This week’s show features Rosie Walford, psychologist and founder of The Big Stretch explaining how cycling helps improve your powers of creative thinking by moving your brain into an alpha state. We take a ride around Islington and the City of London.
Cars – Desperate Bicycles
First Love Never Dies – The Cascades
Natural Harmony – The Byrds (Notorious Byrd Brothers LP)
Banana Splits Theme (Tra La La) – The Banana Splits
Sights Unseen – Soledad Brothers
Riding with Jeremy Deller, London-based artist and recent winner of the Turner Prize, who dedicated his win to ‘all London cyclists’.
Riding across London with Mark Ellen, bon rouleur and editor of Word Magazine. Mark is the founder of Q Magazine, a former presenter of the Old Grey Whistle Test and the bassist in Tony Blair’s college band Ugly Rumours.
Today’s show is a Giro D’Italia special, recorded from Bar Italia in Soho. Also featuring the second half of my ride with Buffalo Bill Chidley, chair of the London Bicycle Messengers Association.
Adriatica – Calicanto
Hung Up – Salt
Dwyck – Gangstarr featuring Nice and Smooth
Bartali – Paolo Conte