The Outspoken Cyclist

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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.


143 Pieces

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Young track phenom Josh Hartman and I talk about his rise to fame and his dreams of Olympic gold. J. Allard from Project 529 gives us a lot of rea...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 57:27
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Guests this week are Russ Rader, VP of Communications for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Officer Wren Nealy. President of the Internat...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:19
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Colin O'Brien talks with me about his new book The Beautiful Race; Eric Heiden's encore interview from November, 2010.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2018
  • Length: 52:09
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Richard Schwinn tops by the station to chat about Waterford, steel tariffs, disc brakes, and more. 718 Cycles' Joe Nocella offer up his philosophy...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:01:03
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Jim Sayer, executive director of Adventure Cycling Association talks Bike Summit, Adventure Cycling for 2018, and his 2017 cross country trip with ...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2018
  • Length: 46:29
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Paragon Machine Work's Mark Norstad talks about his history, the work his company does, his induction into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, and his ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:01:41
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Cyclocross icon Katie Compton on her career, her health, and her future. Lennard Zinn in a 2-part conversation - first it's tech and then it's hea...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:02:03
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Bike Law's Peter Wilborn talks about road hazards, new laws for cyclists, and more. Chicago Tribune reporter Mary Wisniewski fills us in on her st...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:08
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Cycling in Italy with an American Chef? Why not? Heather Dowd and Beppe Salerno of Tourissimo Bike Tours talk about their Chef Bike Tours. Thenm,...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:01:12
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Susie Marcks from Strider Bikes talks about the company's products, events, and philanthropy. Mass Bike's Richard Fries and I discuss what's NOT h...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:01:19
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Dr. Tod Olin talks about the scary and controllable condition, exercise induced laryngeal obstruction that occurs in some athletes training and rac...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:08
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Chris Coursey, Mayor of Santa Rose California talks about his city, the fires that destroyed so many lives and so much property, and the hopeful fu...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:25
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Ben Serotta is back! And, we learn about his new serottadesignstudio.com Then, author and avid cyclist Max Leonard talks about his new book Highe...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:46
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Peter Williams from the Canadian Tour Company Eastwind Cycles talks about touring Canada and Cuba. Steve DelMonte introduces the Philadelphia All ...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:01:40
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Off to New Zealand to speak with Evelin Bourne about her life there and how a bicycle tour changed the course of her life. Then, Dan Wuori and I w...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 55:49
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Rails-to-Trails' Keith Laughlin on the organization's 2017 successes and the 2018 goals. Award winning author David Coventry tells us the thinking...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 51:02
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Leah Missbach Day from World Bicycle Relief talks about the work her organization does. IMBA's Aimee Ross tells us about the Dig In Campaign. Pat...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:49:58
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Cycligtips.com news editor Shane Stokes talks about the off-continent start of the 2018 Giro D'Italia. Executive Director of the East Coast Greenw...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 54:48
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Professor Nelson Repenning talks about bicycling, the economy, and "how business works". Master mechanic Merlyn Townley on bicycle's importan tech...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:03:55
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Dr. Gabe Mirkin on nutrition; we review the new Gore-Tex Shake Dry jacket; Molly Hurford and her many, many endeavors

  • Added: Nov 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:05