Show #162 – September 28, 2013...

Sep 28, 2013 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-09-28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: MIKE DEME, PATRICK O’GRADY, SHAWN OLIN, PATRICK BRADY, FRED CLEMENTS   Summer may be gone for 2013 in the northern hemisphere, but we’re postponing its funeral by holding an extended wake for summer on our bikes. Calling hours are held outside on every sunny day between now and Halloween! The other way you can tell that summer is officially over is the annual occurrence of Interbike. On this week’s Outspoken Cyclist, Diane brings us her Interbike wrap-up with four interviews captured on the show floor: Mike Deme & Patrick O’Grady of Adventure Cycling Shawn Olin of the U.S. Military Cycling Team Patrick Brady of Red Kite Prayer Fred Clements of the National Bike Dealers Association   Share...

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Show #109 – Interbike Part 2...

Sep 23, 2012 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2012-09-23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJock Boyer, Kimberly Coats, Ed Rae, Mike Deme, Winona Bateman Fred Clements Greg and I went in to the studio this morning to bring you the second half of the interviews from my trip to Interbike. I hope you enjpy them. A special bonus for podcast listeners this week: part 2 of Diane’s report from Interbike 2012: Jock Boyer and Kimberly Coats from Team Rwanda Ed Rae from Brompton Bicycles Mike Deme and Winona Bateman of Adventure Cycling Fred Clements, president of the National Bicycle Dealers Association Share...

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Interbike – Day #1 – September 19, 2012...

Sep 19, 2012 by

Throngs of people filed into Ballroom G at the Sand’s Convention Center to partake of a breakfast of eggs, sausage, bacon, fruit, juices, potatoes, coffee, tea, and an outrageous number of great lookong pastries!   Free food always attracts cyclists! But, this was about getting people to listen. The presentations by Fred Clements of the NBDA , Tim Blumenthal  of Bikes Belong, and John Burke CEO of Trek Bicycles, were filled with stats, ideas, and encouragement to grow the industry,grow the sport, and get involved with bicycling on the local level. I think there was some cyniccism (really?) on a lot of levels: 1. Trek just wants to sell more bikes – which of course would be true, but is that bad? 2. The industry is on the wrong track about how to go about getting...

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