The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast
The Cycling Roundtable Podcast

The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 180 – MAMIL coddling

Sunday, 28th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

PANELISTS: Chris Garrison Anna Schwinn

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPICS

Will the step-through frames of dockless bikes popularize the shape for both sexes?

Tour Down Under women to have prize money 'topped up' to match men [suggested by listener Don]

The Outer Line: Women’s cycling must own the road ahead, Velonews.com

Manchester City mens’ and womens’ soccer video

The Revolve folding wheel

Look Mum No Hands, London

RETAIL RELATED CYCLING TIPS

Industry folks need to get into bike shops more, and rely less on bro deals.

Make mechanics the stars and the service area into a stage.

Window frontage - use these to draw more women into stores (inclusivity boosts sales across the board).

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_180.mp3
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 179

Wednesday 24th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Transport writer Christian Wolmar

TOPIC: Driverless cars and why cyclists won’t stop them in their tracks because the suppose “transport revolution” won’t happen. Conversation based around Christian Wolmar's new book, "Driverless Cars: On A Road to Nowhere."

LINKS:

http://londonpublishingpartnership.co.uk/driverless-cars/

http://www.christianwolmar.co.uk/books/

https://home.kpmg.com/uk/en/home/insights/2018/01/2018-autonomous-vehicles-readiness-index.html

https://ecf.com/news-and-events/news/smarter-cycling-series-watch-out-laws-demand-cyclists-get-out-way-driverless

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/bike-blog/2013/oct/11/driv…

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_179.mp3
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 178

Sunday, 14th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

PANELISTS: Jim Moss Donna Tocci Caspar Hughes

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPICS

Lotto-Soudal's Tim Wellens says cyclists using inhalers are cheating

Sochi doping lab now a restaurant serving ‘B Sample,’ ‘Meldonium’/

Colorado Classic is coming back to Vail & Denver. National Bike Dealer Association hot gun Executive Director is gone after 16 months. What's up?

Did Patrick O’Grady (Mad Dog Media) get too political for BRAIN? Are bike suppliers Republication and bike journalists Democrat? Is cycling "left wing"?

National Cyclocross Masters Champs - Sprint in last lap. All three podium finishers awarded same time.

Trek works with Ford on AI-based bicycle-to-vehicle comms system

The gym that pays you to exercise – getting fit with Deliveroo

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_178_-_Stand_up_for_what_we_believe_in.mp3
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 177

Tuesday 9th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Antonia Roberts, BikePlus; Tom McGovern, Urbo; Joseph Seal-Driver, Ofo; and Steve Pyer, Mobike.

TOPIC: The growth and growth of dockless bike share around the world.

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_177_-_Dockless_bike_boom_-_the_operators_speak.mp3
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Episode #176 – How to Launch a High-End Road Bike Brand

The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 176

Friday 5th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Ian and Trevor Hughes of Vielo.cc

TOPIC: Industry veterans Ian and Trevor Hughes talk about the trials and tribulations of launching a high-end road bike brand. Velo has been styled in Italy, engineered in Germany, manufactured in Asia and then assembled in Vielo Sports’ Gateshead HQ in the UK.

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_176__How_to_Launch_a_High-End_Road_Bike_Brand.mp3
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 175: Dawn of the Fred Dogs

Monday 1st January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: David Bernstein; Ayesha McGowan and Jim Moss.

TOPICS: We talked about our highlights - and lowlights - of 2017, and our plans for 2018.

TIPS

Elite Direto trainer

The Sufferfest training app.

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_175.mp3
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