Cleveland's #1 voted bicycle shop, Century Cycles, gives you the inside scoop on bicycling in Northeast Ohio. You'll hear professional tips from the award winning Century Cycles' staff, as well as exciting stories and insights from local bicyclists.


  • Century Cycles (Episode 31)

    21/10/2014 Duración: 31min

    Just because the summer riding season is behind us doesn't mean you have to store the bike away just yet!  In fact, the Fall colors and crisp, cool air brings many riders out for the first time.  No matter what your reason for riding this time of year, the most importnat thing is to dress for the weather.  Knowing how to layer up, and what clothing products best fit your needs is what we'll be chatting about on today's show.  Drew Anderson, area rep for Pearl Izumi, an industry leader in athletic wear, will join us to discuss Pearl's Fall and winter clothing lineup and how to wear it all!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode 30)

    15/07/2014 Duración: 32min

    Most everyone is familiar with the Tour de France, but if you want to discuss a truly grueling cycling event, nothing tops the Race Across America.  Last time, we talked to one of the founders of the race, but this time, we will be chatting with local Ohio racer, Mike McClintock, who just completed the 2014 RAAM in 11 days, 20 hrs!  Hear his adventure first hand!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode 29)

    15/04/2014 Duración: 38min

    Ever wonder what the most grueling, endurance based sporting event on the planet is?  Most would say the Race Across Amercia, a 3,000 mile cycling event with no stages and no stops, just balls-to-the-wall racing from one end of the country to the other!  Oh, and you have just over a week to complete it! Champions of the race complete it in 8-9 days. Do the math...that's a lot of time in the saddle with very little time for rest or sleep.  Today, we'll be chatting with one of the founders of RAAM, and the first man to ever win the event, Lon Haldeman!  But don't worry, for those who aren't up for that kind of challenge, we'll be sharing some fun local rides that you can tackle!

  • Radio Century Cycles - Episode 28

    18/02/2014 Duración: 31min

    On today's show, we'll be chatting with John Dewey of Tifosi Optics.  He'll be sharing the importance of eyewear to the cyclist, as well as the latest and greatest designs from Tifosi glasses.  Also, up and coming events from Century Cycles!  

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XXVII)

    15/10/2013 Duración: 34min

    Are you one of those riders that aches to be on their bike year round? If so, then dessing for the weather is critical to being comfortable during your ride. Chip Ellison, from Pearl Izumi, will be giving us the lowdown on just how to dress right for any type of weather during those Fall and Winter months.  Plus, the last Century Cycles Night Ride and winter maintenance classes.

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XXVI)

    20/08/2013 Duración: 35min

    On today's show, we'll be chatting with Jim Elking, a veteran tour guide at the Bicycle Museum of America, right here in Ohio!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XXV)

    16/07/2013 Duración: 31min

    Riding across the country is always a fun and challeging adventure.  Well, imagine cycling that adventure with your significant other!! That's exactly what Rick & Robin Kratche did  two years ago.  We spoke with wife Robin last year, and now husband Rick will give us his perspective.  Let's see if their stories mesh!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XXIV)

    21/05/2013 Duración: 30min

    One of the most important parts of biking is...being comfortable.  If you aren't comfortable, you ain't ridin'!! Consequently, getting fit to your bike can go a long way in making your day in the saddle much more enjoyable.  Century Cycles is now happy to announce that we are set up to do professional fittings.  Tom Wiseman, fit specialist at the Medina store, will fill us in on all the benefits of a bike fitting, so be sure to tune in!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XXIII)

    16/04/2013 Duración: 32min

    Part of being a great bike company is not only selling great product, and having stellar customer service, but also taking an active role in your respective communities.  Century Cycles' Bike to School program is one such example, and it has garnered national attention.  Learn all about it with CC's own marketing director, Tracey Bradnan!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XXII)

    19/02/2013 Duración: 31min

    Many of us know what it's like to cycle a century tour or charity ride, and in most cases you end up sleeping on gym floors or outside in the rain under a tent. I bet you would just love to be 'pampered' after multiple days on a bike, yes?  Well, here are two guys trying to make that happen.  Rod Hutton and Joe Florian, hailing from the Columbus area, are co-creators of "Buckeye Country Roads" a new bicycle tour business that let's you live it up a bit while touring historic Ohio, and will be joining us this morning to give us a little insight into their new venture.

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episodes XXI)

    18/12/2012 Duración: 31min

    Many of us love to do stuff with our spouses, whether it be a movie, a nice dinner, a walk in the park...but how about cycling across the country?  Well, we'll be chatting with a local couple that did just that! Hear the ups and downs of that experience as well as how they prepared for the big journey!  And, as always, Century Cycles own Tracey Bradnan will help us round out 2012 with some fun cycling events and tune in at 10:30am on Tuesday, December 18th!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XX)

    20/11/2012 Duración: 32min

    On today's show, we're going to go back in time a bit and talk about one of the first ever vehicles to be officially called a "bicycle", the Penny-Farthing.  To help us out, we'll be chatting with Rich De Lombard, a local rider who has a particular love for these classic hi-wheelers.  He is part of The Ohio Wheelmen organization and has put thousands of miles on his hi-wheeler all across the country, and even help to set a world record!  Also, Century Cycles'; own Tracey Bradnan will join us to talk about some great Holiday sales and CC's own free winter maintenance classes!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XIX)

    16/10/2012 Duración: 29min

    Well, the cold weather is right around the corner, and if you're itching to experience Fall and Winter on your bike, fear not.  We'll give you all the tips and tricks for getting you and your bike ready to ride in those less than tropical temperatures!  And yes, there are still organized rides this time of year, and we'll give you the rundown on those as well.

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XVIII)

    18/09/2012 Duración: 31min

    So, what do the invention of the airplane and a bicycle have in common? Try the Wright Brothers! To learn how and why, tune in at 10:30am when we will be talking with Mark Dues, a park guide at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park.  Also, Tracey Bradnan from Century Cycles fills us in on late season rides and events around town!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XVII)

    21/08/2012 Duración: 28min

    If you're a big fan of the Cleveland Metroparks, whether it be walking, hiking, or biking along it's trails, then you'll enjoy our conversation with new Metroparks director, Brian Zimmerman.  After only 2 1/2 years on the job, Brian has made a significant impact on the park system, specifically with the recent opening of the Royalview Mountain Bike Trail earlier this year.  We'll talk a little about the creation of that trail, cycling the Metroparks in general, and plans for the future.  And of course, Tracey Bradnan, Century Cycle's marketing director, fills us in on late season rides, summer clearance sales, and other biking activities around town!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XVI)

    17/07/2012 Duración: 32min

    Today, we'll be chatting with Stan Purdum and Murray Fishel, two local cyclists who have pretty much biked every road in Northeast Ohio, and have written a couple of books to share some exciting routes they've created along the way.  Also, Tracey Bradnan fills us in on all the mid-summer riding activities by Century Cycles!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XV)

    19/06/2012 Duración: 31min

    Ever wonder what the deal is with those bikes that all the kids are flying around town know, the ones with the small frames, tiny seats, and always standing up to ride? Welcome to the world of BMX. Today, we'll talk with Century Cycles' Chris Walters about the roots of BMX riding, why kids, in particular, are so drawn to the sport, the different style of bikes available, tricks and terminology, and the parks around town designed specifically for BMX riding.  Plus, Tracey Bradnan fills us in on all the fun summer rides hosted by Century Cycles!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XIV)

    15/05/2012 Duración: 31min

    May is National Bike Month, and Century Cycles is participating in a big way.  From events like Bike to School and Bike to Work, to our awesome Night Rides, there's something for everyone.  Tracey Bradnan, CC's marketing guru, will be filling us in all these great cycling opportunities.  Plus, Kevin Madzia, from our Peninsula store, will be giving us commuting tips and accessory ideas to help make those rides more fun!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XIII)

    17/04/2012 Duración: 31min

    Spring has sprung, so it's time to spring those bikes out of storage and take to the roads.  Of course, getting your bike ready to ride is the first order of business. On today's show, we'll be talking with Derrick Kortvejesi, one of Century Cycles' top mechanics, on the benefits of a professional tune-up, as well as what every cyclists can do themselves to keep their bikes running smoothly for the season. Also, Tracey Bradnan will fill us in on upcoming cycling events, including the start of Century Cycles' Night rides!

  • Radio Century Cycles (Episode XII)

    20/03/2012 Duración: 30min

    So, have you been looking for one of those fun, easy to ride, classic cruiser style bikes to take out on a lazy summer day? Today, we'll be chatting with Gary Thomas, local rep for Electra, the company that specializes in just such a bike!  Also, Tracey Bradnan, CC's marketing guru, will fill us in on all the special events and rides happening at Century Cycles this summer!

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