Show #459 – June 29, 2019...

Jun 29, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-06-29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Christine Byrne; Gary Fisher; Dan Thornton When LeBron James says it, Portugal does it, and Trek puts money where its mouth is, perhaps “more kids on bikes” will become a reality. This week, we will explore this with two great guests – Gary Fisher – that mountain bike legend guy, who will fill us in on what Trek has committed to with not only NICA, but with a far-reaching plan for children. Gary’s mind thinks faster than he can aciculate all the ideas he has – and with his huge and expansive vision, Gary Fisher sees a big picture that captures so many many possibilities to bring kids back into cycling. Then, there is the laser focused and contrasting vision of bike shop owner...

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Show #263 – September 12, 2015...

Sep 12, 2015 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2015/09/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_091215.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSpecial Guest: Mountain Bike Guru Charlie Kelly Tonight we welcome one of the least well known and yet probably the most influential figure in the mountain bike world – Charlie Kelly. Along with his pals Gary Fisher (AKA Spidey back in the day), Tom Ritchey, and still one of his closest friends Joe Breeze, Charlie was the force behind Repack – the race course that everyone rode and no one knew about (there’s a reason for that) and the one who chronicled the era – from the equipment and riders to the eventual formation of a sanctioning body. There isn’t enough time in just one show to hear what there is to know about Charlie and his story; but, he’s beautifully made the entire era...

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