Show #433 – December 29, 2018...

Dec 29, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-12-29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt’s our last show of 2018~  Happy New Year Everyone! This evening, we talk with the president of the PBMA – James Stanfill. Over the many years of being in the bicycle business, there have been several attempts at giving bicycle mechanics some sort of certification as well as offering a forum for advice, information, and education. The PBMA was formed for exactly these reasons and more. As bicycle shops dwindle in numbers and on line retailers take a larger and larger chunk of the bicycle market, the opportunity for bicycle mechanics who do not own their own shops will continue to diminish. And, while many enthusiasts are able to work on their own bikes. others are not as confident or competent to be their...

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Show #339 – March 18, 2017...

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http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2017-03-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Christine Culver, DeVon Griffin, Tim Thompson, Paolo Casalis This week’s show offers up a wide variety of topics from the bicycle world. My first guest, Christine Culver, is the former president now board member of the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition. Christine and I talk about everything from her custom jewelry and stable of classic bicycles to her thoughts on advocacy and the state of cycling in the Sonoma County area. Then, my first guest newscaster, DeVon Griffin, and I have a brief chat about Team Sky and the interview that Cyclingtips’ Shane Stokes did with Paul Kimmage. Is Team Sky going down that “U.S. Postal” road and what WAS in that mysterious package that was delivered to the team? I talk with retired police...

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Show #289 – March 12, 2016...

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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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