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The Dork Forest is a show where I, Jackie Kashian, interview everyone and anyone about what they really really like. ie thier dorkdom. Started in 2006, the youtube page has clips (and full episodes). and will lead you to all the information you may ever need re this show and Jackie's standup.

May 24, 2013

Mike Kojis is from my hometown. He went to high school with my brother and he was in on the ground floor of Trek and other “fancy” bikes. He knows bikes. He loves bikes. We talk about bikes. Enjoy.

DONATE folks… I’m working over here. or (Show schedule, t-shirts, and standup CDs too). is the umbrella podcast host. If you go there… you can find a lot of OTHER great pods. 

Another way to support the show is to shop at THROUGH my website. So… go to and click on the “support the show, shop Amazon” banner.

Comments and talk about the show is best done, at this time, on the Ranger page on FB if you want to talk to other Rangers. (  

These NOTES have live links at

BE – what is now the High School Football field and gravel pit

Schwinn Typhoon

Triumph Bike

Mercier Bike – like this.

Tour de France

Carbon fiber – definition and uses

Road Racing on Bikes - wiki

Criterium racing

Dirt Derby



Bike Polo

Kenosha Velodrome

Point Beer

Huber Beer

Weeding off to point out this great site:

Eddie Schwinn

Interbike – Las Vegas

Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall

Beach Cruiser

Rollfast Bikes

Bike Movies:

Breaking Away

American Flyers (1985)


Bicycle Diaries – David Byrne

Bonus NOTE:
Encino _ Sepulveda Velodrome

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady
Music is by Mike Ruekberg
Website design by Vilmos: who has his own podcast
Apps are available with the bonus contest: iPhone or Android