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.


166 Pieces

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We take a walk through Peter Weigel's French Fender Days with 6 of his guests. Christine Acosta and Whit Blanton tell us why Pinellas County is pr...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:45
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Pedal Power Promoters' Christine Acosta talks about bringing cycling, business, and advocacy together in the Tampa St. Pete area. World class tria...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:06:41
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NY Times criminal justice reporter Jan Ransom talks about the trial of Dave Lewis who is accused of running over cyclist Dan Hangeby in June. Mike...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:56:08
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Diane talks with world-record holder Vittoria Bussi, who broke the UCI one-hour record this week. Then, it's off to Annapolis for a short conversat...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:04:15
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Diane talks with Matt Manuel from Fluent Frames in Canada. Then she's off to Provence to speak with Ride and Seek's Dylan Reynolds. Finally, it's...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:37
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Journalist Joe Lindsey and Diane chat about some great topics - NASCAR, LeBron, Froome, Bridgestone, and more. Mark Plotz tells Diane about the bi...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:46
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Lisa Mazzola tells us about her work with The Art of Bicycling NYC. Peter Cossins is back to talk about his new book, How The Race Was Won

  • Added: Sep 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:18
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Jan Heine joins me for an in-depth conversation about... so many things! Eric Weis talks about the 8th edition of the New England Builder's Ball

  • Added: Aug 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:04:36
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CityLab's LInda Poon explains the Toronto study about the dreaded "right hook" that cyclists encounter while riding on the road. Greg Priddy offer...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2018
  • Length: 56:47
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My rant about in-your-face ice cream merchants. A chat with the co-director of the Rasputitsa events.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
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My one and only guest this week is the venerable and iconic Dave Moulton!

  • Added: Aug 04, 2018
  • Length: 56:11
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Sabra Davison talks about the great organization she helped to co-found- Little Bellas. Marc Sani from Bicycle Retailer just returned from Outdoor...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:37
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Dorothy Pacheco talks about the new bike brand Batch Bikes; Taliah Lempert and I talk about her new Classic Bicycle Coloring Book; and, Bike Law's ...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:01:39
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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