31 October 2005: Roller-racing, Ghostcycle and Critical Mass London

Joining Buffalo Bill and the hardcore of London’s bike messengers for chaotic indoor racing action at Rollapalooza IV (and live music from the Deadley Treadleys). In the studio Scott and Steve explain their Ghostcycle project to mark and map traffic collisions involving bicycles. Jack and Rakan court controversy by saying enough is enough to London Critical Mass, which attracted more than 1000 riders for the Halloween ride.

24 October 2005 Show: John Peel memorial ride and the Bicycle Film Festival

Kieron Yates joins Southwark Cyclists for the inaugural John Peel Memorial Ride in homage to the great British broadcaster and champion of the underdog. Jack rides with Brendt Barbur, founding director of the Bicycle Film Festival on the day after the festival took London by storm.

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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.

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(Archive) 11 April 2005 Show: Onset

Radio premier of ‘Onset’, a sound art work by Olias Nil in which he rings around 500 bicycle bells, one by one, over three days on the streets of Amsterdam.

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21 March 2005 Show: Pour Un Maillot Jaune

Spotlight on a classic 1965 film about the Tour De France “Pour Un Maillot Jaune” (dir. Claude Lelouch). Guest in the studio is William Greswell.

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25 April 2005: G8 Protest Bike Ride

Special feature on the G8 Bike Ride (mass protest ride from London to the G8 Summit in Scotland) with organisers Tim and Tabitha. Featuring music from David Cronenberg’s Wife and Lower Depths.

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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.

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