2022 Archive

October 07, 2022

Bicycle Cooperatives

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Nedra talks to Ruthy Woodring of Pedal People, a worker-owned human-powered delivery and hauling service for the Northampton, Massachusetts area.

In the second half Alon speaks with Roger Noehren, founder of Citybikes and Sara Stout, a long-time former worker at the worker-owned shop. Some current Citybikes members want to sell the buildings and close the store.

September 13, 2022

Vancouver BC Cycling

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Alon talks with Colin Stein, former director of the BC Cycling Coalition and author of the recently published "Vanbikes A history of cycling advocacy".

In the second half Nedra speaks to Navdeep Chhina of HUB Cycling a not-for-profit organization that has spent over 20 years removing barriers to cycling in Metro Vancouver.

August 06, 2022

The Golden Quadrilateral

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In the first half Alon interviews former Olympic Cyclist Leszek Sibilsky, who helped originate World Cycle Day at UN.

Later Alon talks with Meera Velankar, the first Indian woman to cycle the Golden Quadrilateral (a 5,846 kilometer network connecting India's major cities).

July 08, 2022

Pedalpalooza 2022

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Guests are William Hsu, one of the event's coordinators and member of the city of Portland's Bicycle Advisory Committee and Ashley Hollingshead of The Working Theatre Collective, producers of Bike Play, an annual Pedalpalooza event.    

For more information about Pedalpalooza https://www.pedalpalooza.org or https://www.shift2bikes.org

June 05, 2022

Tour de Lunsar Part 2, DRT, eBike Incentives

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In the first half of the show Nedra Deadwyler speaks with Karim Kamar, of Sierra Leone, head of the Tour de Lunsar race and celebration and country manager for The Village Bicycle Project.

In the second half of the show we present talks by Mike Cobb about the Disaster Relief Trials and Cameron Bennett about E-bike incentives.

May 10, 2022

Tour de Lunsar Part 1

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Alon and Nedra talk with folks involved with the Tour de Lunsar, a bicycle race and celebration in Sierra Leone, including journalist Tom Owen and al Hagi Marouf Safi, Secretary General of the tour.

April 10, 2022

Portland Activists Part 2

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Alon speaks with André Lightsey-Walker, Policy Transformation Manager of The Street Trust and temporary legislative aid during the recent short session.

In the second half, Alon talks to Catie Gould of the Sightline Institute. Catie is also a member of the Portland Bicycle Advisory Committee and a leader of Bike Loud PDX.

March 06, 2022

Portland Activists Part 1

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Nedra interviews Kiel Johnson, chair of Bike Loud PDX, an organization working to hold the City of Portland accountable to their adopted goal of 25% bicycle mode share by 2030.

In the second half, Alon talks with William Frances, programs director of the Community Cycling Center. Their mission revolves around "...helping build a vibrant community where people of all backgrounds use bicycles to stay healthy and connected."

February 05, 2022

Mobility Justice in Atlanta and Bicycle Writings from 1895

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Alon interviews zahra alabanza of Red, Bike and Green - Atlanta, an organization that embraces the principals of black power and applies them to cycling. She is also cofounder of Black Freedom Outfitters, a cycle touring company.

In the second half we're treated to readings of historical literature that intersect with cycling.

January 07, 2022

Tunisia and Portland Cycling in 2001

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Alon interviews Hamza Abderrahim of Vélorution Tunisie about cycling in Tunisia.

In the second half we enjoy a blast from the past.

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