Show #292 – April 2, 2016...

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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 #289 – March 12, 2016...

Mar 12, 2016 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2016/03/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_031216.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBack from the North American Handmade Show and bringing you another great frame builder’s story. Greg White has been a chef, a Hollywood cinematographer, a pro cyclist, and now is the force behind Magic Cycle Werks in Bend, Oregon.  Greg and I talk about his background, his education, and especially his thoughts about bikes. Greg debuted a special frame he built for Team Sky’s Ian Boswell at the show and we learn the interesting and serendipitous story behind it. After a break and some news, I head over to Ridgeland, Mississippi to speak with his Honor the Mayor!  Gene McGee and I will meet face-to-face at the OBO Tandem Rally in Ridgeland and I wanted to get the skinny of the city, the riding, and...

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Show #273 – November 21, 2015...

Nov 21, 2015 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2015/11/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_112115.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Andrew McLindon; Mina Thorgeson; Fredrik Gertten The week before Thanksgiving… and, we are ramping up to the holidays. We have three great guests this week so, let’s get right to it. We begin in Baton Rouge, LA with Andrew McLindon. Andrew is the head of the McLindon Family Foundation and their work is dedicated to special needs children, teens, and young adults. To date, they have delivered over 90 special bikes – many costing upwards of $5,000 and more, to children who otherwise could not experience the joy, independence, and sense of being part of their respective communities because of their disabilities. Starting in 2008 with their first bike for a young boy with hydrocephalus, , they now have a waiting list in the...

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