The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast
The Cycling Roundtable Podcast

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EPISODE 260: Say It With Flowers — My Guardian article's LTN interviews

“When you see a bike like mine, filled with flowers, even the most steely, cantankerous Grinch will smile, because it’s a business that spreads joy."

Four interviews rescued from the cutting-room floor.

Monday 16th November 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA — https://www.jensonusa.com/thespokesmen

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Newbie cyclist Sarah Berry, bottle shop owner Liam Plowman, cargobike florist Victoria Clasen and cycle campaigner Giles Gibson.

SHOWNOTES: https://www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_260.mp3
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EPISODE 259: Cyclist Detection Tech With Tome Software CEO Jake Sigal And History of Road Equity With Historian Peter Norton

Monday 26th October 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Jake Sigal and Peter Norton

TRANSCRIPT/SHOWNOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_259.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:41am MST

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EPISODE 258: "This is a transport revolution" In conversation with Chris Boardman

Thursday 1st October 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Chris Boardman. Greater Manchester's walking and cycling commissioner

SHOW NOTES: the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_258.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:23am MST

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EPISODE 257: What's the Plural of Moose: Moose, Meese, or Mooses?

Sunday 13th September 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: David Bernstein and Jim Moss

SHOW NOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_257.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:51pm MST

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EPISODE 256: In Conversation with Two Ians

Saturday 5th September 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Environmental psychologist and ultra-endurance cyclist Ian Walker.

SHOW NOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_256.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:07am MST

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EPISODE 255: Canyon Creates Concept Car (And Releases Utility e-Bikes)

Tuesday 1st September 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Sebastian Wegerle, Jack Noy and Roman Arnold of Canyon.

SHOW NOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_255.mp3
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EPISODE 254: From the Tour de Trump to the Tour de France via Arkansas

Monday 24th August 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: David Bernstein and Jim Moss.

SHOW NOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_254.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm MST

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EPISODE 253: Tern's Josh Hon Unveils 2nd Generation Of The Iconic Compact Electric Cargobike, GSD

Monday 10th August 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Josh Hon, team captain, Tern Bicycles

SHOWNOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_253.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12am MST

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EPISODE 252: Let's Not Be Stupid With Snot Rockets

Monday 3rd August 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOSTS: Carlton Reid & David Bernstein

GUEST: Jim Moss

TOPICS: We talk about Strade Bianche, the bike boom, all things Covid-19, the likelihood of the Tour de France being staged. And this show is also available as a video on YouTube. See: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_252.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:07pm MST

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EPISODE 251: Riding High — Preview of the UCI Road World Championships Course, Switzerland

Saturday 25th July 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Swiss Cycling guide Christian Paul, Verbier tourism's Elise Farquet and Adam Sedgewick of Haut Velo

SHOW NOTES: the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_251.mp3
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EPISODE 250: In conversation with the rock star of parking, Donald Shoup

Saturday 18th July 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Donald Shoup, distinguished research professor of urban planning at University of California at Los Angeles, and author of the groundbreaking 2005 booking The High Cost of Free Parking.

SHOWNOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_250.mp3
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EPISODE 249: This is not white gentrification, this is active travel infrastructure for everybody

Sunday 5th July 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Clyde Loakes, deputy leader, Waltham Forest Borough Council

SHOWNOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_249.mp3
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EPISODE 248: Speed

Tuesday 30th June 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Professor Rachel Aldred, Superintendent Andy Cox and Chris Boardman

SHOWNOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_248.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:26pm MST

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EPISODE 247: In conversation with Leo Rodgers

Saturday 20th June 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Leo Rodgers

THANKS TO: Bicycling writer Peter Flax and photographer James Luedde

SHOWNOTES: the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_247.mp3
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EPISODE 246: "The bike world has never seen anything like this": Jay Townley on Bike Boom 2020 vs Bike Boom 1970-4

Sunday 7th June 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Jay Townley

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_246.mp3
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EPISODE 245: In Conversation With Callum Skinner

Sunday 31st May 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Olympian Callum Skinner

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_245.mp3
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EPISODE 244: Cycling Is Left Wing—You'll Never See Donald Trump On a Bicycle

Monday 11th May 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Jack Thurston, author of "Lost Lanes" series of cycle touring books and owner of The Bike Show podcast.

TOPIC: All about Jack, including his background and his views on whether cycling is a left wing thing

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_244.mp3
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EPISODE 243: Cycling Palestine with Sohaib Samara, Malak Hasan & Julian Sayarer

Thursday 16th April 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS:

Sohaib Samara and Malak Hasan, co-organisers of advocacy group Cycling Palestine.

Travel writer and cycle tourist Julian Sayarer, author of "Fifty Miles Wide" a harrowing account of his recent cycling trips in Israel and Palestine, meeting with people on both sides of the divide.

TOPIC: Cycling in Palestine.

LINKS & TRANSCRIPT: Available on the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_243.mp3
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EPISODE 242: A Different World, A Better World, A Bicycling World

Thursday 9th April 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS:

Sydney's manager of cycling strategy Fiona Cambell.

Robin Chase, founder of Zipcar and the New Urban Mobility Alliance of Washington, DC.

Tim Blumenthal, president of People for Bikes, USA.

PLUS: An audio interview with Automobile Association president Edmund King.

TOPICS: The future for cycling in a post coronavirus world. PLUS: the president of Britain's Automobile Association muses that, if car use doesn't recover after the end of the COVID-19 lockdown, it would be best not to splash £27 billion on building more roads for motorists.

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_242.mp3
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FRUSTRATED PURPOSES

Sunday 29th March 2020

SPONSORS: Jenson USA, Sport Suds

HOSTS: David Bernstein & Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Jim Moss, Donna Tocci, Richard Masoner & Tim Jackson

TOPICS: Some of original Spokesmen members discuss the Covid-19 lockdown and cycling. Also includes the return of "show tips."

SHOWNOTES: The-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_241_LOCKDOWN_SPECIAL.mp3
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In Conversation with Tori Fahey of Apidura

"We don't use Facebook or Google, we support the bikepacking community"

Tuesday 10th March 2020

SPONSORS: Jenson USA, Sports Suds

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Tori Fahey, Apidira bikepacking bags

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_240_Apidura.mp3
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Segregation of South African Cyclists, Then and Now

Monday 17th February 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Njogu Morgan, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

NOTES: the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_239_NjoguMorgan.mp3
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EPISODE 238: Meet the Bicycle Mayor of Coventry, Britain's "Motor City"

Monday 10th February 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA HOSTS: Carlton Reid & Laura Laker

GUESTS:

Adam Tranter of Fusion Media, the new Bicycle Mayor of Coventry.

Maud de Vries, Bicycle Mayor programme, BYCS, Amsterdam.

Satya Sankaran, Bicycle Mayor of Bengalaru, India.

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_238__Bicycle_Mayor_of_Coventry___10_02_2020_13_55.mp3
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EPISODE 237: In conversation with Peter Harrison on 30-mile bike ride in Northumberland

Sunday 9th February 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Peter Harrison, Cyclone Festival of Cycling

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_237_PeterHarrison.mp3
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EPISODE 236: San Francisco To Wymondham

Thursday 6th February 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Geeti Silwal of Perkins Will, one of the prime movers behind getting cars off Market Street in San Francisco; "Dr. X" — the cyclist who was swerved into by a Norfolk motorist for not using a duff cycle path, a road rage incident captured by a following motorist's dash cam.

News stories available at www.forbes.com/sites/carltonreid

SHOWNOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_236__San_Francisco_To_Wymondham.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:48pm MST

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Episode 235: In Conversation With Rémi Clermont Co-founder of Apparel Brand Café du Cycliste

Wednesday 29th January 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Rémi Clermont, co-founder Café du Cycliste.

NOTES: www.the-spokesmen.com

Direct download: The_Spokesmen_235___Remi_Cafe_du_Cycliste.mp3
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Time Space Elongation, Marxist Geographers, Biking While Black: In Conversation With John Stehlin

Episode 234

Saturday 11th January 2020

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: John Stehlin, assistant professor at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA, author of "Cyclescapes of the Unequal City."