Monday, December 29, 2008

your assignment for next sunday's episode, legislator:

come up with a bill of rights--and IMPLEMENT THEM--so the little fuhrer can feel safe while pedaling around the metro.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

happy holidays!

from kim, and the entire staff at the kim west radio cycling show.
[thanks to the 'crats!]

first ice beard submission, winter 2008-2009

i went out riding with my stealth cycling buddy today, as we do most weekends lately, now that dave's moved to the western suburbs. i imagine he's training for the upcoming roller season. unlike last year, however, today our timing was a few hours better; the weather did not deteriorate quite as quickly as it did when the harsh pre-christmas blizzard of '07 found us several miles out of town, and the gruelling ride back in scored us beaucoup "tough guy points." well, we racked up some TG points today, too, but just not as many. were it not for an apparent warren county policy against plowing gravel roads, we might STILL be out there southwest of cumming.

scored my first photographable ice beard of the season. not bad for the last day of autumn. sigh...i took several photos, to get the best one; the one that distills the essence of the ride, and the captures the "me" that went out, and later, returned. i believe that this one, me in my beanie, my armless mannequin sunning atop the buffet, says it best.

i am more than just a radio personality, orphanage director, and spiritual advisor to cyber thousands. yes, i also do a little r&d for a number of cycling concerns. i did a little work in the windchill tunnel today for an unnamed frame builder, who has contracted with me to help develop a better/faster cross/gravel bike bike.

although i am contractually bound NOT to say anything about the nature of my work, as it relates to any specific bike or detail, there are no restrictions with casual use of raw photographs. these two fall within acceptable guidelines. what do YOU see?

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

gimme five feet!

Vehicles passing bicycles: Drivers would have to be at least 5 feet from bicycles when approaching them before passing under a proposal being drafted by Sen. Joe Bolkcom, a Democrat from Iowa City. Penalties for violators haven't been determined. "We've had a fair number of fatalities in our state with car/bicycle collisions and, in every case, the car wins," Bolkcom said.

contact YOUR legislator TODAY!!

[click on link to find your legislator's email address]

Monday, December 8, 2008

uncle frank wants YOU!!

the kim west radio cycling show is celebrating zappadan, and we want your help. during last night's episode, #33, "pearl harbor meets zappadan," we featured only zappa bumper music, that music played going into and out of commercial breaks. in addition to an explanation of the highest of holy celebrations, we closed the show with an extended--for us--"joe's garage."
but we need your help. zappadan runs from december 4 through december 21, giving us two more shows to feature the music of frank zappa. what do YOU want to hear? leave your suggestions, along with links, if you have them, in the comments section below, or send them to me at kimwest@kxno.com. we'll give you props for your ideas, and you'll have the great feeling knowing that you've helped make a great show--the kim west radio cycling show--even BETTER!
you can hear last night's episode, #33, "pearl harbor meets zappadan," by going here, and clicking on either of the "listen" or "podcast" icons.
of course, you can listen to any or ALL of the previous episodes, because here at the kim west radio cycling show, there's no such thing as garbage, just old episodes.
uncle frank and the mostly reverend grandpa kim thank you for your suggestions.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

how to become a better cyclist

<a href="http://www.grapheine.com">Grapheine : Webdesigner illustrateur graphiste agence de com agence web Paris Lyon graphisme</a><noembed> </object><br />great cinematography! --rolling stone <div style='clear: both;'></div> </div> <div class='post-footer'> <div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'> <span class='post-author vcard'> Posted by <span class='fn' itemprop='author' itemscope='itemscope' itemtype='http://schema.org/Person'> <meta content='https://www.blogger.com/profile/12130108316136221840' itemprop='url'/> <a class='g-profile' href='https://www.blogger.com/profile/12130108316136221840' rel='author' title='author profile'> <span itemprop='name'>the mostly reverend</span> </a> </span> </span> <span class='post-timestamp'> at <meta content='http://thekimwestradiocyclingshowblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/becoming-better-cyclist.html' itemprop='url'/> <a class='timestamp-link' href='http://thekimwestradiocyclingshowblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/becoming-better-cyclist.html' rel='bookmark' title='permanent link'><abbr class='published' itemprop='datePublished' title='2008-12-03T11:39:00-06:00'>11:39 AM</abbr></a> </span> <span class='reaction-buttons'> </span> <span class='post-comment-link'> <a class='comment-link' href='https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=333412309274662780&postID=1087324413293523985&isPopup=true' onclick='javascript:window.open(this.href, "bloggerPopup", "toolbar=0,location=0,statusbar=1,menubar=0,scrollbars=yes,width=640,height=500"); 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MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 300px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 496px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" /></a><em><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:78%;"> senator chuck schumer, d-ny</span></em></div><span style="font-family:Trebuchet MS;font-size:85%;"></span><div align="left"><br /><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">December 1, 2008</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">Sean Petty</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">Chief Operating Officer</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">USA Cycling</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">1 Olympic Plaza,</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">Colorado Springs, CO 80909 </span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">Dear Mr. Petty: </span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">I write to ask that you reconsider the application from the Tour of the Battenkill to replace the 2009 Tour of Georgia in 2009 on the UCI America Tour. As you know, the Tour of Georgia canceled its 2009 race, and I believe Tour of Battenkill in Washington County of New York State is the perfect event to be included on the tour. The Battenkill Valley is an idyllic region of Upstate New York that is prepared and excited to attract even more attention to its already-popular Tour of Battenkill event. </span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">In just five years, the Tour of the Battenkill has become the largest amateur biking race in the country and winds through 60 exciting miles of the picturesque Washington Country. Twenty of the race's 60 miles are on harsh and unforgiving hard-packed dirt roads that emulate the legendary cobblestone courses in Belgium and northern France.<br />But unlike Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège or the Tour of Flanders, the Tour of the Battenkill takes place right here in New York and has rightfully earned the title of America's "Queen of the Classics." Last year drew 15,000 participants and spectators. This year the race is expected to attract over 20,000 people, creating an economic boon for Washington County and surrounding areas.<br />Granting the race a UCI 2.1 status will ensure that some of the top professional cyclists in the country will race on back roads of Washington County. Their participation will help fuel regional and national interest in the event and attract more people to the sport of cycling.&#8232;<br />Unfortunately, due to the late cancellation of the Tour of Georgia the organizers of the Battenkill Race did not submit their application with USA Cycling until after the application deadline had passed. The UCI , however,&#8232; has encouraged the organizers to file an application with them directly.<br />Having the support of USA Cycling for this event is critical. I respectfully ask that you re-consider the application, as I know that USA Cycling would not want to miss this exciting opportunity to fill an unanticipated gap in their 2009 schedule with one of the most exciting amateur biking races in the country.<br />Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you on this matter. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Sam Schaeffer in my office.<br />Sincerely,</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">Charles E. Schumer</span></div> <div style='clear: both;'></div> </div> <div class='post-footer'> <div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'> <span class='post-author vcard'> Posted by <span class='fn' itemprop='author' itemscope='itemscope' itemtype='http://schema.org/Person'> <meta content='https://www.blogger.com/profile/12130108316136221840' itemprop='url'/> <a class='g-profile' href='https://www.blogger.com/profile/12130108316136221840' rel='author' title='author profile'> <span itemprop='name'>the mostly reverend</span> </a> </span> </span> <span class='post-timestamp'> at <meta content='http://thekimwestradiocyclingshowblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/leadership-for-which-we-all-can-be.html' itemprop='url'/> <a class='timestamp-link' href='http://thekimwestradiocyclingshowblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/leadership-for-which-we-all-can-be.html' rel='bookmark' title='permanent link'><abbr class='published' itemprop='datePublished' title='2008-12-02T15:00:00-06:00'>3:00 PM</abbr></a> </span> <span class='reaction-buttons'> </span> <span class='post-comment-link'> <a class='comment-link' href='https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=333412309274662780&postID=3124528478232062018&isPopup=true' onclick='javascript:window.open(this.href, "bloggerPopup", "toolbar=0,location=0,statusbar=1,menubar=0,scrollbars=yes,width=640,height=500"); 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MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 267px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 400px; TEXT-ALIGN: center" /></a><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;">i received an email this morning. the writer said "here's a photo that xx took." i feared the worst, but check it out: no costumes, no capes, no microphones, no beers. just racing.</span></div><div align="center"><span style="font-family:trebuchet ms;font-size:85%;"><em>how 'bout that?</em> </span></div> <div style='clear: both;'></div> </div> <div class='post-footer'> <div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'> <span class='post-author vcard'> Posted by <span class='fn' itemprop='author' itemscope='itemscope' itemtype='http://schema.org/Person'> <meta content='https://www.blogger.com/profile/12130108316136221840' itemprop='url'/> <a class='g-profile' href='https://www.blogger.com/profile/12130108316136221840' rel='author' title='author profile'> <span itemprop='name'>the mostly reverend</span> </a> </span> </span> <span class='post-timestamp'> at <meta content='http://thekimwestradiocyclingshowblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/yours-truly-plying-his-trade.html' itemprop='url'/> <a class='timestamp-link' href='http://thekimwestradiocyclingshowblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/yours-truly-plying-his-trade.html' rel='bookmark' title='permanent link'><abbr class='published' itemprop='datePublished' title='2008-12-01T11:10:00-06:00'>11:10 AM</abbr></a> </span> <span class='reaction-buttons'> </span> <span class='post-comment-link'> <a class='comment-link' href='https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=333412309274662780&postID=347223082776864464&isPopup=true' onclick='javascript:window.open(this.href, "bloggerPopup", "toolbar=0,location=0,statusbar=1,menubar=0,scrollbars=yes,width=640,height=500"); 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