Archive | July, 2005

9 May 2005: London Velodrome at Herne Hill

Feature on the more than century-old London Velodrome at Herne Hill, and interview with Graeme Geddes of the Friends of the London Velodrome. A 1961 IBM computer playing ‘Daisy Daisy’, Velorution weblog, The Mountains to the South by Simon Kunath and Richard Kunath. MP3

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Podcasting resumes….

Bonjour, mes tres bons rouleurs, I am in the process of migrating the BIke Show podcast files to a new home in Sunny San Francisco, courtesy of the nice people at Radio 4 All. This may take some time, so please be patient. In the meantime, point your podcasting software at the following feed: […]

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25 July Show: Johnny Green

In the studio is Johnny Green, former road manager of the Clash, talking about his other passion in life, Le Tour De France. In his new book ‘Push Yourself Just a Little Bit More’, Green gives a vivid and at times hilarious account of life backstage at Le Tour in 2003 and 2004 and finds […]

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** Podcasting suspended **

Unexpectedly high demand for the Podcast syndication of the Bike Show has caused me to massively overshoot the bandwidth limits on my web server. As a result I have had to suspend the Podcast syndication facility. However, I will be looking for a way around this. In the meantime, I will continue to provide the […]

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A very American tour of duty

First published in The Guardian, 24 July 2004. Lance Armstrong is poised to claim a unique sixth victory in the Tour de France. He shares his achievement of five wins with four other riders, and many Europeans find it galling that an American (from George Bush’s home state of Texas, no less) is set to […]

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