Show #259 – August 15, 2015...

Aug 15, 2015 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2015/08/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_081515.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Sam Polcer; Brian David Bruns This week, it’s a conversation with Sam Polcer, Communications Manager for Bike New York. The organization is what others look to when bicycle education is the subject. Bike New York has been interviewed by CBS, NBC, and many others. And, Sam knows his stuff! After our news – and there is lots of it – we go to Las Vegas to have a chat with award winning Interational author, Brian David Bruns. Brian grew up in Iowa and when his high school friend suggested they should celebrate their 20th reunion by riding RAGBRAI, Brian said – why not? Hilarious from page 1, Rumble Yell is Brian’s story of how a non-cyclist rode the 500 miles, 7 day rolling party...

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Show #151 (really?) – July 13, 2013...

Jul 13, 2013 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-07-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: GREG BORZO, SCOTT BRICKER, LINDSEY VOREIS   With the TdF, RAGBRAI, XOBA, et al, the July Effect is getting into full swing about now. Objects in your favorite tour may be closer than they appear. But it’s not all about the road, or even all about the wheel, as this week’s Outspoken Cyclist illustrates. We do start on the road, the road across Iowa to be exact. Every summer since 1973, tens of thousands of cyclists have participated in the rolling Mardi Gras known as RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa). Our first guest, Greg Borzo has written a new book entitled RAGBRAI: America’s Favorite Bicycle Ride. Warning: if this ride isn’t on your bucket list already, it will be after reading...

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