This year’s Bike Week coincides with the London Architecture Biennale, which has got a lot of cyclists thinking about architecture and a lot of architects thinking about cycling. At the launch of the Reinventing The Bike Shed exhibition, I speak with organisers Adam Thorpe of Bikeoff and Stephanie Laslett of Feilden Clegg Bradley and Associates […]
London’s eight Royal Parks stretch from Greenwich in the east to Richmond in the west and make London one of the greenest big cities in Europe. Between them, the parks’ 5500 acres of land are the lungs of the capital. But they have remarkably few paths where cycling is allowed. Mark Camley has been Chief […]
Thanks to everyone who’s visited the blog, listened to the shows and posted comments. Your interest and feedback is always appreciated. And should you wish to take the step from being a Bike Show listener to a Bike Show programme-maker, the door is wide open. We’ll be back on air from 12 June! Resonance FM […]
The ultimate night ride is back for its 14th year on Saturday 8 July 2006, from 9pm to dawn on the Sunday morning. The 120 mile route is from London Fields to Dunwich Beach, Suffolk. I have put the route online via the very cool Gmap-Pedometer site here (based on Patrick Field’s notes). For more […]
In the last of the current season of the Bike Show, Kieron Yates rides around Essex with poet, musician and horticultural assassin Martin Newell, as part of the Spoke N Word project.
As he crosses the Hudson River into Brooklyn, things take a turn for the weird on Jack Thurston’s bicycle adventure in New York City. A visit to the drummers’ circle in Prospect Park, a one man bicycle soul machine and sociological analysis of ‘hipsters’ in Williamsburg. Ogg Vorbis
In the first of two shows devoted to cycling in the NYC, Jack Thurston takes to the streets of Manhattan on a sunny spring Sunday and meets cyclists and assorted Gotham oddballs. Listen to Part Two.
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
Owing to a technical meltdown at Resonance fm HQ, we have no archived version of Monday’s show on the Waltham Forest Bicycle Recycling Project. In it’s place we have a special podcast-only version of the show recorded at the Scooterworks cafe in Waterloo. Also features the Re-cycle project that takes old bikes to Africa. Presented […]
Second half of the Bike Show’s ‘Jukebox Jury’. Cabaret star Sarah-Louise Young joins Alex Crawford and Jack Thurston in casting a critical ear at another cluch of bicycle-themed songs. Find out which come out top and which are the howlers… MP3