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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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5 comments to Episode #180 – MAMIL coddling

  • Joe

    I used to look forward to listening to this podcast but somewhere along the way you have lost your mojo.

  • All feedback is welcome, Joe! Care to be more specific?

    You prefer the shows with the “usual suspects”? The current bunch of guests haven’t been to your liking? My presentation/questionining/other isn’t as sharp as it used to be? You’d like different topics to be discussed? All of the above?

  • Chris Garrison

    Very curious about your comment, Joe. The timing of it, which follows an episode featuring two women who spend a significant portion discussing the challenges that women face in the sporting world, suggests that this sort of topic isn’t of interest to you.

    If that’s the case, then it’s worth recognizing that it is that view that makes our discussion necessary in the first place.

    I’m happy to be wrong about this, because there is no satisfaction in being right. Being right merely provides further evidence that what Anna and I already know about the bike industry is that it has a long way to go before it is fully inclusive.

  • David Blom

    The South Australian state government was responsible for the equal prize money. Not the federal Australian government.

  • Thanks, yes, so I have been told!

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