298 episodes

The Spokesmen Podcast is a roundtable discussion of all of the issues and events surrounding the world of cycling. It features cycling insiders including those from the media, marketing, manufacturing, racing, and advocacy. The show has been produced since 2006 by David Bernstein and Carlton Reid.

The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast The Spokesmen

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    • 4.6 • 43 Ratings

The Spokesmen Podcast is a roundtable discussion of all of the issues and events surrounding the world of cycling. It features cycling insiders including those from the media, marketing, manufacturing, racing, and advocacy. The show has been produced since 2006 by David Bernstein and Carlton Reid.

    Episode #301 – Milan-shaped Conversation with Janette Sadik-Khan

    Episode #301 – Milan-shaped Conversation with Janette Sadik-Khan

    EPISODE 301: A Milan-shaped Conversation with Janette Sadik-Khan

    SPONSOR: Tern Bicycles

    HOST: Carlton Reid

    GUEST: Janette Sadik-Khan

    TOPICS: The miracle of Milan, with Janette Sadik-Khan.

    LINKS:

    https://www.ternbicycles.com/

    http://www.jsadikkhan.com

    • 28 min
    Episode #300 – Chef's Bike Tour of Sardinia

    Episode #300 – Chef's Bike Tour of Sardinia

    18th June 2022

    The Spokesmen Cycling Podcast

    EPISODE 300: Chef’s Bike Tour of Sardinia

    SPONSOR: Tern Bicycles

    HOST: Carlton Reid

    GUESTS: Tourissimo guides, guests and US chef Mary Sue Milliken

    TOPICS: 38-minute travelogue of the Chef’s Bike Tour of Sardinia by Tourissimo. Sardinia’s so-called Blue Zone has many locals living robustly into their nineties and beyond, with a much higher than normal concentration of centenarians including Uncle Julio who was still cycling at 104. Show — topped and tailed with Cantu a tenore folk singing — also includes some chomping of Sardinia’s banned-in-the-EU mountain cheese riddled with live maggots.

    LINKS:

    https://www.ternbicycles.com/

    https://www.tourissimo.travel/chef-tours/sardinia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantu_a_tenore

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casu_martzu

    • 39 min
    Episode #299 – In conversation with Marco te Brömmelstroet

    Episode #299 – In conversation with Marco te Brömmelstroet

    1st June 2022

    The Spokesmen Cycling Podcast

    EPISODE 299: In conversation with Marco te Brömmelstroet

    SPONSOR: Tern Bicycles

    HOST: Carlton Reid

    GUEST: Fietsprofessor Marco te Brömmelstroet of University of Amsterdam’s Urban Cycling Institute

    TOPICS: This show is a conversation with Fietsprofessor Marco te Brömmelstroet of University of Amsterdam’s Urban Cycling Institute

    LINKS:
    https://www.ternbicycles.com

    https://www.the-spokesmen.com

    https://twitter.com/carltonreid

    https://twitter.com/fietsprofessor

    https://www.waterstones.com/book/movement/thalia-verkade/marco-te-broemmelstroet/9781911344971

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode #298 – Bicycle Mayors Program Founded To Counter Reducing Numbers of Dutch Cyclists

    Episode #298 – Bicycle Mayors Program Founded To Counter Reducing Numbers of Dutch Cyclists

    28th May 2022

    The Spokesmen Cycling Podcast

    EPISODE 298: Bicycle Mayors Program Founded To Counter Reducing Numbers of Dutch Cyclists

    SPONSOR: Tern Bicycles

    HOST: Carlton Reid

    GUESTS: Aya Achaboun, Simón Alvarez Belon, Lucas Boer and Maud de Vries

    TOPICS: BYCS, bicycle mayors and the shocking fact that a Dutch NGO felt the need to create a program to stop the drop in cyclist numbers in … the Netherlands.

    LINKS:
    https://www.ternbicycles.com

    https://www.the-spokesmen.com

    https://twitter.com/carltonreid

    https://twitter.com/bicyclefuturist

    https://bycs.org

    https://www.dfds.com/

    https://www.eyefilm.nl/en

    • 44 min
    Episode #297 – Stop motorways, remove parking, boost bicycling, says Sweden's Climate Law Inquiry

    Episode #297 – Stop motorways, remove parking, boost bicycling, says Sweden's Climate Law Inquiry

    23rd May 2022

    The Spokesmen Cycling Podcast

    EPISODE 297: Stop motorways, remove parking, boost bicycling, says Sweden’s Climate Law Inquiry

    SPONSOR: Tern Bicycles

    HOST: Carlton Reid

    GUESTS: Anders Roth

    TOPICS: This show is a 37 minute conversation with the secretary of Sweden’s Climate Law Inquiry

    LINKS:
    https://www.ternbicycles.com

    https://www.the-spokesmen.com

    https://twitter.com/carltonreid

    44 page English-language summary starts on p. 41 — https://www.regeringen.se/49a90f/contentassets/85bdcec13afb4c22af18a0058ab7b61a/ratt-for-klimatet-sou-202221

    • 36 min
    Episode #296 – Explore Your Boundaries

    Episode #296 – Explore Your Boundaries

    8th May 2022

    The Spokesmen Cycling Podcast

    EPISODE 296: Explore Your Boundaries

    SPONSOR: Tern Bicycles

    HOST: Carlton Reid

    GUESTS: Marcus Stitz and Mark Beaumont

    TOPICS: This show is 45 minutes with round the world cyclists Marcus Stitz and Mark Beaumont discussing their “explore your boundaries” bike-boat-ferry tour of Argyll, Scotland.

    LINKS:
    https://www.ternbicycles.com

    https://www.the-spokesmen.com

    https://twitter.com/carltonreid

    https://twitter.com/mrmarkbeaumont

    https://twitter.com/reizkultur

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Baldy on a bike ,

Excellent update on all things cycling

Well informed and well presented podcast.

mchillingworth ,

Good listening for travellers & cyclists

Informative & entertaining

6ft drop ,

Generic again

Another generic posh guy cycling podcast with zero charisma and bad humour.

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