Year-end wrap-up of our sport of cycling with journalist Dan Wuori. A compelling conversation about the Ride for Missing Children with one of the organizers, Lorrie Tibbits.
The Outspoken Cyclist
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx tells us about the current station of transportation in the U.S., and what we can expect going forward. World traveler Thomas Andersen fills us in on his cycling the globe journey.
Andrew McLindon talks about his Family Foundation’s mission of giving adaptive bikes to kids, teens, and young adults. Mina Thorgeson, from Ridgeland, MIssissippi’s tourism center tells us about her city, the amazing options for cyclists, and invites us all to come down and join the 24,000 welcoming residents. Then, we talk with director/product Frekrik Gertten who film, Bikes vs Cars, is screening worldwide to much acclaim and interest.
We talk security for your bike with TiGr lock’s Jim & John Loughlin. Elegant bordering on artistic, these innovative locking devices may just revolutionize the way we think about securing our bikes. Then, we head down to Australia to talk with pro triathlete, certified dietitian, and the author of The Athlete’s Fix, Pip Taylor about finding your best foods for performance and health.
Recorded ahead of the passage of the Surface Transportation Bill on Thursday, we explore the amendments that almost killed all cycling related initiatives as well as why it is so important to get our country back on track in transportation and infrastructure. My guests include People for Bikes’ president Tim Blumenthal, Rails-to-Trail President Keith Laughlin, and Senior Senator from Ohio Sherrod Brown
Well respected journalist Joe Lindsey talks with me about many areas of our sport; Henry Gold from TDA Global Cycling fills us in on his newest trip – The Last Degree.
Bryan Ball, stand-up comic and managing editor of benrideronline.com talks recumbents; Bina Bilenky Trahan fills us in on this year’s Philly Bike Expo; and, Scott Fitzgerald gives us his take on cycling advocacy and how his new book, “B Is For Bicycles” brings it all together.
Diane chats with BMC’s pro Taylor Phinney about growing up with a pair of Olympians, cycling in today’s peloton, and his interest in art and painting. Then she heads down to North Carolina to talk with multple record holder and CEO of Cruz Bikes, Maria Parker.
We discuss injured mountain bike hall-of-famer Charlie Cunningham; then, we talk with Josh Poertner, the newest owner of Silca – the iconic pump brand – that is now manufactured here in the States. Then it’s off to North Carolina to speak with apparel designer Reid Miller.
Greenspeed Trike’s CEO Ian Sims talks about recumbents, motorcycle side cars, and more. Journalist and author Suze Clemtison tells us about her new book “P is for Peloton”. And, we’ve got some great news stories this week!