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17 October 2005 Show: ‘Deviant’ cyclists and the Pushbike Architecture Treasure Hunt

On this week’s show Kieron Yates investigates the City of London Police’s recent crackdown on ‘deviant cyclists’ and asks John Knight of the London Bicycle Messengers’ Association for his reaction. We also preview the Pushbike Architecture Treasure Hunt by speaking with its organisers Miranda and Alex. MP3

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(Archive) 31 January 2005: Rose Ades

Riding with Rose Ades, head of Transport for London’s cycling centre of excellence and chief cycling adviser to London Mayor Ken Livingstone. Cycle training with Ben Bowskill. Bicycle bell test and ensemble. MP3

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28 March 2005: Navindh Baburam

Guest in the studio is 2004 Greater London Assembly candidate Navindh Baburam, pioneer of London’s cycle rickshaws, committed rider of recumbent bicycles and debonair man about town. MP3

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6 December 2004: London cycling

Guest in the studio is Simon Brammer, Director of the London Cycle Campaign. James Foster memorial ride. Waterloo Bridge roundabout. MP3

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(Archive) 13 December 2004: The Dunwich Dynamo

Dunwich Dynamo night ride special. Four hundred plus people ride 120 miles to the Suffolk Coast, through the night, under the full moon. MP3

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15 August 2005: Green cycling

Guest presenter Matt Tempest quizzes Darren Johnson, a Green Party member of the London Assembly on cycle policy in the capital. Jack rides with Alix Stredwick of Sustrans, the UK’s main sustainable transportation organisation. MP3

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16 May Show: Riding with Buffalo Bill

Today’s show features the first part of a two-part interview/ride with ‘Buffalo’ Bill Chidley, Chair of the London Bicycle Messengers Association. The LBMA works for London’s 400-500 bicycle messengers (also known as couriers) and has run a prominent campaign to reduce the risks to cyclists posed by Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs). Bill and I visit […]

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