Category Archives: Fun

E469 – Scott Batchelar, Bike Fun Facilitator



Scott Batchelar is a staple of bike fun organizing in Portland, Oregon and dedicates himself to well-planned rides with safety around the logistics and fun at the heart of it all.  We invite him into the studio to share some of his ideas on the history and future of bike fun, what makes a good ride, and what he’ll be leading during this year’s month of bike fun, Pedalpalooza.  Scott is also the caretaker of the Portland Bike Fun Library, a lending organization for gear that makes fun rides even more enjoyable.

As always, thanks to our drink sponsor The Beer Mongers & our generous Patreon donors.

Calendar
Shift2bikes.org has the Pedalpalooza Calendar posted!!

2nd Thursday of every month Joyful Rider’s Club in Minneapolis
2nd Friday of Every Month Boston Bike Party
Also, 2nd friday of Every Month Indianapolis Bike Party
Also, Also, 2nd Friday of Every Month East Bay Bike Party
Last friday of every month: Baltimore Bike Party
The 1st Saturday of every month Civil Unrest Ride
Every 2nd Sunday of every month in PDX: Corvidae Bike Club Ride

June 9: Get Lost Ride
June 10: Bikeship Discovery!
June 12: PDX Coolness Ride
June 14: History of Food Carts Ride
June 14: Light Brigade: Major Streets Ride
June 15: Splish, Splash It’s A Wet, Wet Portland
June 15: Light Brigade: The Slow Glow Ride
June 15th: Analog Alleycat
June 16: Pedalpalooza: Come Together Rides
June 19: The Games We Play Ride
June 23: PDX Eastside Mural Ride
June 27: Rocky Butte Sunset Dance Party Picnic Ride
June 30: Mobile Bike Decoration Ride
July 20: Gorge Pedal

UPCOMING Filmed By Bike TOUR DATES:
Crested Butte, CO – June 27
Dallas, TX – June 29
Detroit, MI – July 12
Missoula, MT – Sept 15
Bendigo, Australia – October 4
Akron, OH – November 3

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Thanks to our sustaining donors for supporting our show costs:
Shadowfoot, Kathrina Mellemgaard, Wayne Norman, Eric Iverson, Cameron Lien, Richard Wezensky, Tim Mooney, Glenn Kubish, Matt Kelly, Eric Weisz, Todd Parker, Dan Gebhart (who’s a time traveler), Dave Knows, Chris Smith, Caleb Jenkinson, JP Kewley, Peanut Butter Jar Matt, Marco Lo, Rich Otterstrom, Andrew in Colorado, Drew the Welder, Anna, Andre Johnson, Richard G, Guthrie Straw, Kampcite, Aaron Green, Mac Nurse David, Nathan Poulton, Chris Rawson, Rory in Michigan, Michael Flournoy, Jeremy Kitchen, David Belais, Tim Coleman, Harry Hugel, E.J. Finneran, Brad Hipwell, Thomas Skadow, Keith Hutchison, Ranger Tom, Joyce Wilson, Ryan Tam, Derek Waggoner, Jason Aufdenberg, Microcosm Publishing, David Moore, Todd Groesbeck, Chris Barron, Sean Baird, Simon, Gregory Braithwaite, Ryan Mauro, Jimmy Diesel, dudeluna, Matthew Rooks, Marshall, Lillian Karabaic, Paula Funatake, Spartan Dale, Bike Initiative Keweenaw, Sarah G, Adam D, Go Dig A Hole, Beth Hamon


E467 REBROADCAST Guthrie’s First Interview!



Aaron & Guthrie are taking a much needed holiday this weekend, and while they are away we bring you Guthrie’s first appearance on the podcast from 2014!  New in-studio show next week.

Guthrie Straw grew up in Oregon and leads bicycle tours with Cycle Portland Bike Tours when he’s not enjoying longer bicycle tours of his own.  After he and Brock met during the Filmed By Bike jury screenings, they decided to record a show together, which also led to some interesting discussion about Ketchikan, Alaska and outdoor leadership dynamics.

Also: fossil fuel divestment (OPB & Alison Wiley), former co-host Brandon’s new business Rolling Oasis (now defunct), pedestrian assumptions & motorized vehicle proliferation.

Headlines
Multimodal Alaska Adventures: some poetry, a bus story, and ruminations on privilege

Bike Safe Boston: a field guide to predicting vehicle driver behvior

BikePortland: Travel Oregon needs your input on bicycling in the Columbia River Gorge!

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Robert explains why the London elevated cycleway doesn’t make sense.

Card from Richard in TX!

JohnnyK says “You can force sound into a persons ear but you cannot make them a listener.”

Dan in MN will bike to Portland someday.

Ginny twitters about #RAGBRAI.

Ethan Seltzer from Pedal Power & E049saw this article and thought of us.
Tim chimes in: “Now THAT’s a cool recumbent!”
Stay tuned for our interview with Organic Transit’s Rob Cotter and ELF owner Lorraine later this week!

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twitter: @SprocketPodcast
phone in or SMS: 503-847-9774
web: http://thesprocketpodcast.com
music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines)
Thanks to sustaining donor Shadowfoot for supporting our show costs.


E461 – Ladds 500 2019 Special



Aaron & Guthrie do a little pre-event discussion, conference call the team, and then take you on-site with Team Sprocket Podcast and the mobile recorder to talk with participants, onlookers, and the organizer himself!

some photos by Eric Thornburg
IG: @no.lens.cap | FB: Eric Thornburg
full gallery available at Google Photos

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Produced at STREAM PDX thanks to Open Signal
music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines)
graphic design: Marcus Norman
web: http://thesprocketpodcast.com
email us: thesprocketpodcast@gmail.com
phone/SMS: 503-847-9774
Twitter & instagram: @SprocketPodcast
Donate: Patreon (ongoing) or Square Cash (one-time)

Thanks to our sustaining donors for supporting our show costs:
Shadowfoot, Kathrina Mellemgaard, Wayne NormanEric Iverson, Cameron Lien,Richard WezenskyTim Mooney, Glenn Kubish, Matt Kelly, Eric Weisz, Todd Parker, Dan Gebhart (who’s a time traveler), Dave KnowsChris Smith, Caleb Jenkinson, JP Kewley, Peanut Butter Jar Matt, Marco Lo, Rich Otterstrom, Andrew in Colorado, Drew the Welder, Anna, Andre Johnson, Richard G, Guthrie Straw, Kampcite, Aaron Green, Mac Nurse David, Nathan Poulton, Chris Rawson, Rory in Michigan, Michael Flournoy, Jeremy Kitchen, David Belais, Tim Coleman, Harry Hugel, E.J. Finneran, Brad Hipwell, Thomas Skadow, Keith Hutchison, Ranger Tom, Joyce Wilson, Ryan Tam, Derek Waggoner, Jason Aufdenberg, Microcosm Publishing, David Moore, Todd Groesbeck, Chris Barron, Sean Baird, Simon, Gregory Braithwaite, Ryan Mauro, Jimmy Diesel, dudeluna, Matthew Rooks, Marshall, Lillian KarabaicPaula Funatake, Spartan Dale, Bike Initiative Keweenaw, Sarah G


E458 – The Unipiper Keeps It Weird



It’s been about 5 years since we checked in with Brian Kidd, better known in Portland and on the internet as The Unipiper!  He’s just launched a nonprofit organization, Weird Portland United to foster and support the kind of homegrown weird stuff that Portland, Oregon has long been known for.  Listen in to our chat with this local legend and get inspired to celebrate the unique in your own life! Visit weirdportlandunited.org

As always, thanks to our drink sponsor The Beer Mongers & our generous Patreon donors.

Calendar

Every 2nd and 4th Monday 10:30am from now through March at Clever Cycles: Storytime with Kidical Mass
2nd Thursday of every month Joyful Rider’s Club in Minneapolis
2nd Friday of Every Month Boston Bike Party
Also, 2nd friday of Every Month Indianapolis Bike Party
Also, Also, 2nd Friday of Every Month East Bay Bike Party
Last friday of every month: Baltimore Bike Party
Every 2nd Sunday of every month in PDX: Corvidae Bike Club Ride

Also March 18: National Transit Drivers’ Day
March 28: From doctor something, another debut of a transit center song! Thursday 9pm at Kellys Olympian
April 2 Bikes of Wrath @ Regal Fox Tower Stadium 6:30PM
April 13th in Portland Ladds 500
May 15th: The Santa Cruz CA Ride of Silence (in memory of friends and loved ones killed by cars while riding bikes. Meets at Abbot Square for a 6:30PM Departure, Greg encourages listeners to seek out Ride of Silence events in your town.
May 17-19th Filmed by Bike in beautiful Portland, Oregon!
May 26: P-town Throwdown 2019: Daddies board shop

UPCOMING Filmed By Bike TOUR DATES:
Ithica, NY – March 28
Victor, ID – May 17
Champaign-Urbana, IL – May 29
Crested Butte, CO – June 27
Dallas, TX – June 29
Detroit, MI – July 12
Missoula, MT – Sept 15
Bendigo, Australia – October 4
Akron, OH – November 3

Miles of Portraits
🌵 Apr 04 Paradise Valley, AZ
🏜 Apr 09 Tucson, AZ
☀️ May 04 Santa Fe, NM
🌅 May 11 Albuquerque, NM

Headlines

Get Supple with Pathless Pedaled – patches & stickers in!

Biketown implements fee for improperly locked cycles

Because we missed it: New bus route from NE to NW started March 3rd

Mail
From Wayne Norman in California: Miles of Portraits

From Nation (@yar2084 on twitter): “You guys need more “Aaron and Guthrie shoot the shit” episodes! :)”

From Eamonn K.: “Just listening to your episode on Steel skatepark while driving back from Sandy when I passed (I think) Brock on Halsey. Portland is a small world.”

From Andy K.: “Finally got around to seeing “This Girl is Badass.” One of the worst movies ever made, an hour too long, and not even the funny parts came remotely close to redeeming it. If it were made later I’d call it a really bad ripoff of “Premium Rush.””

A thank you to a long time supporter for a generous donation!

And to all listeners and supporters for tuning in

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Produced at STREAM PDX thanks to Open Signal
music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines)
graphic design: Marcus Norman
web: http://thesprocketpodcast.com
email us: thesprocketpodcast@gmail.com
phone/SMS: 503-847-9774
Twitter & instagram: @SprocketPodcast
Donate: Patreon (ongoing) or Square Cash (one-time)

Thanks to our sustaining donors for supporting our show costs:
Shadowfoot, Kathrina Mellemgaard, Wayne Norman, Eric Iverson, Cameron Lien, Richard Wezensky, Tim Mooney, Glenn Kubish, Matt Kelly, Eric Weisz, Todd Parker, Dan Gebhart (who’s a time traveler), Dave Knows, Chris Smith, Caleb Jenkinson, JP Kewley, Peanut Butter Jar Matt, Marco Lo, Rich Otterstrom, Andrew in Colorado, Drew the Welder, Anna, Andre Johnson, Richard G, Guthrie Straw, Kampcite, Aaron Green, Mac Nurse David, Nathan Poulton, Chris Rawson, Rory in Michigan, Michael Flournoy, Jeremy Kitchen, David Belais, Tim Coleman, Harry Hugel, E.J. Finneran, Brad Hipwell, Thomas Skadow, Keith Hutchison, Ranger Tom, Joyce Wilson, Ryan Tam, Derek Waggoner, Jason Aufdenberg, Microcosm Publishing, David Moore, Todd Groesbeck, Chris Barron, Sean Baird, Simon, Gregory Braithwaite, Ryan Mauro, Jimmy Diesel, dudeluna, Matthew Rooks, Marshall, Lillian Karabaic, Paula Funatake, Spartan Dale, Bike Initiative Keweenaw, Sarah G


E453 – The Open Road with Greg & Emily (full gameplay)



Emily & Greg could have spent Valentine’s Day anywhere, but they chose to spend it with us playing a bicycle touring themed board game!  The Open Road is a fantastically good time, and we’re including the entire gameplay in this week’s episode because it was just that much fun.  Guthrie’s love for bananas and Aaron’s whole 30 obsession both make appearances, along with much more.

The Open Road!  Buy your copy here!
The Open Road! Buy your copy here!

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We got comments on Bridgeliner’s video (Facebook link if you haven’t seen it yet):
Josh G sezNE Bridgeton never looked so cinematic

From Dancing Moose Cycle Adv. SuppliesA cool wee snippet guys! Loving your podcasts all the way down here in Rotorua New Zealand!

From the Pedalshift ProjectLook at you guys rockin the slo mo!

From Joyce WilsonA surreal experience if, like me, you don’t get the sound of the video but instead the mysterious Christian radio station which always seems to be playing at very low volume on my computer (I only notice it when I’m trying to get sound from something I can’t get sound from and turn the volume way up). (Joyce W. also enjoyed our interview with the SprockettesAnd this is why I didn’t snooze you even though you mentioned whole30.)

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music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines)
graphic design: Marcus Norman
web: http://thesprocketpodcast.com
email us: thesprocketpodcast@gmail.com
phone/SMS: 503-847-9774
Twitter & instagram: @SprocketPodcast
Donate: Patreon (ongoing) or Square Cash (one-time)

Thanks to our sustaining donors for supporting our show costs:
Shadowfoot, Kathrina Mellemgaard, Wayne Norman, Eric Iverson, Cameron Lien, Richard Wezensky, Tim Mooney, Glenn Kubish, Matt Kelly, Eric Weisz, Todd Parker, Dan Gebhart (who’s a time traveler), Dave Knows, Chris Smith, Caleb Jenkinson, JP Kewley, Peanut Butter Jar Matt, Marco Lo, Rich Otterstrom, Andrew in Colorado, Drew the Welder, Anna, Andre Johnson, Richard G, Guthrie Straw, Kampcite, Aaron Green, Mac Nurse David, Nathan Poulton, Chris Rawson, Rory in Michigan, Michael Flournoy, Jeremy Kitchen, David Belais, Tim Coleman, Harry Hugel, E.J. Finneran, Brad Hipwell, Thomas Skadow, Keith Hutchison, Ranger Tom, Joyce Wilson, Ryan Tam, Derek Waggoner, Jason Aufdenberg, Microcosm Publishing, David Moore, Todd Groesbeck, Chris Barron, Sean Baird, Simon, Gregory Braithwaite, Ryan Mauro, Jimmy Diesel, dudeluna, Matthew Rooks, Marshall, Lillian Karabaic, Paula Funatake, Spartan Dale, Bike Initiative Keweenaw, Sarah G


E451 – The Sprockettes!



Angie, Ryn & Meg are part of The Sprockettes, a dance troupe whose dance partners are bicycles, and have been a part of Portland’s bicycle scene for years.  In addition to clearing up the question of whether we know them or not, we find out what their approach to their performances is, notable moments in their experience bringing bicycle dance to the world, and what it’s like to teach routines to kids at their summer camps.

As always, thanks to our drink sponsor The Beer Mongers & our generous Patreon donors.

Calendar
2nd Thursday of every month Joyful Rider’s Club in Minneapolis
2nd Friday of Every Month Boston Bike Party
Also, 2nd friday of Every Month Indianapolis Bike Party
Also, Also, 2nd Friday of Every Month East Bay Bike Party
Last friday of every month: Baltimore Bike Party
Every 2nd Sunday of every month in PDX: Corvidae Bike Club Ride

Feb. 1 Kidical Mass Planning Meeting
Feb. 16 Slough Country Ramble
Feb. 20 BIKES OF WRATH!
March 9 Dead Freeways Ride

UPCOMING Filmed By Bike TOUR DATES:
Hood River, OR – February 12
Arcata, CA – March 15
Bendigo, Australia – October 4

Headlines

What it’s like to bike @ 20 Below Via Citylab.com

Crater Lake, Dufur, and Independence star in 21st annual Cycle Oregon rides . Via Bikeportland.org

Mail
An audio postcard from Chris Rawson in Denver!

The Sadness of the Beard – courtesy of David Robinson.

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Produced at STREAM PDX thanks to Open Signal
music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines)
graphic design: Marcus Norman
web: http://thesprocketpodcast.com
email us: thesprocketpodcast@gmail.com
phone/SMS: 503-847-9774
Twitter & instagram: @SprocketPodcast
Donate: Patreon (ongoing) or Square Cash (one-time)

Thanks to our sustaining donors for supporting our show costs:
Shadowfoot, Kathrina Mellemgaard, Wayne Norman, Eric Iverson, Cameron Lien, Richard Wezensky, Tim Mooney, Glenn Kubish, Matt Kelly, Eric Weisz, Todd Parker, Dan Gebhart (who’s a time traveler), Dave Knows, Chris Smith, Caleb Jenkinson, JP Kewley, Peanut Butter Jar Matt, Marco Lo, Rich Otterstrom, Andrew in Colorado, Drew the Welder, Anna, Andre Johnson, Richard G, Guthrie Straw, Kampcite, Aaron Green, Mac Nurse David, Nathan Poulton, Chris Rawson, Rory in Michigan, Michael Flournoy, Jeremy Kitchen, David Belais, Tim Coleman, Harry Hugel, E.J. Finneran, Brad Hipwell, Thomas Skadow, Keith Hutchison, Ranger Tom, Joyce Wilson, Ryan Tam, Derek Waggoner, Jason Aufdenberg, Microcosm Publishing, David Moore, Todd Groesbeck, Chris Barron, Sean Baird, Simon, Gregory Braithwaite, Ryan Mauro, Jimmy Diesel, dudeluna, Matthew Rooks, Marshall, Lillian Karabaic, Paula Funatake, Spartan Dale, Bike Initiative Keweenaw, Sarah G


E447 – Siblings By Bike



Mielle & Phillip join us after Cranksgiving to share their experiences as a sister doing something good for her brother.  She pointed the way and he took on a new mode of exercise & transport – and now they’re preparing to do an exciting ride in eastern Oregon!

Calendar
2nd Thursday of every month Joyful Rider’s Club in Minneapolis
2nd Friday of Every Month Boston Bike Party
Also, 2nd friday of Every Month Indianapolis Bike Party
Also, Also, 2nd Friday of Every Month East Bay Bike Party
Last friday of every month: Baltimore Bike Party
Every 2nd Sunday of every month in PDX: Corvidae Bike Club Ride
Jan. 8: Bowie Birthday Ride

UPCOMING Filmed By Bike TOUR DATES:
CALL FOR ENTRIES! Submit your film by January 20 to be part of the collection
Boise, ID – January 18
Los Angeles, CA – January 27
Hood River, OR – February 12
Arcata, CA – March 15
Bendigo, Australia – October 4

Headlines
NEW DONOR SARAH G!!

From cycling.today via Brock Dittus: Cyclists are Attached to their Bikes, study says

From cleantechnica.com via Josh G.: Cyclists Exposed To Less Air Pollution Than Drivers, Study Finds

Also from Brock Dittus: The Miracle of Minneapolis

Mail
An Ask from Brad of Nomad Cycles

From Paul in Tokyo via Tim at Pedalshift

Chris R sends us more media: http://motherloadmovie.com/welcome#trailer-section

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Produced at STREAM PDX thanks to Open Signal
music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines)
graphic design: Marcus Norman
web: http://thesprocketpodcast.com
email us: thesprocketpodcast@gmail.com
phone/SMS: 503-847-9774
Twitter & instagram: @SprocketPodcast
Donate: Patreon (ongoing) or Square Cash (one-time)

Thanks to our sustaining donors for supporting our show costs:
Logan Smith, Shadowfoot, Kathrina Mellemgaard, Wayne Norman, Ethan Georgi, Eric Iverson, Cameron Lien, Richard Wezensky, Tim Mooney, Glenn Kubish, Matt Kelly, Eric Weisz, Todd Parker, Dan Gebhart (who’s a time traveler), Dave Knows, Chris Smith, Caleb Jenkinson, JP Kewley, Peanut Butter Jar Matt, Marco Lo, Rich Otterstrom, Andrew in Colorado, Drew the Welder, Anna, Andre Johnson, Richard G, Guthrie Straw, Kampcite, Aaron Green, Mac Nurse David, Nathan Poulton, Chris Rawson, Rory in Michigan, Michael Flournoy, Jeremy Kitchen, David Belais, Tim Coleman, Harry Hugel, E.J. Finneran, Brad Hipwell, Thomas Skadow, Keith Hutchison, Ranger Tom, Joyce Wilson, Ryan Tam, Derek Waggoner, Jason Aufdenberg, Microcosm Publishing, David Moore, Todd Groesbeck, Chris Barron, Sean Baird, Simon, Gregory Braithwaite, Ryan Mauro, Jimmy Diesel, dudeluna, Matthew Rooks, Marshall, Lillian Karabaic, Paula Funatake, Spartan Dale, Bike Initiative Keweenaw


E446 – REBROADCAST E201 Tom McTighe



this episode is a rebroadcast of our friend Tom McTighe’s first appearance on the show in 2014!
Hope you enjoy – next week we will bring you another seasonal classic.
Aaron & Guthrie return to the studio in the new year.

Tom McTighe plans and runs events for Puddlecycle, including the charity-minded Portland Cranksgiving coming again this fall.

Alsoe200 live show! I swear this is the last we’ll talk about it, but Aaron Parecki made a sweet video.  Brock yells at brunch-going auto drivers, and Aaron hurts his back.

Headline
WKYT: Jessamine County, KY cyclist arrested
philly.com: Biking & bonding recent Bicycle Coalition report – more niche rides have popped up.

Mail
new Patreon donors Jim, Doug & Todd, thanks!

Tim Mooney adds a few details on shipping your bike by boat & Amtrak Express.

Milestone Rides: “I’m hoping to go zoobombing at least once in my life. Heard about it on@SprocketPodcast.” buff.ly/1u0c8yc

James sent us a picture of his mailbox. (And his new bike project)

Todd the Truck Driver draws the distinction between hunters & farmers.

The Stickman: “this is called me taking the space back from automobiles :)”

Dan in MN:

“Great show E200 I’m bicycle camping drinking a beer listening to E200. Again.”

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email us: thesprocketpodcast@gmail.com
twitter: @SprocketPodcast
phone in or SMS: 503-847-9774
web: http://thesprocketpodcast.com
music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines)

Thanks to our sustaining donors for supporting our show costs:
Logan SmithShadowfoot, Kathrina Mellemgaard, Roger Grigsby, Wayne Norman, Doug Robertson, Ethan Georgi, Justin Martin, Eric Iverson, Cameron Lien, Richard WezenskyTim MooneyOrange & PurpleGlenn Kubish, Matt Kelly, Jim Goodin, Eric Weisz, Doug CohenMiller, Todd Parker


E445 – REBROADCAST E140 Tim Mooney: Pedalshift



this episode is a rebroadcast of our friend Tim Mooney’s first appearance on the show in 2013!
Hope you enjoy – next week we will bring you another seasonal classic.
Aaron & Guthrie return to the studio in the new year.

Tim Mooney is working on a concept we like: how can you have a “grown-up job” and still pursue bicycle travel?  While he hasn’t found the magic solution yet, he created Pedalshift to begin the conversation among those of us who are interested.  We also discuss Portland’s changes over time, the World Domination Summit, and Tim’s bicycle tour down the West Coast.

Also referenced is Brock’s bicycle tour journal from 2012:
Brock & Adele Go Bicycling

Tim is also a podcast producer for Kimberly Wilson’s Tranquility Du Jourblogger, twitterer, and, of course, a loyal Sprocket Podcast listener.

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email us: thesprocketpodcast@gmail.com
twitter: @SprocketPodcast
phone in or SMS: 503-847-9774
web: http://thesprocketpodcast.com
music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines)


E444 The Tim Mooney Show!



It’s the Tim Mooney Show!

Tim drops into the trailer on an especially rainy night.  While the compressor plays games with the rain noises, you can listen to the guys talk about comedy, aging, aging comedy, and the comedy of aging!  Tim went to Seattle, they talk about a bunch of movies and television, the nature of silence, touring (of course), AD&D, pop culture questions, and more!

And we get a visit from Brock, this show’s Dean Martin!  His band Lumberjack is finally dropping their album Bring It On Home onto streaming services at the beginning of 2019!

Calendar
2nd Thursday of every month Joyful Rider’s Club in Minneapolis
2nd Friday of Every Month Boston Bike Party
Also, 2nd friday of Every Month Indianapolis Bike Party
Also, Also, 2nd Friday of Every Month East Bay Bike Party
Last friday of every month: Baltimore Bike Party
Every 2nd Sunday of every month in PDX: Corvidae Bike Club Ride
Dec 23: Christmas Eve-eve Celebration of Barrel-Aged Beers at The Beer Mongers
Dec 24: Christmas Eve Bottle Pours at The Beer Mongers
Jan. 8: Bowie Birthday Ride

UPCOMING Filmed By Bike TOUR DATES:
CALL FOR ENTRIES! Submit your film by January 20 to be part of the collection
Boise, ID – January 18
Los Angeles, CA – January 27
Hood River, OR – February 12
Arcata, CA – March 15
Bendigo, Australia – October 4

Mail
From Chris R: “Bike rack, check. Wave bike rack…yuck. lift your bike up to the rack…? Huh? Interesting. Castle Rock, Colorado.”

From Josh G: “Selling my triplet bike. This bike is not easy to captain, and I don’t want to sell it to just anyone, but $$$ are not my goal.  26″.  Functions fine, as you know! Will fit a wide range of heights. Is exactly 10 feet long. Rear wheel is replaced with a very nice heavy duty downhill one.  I would like $50 (that’s $16.66 per rider!)”
https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-triplet-tandem-mtb/6775141310.html

From Tim Mooney: I want to do a six-part podcast series on this.

From Josh from Bike Initiative Keweenaw: content over ads!  a new donor.

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Produced at STREAM PDX thanks to Open Signal
music: Ryan J. Lane (intro & outro) & Hurtbird (headlines)
graphic design: Marcus Norman
web: http://thesprocketpodcast.com
email us: thesprocketpodcast@gmail.com
phone/SMS: 503-847-9774
Twitter & instagram: @SprocketPodcast
Donate: Patreon (ongoing) or Square Cash (one-time)

Thanks to our sustaining donors for supporting our show costs:
Logan Smith, Shadowfoot, Kathrina Mellemgaard, Wayne Norman, Ethan Georgi, Eric Iverson, Cameron Lien, Richard Wezensky, Tim Mooney, Glenn Kubish, Matt Kelly, Eric Weisz, Todd Parker, Dan Gebhart (who’s a time traveler), Dave Knows, Chris Smith, Caleb Jenkinson, JP Kewley, Peanut Butter Jar Matt, Marco Lo, Rich Otterstrom, Andrew in Colorado, Drew the Welder, Anna, Andre Johnson, Richard G, Guthrie Straw, Kampcite, Aaron Green, Mac Nurse David, Nathan Poulton, Chris Rawson, Rory in Michigan, Michael Flournoy, Jeremy Kitchen, David Belais, Tim Coleman, Harry Hugel, E.J. Finneran, Brad Hipwell, Thomas Skadow, Keith Hutchison, Ranger Tom, Joyce Wilson, Ryan Tam, Derek Waggoner, Jason Aufdenberg, Microcosm Publishing, David Moore, Todd Groesbeck, Chris Barron, Sean Baird, Simon, Gregory Braithwaite, Ryan Mauro, Jimmy Diesel, dudeluna, Matthew Rooks, Marshall, Lillian Karabaic, Paula Funatake, Spartan Dale, Bike Initiative Keweenaw