Show #198 – June 14, 2014...

Jun 14, 2014 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2014-06-14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Tour of Utah’s Jenn Andrs; Senior Cycling Tours owner Pat Blackmon; Garmin-Sharp team pro Phil Gaimon Sometimes you just hit a home run with a great selection of guests, news, and commentary.  I think we’ve done that this week. Jenn Adnrs, project manager, from the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah fills us in on this “Toughest of the U.S. Stage Races” with all the details of distances (LONG), climbing (RIDICULOUS for mere mortals), and sprints (LOTS OF THEM).  Coming to Fox Sports each day or streaming on line, you can watch the 16 teams compete from August 4-10. Are you over 50? Do you like things “handled” for you?  Well, Pat Blackmon rode cross country with Woman Tours a few years back and...

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Show #155 – August 10, 2013...

Aug 10, 2013 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-08-10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: DAVID EPSTEIN, ROB GREENFIELD, SEAN WEIDE You know that feeling when the temperature is just right, and there’s enough of a breeze to cool you down, but not enough to impede forward progress, and your bike is shifting and riding with the silent precision of a Swiss watch, and your legs feel like they could turn the cranks at this rate indefinitely? Yeah, me too. Rarely. But just often enough to lure me out in case today is that day. And now on to this week’s show: If you’ve ever wondered why your buddy climbs so much faster than you, or can out sprint you, even though you train just as hard (or harder) David Epstein has your answer. It turns out that almost...

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