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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

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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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Laudato Si’

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 171

Sunday, 8th October 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS:
Jim Moss
Richard Wittenberg

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPICS

“Icarus” on Netflix – 9.1 on Rotten Tomatoes.
Motor doping discovered in French race
Counterfeit frames – 20-article “faking it” series on BikeBiz.com
Smaller Interbike was result of “down market” says show director
London church starts prayer sessions to stop a cycleway

Episode 168: Talking cycle apparel with the owners of 7Mesh and Showers Pass

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 168

Friday, 22nd September 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS:
7Mesh CEO Tyler Jordon, CEO
Showers Pass CEO Kyle Ranson

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPIC

Carlton interviews 7Mesh CEO Tyler Jordan in the company HQ in Squamish, Canada, and Showers Pass CEO Kyle Ranson via Skype.

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Episode 167: “Wanton and furious driving”

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 167

Friday, 15th September 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS:
Caspar Hughes
Bez
Martin Porter QC

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPIC

The Alliston case and the Briggs Campaign to get a new “death by dangerous cycling” law, and stop the sale and promotion of brake-free fixies.

Bez’ article. Martin’s article.

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Episode 166: Get out there and ride!

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 166

Sunday, 6th August 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS:
Jim Moss
David Bernstein
Richard Wittenberg
Donna Tocci

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPICS

Tour de France wrap-up and David’s experience at Stage 15

Colorado Classic Bicycle Race & Velorama

Interbike moving to Reno Tahoe for 2018 show

TIPS
David – Apple Watch update glitches.

Jim – read Confessions of a Strava Hater.

Donna – turn everything off and go ride!

Richard – yes to riding more!

Carlton – Chris Boardman becomes Manchester’s “cycling Csar”.

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A Day Out in Stratford upon Avon with Pashley’s Adrian Williams and Fran Martin of the Traditional Cycle Shop

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 165

Wednesday 2nd August, 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Pashley CEO Adrian Williams and Fran Martin of Stratford upon Avon’s Traditional Cycle Shop.

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

Adrian Williams

Adrian Williams

TOPICS

Pashley, Moulton, the Gov’nor’s Assembly, GB components, and the Traditional Cycle Shop.

Fran Martin

Fran Martin

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SPOKESMEN SPECIAL: A Visit from Mountain Bike Royalty

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 164

Wednesday 19th July, 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

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GUESTS: Charlie Kelly and Joe Breeze

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPICS

Mountain bike history; Charlie’s book “Fat Tire Flyer”; MTB Legacy Archive on Kickstarter; plus a comp to win a copy of Bike Boom signed by Charlie Kelly and Joe Breeze.

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Going with the Flow – a Spokesmen Special from Velo-city in the Netherlands

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 163

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

GOING WITH THE FLOW

A Spokesmen Special from the Velo-City cycle advocacy conference in the Netherlands, staged June 2017.

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS:

Conor Cahill, Liberty Bell, Ireland

Thierry Jimenez, Fietsersbond, Belgium (see pix of his presentation below).

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Marco Te Brommelstroet (“cycling professor”), Urban Cycling Institute, University of Amsterdam

Cornelia Dinca, Sustainable Amsterdam

Meredith Glaser, University of Amsterdam

Randy Neufeld, SRAM Cycling Fund, Chicago

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPICS

The Liberty Bell program of Boulder, Colorado and Dublin, Ireland; the Belgian “measuring bike”; cycling flows and swarms in Amsterdam; an infrastructure safari of Amsterdam; and cycling advocacy from the SRAM Cycling Fund.

PLUS: Queen’s “Bicycle song” played by the Gelders Orchestra from the opening of Velo-City in Nijemegen, The Netherlands.

VELO-CITY PRESENTATION OF THIERRY JIMENEZ OF BELGIUM’S FIETSERSBOND

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Overtaking at ninety miles per hour

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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast

Episode 162

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

HOST: Carlton Reid

GUESTS: Jim Moss & Donna Tocci

SPONSOR: Jenson USA

TOPICS

200 bikes and a lot of cash: What it costs a bike brand to sponsor a WorldTour team.

Will NASCAR’s most popular driver bring cycling to a new audience?

Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association creating training courses for mechanics and National Bicycle Dealers Association buys Barnett Bicycle Institute. Plus, how the UK bike industry has long had a professional qualification for bike mechanics.

Pitfalls of crowdfunding in the bike industry.

3-ft passing laws now becoming 5-ft passing laws in some US counties. But should the distance be even greater? How about like in the UK’s Highway Code where the “rule” is to give as much room as a motorist would give a car.

How to overtake cyclists video, from UK, with Chris Boardman and a driving instructor.

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