Jonathan Maus, editor and publisher of bikeportland.org talks about the new “bike tax” in Oregon; We talk with 3 folks at the NARP (National Association of Railroad Passengers) about the organization, what’s happening with the RR system in the U.S., and a Summer by Rail excursion. Then, we follow Sarah Dykman as she follows the monarch butterfly migration – 10,000 miles round trip – by bicycle!
Check out this week’s edition of Wordplay: “Uncle Tim”
Dan Wuori talksa bout the decision to send Peter Sagan home from the Tour de France; Brent Schroetenboer from USA Today talks about the Lance Armstrong trail coming up in November; Bike lawyer Bob Mionske helps us understand how a victim can become liable for damages; and, our second NBC story – this time all the way from Germany
Join our hosts for another edition of Wordplay!
Odessa Gunn talks about rescuing dogs from the Chinese “festival” of Yulin; Retired Marine Lloyd Joyce is on his way to D.C. along with 99 fellow vets to raise money for the Veteran’s Leadership Program of Western Pa.; Cait Dooley talks about her road to health from thyroid cancer and her thoughts on women in cycling as a product manager for GT bicycles
This week our Wordplay hosts tackle the topic of remorse. Check out the full audio below!
Coventry Library’s Suzanne Wilkins explains how a seed library works, and why seed banks are important.
Husband and wife team of Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson talk with Diane about the “chimp brain”, the “professor” brain, and how we sabotage our own success in sport (and sometimes, in life). National Bike Challenge participant Zac Monnier shares his story about his town (Harrisburg, PA) and why he chose to become a cycling advocate.
Here’s your Friday throwback to… Turkey Day! Enjoy this week’s Wordplay.
Retired climatologist Dr. David Goodrich talks about his new book A Hole in the Wind. He rode his bike across the U.S. in search of how climate change is affecting the country and, the people, and the ways that change is happening – both good and bad.