Show #430 – December 8, 2018...

Dec 8, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-12-08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Jacob VanSickle; Stephen Swift; Joe Roggenbuck This week, we can congratulate ourselves for taking action and getting the AV Start Act language changed before the bill comes up before the Senate. Your calls and letters made a difference! Then, we say a brief. sad goodbye to one of the most famous voices in our sport, Paul Sherwen. His untimely death at the age of 62 will leave an enormous gap in our enjoyment of the Tour de France in July. Then, we welcome back Bike Cleveland‘s Executive Director, Jacob VanSickle. Last month, the advocacy organization presented a one-day Strategic Summit to re-cap where the organization is, what it has accomplished since its inception in 2011, and where it’s going… all of which is pretty...

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Show #273 – November 21, 2015...

Nov 21, 2015 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2015/11/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_112115.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Andrew McLindon; Mina Thorgeson; Fredrik Gertten The week before Thanksgiving… and, we are ramping up to the holidays. We have three great guests this week so, let’s get right to it. We begin in Baton Rouge, LA with Andrew McLindon. Andrew is the head of the McLindon Family Foundation and their work is dedicated to special needs children, teens, and young adults. To date, they have delivered over 90 special bikes – many costing upwards of $5,000 and more, to children who otherwise could not experience the joy, independence, and sense of being part of their respective communities because of their disabilities. Starting in 2008 with their first bike for a young boy with hydrocephalus, , they now have a waiting list in the...

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Show #200 (wooo-hooo) – June 28, 2014...

Jun 28, 2014 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2014-06-28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWelcome to our 200th Show! It’s been a privilege to bring you everything cycling for all these weeks and I hope we can bring you many more! Here’s a bit of information on this week’s show. Discovered through the “twittersphere” by Editor-in-Chief of Velo Magazine, my first guest, Dan Wuori shares his particular brand of cycling – both humorous and serious – with us as my first guest this evening. Out of an “innocent” comment on his twitter feed, Dan was asked to write for the iconic magazine and has since found himself in the enviable position of being the author of “At the Back” – the humorous-editorializing piece that appears each month on the back page of Velo News. He also covers races and...

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Show #187 – March 22, 2014...

Mar 22, 2014 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2014-03-22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Jeff Koenig, Big Poppi Bicycles; Jody Dzuranin, Consider Biking; Jacob VanSickle, Bike Cleveland Three different guests, and three different perspectives on the recently completed National Bike Summit in Washington, DC. First up is Jeff Koenig, co-owner of Big Poppi Bikes, in Manhattan, Kansas, to talk about the role your local bike dealer plays (and doesn’t play) in bicycle advocacy. Jeff not only attended the summit, but gave a presentation as well. Our downstate friend, Jody Dzuranin of Consider Biking in Columbus, Ohio, joins us to give her perspective on the summit, including a warm reception from the Republican senator from Ohio, Rob Portman. Advocacy can be a tough gig in a sprawling state capitol, but the Consider Biking crew has made great strides in...

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