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.
The Outspoken Cyclist
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!
Enigma Bicycles managing director Jim Walker talks with Diane about the British company. Young philanthropist and soon-to-be cross-country rider Jan Gierlach tells Diane how he’s raised $600,000 for charity and what he’s about to do next.
We revisit three of our favorite segments for this, the last show of 2016. National Champion CX racer Jeremy Powers, Shannon Galpin, and Maynard Hershon all make an encore! Enjoy!
Chef Biju Thomas on Indian Food, Skratch Labs, and more. Jonathan Lee talks about the TrainerRoad.com indoor cycling program.
My one and only guest this week – Richard Schwinn. As always, he is insightful, interesting, and well-informed.