Show #417 – September 8, 2018...

Sep 8, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-09-08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Joe Lindsey; Mark Plotz We made it! It’s our anniversary… 8 years! And, thanks to all of you who listen and support the show. This week, I’ve tapped journalist Joe Lindsey to talk about a wide variety of topics. You’ll see Joe’s byline in a lot of places – Bicycling, Outside, Wired, Men’s Journal, and a slew of other publications. Tonight, we touch upon the relationship of cycling to NASCAR, LeBron James’ relationship with bicycles, Joe’s venerable Bridgetsone MB-1, and some ideas about today’s equipment. Then, it’s off to Washington, DC to speak with BikeWalk.org‘s Senior Associate and Program Manager, Mark Plotz about Bike/Walk/Places’ conference in New Orleans beginning September 16th. Begun ins 1977, Bikewalk.org jump started the advocacy movement in the U.S. There...

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Show #292 – April 2, 2016...

Apr 8, 2016 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2016/04/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_040216.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Chef Biju Thomas; Journalist Dan Wuori Sorry this is late everyone!  I was on vacation in Ridgeland, Mississippi for the OBO Tandem Rally.  A really well put-together event, 41 teams began the day on Saturday.  This was my first “extended” ride since my stem cell therapy last July, so I was delighted to have finished the 41 mile route. Rode another 24 on Sunday and then left Mississippi headed for New Orleans.  We stayed at the Fleur de Lis Mansion in the Garden District and walked EVERYWHERE.  We did not move the car or take any other form of transportation until we left on Wednesday.  New Orleans is without a doubt one of the most interesting places I’ve ever visited.  The culture(s), food, architecture,...

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Show #291 – March 26, 2016...

Mar 26, 2016 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2016/03/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_032616.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Custom bike builder Mike DeSalvo; Urban planner, writer, and author Emilie Bahr My guests this week are custom bike builder Mike DeSalvo of DeSalvo Cycles in Ashland, Oregon and Emilie Bahr, whose new book Urban Revolutions: A Woman’s Guide to Two-Wheeled Transportation, is full of advice, information, and inspiration for someone who is thinking about getting on a bike – for whatever reasons she might have! Mike offers the full range of bicycles from single speed to full blown racing machine and gives us some insight into how the custom builder can have one-up on the big manufacturers in covering trends and seeing a market for a specific kind of machine. He also likes pizza, doesn’t have a shop dog, and does love snow boarding!...

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