Show #455 – June 1, 2019

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https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-06-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Alex Baca; Steve Rex Are we reaching a tipping point for some meaningful change as it pertains to the safety of cyclists (and pedestrians) on the road? Tonight, we chat with Alex Baca who works with the advocacy organization greater greater Washington, in DC. Alex, whose background encompasses advocacy on several fronts, and I were going to discuss separated bike lanes and why they might be better than painted lanes or sharing the road. But, as sometimes happens, a great conversation breaks out on another front. Then, we’ll take a break and return for a conversation with Sacramento based multiple NAHBS winner frame builder Steve Rex. Unlike many – if not most – of the frame builders we spoken with over the years, Steve...

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Show #446 – March 30, 2019...

Mar 30, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-03-30.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Patrick Brady; Molly Hurford; David & Emily Lafferty First up, is the conversation I had with Red Kite Prayer’s Patrick Brady about the judging process at NAHBS. It’s just not that simple – go around the show, ooo and ahhh about a bike and give it a blue ribbon! In fact, along with frame builder Tom Kellogg and journalist Nick Legan, Patrick has his work cut out for him with a multitude of categories, a show floor full of gorgeous bikes, and a lot of folks hoping to garner one of the top awards. You can also read Patrick’s blow-by-blow (bike-by-bike here) We speak with Molly Hurford, who is often a guest on TOC. Molly just released an article yesterday titled, Why Sleep Is...

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Show #442 – March 2, 2019...

Mar 2, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-03-02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Don Walker, Kyle Bryant, Brad Sauber It’s a three-fer! And a very diverse three-fer at that. First up is a quick check in with Don Walker, show owner and director of NAHBS. The 15th edition of the artisan builder’s show is only two weeks away. Opening on The Ides of March at the Sacramento Convention Center, the event will showcase magnificent hand built bikes, offer up some great seminar opportunities, and give attendees a chance to get up close and personal with a favorite builder. Then it’s clear across the country to Philadelphia to speak with Kyle Bryant. Diagnosed with a rare and pretty much fatal disease – Friedrich’s Ataxia – Kyle decided to take life by the wheels – 3 of them to...

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Don Walker on the Shuttering of Interbike...

Dec 13, 2018 by

https://outspokencyclist.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Don-Walker.mp3 THIS CONVERSATION TOOK PLACE ON DECEMBER 11, 2018.       Share...

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Show #388 – February 17, 2018...

Feb 17, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-02-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Peter Wilborn; Mary Wisnewski; encore interview with Rody Walter RADIOTHON 2018!!! Yep – it’s time to log on to wjcu.org and pledge your support for the show AND the station. We only do this once a year and all of the money raised goes directly to the station! Any amount is greatly appreciated – and, thanks for listening! Over the past year, we have reported on cyclists who have been hit – often fatally – while riding. We haven’t however, talked much about cyclists who crash by virtue of obstacles in their paths – obstacles like potholes or sewer grates or raised barriers that are difficult if not impossible to see. Cyclists have been badly injured – sometimes sustaining permanent disabilities – and their...

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