David Kurushima is the Retail Manager for the Community Cycling Center, a nonprofit based in Portland, Oregon that aims to broaden access to bicycles for everyone, working to remove barriers that might keep someone off their ideal bicycle. To that end, how do they design the bike shop experience for the best results? David tells us about what he considers in this effort as he guides their staff and shop layout!
Stephanie Edman is a bike commuter, massage therapist, and bike fitter. We talk about how body mechanics and care influence the quality of your ride! She offers fitting services at Gladys Bikes here in Portland, Oregon. Find more info at pdxbikemassagechic.com
Ashley & Daniel have been on the show before, and that’s when we learned they were planning a bike tour to Cuba. Now that they’ve gone there and returned, we ask all the crucial questions about base camp in Havana, headwinds, pollution & climbing, buying internet, camping in the humid air, and what you do when you run out of money. Read the ORbike article here!
Also: Brock took a weekend bike trip to camp in a yurt, and Ross went to the 2017 Chariot Wars.
Cory Poole returns to talk about what it’s like to travel with a skateboard in a new city, whether that’s his recent trip to San Diego or your upcoming trip to Portland. How does it work as you try to find your way around? What should you know before you go? We also chat a bit about skating with a young child in the city and what the law requires of us.
Also: Aaron and Anna “lived the revolution” and Aaron received a lot of hugs. Brock rented a car2go for a long trip when another option fell through.