Show #447 – April 6, 2019...

Apr 6, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-04-06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Joe Lindsey; Larry Pizzi, Happy Freedman Three guests – three topics. First, it’s a controversy! Everyone loves a good he said – she said; only in this case it’s WaveCel vs. MIPS helmet technology. On March, 19th Matt Phillips published the following headline in Bicycling Magazine “Bontrager Says Its New Helmets Can Prevent Concussions 99 out of 100 times.” And, it didn’t take long for those who developed the MIPS technology to refute Bontrager’s claims, citing an inability to replicate the testing. Reading the article reminds me so much of just how the bike industry makes its claims – one company reports its sales in dollars while another reports in units. And, the same is true in this article. Case in point? The article...

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Show #287 – February 27, 2016...

Feb 27, 2016 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2016/02/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_022716.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: U-Bikes Doug Emerson; Professional Bike Fitter Happy Freedman I’m off to the 2016 North American Handmade Show this weekend; but, not before Tim and I produced a great show for you this week. First up is bike owner extraordinaire Doug Emerson from University Bikes in Boulder, Colorado. He knew bicycles were his destiny from the time he was in high school and he’s never looked back since then. His philosophy about his store, those who work with him, and those he serves is an example to us all! Oh, and did I tell you that he realized a 30+ year dream of building a velodrome in his area? Yes, he did! After a break and the news, we take off for the east coast...

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