Bike Art and Technology) and one of the nicest guys you’d ever want to me was hit and killed while crossing the street in his home town of Statesville, N.C. Jeff Archer was one of the really good guys – smart, savvy, and a valued part of the NAHBS judging team that year on year chooses the “best of show”...

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Show #152 – July 20, 2013...

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http://wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-07-20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: TRAVIS TYGART, SEANA HOGAN, CASSIE SCHUMACHER   Here in the U.S., we need to take a mental photograph of this week and its beastly hot weather, so we can pull it out in six or eight months when we’re bitching and moaning about freezing temperatures and snow-covered roads. In the meantime, chill out with a new episode of The Outspoken Cyclist. The name Travis Tygart is one that gained a lot of notoriety during 2012’s L’Affaire Armstrong. As CEO of USADA, Tygart led the investigation that produced the now-famous reasoned decision, outing many pro cyclists as having cheated in sport. Find out more as Diane talks with Tygart about why USADA exists, and how it goes about policing cycling and other sports. Earlier this...

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Show #132 – March 2, 2013...

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http://wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-03-02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: DEX & TONI TOOKE, DAN GUTIERREZ NAHBS wasn’t the only game in town last weekend. While the framebuilders were busy depleting Denver’s strategic beer reserve, a group of cycling advocates and educators were huddled in Orlando, Florida, for the first-ever I Am Traffic colloquium. On this week’s TOC, one of the prime movers behind I Am Traffic, Dan Gutierrez talks about his work as a cycling educator and advocate, and fills us in on the colloquium. From the practical to what some would say is the extreme, in the second half of the show Diane welcomes solo RAAM finisher Dex Tooke and his wife and crew chief Joni Tooke. Dex and Joni hail from Del Rio, Texas, and in addition to being a 60-some-year-old...

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Show #94 – June 16, 2012

Jun 16, 2012 by

http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2012-06-16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSNext week, I will be reporting from Press Camp in Park City, Utah. So this week I catch up with Press Camp organizer Chris Zigmont to give you a bit of insight into the event from the organizer’s perspective. After some news and a mini-rant from Greg, we get down to business with master mechanic Merlyn Townley. Merlyn has been a neutral support and team race mechanic for over 2o years. He also builds some of the most beautiful and durable custom wheels you’ll ever ride. Check out his shop online at Merlyn Mechanics. Finally, follow our favorite RAAM racers, Cassie Schumacher/Wheels 4 Change, and Andre Husain/Team Hope at RaceAcrossAmerica.org. Share...

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Show #86 – April 21, 2012...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2012-04-21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLoss, hope, innovation, and celebration are the themes of today’s show. We begin by mourning the untimely death of paracyclist Matt Bradley, who was a guest on The Outspoken Cyclist last September. We send our condolences to his family and many friends in Utah; we were fortunate to have encountered him during his too-short life. Next, we happened to catch renowned racer and coach Jock Boyer during one of his rare visits to the United States. Jock was the first American to race the Tour de France, and won RAAM twice. These days, he concentrates his energies on Team Rwanda, which has produced the Rwandan National Cycling Team, along with a lot of hope for the people of Rwanda. After the break, Renold Yip of...

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