Kim West Radio Cycling Show
#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...
#75 - bike racing around the world!
just back from a weekend of cyclocross racing, dave and i talk about the 2009 central iowa cyclocross series, an 8-race series of cross races on five weekends between now and the first weekend of november. we also touch on the up-coming honey creek...
#74 - mark wyatt must go
dave and i talk about how useless the director of the iowa bike coalition is.
#73-LIVE TOUR OF MISSOURI WRAP-UP
at the end of a VERY exciting week of racing by some of the BEST cyclists in the world, dave & i give a quick summary, AND give away some VALUABLE prizes to lucky listeners. were YOU one?
#71- for my friend, mark grgurich
just before air time, i learned of the deathof my friend and fellow cyclist mark grgurich, who was out on a sunday morning ride east of cumming, iowa, on county road G-14. anyone who rides a bike in central iowa has ridden that road several times,...
#70-uh-oh; kim's on a rant!
a little bit about alot, and sometimes quite a bit about not much. have your pick: dave and kim tear into things sacred to many bicyclists--and no sacred cows are spared.
#69-LIVE from the state fair
cut through the noise and you'll hear some very good and interesting conversation with jed gammell about the des moines bike kollective and with doug reichart about how big business can actually get behind bicycling.
#68-live, from california
the long-delayed but much anticipated show following my rides with mountain bike legends charlie kelly and joe breeze!
#67- lowell kellogg, mr. cycling?
dave and i rant about idiots and misfits who don't like bicycles, about do-nothings who claim to help bicyclists, and finally with lowell kellogg, a fixture on the national and international bike racing scene for years, and who a few years ago turned...
#66- ragby, le tour, & marco vermei
in-studio guest dave lippold talks le tour with dave and i; later, we talk on the phone with former tour rider & first-time ragbrai rider marco vermeij, who shares stories from his time in the pro peloton.
#65-got dem ol' post-ragby blues
LIVE, from somewhere, it's ragby 2009. i attempt my second annual live episode from the greatest week on two-wheels, this year from the penthouse suite of the shortbus in some small western iowa town.
- Des Moines, IA