Kim West Radio Cycling Show
#95-cars vs bikes, part whatever...02/22/10
i am joined by moose and bsox, the hosts of a morning radio show on LAZER 103.3, to continue talking about how best to have cars and bikes really share the road.
#94-a junior, a pro, & a NUT CASE??
SO SORRY ABOUT THE DELAY IN POSTING THIS PODCAST!! but here it is: up-and-coming des moines junior racer TYLER RUSHING talks about his plans for 2010, as does pro cyclist TIM FARNHAM. we might be paid a visit from LAZR 103.3 morning jock BSOX to...
#93-4 juniors look to 2010 & beyond
i speak with four junior bicyclists from central iowa--vance fletcher, theo loo, rory loo, & dana loo--about their careers so far, their winter training efforts, and their goals for 2010 and beyond.
#92 - an hour with "the explainer"
we spend what i hope will be the first of many episodes with charles pelkey, a guy who, like me, has done a whole lot of different stuff during his life. we'll be talking about some of them tonight, and in weeks to come. check him out at velonews;...
#91 - TOM ZIRBEL
i spend the hour talking with pro cyclist tom zirbel, discussing a remarkable year that has--thus far--resulted not only in some of the best results of his career, but also to a screeching halt that may--may--delay or prevent him from making that big...
#90-JASON McCARTNEY & PRC bike show
just days from the start of the 2010 professional cycling team, i talk with jason mccartney, arguably one of the country's most successful professional cyclists. back in the johann bruneel/lance armstrong stable, jason leaves for australia for the...
#88 - tyler hamilton, part 2
we continue talking with tyler hamilton, one of the best and most talked-about cyclists of the day. we continue talking about tyler's struggles with depression, and how it affected the course--and conclusion--of his professional cycling career. will...
#87- an hour with eddy gragus
as we wind down our observance of zappadan 2009, celebrating the life, death, music and words of frank zappa, we are honored to have eddy gragus as our guest. eddy has lived a life of cycling, from riding to high school and chasing a collegiate racing...
#86- a word about zappadan
a gas leak and the vagaries of the schedule of professional cyclists results in a show that is, frankly, thin.
#85-big wheels, nick & rebecca
the 2009 big wheel rally, a chat with neo-pro nick frey, and leadville 100 winner and 3-time 24-hour champion rebecca rusch are ALL on this episode.
#84-jingle cross rock wrap-up
a seat-of-the-pants, fresh-from-the-freeway review of the season conclusion, jingle cross rock 2009. more to follow in special podcasts.
#83 - todd wells
a first: a LIVE show before a crowd estimated at nearly 1000 at the kim west amphitheatre in downtown des moines. our guest: TODD WELLS. it's a good one, i tell ya! and no one was arrested.
BONUS-"a day in the life--liquigas"
BONUS PODCAST * * the 2009 tour of missouri, a day in the life of liquigas [stage six] * * i began the day with an exclusive interview with tour de france mountain climber jersey winner franco pellizotti, along with cannondale rep and team director...
#82- TROY WELLS
another sunday, and another evening spent with some of the best bicyclists in the world. thanks to a number of glitches, we did NOT have rebecca rusch nor todd wells. we DID manage to chat with troy wells, however. we hope to have these technical...
#81 - tyler hamilton, part 1
i spend an hour with tyler hamilton, one of the best cyclists of this generation. tonight we talk about how he got his start in cycling, and in the pro peloton, from u.s. postal to CSC and winning liege-bastogne-liege and stage 16 of the 2003 tour de...
#80-jingle cross sneak peak & more
with the grand finale of the mid-west cyclocross calendar looming just three weeks away, we talk with race promoter john meehan about a little of what's in store.
#79 - "race across the sky" wrap-up
dave and i talk about thursday night's screening of the documentary about the leadville 100 mountain bike race. PLUS, i mention next week's guest: tyler hamilton.
#78 - DAVE WIENS & FRANK MATSON
tonight's the night we attempt the biggest give-away in the recent historyof "the kim west radio cycling show" - a bonanza of 140 FREE PASSES to thursday night's showing of RACE ACROSS THE SKY, the movie of THE epic mountain bike race held annually in...
#77-oakley rob & bamboo nick
i've been around cycling for over 50 years, and have known and ridden with thousands of folks, and yet these two guys--oakley rob versteegh and nick frey--are two of the nicest guys in the sport. rob and i talk about the scheel's central iowa...
#76-kim squeaks, others speak
hopefully, my guests will appear, because brer kim, he lay low. too much cheering at the dirty wooden shoe cyclocross race? i doubt it. but guests brian duffy and dave mable will talk about next week's honey creek fall festival, gravel race, and all...
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