Fri, 28 April 2017
The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast
Episode 158 Friday 28th April 2017.
HOST: Carlton Reid
SPONSOR: Jenson USA
Freelance cycle journalist Laura Laker – she writes for The Guardian and BikeBiz – talks advocacy, infrastructure and the joy of cycling. She then turns the tables and interviews Carlton about a Kickstarter project, “Let’s rescue Britain’s forgotten 1930s protected cycleways.”
Author Simon Warren waxes lyrical over a certain climb in Scotland, and the other hundreds of steeps he’s written about in his series of climbs books, and iOS and Android apps.
+++ The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast is sponsored by Jenson USA. +++
Sun, 23 April 2017
The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 157: The prodigal podcaster Sunday 23rd April 2017. HOST: Carlton Reid GUESTS: David Bernstein Jim Moss SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPICS Racing news Michele Scarponi Killed by Inattentive Driver Michele Scarponi often went on training rides with his parrot We screwed up, says Specialized over steerer tube race crash Podcasts: Cyclingtips & the Wheelsuckers podcast Industry News Sea Otter is on right now – and Richard picked up a great Joe Breeze story. Advocacy News Cycling to work halves disease risk, finds massive new study, so why aren’t US and UK governments prescribing cycling? Spokesmen listener involved in hit-and-run. News articles: Cyclists injured by angry driver Driver who hit cyclist now in jail Local cyclists concerned with safety followin hit-and-run Man who hit cyclist with car denied bond +++ The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast is sponsored by Jenson USA. +++
Fri, 14 April 2017
The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 156 Friday 14th April 2017. HOST: Carlton Reid GUESTS: Guardian journalist Peter Walker Martha Roskowski of People for Bikes TV Motos International's Gregg Betonte SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPICS In this Spokesman Special Carlton Reid interviews three guests. Peter Walker has a book out, "Bike Nation" – its subtitle is "How cycling can save the world". Martha Roskowski is vice president for local innovation at People For Bikes. This US cycle advocacy organisation is urging US cities and towns to choose someone to complete an online City Snapshot to get free access to a new network analysis tool that uses OpenStreetMap to plot existing and potential locations for cycle infrastructure. Gregg Betonte is co-owner of motorbike-filmcrew specialist TV Motos International which provides moto-support to races such as the Tour of California and Tour de Yorkshire. +++ The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast is sponsored by Jenson USA.
Wed, 12 April 2017
The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Wednesday 12th April 2017. "Bonney's back on a bike" Host: Carlton Reid Guest: Michael Bonney. Industry veteran Michael Bonney fell from his road bike on a sportive in 2013, leaving him paralysed from the neck down. He could have wallowed in self-pity but instead he’s back in the bike industry as a consultant. And he's back on a bike, too. The Boma 7 electric wheelchair bike.
Sun, 9 April 2017
The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 154 Sunday, April 9th 2017. HOST: Carlton Reid – @carltonreid PANELISTS: Donna Tocci – @donnaTocci Rick Vosper – @rick_vosper SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPICS: RIP to racer Steve Tilford killed in a car crash and ultra-endurance rider Mike Hall killed by a motorist during a long-distance race in Australia. Canyon comes to the USA, hires executive staff, sets up offices in California, will start shipping this summer. Of course they’ve been saying that since 2011, but this time it seems to be true. Why have cycle sales in the Netherlands dropped to a thirty-year low? UK's first crowdfunded prosecution sees defendant accused of “careless driving" after killing cyclist Michael Mason acquitted by a jury just 17 minutes. UCI relaunches its efforts at becoming one-stop-shop for racing cyclists and everyday cyclists.