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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.


99 Pieces

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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
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Chef Biju Thomas on Indian Food, Skratch Labs, and more. Jonathan Lee talks about the TrainerRoad.com indoor cycling program.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2016
  • Length: 48:19
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It's a one-man (and woman if you include me!) show this week as I welcome back the venerable and always insightful Richard Schwinn for a lively con...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:08
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Veteran frame builder Roland Della Santa shares his philosophy about hand made frames, production bikes, Greg LeMond, music, food, and more. Senior...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2016
  • Length: 56:05
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HIA Velo is the brand new company bringing "made in USA" bikes to the U.S. under the ownership of longtime bicycle industry guy Tony Karklins - we ...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:07
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Bicycling Editor-in-chief Bill Strickland and I discuss a variety of great cycling topics. Author, journalist, and editor Guy Andrews talks about ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:55
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Paul Brodek relates the story of Sun Tour and its fall from the bicycle industry. Scott Kasper, father, son, and brother-in-law to 4 close family ...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:16
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Ayesha McGowan, a young energetic young lady who has already put two state titles to her credit as a 29 year old racer. Executive Director of Rail...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:56