2024 Archive

July 08, 2024

Handcycling and Cooperatives

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Alon chats with Portlander Max Woodbury, a GIS Specialist with Portland Metro’s Research Center, a handcycle rider and a member of Portland’s Bicycle Advisory Committee.

In the second half of the show Nedra speaks with Clément Rames and Mireia Lozano Carbassé, co-founders of Barcelona’s workers’ cooperative aquí which aims to â€cultivate collective agency and weave solidarity networks to build more resilient communities.”

June 11, 2024

Oregon's Scenic Bikeways and Cargo Bikes

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In the first half of the show Alon speaks with journalist Dan Shryock, author of Cycling Across Oregon: Stories, Surprises & Revelations Along the State's Scenic Bikeways.

In the second half Nedra's guest is Jim Gregory of Iowa's Bikes At Work, a company "devoted to providing bicycle-powered products and services to help people accomplish useful work."

May 04, 2024

Some Cycling History

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In the first half of the show Alon speaks with  journalist and editor Lynne Tolman, director of the Major Taylor Association, dedicated to the life and legacy of the early African American cycling champion.

In the second half our guest is BYU Associate Dean and Professor Corry Cropper, co-author of the book Velocipedomania: A Cultural History of the Velocipede in France.

April 14, 2024

Belgium to D.C.

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Alon interviews Belgian children's book author Gunter Segers about his non-fiction book Hélène Dutrieu, de vrouw die door de Olympia vloog (Hélène Dutrieu, the woman who flew through the Olympia) about pioneering cycling champion, stunt rider and aviator Hélène Dutrieu.

Nedra speaks with Elliott Caldwell of the East Coast Greenway organization about the greenway project as well as other trails and cycling opportunities around the District of Columbia.

March 11, 2024

Scooters and Skateboards

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This month's show focuses on two other forms of micromobility.

Alon talks with Portlander Rocks Zayda,  Spanish language translator and tutor, who rides a scooter.

In the second half Nedra speaks with Max, activist and  program director at Atlanta’s non-profit Village Skatepark ATL

February 09, 2024

Activism and Community in Toronto and Portland

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Alon speaks with Yvonne Bambrick, Toronto community activist and author of The Urban Cycling Survival Guide.

In the second half, Nedra interviews Armando Luna, a mainstay of the Portland cycling community

January 05, 2024

Birds, Recovery and Olympia, Washington

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Our guests are Dorian Anderson, author of Birding Under the Influence- Cycling Across America in Search of Birds and Recovery, and Kim Turner, an Olympia, Washington bike mechanic and high school bike repair teacher who also hosts a queer and trans bike clinic and rides.

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