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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)
(broadcasting on the “bacon is the best” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)
Mike Stephen learns about the bike messenger community in Chicago, gets a preview of Baconfest Chicago, and talks to the local guy who set a new record for riding the entire “L” system the fastest.
Jeff Kidder– Assistant Professor of Sociology at Northern IL University, author of Urban Flow: Bike Messengers and the City
What’s it like being a bike messenger in Chicago? We explore this question and many others related to this risky job.
Seth Zurer— Co–founder of Baconfest Chicago
This sold-out event happening April 14th at the UIC Forum is in its fourth year. We chat with Seth about what’s new at this year’s fest and why bacon is uh-mazing.
Danny Resner– Recent college grad who broke the record for riding the entire “L” system in the fastest time
On OTL #259 Mike talked to a Brit who set the record for riding the “L” in the fastest time. That record has been broken! Danny, along with John Greenfield of GridChicago.com, now holds the new record. We hear about their experience this week.
Danny Resner and John Greenfield
OTL #283 local music provided by Panda Riot…