Show #405 – June 16, 2018...

Jun 16, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-06-16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Keith Oberg, Mike Sule It’s advocacy all the way down. Bikes for the World‘s Keith Oberg goes back to the beginning of the organization’s founding and takes us through the process that has delivered 140,000 bikes around the globe, creating job, getting kids to school, delivering much needed health care, and taking care of the environment in the process. Then, Mile Sule, Executive Director of Asheville on Bikes in Asheville, NC, explains “tactical urbanism” and the project that will help to determine how a street in the city will transformed to accommodate ALL traffic. I also begin the show with a “commentary” on why some of the old, venerable bike rides are losing attendance and what we might be able to do to revive...

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Show #404 – June 9,, 2018...

Jun 9, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-06-09.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Grant Petersen; TJ Eisenhart Grant Petersen – Asked and answered! Brand new conversation with the Rivendell man. Grab your adult beverage and settle in – we’re talking all kinds of subjects – even disc brakes! 🙂 Then, it’s pro rider TJ Eisenhart – he may only be 23; but, he’s already got a dozen years of racing and podium finishes. Currently riding for Holowesko-Citadel, TJ gives us some insight into what a sponsor expects, how he knew his destiny, and what he hopes his career holds. Share...

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Show #403 – June 2, 2018

Jun 2, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-06-02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Jamie Smith; Sarah Canner Jamie Smith – race announcer, former bike racer, and author, joins me to talk about American Pro, his new book that breaks down US cycling as we follow the Astellas Cycling Team through its 5 years on the racing circuit. Then, actress turned apparel maker Sarah Canner tells us how she came to develop her Vespertine line of “haute reflecteur” apparel. There’s even some news! Share...

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Show #402 – May 26, 2018

May 26, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-05-26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhat a super show we have this week! We’ve had Elden Nelson on the show in the past; but, now he’s got a new gig and he is THE expert in the field. Elden has completed 20 Leadville 100 mountain bike races and now has a new podcast all about the event – how to train for it, how to finish it, surviving at altitude, what to eat, everything-you-need-to-know. The podcast launched on Wednesday and I wanted to be the FIRST to cover the news! Then, after two failed attempts – technical difficulties – I think we nailed the conversation on the third take. Joe Mungo Reed‘s first novel (his first book) is a slam dunk winner! We Begin the Ascent, out June 19th in...

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Show #401 – May 19, 2018

May 19, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-05-19.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Grant Petersen (from 2013); Richard Sachs (from 2012) ENCORE! ENCORE! Yes, this week’s show IS an encore presentation – based upon input from YOU! First up, Grant Petersen’s interview from 2013 when his new book “Just Ride” was published. Grant is always an interesting guy! Then, it’s my second interview with Richard Sachs, this one about doping, with some interesting commentary and input from Greg Priddy. We’ll be back with a brand new show next week! Enjoy Share...

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Show #400 – May 12, 2018

May 12, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-05-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Julie Pedalino; Dr. Norm Houze It’s our 400th Show and I hope you enjoy it. My first guest is frame builder Julie Pedalino of Pedalino Bicycles. Julie has a short history as a frame builder and she’s already made a name for herself in the handmade bicycle world. With a background in fine art and graphic design, Julie has taken the artistic side of the frame building craft to a new level with her intricate designs and airbrushed finishes. We talk about about than and more, finding we have a very personal connection! Then, Dr. Norm Houze joins me to talk about his long history with long-distance cycling as well as coaching teams for the famous Little 500 Race in Bloomington, Indiana. Founder of...

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Show #399 – May 5, 2018

May 5, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-05-05.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Tom Helbig; Brian Chapman On-the-road with Tomfoolery’s Tom Helbig! He’s an adventurer who travels light and we catch up with him in Delaware as he makes his way up the east coast. We talk about his philosophy on life and what he does when he gets back to his minimalist lifestyle in Dayton, Ohio each summer. Then, frame builder Brian Chapman of Chapman Cycles in Rhode Island and I talk about his classic, steel frames and how he builds bikes from start to finish – from concept to delivery. His tandem won a prestigious award at NAHBS this year. Share...

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