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The Outspoken Cyclist

Series produced by WJCU

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Radio for Cyclists, by Cyclists

Join host Diane Lees for one hour weekly as she talks with notables from industry, advocacy, and the cycling community at large including manufacturers, bicycle builders, riders, trainers, coaches, and legislators. With 36 years of bicycle shop experience, Diane will also talks about fit, performance, training, and more.


106 Pieces

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Husband and wife team of Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson talk with Diane about the "chimp brain", the "professor" brain, and how we sabotage our...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:03
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Retired NOAA climate scientist Dr. David Goodrich joins Diane to discuss his new book "A Hole In THe Wind"

  • Added: Jun 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:52
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Award winning Professor Casey Raymond talks about his student trips abroad. Aexon Hagens Berman team rider Jonny Brown is off to the Nationals. Ma...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:53
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Firefly Bicycles' Tyler Evans talks about the company and the amazing titanium frames they make. Ultra-endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont fills us in...

  • Added: May 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:03
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Reverend Laura Everett talks about her new book,;Holy Spokes; We learn about U.S. made bicycle tubing from Vari-Wall; Phil Gaimon gives us his hila...

  • Added: May 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:01:04
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A tribute to Steve Tilford starts us off this week. Then it's a chat about the completion of USBR50 through Ohio before heading to Tennessee to ta...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Award winning frame builder Dave Kirk and I talk about his work. Reporter Tom Kuglin explains Montana's SB363. Richard Fries and I catch up with ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:33
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Rails To Trails and Washington insider Keith Laughlin gives us some sage advice on how to get our infrastructure ideas across to Congress; We chat ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:02
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From Sonoma County's Christine Culver to our guest newscaster DeVon Griffin, OsteoStrong's Tim Thomspn, and film producer Paolo Casalis, this week'...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:18
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Zak Pashak, president of Detroit Bikes talks with Diane about his journey to becoming an American Bike Manufacturer. Strong Towns' Chuck Marohn di...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:11
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Stephen Hyde, our 2017 National Cyclocross Champion, shares his philosophy about cycling and his future plans; #OldSchoolCyclist mastermind Rick Vo...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:18
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Two Mikes - First Mike Deme from Adventure Cycling Association talks about the growth of the organization. Then, Mike Sayers takes us through his ...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
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Iconic frame builder Ben Serotta joins Diane for a lengthy conversation. Bike San Diego director Sam Ollinger fills us in on the San Diego transpo...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:45
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Not one, not two, not even three; but, FOUR great guests this week. Roger Bird remembers Chris Kegel; Senator Sherrod Brown tells us about what's h...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:04
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It's a three-fer today... Slate Olson is a marketing whiz and we get to learn about his work and his ideas from his time at Nike, Rapha, and Specia...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:41
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The "fastest woman on two wheels" - Denise Mueller talks about her record. Brian and I start a new feature about bikes and cycling; Gerolf Meyer, ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2017
  • Length: 57:59
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Diane speaks with engineer Damon Rinard whose history begins with Kestrel and moves through many of our top brands in the cycling world helping to ...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:53
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Axel Merckx tells us about his winning UCI team Axeon Hagens Berman. With multiple wins, podiums, national titles, and World Tour riders, Axel sha...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2017
  • Length: 57:40
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Enigma Bicycles managing director Jim Walker talks with Diane about the British company. Young philanthropist and soon-to-be cross-country rider J...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:09
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We revisit three of our favorite segments for this, the last show of 2016. National Champion CX racer Jeremy Powers, Shannon Galpin, and Maynard H...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:48