Switching Gears Bike Radio is a weekly radio show airing Thursdays at 6:30 pm on CFCR 90.5 FM in Saskatoon, SK. It can also be live streamed at cfcr.ca or on the CFCR app! Thanks to jupitervisual.com for the logo
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Intro - a year of cycling in Saskatchewan
Walking, Biking and Tactical Urbanism as a Response to Covid 19
Guests: Jim Arnold, Tom Babin, Cathy Watts, Anders Swanson, John Surico, Jonathan Fertig, Alex Bozikovic
Gary Fisher Interview and Saskatoon Covid 19 Update with YXE Councillor Cynthia Block
Girls on Bikes (Hosted by Nora and Aubrie) with guests Maghalie Rochette, Jenn Jackson and Keely Shaw
Pedestrian and Cycling Network - Immediate and Post-Covid Ideas
Best Bike Ride Ever!
Choosing to Live with Sarah Hornby and Infrastructure Update with YXE Director of Transportation Jay Magus
Joel Goralski, CEO and Founder of VeloGuide
The Long Ride with Luca Veeman, Regan Arendse, B'yauling Toni and Meaghan Hackinen
The Local Bike Shop with bike shop owners from Bruce's Cycle Works, Bike Doctor, Bike Universe & SpokeNSport. Plus Stan Yu from Bridge City Bike Co-op.
Why I Ride - Joann Cliff attempts to bike every street in Saskatoon.
Letting Go - Kids, Independence and Adventure. Parents take on their kids adventures with Parks Canada's Karsten Heuer and Ric Driediger of Churchill River Canoe Outfitters. Karsten and Leanne's 15 year old son just paddled 2000km with his dog.
A Walkable City - UK Transport Planner Susan Claris and Saskatoon City Councillor Hilary Gough cover walkability.
Musicians on Bikes - Rich Aucoin on his 2 cross-continent concert tours by bike and his new album. Dave Cyca merges songwriting and bike touring through southwest Saskatchewan.
The Bike Patio - 9 Mile Brewing (and Spoke N Sport) built a bike patio in the parking stall in front of their 20th St businesses. Co-founder and CEO Shawn Moen makes the business case for great bike infrastructure.
Part 1 - Team Sask Performance Cycling Program athletes and coach and semi-pro rider Lukas Conley all at a training camp in the Qu'appelle Valley.
Part 2 - the Pasche family - living nomadicly by bike with 2 kids (75 000km into their adventure)
New Bike Day !
-Adam saves up for a new Kona
-Gary Fisher on inventing the 29er
-Stan Yu describes the BCBC bike diversion program
-Jr Team SK cyclists describe their first, current and dream bikes
From Local BMX and Time Trial results to a Tour de France primer
Jen Korney joins me from Globe BMX
A sound collage of tributes to local Cycling Advocate Cathy Watts
A Community of Giving -
Featuring 3 of the Quality Bike Products Community Grant Recipients:
Working Bikes in Chicago
Village Wrench in Greenville, South Carolina
Bike Doctor/Ecoquest in Saskatoon
Cyclocross!! A feature interview with Canadian Pro rider Ruby West before she heads to Belgium for the season.
...and more Cyclocross!! A feature interview with current Canadian Champ Michael van den Ham and the current standings in Saskatoon's Belgian Cup Race Series.
LiveableYXE is a non-partisan project engaging Saskatoon candidates before the upcoming civic election...allowing voters to learn who is working to best improve our city's liveability.
A Mayoral Forum will be held on Oct 29. Check liveableyxe.ca
Erin Riediger, host of Plain Bicycle Podcast
A Vote for Bikes
Check Twitter and Instagram to vote for 10 cycling categories on the ballot. Results will be in Episode 26.
I'll announce the 10 category winners and feature 3 of them: Norco Factory Team Rider Jenn Jackson, Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark and Stan Yu from the Bridge City Bike Co-op.
Winter Cycling 101 - Part 1 of the Virtual Workshop put on by the Bridge City Bike Co-op. Stan Yu put together a panel of winter bikers that included Zack MacGregor/Jim Arnold in Saskatoon and Pam Groat in La Ronge, SK.