The Bike Show is a weekly radio show about cycling. It has been broadcast in central London on radio art station Resonance 104.4fm since 2004. A complete archive is available here. The Bike Show won a London Cycling Award in the ‘best media’ category in 2005. Through the internet it reaches listeners all around the world. Each podcast episode is typically downloaded by 20,000 listeners.
Some well-known cycling folk who have appeared on The Bike Show over the years: Eddy Merckx, Alex Moulton, Andrew Ritchie, Ron Cooper, Jeremy Deller, David Millar, Gavin Turk, David Herlihy, Dave Brailsford, Simon Mottram, Shanaze Reade, Paul Fournel, Mark Ellen, Michael Hutchinson, Grant Petersen, Jenny Jones, Christian Wolmar, Matt Seaton, Lionel Birnie, Klaus Bondam, Graeme Fife, Martin Newell, Sheldon Brown, Mark Miodownik, Graeme Obree, Rob Penn, Stephen Bayley & Johan Musseuw.
So what’s it like? Take a listen to these half-hour compilations of some of the best bits:
The best bits, 2008-2010
The best bits, 2004-2007
Features and profiles:
Q&A with the In The Saddle blog
Review on The Inner Ring blog
Review on The Drum Up blog
Cycling Plus, December 2007
Momentum, June 2007
City Cycling, Issue 4