Show #422 – October 13, 2018...

Oct 13, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-10-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: From French Fender Days: Peter Weigel, Jan Heine, Deb Banks, Carlos Pintos, Corey Thompson, Dave Cain, Simon Firth; Christine Acostas, Whit Blanton   French Fender Days! Peter Weigel! And, it’s off to Connecticut for 6 short conversations with folks attending the iconic framebuilder’s once-yearly event! We chat with Peter first and learn about the event then… it’s the “cast of characters” in the following order: Jan Heine – from Bicycle Quarterly & Compass Cycles attending his 1st FFD Deb Banks – from Rivet Cycle Works in California (and the “hostess” with a small “h”) Carlos Pintos – from Ontario, Canada. He’s a flight attendant whose international travel schedule allows him to find French fendered treasures and ride all over the world. Corey Thompson –...

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Show #415 August 25, 2019

Aug 25, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-08-25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Jan Heine; Eric Weis As promised, it’s a brand new conversation with Jan Heine! From his Bicycle Quarterly Magazine, which turned 15 this year, to his comprehensive blog, Off The Beaten Path, and his store – Compass Cycles – where many of the components he offers comes from his extensive research, development, and testing, Jan and I talk about upgrades, riding on gravel, some of his recent travels, and more It’s a delightful in-depth interview! Then, Eric Weis, founder and director of the New England Builder’s Ball, joins me to fill us in on this year’s September 22nd event at the Boston Innovation & Design Building. Share...

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Show #363 – September 2, 2017...

Sep 2, 2017 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-09-02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuest: Jan Heine Many listeners have been eagerly awaiting the show this week; and, as promised, my guest is Mr. Bicycle Quarterly himself, Jan Heine. For those who do not know him, I’ll run down a few facts: He IS the editor and publisher at Bicycle Quarterly, which is celebrating its 15th year with the Autumn edition – #61. Even in this day of and instant and abundant news, every issue of BQ is eagerly awaited and devoured by its devoted fans. It is the only bicycle magazine that does not depend upon advertising, relying solely on its subscribers. Out of his journalistic work has come the development of a bevy of products in the “Compass” store. He is the one of the major forces...

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