Show #430 – December 8, 2018...

Dec 8, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-12-08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Jacob VanSickle; Stephen Swift; Joe Roggenbuck This week, we can congratulate ourselves for taking action and getting the AV Start Act language changed before the bill comes up before the Senate. Your calls and letters made a difference! Then, we say a brief. sad goodbye to one of the most famous voices in our sport, Paul Sherwen. His untimely death at the age of 62 will leave an enormous gap in our enjoyment of the Tour de France in July. Then, we welcome back Bike Cleveland‘s Executive Director, Jacob VanSickle. Last month, the advocacy organization presented a one-day Strategic Summit to re-cap where the organization is, what it has accomplished since its inception in 2011, and where it’s going… all of which is pretty...

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Show #429 – December 1, 2018...

Dec 1, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-12-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Caron Whitaker; Luke Humphreys, Simon Firth URGENT REQUEST FROM THE LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS! My first guest is Caron Whitaker, VP for Government Relations with the LAB. She is asking that we take action if we are interested in seeing a bill that is currently before the Senate coming up for a vote in it’s current form from being passed. The AV Start Act, will give manufacturers of autonomous vehicles a ton of leeway in setting safety standards as the bill is currently worded. The LAB is requesting that we call – which is preferable over email – our Senators. Then, I talk with the new CEO of Pacenti Cycle Design. Luke Humphreys is a long-time bicycle industry guy and recently took over the...

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Show #244 – May 2, 2015

May 2, 2015 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2015/05/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2015-05-02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Emma O’Rielly; Rob Gusky As you know, I review a lot of books and have the unbelievably wonderful opportunity to interview a lot of great people. This week is no exception! My first guest is honest, brave, and tough. In what has to be one of the best books I’ve read all year, Emma O’Rielly, Lance Armstrong’s soigneur and the only whistleblower to allow her name to be used in David Walsh’s L.A. Confidentiel, tells her story from beginning to end. The Race to Truth: Blowing the whistle on Lance Armstrong and cycling’s doping culture is the story of Emma’s journey. In the beginning there was cycling and the love of the sport. In the middle was the opportunity to be a soigneur for...

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Show #237 – March 14, 2015...

Mar 14, 2015 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2015-03-14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Academy Award Winner Torill Kove; LAB’s Elizabeth Murphy I love this work! And, I am SOOOO lucky! Seriously… how many people have the opportunity to talk with someone who not only won an Academy Award but was nominated for two others as well? Me me me me me! While watching the Oscars’ Show this year, I heard the title of an animated short and my head snapped to attention. The name of the film was Me and My Moulton and without even seeing the trailer, I knew it had to be about a Moulton Bicycle. If you don’t know the bicycle, here is what the manufacturer days: The Moulton Bicycle is the original full-suspension, separable, small- wheeled, high performance bicycle, world renowned for speed,...

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Show #177 – January 11, 2014...

Jan 11, 2014 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2014-01-11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Team Rwanda Coach Jock Boyer; LAB President Andy Clarke Today’s show is a study in contrasts, and an illustration of how, regardless of the circumstances, cycling is one of the catalysts of change in society. Got an intractable problem? Have you tried cycling? We start all the way over in Africa, with Jock Boyer, who has been working for several years now to foster bike racing in Rwanda and other African countries. Jock and his now-wife Kimberly Coats are specifically known as the organizational force behind Team Rwanda, which is the subject of the documentary film Rising from Ashes, which will screen on January 23rd at the Cedar-Lee Theater here in Cleveland. Jock joins us to talk about the recent successes of African bike...

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