2010 Archive

December 01, 2010

BTA Legislative Agenda and Small Bike Businesses

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Tori and guest host Michelle Poyourow talk with Rob Sadowsky, Executive Director of the Bicycle Transportation alliance about BTA's agenda for the 2011 Oregon Legislative Session. Several bicycle-oriented small businesses weathering the recession are also featured.

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November 03, 2010

Biking at PSU, on TriMet

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Tori and guest host Jessica Roberts talk with Ian Stude about the Bike Hub at PSU and other cycling and transportation programs at the University. Colin Mahar from TriMet talks about the new Sunset bike park and ride, and about bikes on TriMet vehicles.

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October 06, 2010

The New Guy

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Hosts Lindsay and Tori talk with the BTA's new executive director, Rob Sadowsky. Tune-in to hear Rob's vision for improving conditions for bicycling in Oregon and how he likes his new role after a few months on the job.

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September 01, 2010

Lose The Training Wheels

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Learn about Bike First, a program that works with youngsters and adults who experience difficulty getting past training wheels and onto conventional two-wheelers.

And in the second half hour, we talk with Johnny Olivan of Rejuiced
Bikes, a Portland-based business that builds pedal-powered vehicles of
the most incredible kind.

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August 01, 2010

Racing and Differently Abled Cyclists

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This month host Tori Bortman visits the first half hour with Kenji Sugahara, Director of the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) and Lindsay Kandra, Portland Coordinator for the OBRA High School Cyclocross Program to talk about this exciting piolot program and how it plans to make Oregon's young adults happier, healthier and more muddy.

In the second half host Lindsay Caron looks at a part of the cycling community... often overlooked: the disabled. She's joined by Oregon Disability Sports executive director and some other abled cyclists to talk about their riding experiences and life on wheels from a different perspective.

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July 07, 2010

Cycling in Italy, Bikes and Sewers

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Elle Thalheimer (Lonely Planet Cycling in Italy) and Daniel Sharp discuss cycling in Italy and the Giro d'Italia.

Evan Ross and Alex Phillips talk about summer recreational riding in Portland and Oregon.

Mark Lear and Catherine Ciarlo from the City of Portland and Sarah Mirk of the Mercury overview the confluence of bioswales to treat storm water with bike boulevards.

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June 01, 2010

Pedalpalooza 2010

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Kicking off on June 10th, Portland's Pedalpalooza packs over 250 bike themed events into just two weeks. From Cruller Crawls to Pedal Potluck Picnics . . . From Legal Clinics to Naked Rides, there should be something of interest to everyone. And almost all events are free!

On this month's KBOO Bike Show, Lindsay and Sara host a conversation with three veteran Pedalpalooza event organizers, Leah Jackson, Steph Routh and Steven Upchurch.

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May 05, 2010

Cycling and Health

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We all know that riding a bike is good for your health. But what exactly are the health benefits of bicycling? If you ride a bike, what can you do to take care of your body? Are there stretches you can do and food you can eat that will help you ride faster and feel better? How do aspects of urban riding--like car exhaust and road rage--affect your health? Hosts Lindsay and Elly are in the studio with a variety of health care practitioners to address these issues and answer your questions.

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April 07, 2010

North Portland Greenway

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Learn all about "npGreenway" the proposed trail from St. Johns to downtown.

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February 22, 2010

Family Cycling

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Our guests share how they've mastered the fine art of carting toddlers around, riding with elderly parents, and juggling work, school, errands, soccer practice, and even long distance travel by bike.

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February 02, 2010

Bike Activism and the 2030 Plan

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The theme of today's show is bike activism in Portland, focusing on efforts to gain support for the 2030 Portland Bicycle Plan, which provides a road map for making Portland a truly world class bicycle city with 25% ridership in the next twenty years. The city council will be voting on the plan tomorrow, February 4th.

Guests include Evan Ross of Portland Bicycle Tours and the Bicycle Business League Ted Buehler, founding member of the Bike Temple; Carl Larson, from the BTA; Mia Birk, bike planner extraordinaire; Jessica Roberts, bike advocate extraordinaire; Joe Kurmanski, author and Jason Meggs, bike activist from the Bay Area.

[Unfortunately, this recording begins a few minutes into the show. We will try to post a replacement later in the week.]

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January 03, 2010

2010 New Year's Party

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We wouldn't be here without you, so please listen in to our in-studio party. We hear your bike-centric predictions and hopes for this upcoming year while we're entertained by the lovely sounds of local band, No They Do, bringing us futuristic robot lullabies. Join us!

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