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.


153 Pieces

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Sean McBride went to Belgium as a young man and learned all about what it takes to become a pro rider. Russ Rader from the IIHS joins me to talk a...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:38
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Chuck Marohn from Strong Towns catches Diane up on some of his projects and ideas. Loretta Henderson laughs and giggles her way through a delightf...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:41
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Novo Nordisk's Phil Southerland talks about riding, racing, and living with Type 1 diabetes as well as all this projects. Author Dan De Vise discu...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:11
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Eric Oberg from Bikes for the World explains the organization's work. We elarna bout "tactical urbanism" from Asheville on Bikes' Executive Direct...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:39
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Grant Petersen.. Rivendell - long conversation! You won't be disappointed! Then, it's pro rider TJ Eisenhart and how, at the age of 23, he's alr...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:50
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Author and race announcer Jamie Smith talks about his new book, American Pro. Apparel designer and actress Sarah Canner explains her Vesptertine l...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:01:22
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Frame builder Julie Pedalino and I discuss her love of an interest in the art - fine art - of the handcrafted bicycle. Dr. Norm Houze explains his...

  • Added: May 12, 2018
  • Length: 53:47
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Tom Helbig talks about his life on the road. Brian Chapman on his classic style of frame/bike building.

  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:44
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First woman to win the Tour de France (for women!) in 1984 Marianne Martin talks about cycling, training, and her current work. Project Poverty fo...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:21
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Three-fer! Rich Thompson from the College of William and Mary talks about the campus Bike Alliance; Kim Perry, ride director of Bike Virginia, and ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
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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