shoe #437 – January 26, 2019...

Jan 26, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-01-26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Steve Frothingham; Sean Petty Frigid air, ice and snow, and thoughts begin to wander towards spring and getting off the trainer and back outdoors. So, I thought I would give you a little history this week with an extended conversation with Sean Petty. Beginning in 1985 when Sean joined the Southland Corporation (think Team Seven Eleven) and became part of that era of great American competitive cycling with the likes of Greg LeMond, Davis Phinney, and Andy Hampsten and up until today where he still serves on the boards of USA Cycling and the UCI, he maintains a remarkable and unique perspective about our sport. We start our conversation way back at the beginning of his career and bring it right up to the...

read more

Show #436 – January 19, 2019...

Jan 19, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-01-19.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Joan Hanscom; Chris VandenBossche; Frank Moritz Hunkering down in the “big storm”?  Well, curl up with your favorite adult beverage for this week’s podcast! Joan Hanscom has a long and storied history in the world and work of cycling – and her passion is bike racing as a planner, not a participant. As she moved through her career, she kept coming back to her time with the Philadelphia Classic races back in the 80’s and the excitement of watching them unfold. Fast-forwarding to today, Joan is the new Executive Director of the Valley Preferred Cycling Center – although most people will recognize the name T-Town – and her hopes and visions for this iconic track will become abundantly clear in our conversation Now entering...

read more

Show #286 – February 20, 2016...

Feb 20, 2016 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2016/02/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_022016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: USA Cycling’s Derek Bouchard-Hall; The Boston Bike Party When USA Cycling went looking for a new CEO, they recruited a powerhouse in the form of Derek Bouchard-Hall. Derek is a former pro cyclist, has degrees from Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford. He’s worked for Wiggle UK, the world’s largest on line cycling retailer, and brings a fresh perspective to what USA Cycling needs as the sport tries to regain some esteem, credibility, and balance. My lengthy interview with Derek covers a wide range of topics and makes for a fascinating conversation. We then lighten it up with two young and enthusiastic cyclists from the Boston Bike Party. Every month, a group of riders invites the community to come and ride – in costume, with music,...

read more

Show #154 – August 3, 2013...

Aug 3, 2013 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-08-03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: GEORGE THOMAS, SEAN PETTY   Here we stand at the intersection of July and August, and I can see the light in the opposite direction has gone from green to yellow, which means it’s time to get a foot clipped in and be ready to push off on green. It also means there are just two months left for U.S. cyclists to log miles for the National Bike Challenge. Rolling! If you need a bit of inspiration to get you moving, here’s much more than a bit: George Thomas joins us this week for the first half of the show. George is a solo and team Race Across America finisher, director of the Race Across Oregon, and host and producer at Over the Top...

read more

Show #125 – January 12, 2013...

Jan 12, 2013 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2013-01-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: PATRICK BRADY; MICAH RICE; HENRY GOLD Oh Lance, how can we miss you if you won’t go away? News surfaced this week that Lance Armstrong will sit down next Thursday for what will obviously be a hard-hitting (cough, cough) interview with legendary cycling journalist Oprah Winfrey. According to our first guest Patrick Brady of Red Kite Prayer, the rumor is that Lance will confess…to being a really successful bike racer. You’ll have to listen in order to hear what else Patrick has to say about the upcoming train wreck interview. After a bit of news and a break, we bring you an interview with Micah Rice, who is the Vice-President of National Events for USA Cycling. We caught up with Micah on Thursday, as...

read more