Kim West Radio Cycling Show
#95-cars vs bikes, part whatever...
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.
#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.
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