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New Garmin Edge GPS for Cycling

Aug 30th, 2007 | By | Category: General

Have you seen the new Garmin Edge cycling GPS units? All I can say is, ‘wow!’ These new Garmins have all the features I have been looking for in a handlebar mounted device: GPS (with the usual speed, distance, etc.), street-level mapping and directions, color screen, power (through a link with SRM units), cadence, heart […]

Saul Raisin Interview Photos

Aug 16th, 2007 | By | Category: General

I just received some photos of my recent interview with Saul Raisin (The FredCast Episode #76) and posted them in The FredCast photo gallery.

And the winner is . . .

Aug 16th, 2007 | By | Category: General

Congratulations to Steve Runner and his podcast Phedidippidations, the winners of this year’s Podcast Award in the sports category. Steve puts out a quality product for runners and is very deserving of this award. If, in addition to cycling, you are also interested in running, I definitely suggest you give Steve’s show a listen.

Oh, &$%#! Here’s another one.

Aug 14th, 2007 | By | Category: General

I’m finally back in the States and trying to solve my issues with Fred Thompson’s people. In doing so, I did a Google search on ‘FredCast’ and came up with yet another podcast-type use at But wait! Here’s yet another one! Okay, folks, I seriously need an attorney who understands intellectual property. One or […]

My Letter to the ‘I’m With Fred’ People

Aug 9th, 2007 | By | Category: General

Below is my letter to Senator Thompson’s staff. If you’d like to contribute your own comments to this matter, please do so HERE. To Whom It May Concern: It has come to my attention that the ‘I’m With Fred’ web site is utilizing the term ‘FredCast’ as the title for a video podcast of Senator […]

Excuse me, Senator Thompson, but . . .

Aug 8th, 2007 | By | Category: General

Would-be presidential candidate, one-time Senator and long-time actor, Fred Thompson has updated his web site. Problem is, his staffers are calling his video feed ‘FredCast.’ Um, no matter what my political leanings are, I just don’t think that’s cool or kosher. After all, with what is perhaps the single most popular independent cycling podcast on […]

Show #77 – Reviews and Previews

Aug 2nd, 2007 | By | Category: Podcasts

Listen now by clicking here: [audio:] For The Week of July 31, 2007 Sponsored by Cambria Bicycle Outfitter Click here to learn how to get free shipping on your next order! Be sure to learn more about our upcoming listener tour, The FredCast Famous Climbs of The Tour de France (September 2-9, 2007), at our […]

Cyclists Among Those to Aid in 35W Collapse

Aug 2nd, 2007 | By | Category: Podcasts

By now we’ve all heard about the tragedy that occurred yesterday in Minneapolis, MN, when the 35W bridge over the Mississippi River collapsed without warning, killing a number of motorists and injuring many others. Many people came to the rescue of those in need on the bridge including, according to FredCast listener Jon, fellow cyclists. […]

Twitter, The Tour, and The Future

Aug 1st, 2007 | By | Category: General

There is an excellent write-up over on the Larvatus Prodeo blog written by Phil Gomes from Spinopsys in which he writes about his recent experiences with Twitter, the microblogging service that I’ve been using to keep you updated on The FredCast as well as to live blog the Tour de France.. Phil gives an excellent […]