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E439 – Lightning In A Saddle (by Joe Kurmaskie)

11/15/2018
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Joe “The Metal Cowboy” Kurmaskie has a new book coming out: Lightning In A Saddle, an incredible true story of Evelyn Hamilton. BikePortland refers to it as “the untold, unbelievable but true story of cycling’s female Jackie Robinson meets Saving Private Ryan.” We check in with Joe for his 5th visit to our show and … Continue reading E439 – Lightning In A Saddle (by Joe Kurmaskie) →

Duration:01:21:01

E438 – Talking Shop, History, and Low-Car Life

11/13/2018
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Aaron & Guthrie take a show to catch up with each other about maintenance, history, and how much car should be in your life. As always, thanks to our drink sponsor The Beer Mongers & our generous Patreon donors. Calendar 2nd Thursday of every month Joyful Rider’s Club in Minneapolis 2nd Friday of Every Month … Continue reading E438 – Talking Shop, History, and Low-Car Life →

Duration:01:25:27

E438x – Anniversary of Montana’s Statehood

11/8/2018
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One year ago, Aaron turned a year older and a few friends gathered at the studio after a recording to celebrate the anniversary of Montana’s statehood. Aaron has a special connection to that day, and we wanted to mark the occasion. Present were Aaron & Anna, Guthrie, Armando, Brock & Adele, and we’re sharing a … Continue reading E438x – Anniversary of Montana’s Statehood →

Duration:00:33:53

E437 – Riding In The Rain with Armando

11/1/2018
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photo credit: @dudeluna We return this week to a perennial topic, popular because it is pervasive: riding in the rain. This edition, Armando brings the bike love and a pizza to the discussion about wet, gear, and drying out. Also Aaron takes a field trip to a pumpkin patch and Guthrie tries out apple cider … Continue reading E437 – Riding In The Rain with Armando →

Duration:01:32:35

E436 – JP & Eric Do a Multi-Modal Canoe-Swingbike Adventure

10/25/2018
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JP and Eric, the Kings of Swing [bike], go canoeing, swingbiking, and bladepacking, and live to tell about it. We get the scoop on how to take on nature’s greatest force using the minimal set of tools, and have a beer at some of the area’s best breweries like Walking Man, Amnesia & Thunder Island. … Continue reading E436 – JP & Eric Do a Multi-Modal Canoe-Swingbike Adventure →

Duration:01:20:11

E435 – E204 REBROADCAST Anna Olsen & Justin Miles: We’re New Here

10/16/2018
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Our most significant podcast ever! This content was originally published in October 2014, and it’s so much fun we’re bringing it back! Listen to the flirtation happening between Aaron & Anna when they were still passing notes in the podcasting studio. We’ll be back in a week with another new studio show featuring Aaron & Guthrie. … Continue reading E435 – E204 REBROADCAST Anna Olsen & Justin Miles: We’re New Here →

Duration:01:12:39

E434 – Darius from Omni: Sharing Stuff

10/9/2018
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Darius is working with a new way to share your things, and keep them too! Omni started as a storage option for people’s extra stuff, but now is also working to find people who want to rent the objects you think are cool, but don’t use all the time; they’re described as “an on-demand access … Continue reading E434 – Darius from Omni: Sharing Stuff →

Duration:01:14:43

E433 – All Together Now

10/4/2018
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The band’s back together again! Brock drops into the studio to explain why he’s not returning to cohosting after all (it’s good news), parenting, and bicycle safety for infants, and Aaron & Guthrie catch up on their most recent adventures. Calendar 2nd Thursday of every month Joyful Rider’s Club in Minneapolis 2nd Friday of Every … Continue reading E433 – All Together Now →

Duration:01:32:53

E432 – Dr. Something & The T.C. EP

9/26/2018
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Portland musician Dr. Something has made appearances on our podcast feed before, but we’ve never had the pleasure of her joining us for a conversation in the studio before. We chat about music and transit, and her upcoming transit center themed project. Find Dr. Something’s music on Bandcamp! As always, thanks to our drink sponsor The Beer … Continue reading E432 – Dr. Something & The T.C. EP →

Duration:01:07:32

E431 – Norm & Brad Do a Multimodal Commute

9/20/2018
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Norm & Brad are commuters with a twist: they cover some ground by car from their faraway homes and then transform into bicycle commuters at the state line! Brad wondered for years who this person was – and, as it turns out, so did Brock! Norm is the smartest guy in the room, and involved with … Continue reading E431 – Norm & Brad Do a Multimodal Commute →

Duration:01:07:57

E430 – Back Porch Session: Wayne Norman & Maria Schur

9/12/2018
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Listener & donor Wayne Norman dropped by in the midst of a smoky and hot summer evening to spend some time chatting with friend of the show & former guest Maria Schur to trade stories and ideas over some crunchy snacks and cool beverages. We talk a bit about Maria’s experiences on long gravel rides, Wayne’s plans … Continue reading E430 – Back Porch Session: Wayne Norman & Maria Schur →

Duration:01:06:47

E429 – Rebroadcast: Jeff Everett & The FBC, Y’all

9/5/2018
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This content was originally published in November 2014, and it’s so much fun we’re bringing it back! Expect more new studio shows next week! Happy Labor Day, y’all. Jeff Everett (the Jeff Everett) is a relatively new Portland resident, but he’s been coordinating bike fun for years. We talk about his early life in the southern US states, … Continue reading E429 – Rebroadcast: Jeff Everett & The FBC, Y’all →

Duration:01:04:28

E428 – Seth Knows Type 2 Fun

9/1/2018
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Note: this episode contains backup audio that captured what our primary equipment failed to. We apologize for the audio quality, but figure you’d rather hear a lo-fi version than none at all. Looking forward to bringing you a full quality show next week! Seth did the Steens Mazama 1000, an endurance racing event. He knows … Continue reading E428 – Seth Knows Type 2 Fun →

Duration:01:17:53

E427 – Joan, The Librarian

8/25/2018
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Joan The Librarian has been on our show before to discuss bicycling in Portland, but we wanted to bring her back to talk about her day job working at a library! How does it work? What does a librarian do? What are some myths? And what book best represents your bicycle? (We’re NOT naming it!) … Continue reading E427 – Joan, The Librarian →

Duration:01:15:25

E426 – Tim Mooney X

8/16/2018
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Tim Mooney, host of bicycle touring podcast The Pedalshift Project returns to the studio for the tenth time to talk about a variety of topics, including Paris & France, flying with your bike, e-scooters, getting your bike fixed, and his latest Oregon coast bicycle tour! We keep having him back because he’s so much fun! This … Continue reading E426 – Tim Mooney X →

Duration:01:22:38

E425 – Resiliency By Bike with Mike Cobb

8/9/2018
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This week, Mike Cobb tells us about his departure from an ordinary bike mechanic’s life into a quest to design and outfit a bike that can respond to crisis situations. How do you mount a windmill to a bike? And why? Well, when the grid goes down, you know who to call. Mike details his … Continue reading E425 – Resiliency By Bike with Mike Cobb →

Duration:01:25:57

E424 – Nora & Jeff Fall In Love

8/4/2018
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Today, a bike “meet-cute” and two bicyclists falling in love. Nora & Jeff met each other riding bicycles around town, and we were so inspired that we asked them to come into the studio to tell some of their story. Stay open to possibility; this kind of love could happen to you, too, if it … Continue reading E424 – Nora & Jeff Fall In Love →

Duration:01:26:00

E423x – Peak PDX & Banana Kombucha

7/30/2018
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Have we reached peak PDX talking about all of these walking balls? And is there such a thing as banana kombucha?

Duration:00:15:17

E423 Skoots, Skates & Those Who Hate with Cory Poole

7/26/2018
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Cory Poole is back after far too long. Who’s Cory? You mean that guy on the FEMA website? Nah, we’re talking to Portland’s foremost skateboard transportation advocate about getting around town and what’s new in the arena of skating around town! Why hate on something that’s so much fun? As always, thanks to our drink … Continue reading E423 Skoots, Skates & Those Who Hate with Cory Poole →

Duration:01:02:36

E422 – Pedal PT Keeps the People Moving

7/19/2018
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Ish & Kevin run a physical therapy practice that helps people get back on their feet (and their bikes) after injuries such as those brought on by repetitive motion, and more. We chat about the medical knowledge and understanding the bicycle when if comes to rehabilitation! Pedal PT is your solution. As always, thanks to … Continue reading E422 – Pedal PT Keeps the People Moving →

Duration:01:13:37