KBOO Bike Show: 1,001 Stories

  Listen to the show (mp3, 26.8MB) April and Alon talk with Devi Lockwood about her round the world bike trip to capture 1,001 stories of water and climate change. In the second half of the show, they chat with bike-based dream deliverer Mathias Svalina.

KBOO Bike Show: Motherload

  Listen to the show (mp3, 26.1MB) April and Tori talk with documentary filmmaker Liz Canning about her movie Motherload, exploring the intersection of cargo biking and family biking. In the second half, they talk with Brandi Horton of the Rails to Trails Conservancy about a cross-U.S. trail!

KBOO Bike Show: Summer Reads

  Listen to the show (mp3, 26.6MB) Alon talks with Michael Kranish, author of The World’s Fastest Man: The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor, America’s First Black Sports Hero. In the second half he interviews Evan Friss, author of On Bicycles A 200-Year History of Cycling in New York City.

KBOO Bike Show: The Science and Physics of Cycling

  Listen to the show (mp3, 27.2MB) We take a nerdy, deep-dive into how bikes actually… well, work! Join us for a fantastic look into the physics and science of bicycles and how it is we manage to stay upright when we’re on them. Guests Dr. Joseph Connolly, author of Understanding the Magic of the Bicycle, […]

KBOO Bike Show: Helmets and Brain Injury

  Listen to the show (mp3, 26.3MB) Tori and April chat with Dr. Michael Bottlang and Dr. Steven M. Madey of the Legacy Biomechanics Laboratory about how helmets interact with the head injury and the differences between impact, shear and rotational (“spin”) forces. Their work has led to the development of Wavecel helmet technology now being […]

KBOO Bike Show: Reversing Auto-centrism

  Listen to the show (mp3, 27.3MB) April and Alon have wide-ranging conversations with WSDOT Active Transportation Division Director Barb Chamberlain and Milwaukie (Oregon) Mayor Mark Gamba. Both include the topic of moving away from the belief that automobiles are the primary way to go anywhere. And both ride ebikes!

KBOO Bike Show: 2030 is Almost Here!

  Listen to the show (mp3, 26.7MB) Alon and Tori talk with Jillian Detweiler and Judge Kemp of The Street Trust along with Marshall Runkel, chief of staff to Transportation Commissioner Chloe Eudaly. The conversation about transportation in Portland includes progress on the Bicycle Plan for 2030, a road diet on 122nd Ave and freeway expansion […]

KBOO Bike Show: Theft and Dance

  Listen to the show (mp3, 27.8MB) Alon and April talk with Bryan Hance of Bike Index and local bike shop owner Molly Cameron about bike theft and recovery. In the second half Agent Honeycomb and Agent Unlikely discuss the Sprockettes bike dance troupe and their empowerment activities.

KBOO Bike Show: Homeless

 Listen to the show (mp3, 27.4MB) Tori and Alon talk with Dr. Bill Toepper and Duncan Zvetsky of Portland Street Medicine and Leslie Corless of the Portland People’s Outreach Program about dealing with the care needs of Portland’s unhoused. In the second half they speak with Ms. IldikóTóth of the Budapest Bike Maffia about their effort […]

KBOO Bike Show: eMTB

 Listen to the show (mp3, 26.9MB) Tori and April discuss the controversy around trail access for electric mountain bikes with Michelle Healy of Bend Parks and Recreation and Adam Craig of the Oregon Timber Trail Alliance.