It’s our 250th Show! And, I have two outstanding encore interviews for you. Michael Aisner is best known for his work with the Red Zinger and Coors Classic series; but, that would barely scratch the surface of his work. Gary Helfrich is considered the “father of titanium” and the genius behind the famous Arctos Frame jigs. But, how about his 10 years as a roadie?
Monica, a youth services associate at the Noble Neighborhood branch, talks about practicing oral traditions in a true storytelling series for teens.
Dr. Roger Kruse and Dr. Zach Mellion talk about regenerative medicine; Dave Chauner gives us some pro-cycling history, a look a the World Cycling League, and we chat about his novel High Road: Chasing the Yellow Jersey
Constance Dickerson talks about what makes her Noble Neighborhood branch unique: the Welcome Hub, a community building program for recent immigrants to the area.
Two “feel good” interviews are up this evening. First, Sam Fox who is the outreach and engagement officer for the Michael J. Fox Foundation, raising millions of dollars for Parkinson’s Disease research. Then, we speak with Jamie Bianchini about his 80 country, 8 year journey traveling with his best friend and two tandems as they bring a message of “getting stuff done” to all they meet.
Lauren Saeger talks about Summer Reading, a program for our friends ages 0-100, with prizes, new books, and programs around the theme, Heroes and Legends.
RKP’s Patrick Brady talks about Pink Gate and his newest commentary, Too Many White Guys. Jackie Crowell updates us on her life as a cyclist and a cancer patient as well as the new understanding to which she has come about her role in both.
Aurora Martinez talks about what makes her branch in University Heights unique, with updates about renovations and how they’ll handle the new influx of high-schoolers at Wiley.
Pro downhill racer and journalist Amanda Batty joins me in an emotional interview about the controversy between her and the on line site Pink Bike; Ex pro racer, silver medalist, and evidently one of the most popular guys in the day Les Barzcewski spins his stories of riding and racing in the 1980′s.