simplifying the good life
E588 – Little Known Bike Facts
We asked, you answered! We discussed some of the more inane ways to finagle life on a bike and other little known bike facts. (Or maybe you know em’, but we’ll have some fun anyway!) FinePrint Produced at home thanks to: music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines) graphic design: Marcus … Continue reading E588 – Little Known Bike Facts →
E587 – Earl’s New Bridge
Joan & Aaron are joined by friend Kimber to watch part of the installation of Portland’s new Congressman Earl Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge. We chat with a few fellow spectators, project our own fears and anxieties onto the crane operators, and admire Earl’s aubergine bike from afar. FinePrint Produced at home thanks to: music: … Continue reading E587 – Earl’s New Bridge →
E586 – Jenna & Sofie Talk Bike Shops
Jenna & Sofie join us to talk about their motivations and experiences working in bike shops in Portland, and a bit about what they like to get up to when not wrenching around. Mail Mr T sent us this posting from Craigslist: Peugeot 5 speed with lawn mower FinePrint Produced at home thanks to: music: … Continue reading E586 – Jenna & Sofie Talk Bike Shops →
E585 – Micah and The Air We Breathe
Micah Bishop from Neighbors for Clean Air joins us to talk about diesel pollution, environmental justice, and just transitions. Aaron and Joan are horrified to learn that our home, Multnomah County, has some of the worst diesel pollution in the country. Discussion References: Purple Air WhatIsInOurAir Oregon Just Transition Alliance Sunrise Movement PDX, Youth … Continue reading E585 – Micah and The Air We Breathe →
E584 – Summer Adventures & Bike Travel Dreams
As we dig out our rain pants and bike lights, Aaron, Armando, Guthrie, and Joan gather outside in person on a drizzly night to chat about the best of summer and discuss future bike dreams and adventures. Plus we share adventures and plans from listeners Brian, Hami, Emily, Brock, and @blackrtea. Check out this video … Continue reading E584 – Summer Adventures & Bike Travel Dreams →
E583 – Jenna’s Glorious Bike Propaganda
Jenna Phillips is glamorizing the everyday bicycling life with her charming TikTok videos. Joan dubbed these romantic portrayals of running errands by bike “glorious bike propaganda,” and that’s what Aaron and Joan chat with Jenna about in this week’s episode. Find Jenna on TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter (she re-shares some TikTok videos on the other … Continue reading E583 – Jenna’s Glorious Bike Propaganda →
Although I am situated far from hosts Brock and Brandon, here in Australia. Their weekly podcast I eagerly await, and listen to as if listening to two of my own friends conversing and regailing me with stories of their weekly cycling exploits among other things.
This podcast is an absolute winner, don't be deterred by the fact that you (like me) may not be from Portland or even The United States. If you have any interest in cycling (the non Lycra sort that is) you shouldn't pass this podcast by.
Five stars all the way!