Show #439 – February 9, 2019...

Feb 9, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-02-09.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Heidi Myers; Jonathan Asher; Phil Gaimon   We begin this week’s show with two timely topics. First is the topic of distracted driving. Heidi Myers is the marketing strategist for Louis Garneau and I caught up with her to talk about an initiative Louis launched late last year – Don’t Text & Drive. On December 22, 2017, one of Louis’ team members, 22 year old Jason Lowndes – was hit and killed by a distracted driver. The follow summer, Louis was hit and suffered a concussion. Out of those two incidents and the pain and suffering that they have caused, Louis decided to launch the International Con’t Text & Drive Initiative. Our second topic is about land and water conservancy and a plea for...

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Show #346 – May 6, 2017

May 6, 2017 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-05-06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Rev. Laura Everett, Katelynn Alexoff & Chris Vorwald; Phil Gaimon My first guest this week is Reverend Laura Everett. Her new book, Holy Spokes – The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels. takes her background as a pastor, combines it with an abiding love for year-round cycling, and adds the spiritual teachings of Brother Lawrence to offer up an insightful and beautifully written book that combines her religious background with a secular perspective. Dissecting the bike into its concrete parts, Reverend Laura equates each part with a down-to-earth look at life that I found enlightening. Then, we check in with the Katelynn and Chris, two of the owners of Vari-Wall in Columbiana, Ohio. Founded in 1985, the company specializes in resolving tubular design...

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