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Show #206 – Products Galore (Part 1)

Sep 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Podcasts

In this week’s episode of The FredCast we bring you a variety of product-related interviews from earlier this summer including interviews with Boardman Bikes, Capo Cycling Apparel, Kali Protectives, Rotor, and Sea Sucker racks. The next episode of The FredCast will also be a product-related show with another interview and several product reviews.

Show #205 – Dutch Corner

Aug 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Podcasts

In this week’s episode of The FredCast, another audio visit from Matilda Hedberg Dowdle and her producer, Christer Hedberg, this time from the roads of France as they followed the 2013 Tour de France.

Among the news items this week, Serotta is closing its doors, PowerTap lowers its prices just in time for the impending release of the Garmin Vector pedal-based power meter system, four (4!) product recalls, professional cycling news, a 2013 Tour de France review, and a correction about the City of London, who really is Lord Mayor, and much more!

Show #204 – The Ronde

May 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Podcasts

In this week’s episode of The FredCast, a wonderful audio visit to the Ronde von Vlaanderen, the Tour of Flanders. This segment was recorded and reported by Matilda Hedberg Dowdle, produced by Christer Hedberg.

Among the news items this week, a verdict for Dr. Eufemiano Fuentes in the Operacion Puerto case, the U.S. Department. of Justice files papers in the Lance Armstrong Suit, New York Mayor Bloomberg indicates he’ll sign eBike ban, a Canadian journalist is spearheading Cycling Etiquette Guide, 2013 is the Year of Bike Share, a new SatNav GPS alerts truck drivers to cyclists, the Five Boro Bike Tour makes changes in the wake of Boston, Kickstarter Projects in the cycling world, Pat McQuaid’s third term as UCI President ‘in doubt,’ and much more!

Show #203 – Readr

Apr 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Podcasts

In this week’s episode of The FredCast, a review of the Readr app for iPad that allows you to read numerous cycling (and other) magazines for a very low price. We’ll also explain how you can watch live cycling events on your computer. And a listener calls in about his experience on the Ride Across California.

Among the news items this week, California is looking at another 3-foot passing bill, a Washington legislator wants to tax cyclists because of their CO2 emissions, why location scouts hate bike lanes in L.A., Volvo introducing a cyclist detection system for cars, product recalls, pro cycling news, and bike projects on Kickstarter. All that and more, plus Podsafe Cycling Music!

Show #202 – Mainstream Meets Endemic

Feb 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Podcasts

In this week’s episode of The FredCast, we are proud to present an interview with Jason Gay, sports columnist for the Wall Street Journal. Before that, in this week’s news, a study indicates North American Cyclists are up to 30 Times More Likely to Be Seriously Injured Than Euro Cyclists; Colorado Video Road Rage Driver Sentenced; San Francisco Cabs Getting Anti-dooring Mirrors; RAAM Announces Citizen Cycling Series; Wahoo Fitness’ RFLKT Now Shipping; Product Recall News; Pro Racing News; and A Horse Walks Into a Bike Shop . . .

Show #201 – Outdoor Retailer Winter 2013

Jan 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Podcasts

On this week’s episode of The FredCast, we’ve got some innovative new (and updated) products from the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2013 trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah. Interviews include AnyGlove, Pivothead, LifeProof, Yurbuds, and Switch Eyewear.

Show #200 – Lucky Seven

Dec 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Podcasts

On this week’s episode of The FredCast (our 200th regular episode and our 7th anniversary!), an interview with Nate Pearson, one of the founders of TrainerRoad.com. Also, listener feedback on Truth & Reconciliation and coverage of Women’s cycling.

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK: U.S. highway deaths fall, while cycling and pedestrian deaths rise; a helmetcam videographer for War on Britain’s Roads receives threats; Bike share news from New York, Philadelphia, Nashville and Aspen; Cardboard bicycles becoming a reality; Lance Armstrong given 3 weeks to appeal UCI sanctions; UCI considering dramatic changes to the pro calendar; and more!

Show #199 – Winds of Change

Dec 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Podcasts

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK: Change Cycling Now Summit; Interbike By Invitation; Bike Shop Saturday; Trotify – To make your bike sound cool; Bradley Wiggins Named Sportsman of the Year; Alberto Contador Talks About Boycotting 2013 Tour de France; Does EPO provide a performance advantage?; and more . . .

Show #198 – Go Paleo

Nov 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Podcasts

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK: Sandy relief jerseys available; Interbike set to announce consumer access to the trade show; Gore Ride-on Cables departing the bike industry; Product recalls; Doping/Armstrong update; and more. . .

IN FEATURES: Introducing SchwagBox, a new service to bring schwag to your mailbox; and an interview with Coach Joe Friel, co-author of The Paleo Diet for Athletes.

Show #197 – Interbike Inspiration

Sep 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Podcasts

In this episode of The FredCast Cycling Podcast, David interviews Angela Torres from the RTC of Southern Nevada about the Viva Bike Vegas Gran Fondo. Following that, two inspirational interviews from the 2012 Interbike Outdoor Demo: Allison Jones, US Olympic gold medalist, and Lt. Col. David Haines (US Army Ret.) from Ride2Recovery.