The Outspoken Cyclist

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Radio for Cyclists, by Cyclists

Join host Diane Lees for one hour weekly as she talks with notables from industry, advocacy, and the cycling community at large including manufacturers, bicycle builders, riders, trainers, coaches, and legislators. With 36 years of bicycle shop experience, Diane will also talks about fit, performance, training, and more.


225 Pieces

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Year-end wrap-up of our sport of cycling with journalist and social media guru Dan Wuori. A compelling conversation about the Ride for Missing Chi...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:21
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Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx tells us about the current station of transportation in the U.S., and what we can expect going forward. W...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:19
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Andrew McLindon talks about his Family Foundation's mission of giving adaptive bikes to kids, teens, and young adults. Mina Thorgeson, from Ridgel...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:10
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Locks aren't sexy? This may change your mind! We talk security for your bike with TiGr lock's Jim & John Loughlin. Elegant bordering on artistic,...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:24
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Recorded ahead of the passage of the Surface Transportation Bill on Thursday, we explore the amendments that almost killed all cycling related init...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:36
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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 tri...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:08
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Bryan Ball, stand-up comic and managing editor of benrideronline.com talks recumbents, beer, and more; Bina Bilenky Trahan fills us in on this year...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:17
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Diane chats with BMC's pro rider Taylor Phinney about growing up with a pair of Olympians, cycling in today's peloton, and his interest in art and ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:06
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We discuss injured mountain bike hall-of-famer Charlie Cunningham; then, we talk with Josh Poertner, the newest owner of Silca - the iconic pump br...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:12
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Greenspeed Trike's CEO Ian Sims talks about recumbents, motorcycle side cars, and more. Journalist and author Suze Clemtison tells us about her ne...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:16
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First up is Hollywood Features' editor Peter Flax whose recently published piece, "The Ride of Way" gives us details about his experiences as a com...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:10
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Wrapping up Interbike with three great guests: Red Kite Prayer's Patrick Brady, TexMarket's Joni Taylor, and outspoken journalist Amanda Batty.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:25
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Charlie Kelly might just be the most famous person in mountain biking - and you probably have never heard much about him. Tonight's your opportuni...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:29
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Professor James Longhurst, University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, talks about his book "bike Battles - A History of Sharing the American Road"' Seni...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:48
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Coming up this fall? The New England Bike-Walk Summit & The New England Builder's Ball. Who put these events together and how are they connec...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:06
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Tech guru Lennard Zinn talks about his heart issues and what may be lurking under the surface for unsuspecting endurance athletes. Author and food...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:21
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Sam Polcer, Communications Manager for Bike Ne York. Brian David Bruns, award winning author whose personal account of his RAGBRAI experience, doc...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:48
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Have you ever heard the term, “walking quadriplegic”? I hadn't - but we have a lengthy conversation with Jenny McCune whose 2007 bike crash led to ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:21
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Professor Eric Goff explains how he can predict the winning times of all the TdF stages - long in advance of the event. Bike lawyer Steve Magas ca...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:11
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It might be an oldie - but's it a goodie! We're airing our April 30, 2011 show with engineers Andy Ruina and Jim Papdopoulis and frame builder Mar...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2015
  • Length: 51:38