Show #366 – September 23.2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-09-23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Steve Frothingham; Don Ferris (encore); Eric Barber (encore) It’s Interbike 2017 and so, I’ve snagged Steve Frothingham, the online editor for Bicycle Retailer and Industry News to tell us about the show, the product categories that are trending, and the move to Reno for 2018. Then, since Brian and I are in Boston for the Builder’s Ball, I’ve dipped into the Outspoken Cyclist’s archives to pull out a couple of past conversations. First one is with Anvil Bike Works‘ Don Ferris. He’s funny, smart, and full of great information. Builders look to him for the finest in tooling as well as his knowledge of his craft. I also pulled up the conversation with Eric Barber from Copenhagen Wheel. Since they are the “gold” sponsor...

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Show #199 – June 21, 2014...

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http://wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2014-06-21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Roanoke Times’ columnist Dan Casey; BR&IN web editor Steve Frothingham Happy Solstice All! Why don’t you stay up late and listen to the show!? This week saw reports of an almost unprecedented number of bicycle fatalities from coast to coast and from north to south. The admonition “be careful out there” is taking on a whole new meaning in light of these incidents and I decided to go outside my usual purview to look at the Roanoke, Virginia area – which had a triple whammy of fatal bike crashes back in March – from the perspective of an active cyclist who also happens to write for the “Roanoke Times” on these matters. Dan Casey is the Metro Columnist for the Roanoke Times in Roanoke,...

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Show #74 – January 21, 2012...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2012-01-21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSeems like we just recovered from our Solar New Year’s hangover, and it’s already time to celebrate the Lunar New Year. What will the Year of the Water Dragon bring for you? Lots of great (and safe) cycling adventures, we hope. To start the year off right, we’re headed up to Burlington, Vermont to have a chat with Glenn Eames, who owns and operates the Old Spokes Home, a combination bicycle shop and bicycle museum. Glenn sells and wrenches on both modern and vintage machines, but his passion is for classic bikes, and a large number of his customers are local university students. You may have read about the recent civil court case between Specialized and Volagi. Volagi was started by two former Specialized employees,...

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