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.


216 Pieces

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Interviews from the yearly and much anticipated French Fender Day in Lyme, CT. Recorded LIVE on Saturday, October 12th

  • Added: Oct 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:22
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Ed Benjamin, Senior Managing Director of eCycleElectric Consultants and Chairman of Light Electric Vehicle Association, a trade group for the indus...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Bicycle Retailer's Steve Frothingham joins me to talk about the effect the tariffs are having on the bicycle industry. City planner Jeff Speck exp...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:03:44
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Author Daniel De Vise tells us about the Congressional Gold Medal that is threading through Congress for Greg LeMond. Professor Ben Brewer explains...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:03
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Putting your principles ahead of your wants, Debra Bogaards talks about giving up her Equinox Club membership. Sue Prant from Community Cycles in ...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2019
  • Length: 01:06:14
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It's our anniversary! On the 9th anniversary of the show, it's Chris Carmichael from CTS in Colorado talking about regaining confidence after a cra...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:51
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Lynn Salvo - two-time Guiness World Record Holder for her cross country rides in the U.S. & Canada is setting new goals and reaching for new re...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:46
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Jessica Chicinno with IIHS talks about a new study on bike lanes and their safety. Seattle Times reporter Heidi Groover explains why a bike lane t...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:53
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Jason Mutchler, retired from the Air Force after a horrific incident in the MIddle East. Grappling with a TBI, among other things, he found a home...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:02:34
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Jon Stacks, STEM and science liaison for Specialized Foundation-Outride.org talks about the work the Foundation is doing to alleviate symptoms of A...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:55
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Shane Niemeyer talks about his new fitness app, The Helm. Master frame builder Alex Meade discusses his ideas about frame building, including teac...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:04
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Jeff Woolf from Morpher Helmets (it's folds!); Paul Robison talks about the UK's Bikeability program. Peter and Tracy Fluke on their tandem tour; ...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:07:41
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Consumer Reports gives 3 bicycle helmets a "don't buy" rating... we want to know why. Rob Sulaski talks about the "Lake Effect" of living and work...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:03
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Aaron Gordon from Jalopnik.com talks about t he NYPD's 3-week enforcement of traffic laws. 3 Weeks? Them, as the 2019 Tour de France kicks off in...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:18
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Freelance writer and food/nutrition expert Christine Byrne answers the burning question, "are eggs good for you"? And, more... More kids on bikes! ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:06:44
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Eli Griffen from Rails-to-Trails talks about "rail banking" Molly Hurford's new book for young girls "Shred Girls - Lindsay's Joy Ride". Dan Wuor...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:50
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Dr. Jonathan Hersch talks about hip impingement; Peter and Tracy Flucke are 500 miles into their 7,000 mile 2019 tandem journey; and, Dr. Evan Fris...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 57:11
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Olympian and civil rights attorney Nancy Hogshead-Makar talks about women in sport: Cait Harley, Active Transportation Manager for the Ohio Departm...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:23
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ggwash.org's Alex Baca talks with Diane about safer streets, fewer cycling deaths, and more. Sacramento frame builder and multiple NAHBS winner St...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 54:39
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Olympian and World Champion Mara Abbott talks about what it takes to be an elite athlete; Karen Empie and the Great Big FANY Ride; and Part II of o...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 52:54