Tom talks about his transition from being a RAAM racer in the 1990s to becoming the tweedy mild-mannered bike commuter and advocate he is today. You’ll get a heads-up on America’s next great cycling city: Richmond, Virginia, host of the 2015 UCI Road World Championships. Tom also discusses his involvement in Richmond’s winning the bid, the preparations, and the projected economic benefits.
If you’re expecting a crazy hair-on-fire conservative, you’ll be disappointed. Bowden comes off like a mensch.
As long as I’m pretending to know Yiddish: Diane Lees’ followup guest is some poor, less impressive schmoe named Graeme Obree who won some kind of prize for riding a bike for a whole hour, or something. Whatever.