KBOO Bike Show: Cycling, Mobility and Mental Well-being

  Listen to the show (mp3, 26.1MB) Nedra interviews Will Hall, a counselor, author and radio host about madness, labeling and recovery. Alon interviews Dr. Ione Avila-Palencia a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Drexel University, Urban Health Collaborative. Her research centers the connections between cycling, mobility, and mental well-being in an urban environment in both US and […]

KBOO Bike Show: Women Cyclists in the Middle East

  Listen to the show (mp3, 26MB) Alon talks with Secil Oznur Yakan, co-founder of Turkey’s first women’s bicycle group and a unique bicycle shop. In the second half, Alon talks with Palestinian cyclist/activist Suzan Shfic who participated in the “Follow the Women” bike rides for peace in the Middle East.

KBOO Bike Show: Latinas En Bici

  Listen to the show (mp3, 27MB) April talks with Sofia Reyes and Olivia Barraza of Latinas En Bici, a group that increases ridership and community among Hispanic women in Arkansas. In the second half, long-time co-host Tori Bortman discusses her future plans.

KBOO Bike Show: World Bicycle Relief

  Listen to the show (mp3, 27MB) Michelle Porter provides a report on how essential workers who bike to work are faring in the pandemic. Alon interviews Eric Showell of Word Bicycle Relief about their efforts to provide bicycles around the world as an anti-poverty tool.

KBOO Bike Show: Native American Experience

  Listen to the show (mp3, 26.5MB) Alon interviews Sky Wildcat of the Cherokee Nation, including a discussion of the “Rember the Removal” ride commemorating the Trail of Tears. In the second half, Tori speaks with Shayna Powless and Eli Ankou of the Dreamcatcher Foundation, which aims to inspire Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth living on and […]

KBOO Bike Show: Black Girls Do Bike

  Listen to the show (mp3, 26.5MB) Tori speaks with Keyonda McQuarters of Black Girls Do Bike PDX about her role as “shero” of the Portland chapter, building community and guiding women of color to a great biking experience.