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The Spokesmen Podcast is a regular roundtable discussion of all of the issues and events surrounding the world of cycling. It features some of the most well-known producers and hosts of cycling podcasts and internet sites.

The Spokesmen Podcast is a regular roundtable discussion of all of the issues and events surrounding the world of cycling. It features some of the most well-known producers and hosts of cycling podcasts and internet sites.
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The Spokesmen Podcast is a regular roundtable discussion of all of the issues and events surrounding the world of cycling. It features some of the most well-known producers and hosts of cycling podcasts and internet sites.

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English


Episodes

Episode #202 – Riding through London on the front seat of Pedal Me's e-cargobike

10/16/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 202 Riding through London on the front seat of Pedal Me's e-cargobike Tuesday, 16th October 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid GUEST: Benjamin Knowles, Pedalme.co.uk SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPICS: Today's episode features a rolling interview with Benjamin Knowles of Pedal Me, a new Uber-style cycle-courier/taxi-service in London. There's some loud traffic noise in the first half of the interview and then all goes calm as we descend into Pedal Me's...

Duration:00:44:16

Episode #201 – Slap on that cannabis chamois cream

10/8/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 201: Slap on that cannabis chamois cream Monday, 8th October 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid PANELIST: Jim Moss SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPICS: Carlton Reid won transport journalist of the year in Press Gazette's British Journalism Awards for Specialist Media. Marc Sani back as Editor of BRAIN; Carlton leaves BikeBiz for pastures new. Floyd Landis is creating a cycling development team and may be taking Floyd's of Leadville public E-bike...

Duration:00:32:47

Episode #199 – Designing for Cycle Traffic

9/3/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 199 Designing for Cycle Traffic Monday 3rd September 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid. GUEST: Professor John Parkin, author of "Designing for Cycle Traffic". SPONSOR: Jenson USA • The Latest Gear. The Best Prices. All In One Place. TOPIC: Interview with Professor John Parkin, author of new book "Designing for Cycle Traffic" from ICE Publishing, Institution of Civil Engineers. SHOW NOTES: the-spokesmen.com

Duration:01:31:20

Episode #198 – Death by dangerous cycling law nears the statute books

8/12/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 198 Death by dangerous cycling law nears the statute books Sunday 12th August 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid. GUESTS: Laura Laker & Matt Briggs SPONSOR: Jenson USA • The Latest Gear. The Best Prices. All In One Place. TOPICS: The mainstream media has today fixated on one small part of a Department for Transport press release: the bit about a death-by-dangerous-cycling law. I was on Sky News this morning talking about it and Laura Laker was...

Duration:00:44:02

Episode #197 – "You saved that cyclist's life!"

8/9/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 197 "You saved that cyclist's life!" Thursday 9th August 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid. GUESTS: Guitar Ted, Jack Stevens, and Ned Boulting. SPONSOR: Jenson USA • The Latest Gear. The Best Prices. All In One Place. TOPICS: Gravel riding in the USA. Jack Stevens saved a woman on a bike in London from being crushed under the wheels of a heavy goods vehicle. He filmed the incident, it went viral and then the video was picked up by Metro, a...

Duration:00:53:59

Episode #196 – Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Mobility

8/2/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 196 Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Mobility Wednesday 1st August 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid. GUESTS: Authors Chris and Melissa Bruntlett of Modacitylife.com SPONSOR: Jenson USA • The Latest Gear. The Best Prices. All In One Place. TOPIC: Discussing Chris and Melissa Bruntlett's new book "Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Mobility" (Island Press, 2018). FOR SHOW NOTES GO TO...

Duration:01:04:44

Episode #195 – Cycle advocates should ask for trees not just cycleways

7/26/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 195 Cycle advocates should ask for trees not just cycleways Thursday 26th July 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid. GUEST: Jon Little, principal of transport consultancy Bespoke. SPONSOR: Jenson USA • The Latest Gear. The Best Prices. All In One Place. TOPICS: Jon Little is one of the team behind the £28m Mini-Holland project in Waltham Forest, London. http://workwithbespoke.co.uk FOR SHOW NOTES GO TO www.the-spokesmen.com

Duration:01:00:31

Episode #194 – A to B: Aerodynamics to Bike share

7/11/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 194 A to B – Aerodynamics to Bike share Wednesday 11th July 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid. GUESTS: Aerodynamics specialist Professor Bert Blocken, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands Mike Christensen, Salt Lake City's top bike share rider, University of Utah SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPICS: A show of two halves. To begin, the science of how solo breakaways are even more impressive than you may have thought, and then why bike...

Duration:00:53:01

Episode #193 – The gang is back – Tour de France to E-MTBs

7/8/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 193 The gang is back – Tour de France to E-MTBs Sunday, 8th July 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid PANELISTS: Jim Moss David Bernstein Dan de Visé, author of The Comeback: Greg LeMond, the True King of American Cycling, and a Legendary Tour de France. SPONSOR(S): Jenson USA TOPICS Le Tour starts WADA/UCI frees Froome to race Salbutomol is on WADA’s banned list Should Froome Have Been Allowed to Race the Giro? What About Others Banned for...

Duration:01:17:34

Episode #192 – High impact: riding and talking with industry folks in Sun Valley, Idaho

7/1/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 192 High impact: riding and talking with industry folks in Sun Valley, Idaho Sunday 1st July 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid. GUESTS: Jeff McGuane of Specialized; Jon Gantxegi of Orbea; Thomas Prehn, author of Racing Tactics for Cyclists; John Kurtz of Idaho's Bureau of Land Management; journalist Zap Espinoza; and the "Queen of Pain" Rebecca Rusch. SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPIC: Interviews with industry folks at the CrankTank Media Summit in...

Duration:00:53:56

Episode #191 – E-bike, M-bike, Ernest Hemingway, & Cranktank's Impact Media Summit

6/24/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 191 E-bike, M-bike, Ernest Hemingway, & Cranktank's Impact Media Summit Sunday 24th June 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid. GUEST: Scott Montgomery, co-owner of CrankTank & CEO of Reynolds Cycling SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPIC: Interview with industry veteran Scott Montgomery in Ketchum, Idaho, ahead of the CrankTank Media Summit with discussion of e-MTBs (electric mountain bikes) and m-MTBS (mechanical mountain bikes) and whether e-bikes will...

Duration:00:51:04

Episode #190 – MESSENGER BOYS, COCAINE, SCHWINN, & THE TRAVAILS OF A PRO TRIATHLETE

6/19/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 190 MESSENGER BOYS, COCAINE, SCHWINN, & THE TRAVAILS OF A PRO TRIATHLETE Tuesday 19th June 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid. GUEST: Chris Sweet, Information Literacy Librarian / Associate Professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, USA. https://php.iwu.edu/directory/employees.php?id=1474 SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPIC: Interview with cycle historian and former pro triathlete Chris Sweet.

Duration:00:18:44

Episode #189 – Ed Zink Day

5/21/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode #189 – Ed Zink Day Monday 21st May 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid GUEST: Ed Zink SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPIC: Interview with Ed Zink, co-owner of 50-year-old Mountain Bike Specialists of Durango, Colorado.

Duration:00:44:53

Episode #187 – Climbing Sa Calobra in Mallorca and then trackside at Six Day in the Palma Arena

4/16/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 187 Monday 16th April 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid GUESTS: James Durbin, CEO, Madison Sports Group, organiser of Six Day Cycling Alistair Carr, Head of Business Development, Madison Sports Group Track world champion Kirsten Wild, Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling team SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPIC: Thanks to Iberostar hotels I get to ride the world-famous Sa Calobra climb in Mallorca and then go trackside at the finale of the Six Day series at the...

Duration:00:26:19

Episode #186 – In conversation with BikeBiz Woman of the Year 2018 Ceri Dipple

4/9/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 186 Monday 9th April 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid GUEST: BikeBiz Woman of the Year 2018 Ceri Dipple owner of Twenty3c of Stony Stratford SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPIC: Ceri Dipple opened road bike shop Twenty3c of Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, at the tender age of 22. We discuss that as well as the future of bike retail, going Bianchi-only, whether Women Specific Design is snake-oil, and why Ceri went through the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small...

Duration:00:38:32

Episode #185 – PART 2 – Will beaconising the world further promote driving and kill off cycling?

3/31/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode #185 – Will beaconising the world further promote driving and kill off cycling? Part 2 Saturday 31st March 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid GUESTS: Roger Geffen of Cycling UK, Chris Star of Australia’s 3CR community radio station, technology writer Max Glaskin, Lloyd Alter of Treehugger.com, and Caspar Hughes of Stop Killing Cyclists. SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPIC: Episode two in a two-part series looking at adding driverless-car friendly sensors to...

Duration:01:07:14

Episode #184 – Will beaconising the world further promote driving and kill off cycling?

3/26/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 184 Monday 26th March 2018 Will beaconising the world further promote driving and kill off cycling? HOST: Carlton Reid GUEST: Peter Norton SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPIC: Episode one in a two-part series looking at adding driverless-car friendly sensors to bicycles, people, lamp-posts and animals. https://www.bikebiz.com/news/bike-beacons This follows a talk given at the Geneva Motor Show by a bike industry organisation boss – he called...

Duration:01:07:38

Episode #183 – Vista Outdoor's gun business and its bike brands face consumer boycott – why?

2/27/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode #183: Vista Outdoor's gun business and its bike brands face consumer boycott Tuesday, 27th February 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid GUEST: Aaron Naparstek SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPIC: Giro, Bell, Camelbak and more face consumer boycott because owner supports NRA. https://www.bikebiz.com/news/anti-gun-bike-brand-boycott https://twitter.com/Naparstek https://www.outsideonline.com/2282941/should-our-morals-determine-our-gear-purchases

Duration:00:43:20

Episode #182 – Rabbits will be in charge of the world

2/26/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 182: “Rabbits will be in charge of the world” Monday, 26th February 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid PANELISTS: Jim Moss Chris Garrison SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPICS Cav falling cos of pedestrian/cyclist avoidance tech (plus car companies to introduce anti-dooring sensors). Giro, Bell, Camelbak and more face consumer boycott because owner supports NRA. Use us or lose us – is there a future for bike shops? The cycle industry doesn’t do enough...

Duration:01:09:28

Episode #181 – The Art of Grumpiness

2/4/2018
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The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast Episode 181 – The Art of Grumpiness Sunday, 4th February 2018 HOST: Carlton Reid PANELISTS: Bekka Wright & Jonathan Fertig (@Bikeyface & @rightlegpegged) SPONSOR: Jenson USA TOPICS Tactical urbanism, protest art and bicycle advocacy in Boston and beyond.

Duration:00:47:34