18 April 2005: Paris-Roubaix Classic

Special on-location feature on the 2005 Paris-Roubaix classic race (L’Enfer du Nord) with William Greswell. Look ahead to this month’s 11th birthday of London’s Critical Mass bike ride.


Track list:

Cars – Desperate Bicycles
Coeur Vagabond – unknown accordionist
Triplets of Belleville – The Triplets of Belleville
Rockin’ Bicycle – Fats Domino

2 May 2005: The Hungry Cyclist

In the studio with Tom Kevill-Davies, aka The Hungry Cyclist. We talk about his imminent bike ride around the American continent.


Track list:

Cycling Is Fun – Shonen Knife
Ice Cream Man – Leslie Uggams
Going Down The Road Feeling Bad – Woodie Guthrie
Rueda De Fuego – Texas Tornados
No Hay Manteca – Celia Cruz
Gopher Mambo – Yma Sumac
Vuelvo Al Sur – Gotan Project

1 August 2005: Cycling after the London bomb attacks

The July bomb attacks on the London underground and bus network has resulted in a massive increase in the numbers of people cycling to work instead of taking public transport. In this week’s Bike Show, Lucy Nandris from Cycle Training UK and Buzz from Tower Hamlets Wheelers discuss the implications.

Track list:

The Sound of Silence – Carmen McRae
Pinball City – The Bellrays
Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Holly Golightly


13 June 2005: Bike Week Special

This is the audio for the Bike Week special, recorded on 13 June.

Guest in the studio is Barry Mason of Southwark Cyclists. Features recordings of Bike Fest in the Square and highlights from the past 12 months of The Bike Show.

The show was 90 minutes long, so this is a larger-than-usual download. Streaming Real Audio is available here.