Show #451 – May 4, 2019

May 3, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-05-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Hunter Allen; Susanne Masters; Dick Porterfield & Regina Lowsinger Our show tonight offers up a variety of topics from measuring power to the distillation of gin. We’ll talk with Hunter Allen, the founder of Peaks Coaching Group, whose newest book, Training and Racing With A Power Meter was released on April 17th in its 3rd edition. So, what’s different? Well, ten years and a whole lot of technology has changed the training and riding landscape as the ability to track power gives us a lot of new tools in the toolbox. After we speak with Hunter, we head over to the UK for a conversation with … wait for it – ethobotanist Susanne Masters. No, I didn’t know what it meant (she will tell...

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Show #420 – September 29, 2018...

Sep 29, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-09-29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Jan Ransom; Mike Flanigan As he did every morning, Dan Hangeby picked up his Citi Bike from the NY Bike Share station. On this particular morning, June 12th, Dave Lewis was driving his 55,000 pound bus down the same city street – so close that he clipped Mr. Hangeby’s front wheel and dragged him under the bus. Dan Hangeby died at the hospital a short time later. This past week, Mr. Lewis was on trial for the incident – but, not until a lot out outrage and investigation by local cyclists and Mr. Hangeby’s family. Jan Ransom is a reporter for the NY Times who covers the criminal justice system and I talk with her about this case. Her article, “”First Fatal Citi Bike...

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Show #189 – April 12, 2014...

Apr 12, 2014 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2014-04-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Congressman Earl Blumenauer; Author Juliet Macur; Cycling Phenom Maria Leijerstam A week away seemed like a very long time.  So, we’re glad to be back; and, we have a great trio of guests this evening. Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) is always up for a conversation about cycling and we are fortunate to grab a few minutes of his time to hear about what Congress is doing about protecting cyclists, helping us to get more money and attention on The Hill, and what the Congressman thought about the National Bike Summit’s impact was on legislators this year.  I doubt we have a better champion for cycling and pedestrian issues in any legislative body anywhere! We’ll jump “over the pond” to speak with Maria Leijerstam – the first woman – um,...

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Show #182 – February 15, 2014...

Feb 15, 2014 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2014-02-15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Michael Carroll, NY Times Travel Show; Carolyn & Guy, Ohio to Erie Trail Maps; Peter Vos, Tulip Cycling Radiothon 2014 continues on WJCU, with online pledging open until noon on Tuesday, February 18th. There is still time to support locally-produced, commercial-free radio that serves up what you want to hear, so pledge now! Winter is a great time of year for plotting and planning the rides and cycling trips we want to take in the upcoming season. This white stuff isn’t going to be on the ground forever, so now is the time to map out your adventure calendar for 2014. This week on The Outspoken Cyclist, we have three guests who will get your mental gears turning. First up is Michael Carroll, Director...

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