From Sonoma County’s Christine Culver to our guest newscaster DeVon Griffin, OsteoStrong’s Tim Thomspn, and film producer Paolo Casalis, this week’s show is chock full of goodies!
The Outspoken Cyclist
Zak Pashak, president of Detroit Bikes talks with Diane about his journey to becoming an American Bike Manufacturer. Strong Towns’ Chuck Marohn discusses the Shreveport, La. federal highway project that could decimate the Allendale neighborhood of the city and what he’s doing to change some minds.
Stephen Hyde, our 2017 National Cyclocross Champion, shares his philosophy about cycling and his future plans; #OldSchoolCyclist mastermind Rick Vosper talks about bicycle retail, reminisces about times gone by and we play the #OldSchoolCyclist game.
Mike Deme and Mike Sayers – two different Mikes – both involved in cycling – one from the advocacy perspective of Adventure Cycling; the other an ex-pro who has gone on to use all of his expertise as the Mike half of The Inside Line with Mike and Dave podcast.
Iconic frame builder Ben Serotta joins Diane for a lengthy conversation. Bike San Diego director Sam Ollinger fills us in on the San Diego transportation scene.
Not one, not two, not even three; but, FOUR great guests this week. Roger Bird remembers Chris Kegel; Senator Sherrod Brown tells us about what’s happening in Washington and what we can do to get the things we believe in; Don Walker takes us to NAHBS 13 coming up in March; and, Adventure Cycling founder Greg Siple reminisces about the founding of the organization on the eve of his retirement!
It’s a three-fer today… Slate Olson is a marketing whiz and we get to learn about his work and his ideas from his time at Nike, Rapha, and Specialized as he comes full circle back to Portland, taking on the CEO position with Chrome Industries. Then, we excerpt my interview with Amanda Batty that was part of a larger conversation on the Paceline Podcast this week. Finally we review The Haywire Heart with author and Velo News managing editor Chris Case.
The “fastest woman on two wheels” – Denise Mueller talks about her record. Brian and I start a new feature about bikes and cycling; Gerolf Meyer, German podcaster, and I talk about his role as host/producer of Antritt
Diane speaks with engineer Damon Rinard whose history begins with Kestrel and moves through many of our top brands in the cycling world helping to develop what is fast, aerodynamic and light. Then, off to the U.K. to speak with author and humorist Tim Moore about his new book, The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold… and travel 9,000km on a 20″ wheel German folding bike.
Axel Merck tells us about his winning UCI team Axeon Hagens Berman. With multiple wins, podiums, national titles, and World Tour riders, Axel shares his philosophy about riding, racing, and training. Then, 6-time world pack burro racing champion and the father of a “neuro-diverse” son talks about his life as the father of a’ “autistic” son who surprises his father every day!