26 January 2009: Cycling the Northumberland Coast

Riding the Northumberland coast from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Newcastle-upon-Tyne with Daniel Start, author of the best-selling Wild Swimming, a guide to natural swimming spots in Britain. Wild Swimming Coast (the salt-water version) will be published in the late spring. To enter the competition to win a signed copy, send an email detailing your favourite wild swimming spot to bikeshow@resonancefm.com.

Andrew Stevenson’s account of his Ed Ruscha-inspired 12 Bakeries ride from London to Paris is available to download (PDF).

Some excellent photographs of the LFGSS’s Tweed Run available here and here. For more information about the Tweed Cycling Club, there is a website.

Play or download MP3 on links below. Other file formats (e.g. Ogg Vorbis) over here.

Return of The Bike Show: Monday 26 January 2009

After a restorative break, the show returns to the airwaves for the 2009 season at 6.30pm on Monday, 26 January. Tune in live at 104.4fm in central London or Resonance FM’s web stream. Or via the podcast. To subscribe via iTunes, click here.

The show will feature a Northumberland coastal ride with Daniel Start, author of 2008 best-seller Wild Swimming.

Update: Owing to technical ineptitude the podcast edition of the show will not be online until the early evening of Tuesday 27 January.