KBOO Bike Show Podcast
Summary: Bicycle news, culture and advocacy in Portland, Oregon. Broadcast monthly on KBOO FM 90.7 with hosts Ayleen Crotty and Sara Stout
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.
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.
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 near the reservations to become more active to promote better health physically, mentally and emotionally.
Alon talks with cycling leaders in the swing state of Georgia: Timberly Jones, co-chair of Georgia Bikes and Nedra Deadwyler of Civil Bikes.
Tori talks with Andrew Campbell of Multnomah County's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program.
Interviews with author and activist Marlon Moncrieffe and advocate Yolanda Overstreet-Davis give deep insights into the black biking experience. Alon and April host.
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.
Please enjoy the rebroadcast of this show from 2017.
April, Tori and Alon interview folks about the pandemic and the impact it's had on bikes and cycling: Joe Partridge, Senior Manager, Business Continuity, Safety and Facilities at CareOregon Dave Guettler of River City Bicycles Warren Logan, Policy Director of Mobility and Interagency Relations at Oakland Mayor's Office
The Bike Show crew is sheltering in place for the moment. Please enjoy the rebroadcast of this episode from last year about brain injuries and helmets.
Tori speaks with Paul Dickow, chair of the Friends of Gateway Green about coming improvements. In the second half she talks with Nancy Stone and Juntu Oberg of the Northwest Trail Alliance about Mountain Biking opportunities and challenges in Portland.
Alon and Tori speak about bicycle and accessory design with Brian Hanold of Trek Bicycles and Chase Spalding of Minnesota State College Southeast, the only school to offer an associates degree in bicycle design and fabrication.
April and Claire talk with Elly Blue and Joe Biel of Microcosm Publishing about their books on the intersection of bikes with race, economics, advocacy and the sub-genre they created: feminist bicycle science fiction.
Tori and April talk with attorney Mark Ginsberg about bike law and common misconceptions.
Tori talks with three premiere bicycle event organizers about how to put quality events together: Ayleen Crotty (former Bike Show host) of Filmed By Bike and formerly of Mountain Bike Oregon Nick Gibson of Trans-Cascadia Mike Ripley of Mud Slinger Events