2011 Archive

December 07, 2011

Bike Sharing

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Bike Sharing! Since December is the month of giving and receiving, we're looking at what it takes have a city with Bike Sharing. Tori and Michelle are joined by Jocelyn Gaudi, a main player in NYC's new system, Mitch Vars from Nice Ride of Minneaplois, and Ricky Rios of Caribbean Green Bikes in Puerto Rico to talk about different systems, different cities, and if Bike Sharing has a real future in Portland.

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November 02, 2011

Streetcar Tracks, Mayoral Candidate Jefferson Smith

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AROW's Steve Bozzone discusses the challenges integrating streetcars and bikeways. Mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith is interviewed by Michelle and Steph.

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October 05, 2011

Mayoral Candidate Charlie Hales

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Tori and Michelle chat with Charlie Hales about his vision for cycling in Portland and other transportation issues. BTA's Gerik Kransky discusses bicycle funding.

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September 07, 2011

The Suburbs

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We explore bringing cycling to the suburbs with Washington County, our neighbor to the west. While Portland likes to ring it's proverbial bike bell for being bike friendly, we're talking to Hal Ballard, Executive Director at the Washington County Transportation Coalition, Heather McCarey, Executive Director of the Westside Transportation Alliance and Will Vanlue, grass roots cycling advocate from Tigard about making new places for cycling in the daunting landscape of the suburbs.

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August 03, 2011

Cycling at All Ages

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Michelle and Tori talk with riders from age 7 to 70.

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July 05, 2011

Cycling and Health

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The Bike Show welcomes guests John Gorham, Wake Gregg and Chris Smith, three people for whom cycling has helped transform their health. All three suffer from serious health issues that cycling treats or manages-- even with busy life/work schedules that challenge regular exercise. We discuss how they made the small daily changes that make big differences in their overall well being, and hear their advice on how to get started improving your health by using a bicycle.

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June 01, 2011

Getting Muddy

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This month's Bike Show will go behind the scenes with bike racing. Guests Rick Potestio, Tony Kic and Sue Butler talk about getting muddy building race courses, where to ride around Portland if you want to ride fast, and how to get the peloton to stop with you when you need to pee.

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May 04, 2011

Cycling Authors

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Tori and Michelle interview Sue Macy, Author of Wheels of Change, How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) and Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza, editor of Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone: A Philosophical Tour de Force. Both books are available as premiums in KBOO's pledge drive.

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April 06, 2011

Going National

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Michelle and Tori talk with a range of cycling leaders from around the country including:

  • Randy Neufield, National advocate with the SRAM Cycling Fund
  • Timothy Papandreou, Deputy Director of Transportation Planning for the Sustainable Streets Division of San Francisco's Municipal Transit Agency
  • Charles Gandy, Mobility Coordinator, City of Long Beach
  • Yvonne Bambrick, founding Director of the Toronto Cyclists' Union
  • Caroline Samponaro, Director of Bicycle Advocacy for Transportation Alternatives, NYC
  • Neil Trembley, trail and bicycle advocate in Minneapolis
  • Scott Robinson, Transportation Planner with the City of Bloomington, IN

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March 02, 2011

Youth Cycling

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Tori and Michelle talk with folks who run programs to get/keep youth (teens and beyond) on bikes, including the Major Taylor Education Program and El Grupo.

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February 02, 2011

OHSU Injury Study

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Sara and Michelle interview Dr. William Lambert, the researcher behind the OHSU Bike Trauma Study.

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January 05, 2011

Traffic Engineers

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Traffic engineers Rob Burchfield and Peter Koonce from the City of Portland and Jim Peters from DKS Associates visit with Tori and Michelle to discuss how our streets are being designed for bikes. Do you know what the MUCTD MUTCD is?

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