Show #440 – February 16, 2019...

Feb 16, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-02-16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Kevin Mills; Bill Elliston   This week, Kevin Mills, Senior VP for Policy at Rails to Trails introduces us to the Great American Bike Trail – a cross country, 12-state alternative to riding on the road. With 12 states already identified and thousands of miles already in place, Kevin fills us in on what the next steps are in completing this long-held vision of the Rails to Trails organization. Then, it’s a great conversation with Bill Elliston,  pro racer, coach, race announcer, and probably one of the most mellow and well rounded “lifers” in our sport of cycling. Highlighted in an interview by Peter Flax back in 2017, Bill Elliston’s history and career come to life in our conversation – from his early beginnings...

read more

Show #378 – December 9, 2017...

Dec 9, 2017 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-12-09.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Shane Stokes; Dennis Markatos-Soriano; Courtney Laggner My first guest, Shane Stokes, is the news editor for cyclingtips.com. He’s in Girona, Spain hanging out with about 100 pros who are training and getting ready for the 2018 race season. Recently, Shane published, “Human rights groups and others call on Giro d’Italia to abandon Israel start“, an article about the Giro d’Italia and the unprecedented move to take the first 3 stages off the Continent and begin in Israel. As one might expect in this time of international turmoil, the move is controversial. Shane and I discuss the reasons behind the move, who might be protesting and why, and what the riders are saying – if anything. Then, I catch up with executive director of the...

read more

Show #339 – March 18, 2017...

Mar 18, 2017 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-03-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Christine Culver, DeVon Griffin, Tim Thompson, Paolo Casalis This week’s show offers up a wide variety of topics from the bicycle world. My first guest, Christine Culver, is the former president now board member of the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition. Christine and I talk about everything from her custom jewelry and stable of classic bicycles to her thoughts on advocacy and the state of cycling in the Sonoma County area. Then, my first guest newscaster, DeVon Griffin, and I have a brief chat about Team Sky and the interview that Cyclingtips’ Shane Stokes did with Paul Kimmage. Is Team Sky going down that “U.S. Postal” road and what WAS in that mysterious package that was delivered to the team? I talk with retired police...

read more