Show #172 – December 7, 2013...

Dec 7, 2013 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-12-07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: The always insightful GEORGE MOUNT, CHRIS PARKER – CEO OF ICE Trikes   I know it’s the ultimate cliche to complain, or even talk about the weather, but as cyclists, our riding is greatly influenced by what Mother Nature is doing outdoors. Everyone seems to have their own personal limits on temperature, moisture, and road conditions. Today, for instance, it’s 28 degrees F in Cleveland, and there is some ice left on the roads from last night’s snowfall. So instead of a ride to Little Italy for Presti’s, it was off to Spin class for me this morning. Think about that while you ponder the journey Maria Leijerstam is embarking on: a self-supported ride from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole. She’ll...

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Show #145 – June 1, 2013

Jun 1, 2013 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-06-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: PATRICK BRADY, LORENZO DI SALVO, SAMUEL SWENSON, & GEORGE MOUNT   This week’s edition of The Outspoken Cyclist should come with a warning label: “Open with caution; contents under pressure”. It’s a packed house this week, with something for everyone. Lance Armstrong is suddenly the social butterfly, reaching out to former rivals and media alike. Patrick Brady of Red Kite Prayer got an actual telephone call from Big Tex this week, and he’s first up to share his impressions of Lance’s latest campaign. Tomorrow is the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia in southern California, and whether you’ll be toeing the line in L.A. or wishing you were, Lorenzo DiSalvo is here to get us in the mood for some cycling, Italian-style. Rounding out the first...

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