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What Ho! Bicycle Polo hits London

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.

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Studio to studio

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The World’s Oldest Bicycle Race?

The first Catford Cycling Club ‘Hill Climb’ was held at Westerham Hill on August 20th 1887. The 112th edition will take place on Yorks Hill in Kent, on Sunday 21st October at 11am. The race is run as a time trial with riders starting at one minute intervals to race just 707 yards, which in […]

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Floyd Landis: The Drugs Don’t Work

Earlier today the American Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld Floyd Landis’s positive doping test and awarded a two year ban, which will mean Landis will be able to compete again in 2009. Spain’s Oscar Pereiro was declared the winner of the 2006 Tour de France. “You never want to win a competition like that […]

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Resonance FM Is Back: Celebration Ride: 23/9/07

Having spent the summer moving microphones, mixing desks, transmitters and an antenna to new and improved studios, Resonance is back live on the air from noon on Sunday 23 September. (The Bike Show will return a little later in the year.) Resonance FM is having an “open day” from 4pm to 6.30pm on Sunday 23 […]

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‘A gem on the airwaves’

In a feature on why radio turns us on, the Guardian’s Zoe Williams listed The Bike Show alongside five other ‘gems on the airwaves’, including the legendary Hancock’s Half Hour and the Sony-award winning The Verb. Ms Williams is a certified London cyclist, so let’s hope it’s only a matter of time before she’s agrees […]

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Off air for a while…

Resonance FM is moving to new and better studios! This is great news, but it means the station is suspending all live broadcasts until the move is complete (sometime in August). Instead it will be broadcasting repeats from the past five years of art radio. The Bike Show will return in due course, later in […]

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