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Episode 181 – The Art of Grumpiness

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 181

Sunday, 4th February 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Bekka Wright and Jonathan Fertig

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

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TOPICS:

Tactical urbanism, protest art and bicycle advocacy in Boston and beyond.

Pot plant bike lanes.

Tactical urbanism cut-outs.

Saying it with flowers.

Tactical urbanism, video from Streetfilms.

Tactical urbanism, the book.

Bikeyface, the books.

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Episode #180 – MAMIL coddling

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 180

Sunday, 28th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Chris Garrison and Anna Schwinn

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPICS:

Will the step-through frames on dockless bikes popularize the shape for both sexes?

Tour Down Under women to have prize money ‘topped up’ to match men [suggested by listener Don]

The Outer Line: Women’s cycling must own the road ahead, Velonews.com

Manchester City mens’ and womens’ soccer video

The Revolve folding wheel

Look Mum No Hands, London

RETAIL RELATED CYCLING TIPS

Industry folks need to get into bike shops more, and rely less on bro deals.

Make mechanics the stars and the service area into a stage.

Window frontage – use these to draw more women into stores (inclusivity boosts sales across the board).

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Episode #179 – Driverless cars won’t hit cyclists because driverless cars won’t happen

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 179

Wednesday 24th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUEST: Transport writer Christian Wolmar

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPIC: Driverless cars and why cyclists won’t stop them in their tracks because the suppose “transport revolution” won’t happen. Conversation based around Christian Wolmar’s new book, “Driverless Cars: On A Road to Nowhere.”

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Episode #178 – Stand up for what we believe in

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Episode 178

Tuesday 14th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Donna Tocci, PR expert; Jim Moss, attorney; and Caspar Hughes, of Rollapaluza.

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPICS:

Rollapaluza show-reel.

Condor London Club Championships, Feb 8th.

“Stop Killing Cyclists”.

Lotto-Soudal’s Tim Wellens says cyclists using inhalers are cheating.

Sochi doping lab now a restaurant serving drinks, ‘B Sample’ & ‘Meldonium’.

Colorado Classic is coming back to Vail & Denver.

National Bike Dealer Association hot gun Executive Director is gone after 16 months. What’s up?

Did Patrick O’Grady (Mad Dog Media) get too political for BRAIN? Are bike suppliers all Republicans, and bike journalists/PR people all Democrats? Is cycling intrinsically “left wing”?

National Cyclocross Masters Champs – Sprint in last lap. All three podium finishers awarded same time.

Trek works with Ford on AI-based bicycle-to-vehicle comms system.

Guardian article: The gym that pays you to exercisegetting fit with Deliveroo.

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Episode #177 – Dockless bike share boom: the operators speak

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 177

Tuesday 9th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Antonia Roberts, BikePlus; Tom McGovern, Urbo; Joseph Seal-Driver, Ofo; and Steve Pyer, Mobike.

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPIC: The growth and growth of dockless bike share around the world.

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Episode #176 – How to Launch a High-End Road Bike Brand

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Episode 176

Friday 5th January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Ian and Trevor Hughes of Vielo.cc.

TOPIC:

Industry veterans Ian and Trevor Hughes talk about the trials and tribulations of launching a high-end road bike brand. Velo has been styled in Italy, engineered in Germany, manufactured in Asia and then assembled in Vielo Sports’ Gateshead HQ in the UK.

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Episode #175 – Dawn of the Fred Dogs

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Episode 175

Monday 1st January 2018

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: David Bernstein; Ayesha McGowan and Jim Moss.

TOPICS

We talked about our highlights – and lowlights – of 2017, and our plans for 2018.

TIPS
Elite Direto trainer
The Sufferfest training app.

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Bums on saddles

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Episode 174

Wednesday 13th December 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Dr. Rachel Aldred of the University of Westminster and Tom Maskell of Newcastle University’s OpenLab.

TOPIC

We talked about cycle infrastructure, equity, academia, dockless bikes, the dominance of white faces in cycle activism and how to get more bums on bike saddles.

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Episode 173: Transport minister Jesse Norman and Manchester’s cycling csar Chris Boardman

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 173

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

TOPIC

Audio recorded at the Innovations in Walking and Cycling conference, Kia Oval, London, staged Tuesday 21st 2017. Info on BikeBiz.com.

Jesse Norman is Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Roads, Local Transport and Devolution.

Chris Boardman is Greater Manchester’s cycling and walking commissioner.

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Episode 172: Pashley factory tour to see the making of London’s new “Prospect” public cycle bike

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 172

Monday, 30th October 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

TOPIC

Pashley factory tour to see the making of the new Prospect London public hire bike which launched at a press event today.

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