E283 – Carl Larson’s Retirement

Carl Larson is the chancellor of bike fun. He’s been a tireless defender of many expressions of how bikes are the most enjoyable way to move around town, and will soon be a resident of another metropolis. We talk about his memories of good times, how he views both advocacy and activism, some interesting run-ins during the Zoobomb, and what comes next.
Here’s the Portland Police training video Carl mentioned!

Also: Brock finally figured out who he passes on his morning commute, and went camping in the rain, and Aaron did some rad climbs, and he forgot he was recording a show.

correction: his name is Ted, but he did the Mont Ventoux & Club des Cingles du Mont-Ventoux ride!

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4/5/16 7pm humanity On wheels 3 from kick ass oregon history and trimet diariesat the Jack London bar!

Citibike, Contribike: man rides NYC bikeshare across the continent
(we learned about it in the Article in bicycle times)
(our twitter exchange)


Gerald has a few theories on why PDX bicycle commuters are so fast.

Tim from Pedalshift weighs in on DC river commutes.

Andy found the Unipiper’s other bike.

Shadowfoot is coming to Portland! Got a bike to lend?

Dr. Jeff reviews the show!

iTunes Review from “Fred”

JohnnyK found a pedal-powered bus.

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