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3 April 2006: Standing up for Cycling; Tall Bikes

Barry Mason of Southwark Cyclists is on hand this week to demolish all those annoying arguments used against cyclists by angry petrol-heads. Plus we witness the beginning of a 4,600 mile ride around Britain on tall bikes. MP3 DOWNLOAD OGG VORBIS DOWNLOAD

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27 February 2006 – Bicycles on trains

In this week’s show we discuss the growing problems cyclists are experiencing in putting bikes on trains. In the studio is Dave Holladay of the Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC) which is running a campaign to improve cycle-rail integration. We also catch up with Tom Kevill-Davies aka The Hungry Cyclist on his epic ride around the […]

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20 February 2006 show: Cycling in the media

In this week’s show we look at cycling and the media. Do newspapers, TV and radio do justice to cyclists? Does it matter? As more and more people get on two wheels, is media coverage of cycling changing at all? Featuring comment from Buffalo Bill who runs the Moving Target zine and Matt Seaton who […]

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5 December 2005 Show – Police on bikes!!

This week we look at the subject of police and paramedics on bikes. Kieron Yates interviews Sergeant Robert Bliss of the City of London police’s cycle team. And a big shout to Bike Show listeners in Halifax, Nova Scotia! MP3 DOWNLOAD MP3 STREAM Subscribe to The Bike Show podcast in iTunes.

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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 […]

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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. 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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