Archive | December, 2011

A Year of Microadventure

I’m Jack Thurston and I endorse this message: Follow Al’s lead and make 2012 your year of microadventure. For more of Al Humphreys on The Bike Show: Around the World (The Hard Way)

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Make Our Junctions Safer

Flowers and candles for Ellie Carey, a 22-year old woman killed while cycling on Tower Bridge Road on 2 December 2011. The flowers and candles were left by family and friends on 14 December following a short vigil at the spot where she was killed by a left-turning heavy goods vehicle. Ellie’s father Allister has […]

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Looking back at 2011 and ahead to 2012

Listeners write in with recollections of their favourite ride of 2011 and most exciting plans for riding in 2012. Plus clothing designer Amy Fleuriot tells of her new Cyclodelic boutique on Columbia Road and shows a few of the her new lines. Jack, Jen and Amy offer a few of their own style pointers for […]

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Tell us your best ride of 2011

Next Monday 12th December will be the last edition of the show for 2011. A time both for looking back at the year gone by and ahead to 2012. To that end, we really really want to know: (i) What was your favourite bike ride of 2011? and (ii) What is the ride you’re most […]

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Reading About Riding

A pre-Christmas books special is now a firmly entrenched tradition on The Bike Show. This year’s edition covers more literary ground than ever before. Amateur bicycle librarians Tim Dawson of The Sunday Times and Carlton Reid of Bike Hub join Jack and Jen in the studio. Tim Dawson’s excellent Cycling Books website is well worth […]

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Night ride

A lovely illustration by Frank Patterson: Prints of Patterson’s work may be bought from the Frank Patterson Society.

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