THIS EPISODE Mike settles in for dinner and conversation with the one-line wit of Twitter, the rational anchor to Tour Chat’s bon vivant Neil Browne, the bard at the back of Velo Magazine, the one and only Mr. Dan Wuori, aka @dwuori.
Many of you first came to know of Dan via his lanterne rouge Twitter avatar and his extremely witty and clever Twitter jokes – one line wonders that encapsulated the zeitgeist of the cycling world on everyone’s favorite 140-character thoughtstream. Much like the standup routine of Creed’s Twitter account, Dan’s tweets primarily consist of standalone jokes that tickle the funny bone and engage the grey matter. It was this clever ability to tweet that which everyone else wished they’d thought of first that brought Dan to the attention of mainstream cycling media, and led to a happy partnership with VeloNews.com and Velo Magazine, a dream come true in some respects for the humble and hardworking Wuori.
Over the course of their mealtime chat, which I’ve affectionately dubbed “My Dinner with Dwuori,” Mike and Dan talk about everything and anything that strikes their fancy – including journalism, John Tesh, and the Hunger Games – in what must surely be one of the more interesting dinners in recent cycling history.
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