Show #358 – July 29, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-07-29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Dan Wuori; Lauren Goss; Ben Sarrazin This evening, we wrap up the Tour de France with my “man in the know” Dan Wuori. We talk about Chris Froome‘s 4th win, the decision to abandon the podium girls in the upcoming Vuelta de Espana and more. Then multi-champion triathlete Lauren Goss and I talk about her racing career, her thoughts on how to be as successful as she si (she’s stood on the podium in every race this year,) and what she might do after retirement. Then I have a great conversation with the founder of Yuba Cargo Bikes, Ben Sarrazin. We haven’t covered cargo bikes much; but, Ben’s company recently launched a new model (The Spicy Curry Bosch) and Ben and I talk about...

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Show #355 – July 8, 2017

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-07-08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Dan Wuori; Brent Schroetenboer; Bob Mionske; Gernot Sauter Should Peter Sagan, the reigning world champion, have been summarily ejected from the Tour de France after Stage 4? Controversy surround the “hasty” decision by the officials and it’s too late! Sagan was on a plane home the same night. Velo News columnist Dan Wuori joins me to talk about the incident. He also reminds us that “Tour de Pharmacy” airs on HBO tonight, July 8th, at 10pm eastern Then, USA Today journalist Brent Schroetenboer, wh has been following the Lance Armstrong case, gives us some background on the latest iteration of the saga as the November trial date looms ahead. Do the Feds have enough to convict Armstrong on the charges they are bringing or...

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Show #350 – June 3, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-06-03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week it’s FOUR conversations. We begin on a somber note as we remember the Aexon Hagens Berman press officer, Sean Weide, who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 49 at his home in Omaha, Nebraska this week. Sean was only 49 and one of those 24/7 people who worked behind the scenes as the conduit between the riders and their teams and the press. Caley wrote a great tribute to him on the VeloNews.com site this week; and, the stories about Sean keep rolling in. Then, we head over to France where Peter Cossins, who lives within a few miles of the 2017 Stage 13 TdF event will be ridden this year, has written a new book titled “The First Tour de France....

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Show #340 – March 25, 2017...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-03-25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFirst, we speak with our Washington, DC connection, Keith Laughlin, who is President of Rails to Trails.  Right after the election last fall, we asked Keith what he thought might happen vis a vis infrastructure, biking, and walking and he said it was “too soon to tell.”  This past week, the President’s “:skinny budget” was released and we come to find out that all the TIGER grants are slated for elimination.  So, what that portends for other transportation issues is yet to be revealed.  Keith gives us some solid information AND advice on how to add your voice where it will be heard – members of the House and Senate appropriations committees! Then, we meet a Warm Showers hostess who is nothing less than amazing! ...

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Show # 321 – November 12, 2016...

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http://www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2016-11-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week we begin the first of our “holiday” shows with a delightful conversation about bicycle paintings. Taliah Lempert’s work is immediately recognizable for its style and color.  Her “statement” says: “Bicycles are important, beautiful, and worth a close look. Most bikes I paint are, or have been, used daily for transportation, recreation, messenger work and/or for racing, They are worn and customized uniquely, being at once a specific bike and a collective symbol of empowerment.” Her work has been applied to all kinds of “stuff“: magnets, coffee cups, coloring books, and T-shirts.  And, she uses her talents to paint custom bike portraits, much like you’d have a painting of your wife, husband, children, or pets. It’s a fun and chatty conversation! Then, we wrap...

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