Yes, it’s true. The Bike Show is mostly communicating by Twitter. Apart from being on the radio once a week, of course. @thebikeshow Are you finding ways to use Twitter to add to your bicycling fun? Please tell! I’m finding it really good for finding out when Ivan Basso is going to bed and which [...]
Listeners to The Bike Show in Canada, Minnesota and Norway will no doubt be amused to hear that half a foot of snow is enough to bring London and the south east of England to a standstill. An overnight cycle tour in Kent and Sussex has turned into something more like a vacation as I’ve [...]
After a restorative break, the show returns to the airwaves for the 2009 season at 6.30pm on Monday, 26 January. Tune in live at 104.4fm in central London or Resonance FM’s web stream. Or via the podcast. To subscribe via iTunes, click here. The show will feature a Northumberland coastal ride with Daniel Start, author [...]
One of the advantages of being off air for a while is more time to get out and about, for instance, a quick trip sous la Manche to watch the 2008 Paris-Roubaix, the Queen of the Classics. Just shy of 260 kilometers, with around 55 kilometers over the brutal pavÃ© (cobblestone farm tracks) of northern [...]
The vulgar spectacle and regressive tax on the poor and the hopeless that is the UK’s National Lottery, is giving away Â£50 million of its ill-gotten loot to one of four ‘worthy causes’, to be decided by a popular vote in which everyone in the UK can take part. The poll closes on 10 December. [...]
After a long late summer and autumn break, The Bike Show returns to the airwaves on 19 November at 6.30pm. It’s good to be back. Read about the upcoming season after the jump.
The sport of polo originated some two thousand years ago on the plains of Persia and it is today the preserve of the Royal family, Saudi princes, trust fund layabouts and the international jet set.