2008 Archive

December 02, 2008

Holiday Show

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It's better to give than receive so with that in mind we interview the Community Cycling Center about the Holiday Bike Drive, taking a sneak peak with Elly Blue at the upcoming BikeCraft, and...

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November 04, 2008

Post-Election Analysis

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Post election woes and victories. Guest Karl Rohde from the BTA discusses current pro-bicycle legislation, what passed, what didn't pass and what's coming down the bike lane.

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September 30, 2008

The Bike Economy

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Portland's bike economy is surging. Tori and Carl talk about the bike industry in our region with guests Jennifer Nolfi (Portland Development Commission), Jessica Roberts (Alta Planning), and Matt Cardinal from Signal Cycles.

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September 03, 2008

Car Free Challenge and Cyclocross

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Hosts Tori and Ayleen interview Karol Collymore, a participant in the Low-Car Diet program, a program that encourages people to reduce their dependence on the personal car. They will also talk about the opening of Cyclocross season with Kris Schamp.

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August 06, 2008

War on Wheels?

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Is there a war on wheels? Is there any difference between a "crash" and an "accident?" The August KBOO Bike Show will address recent media coverage of bike-related issues in Portland. Guests Amy Ruiz, Portland Mercury News Editor, and Jonathan Maus of BikePortland.org join hosts Ayleen Crotty and Carl Larson to analyze recent incidents, the resulting media coverage, and its influence on public perceptions. Portland's streets are famously friendly to bicyclists. Can the same be said about Portland's news sources?

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July 02, 2008

Mountain Biking

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Tori and Carl talk with Chris DeStefano (PDX Mountain Bike Association), Shanti Ware (PUMP) and Jill Van Winkle (IMBA) about moutain biking in and around Portland, including the development of trails in Forest Park.

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June 04, 2008

Pedalpalooza and the Car Free Cities Conference

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Fun bike action explodes in Portland! On some Pedalpalooza days there are 17 events from which to choose. Add the Cycle Seen art show, Toward Carfree Cities, Cirque du Cycling and Sunday Parkways to the mix and it gets a little awesomely ridiculous!

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May 07, 2008

Honoring Fallen Cyclists

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Sara and Tori talk to Eric Tsai and Sarah Beiers of the Brett Jarolimek Memorial Fund about how we can honor fallen cyclists of the past year and explore what new life and inspiration has grown in their memory. We also hear from local students competing in BTA's first ever Walk and Bike Challenge.

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April 02, 2008

Bike Patrol, Filmed by Bike

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Officer Robert Pickett shares perspective from his experience with the Portland Police SE Precinct bike patrol. Carl and Sara talk with two filmmakers represented at the Filmed by Bike festival.

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March 07, 2008

Bicycle Evangelism

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With their missionary zeal and promises of a better, fuller life,
some of Portland's bicyclists can begin to resemble evangelical
Christians with their fervor and their conversion tactics. This
month, Tori Bortman and Carl Larson discuss 'bicycle evangelism' with
Bengt Halvorsen, Gregg Lavender, and Reverend Phil Sano. Callers and
guests debate the merit of bicycle evangelism until Reverend Phil
draws the show to a close with a recitation of the "Bicycle Lords

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February 06, 2008

Joe Kurmaski, the Metal Cowboy

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This month on the KBOO Bike show, Joe Kurmaski, aka the Metal Cowboy, aka Adventure Dad, will be on air with his kids to talk about their cross-country bicycle trip as a family. Joe will also talk about his plans for Camp Creative, a Portland summer camp for kids and families that is striving to make sure kids are engaged in the world around them - not just the TV in front of them. MORE INFO: MetalCowboy.com

We'll also talk about upcoming events you don't want to miss like the Worst Day of the Year Ride and the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

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January 02, 2008

Ring in the New Year

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Ring in the new year with the KBOO Bike Show and get the year started on a bikey note. Carl Larson and Ayleen Crotty are hosting a bike music party in the KBOO studios with the Trash Mountain Boys (bike rock) and DJ Crow (fresh bike cuts) live on air.

Favorite rides and bike moments of 2007 plus wishes for a bikey new year.

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