Show #422 – October 13, 2018...

Oct 13, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-10-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: From French Fender Days: Peter Weigel, Jan Heine, Deb Banks, Carlos Pintos, Corey Thompson, Dave Cain, Simon Firth; Christine Acostas, Whit Blanton   French Fender Days! Peter Weigel! And, it’s off to Connecticut for 6 short conversations with folks attending the iconic framebuilder’s once-yearly event! We chat with Peter first and learn about the event then… it’s the “cast of characters” in the following order: Jan Heine – from Bicycle Quarterly & Compass Cycles attending his 1st FFD Deb Banks – from Rivet Cycle Works in California (and the “hostess” with a small “h”) Carlos Pintos – from Ontario, Canada. He’s a flight attendant whose international travel schedule allows him to find French fendered treasures and ride all over the world. Corey Thompson –...

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Show #418 – September 15, 2018...

Sep 15, 2018 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-09-15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Matt Manuel; Dylan Reynolds; David Cain It is interesting how people come to the bicycle business and what compels them to do so. My first guest is a commercial airline pilot – he’s also a dad with two young children, and… he’s a new frame builder. He’s not fresh out of school – obviously – but, his frames are starting to get some traction in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as well as reaching further west into the country. Matthew Manuel is the proprietor of Fluent Frames – and a great story as to how he came up with name – and we’ll talk with him in a moment. Then, just to break it up, we’ll head to Provence, France where I caught up with...

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