On this week’s show Kieron Yates investigates the City of London Police’s recent crackdown on ‘deviant cyclists’ and asks John Knight of the London Bicycle Messengers’ Association for his reaction. We also preview the Pushbike Architecture Treasure Hunt by speaking with its organisers Miranda and Alex. MP3
The Bike Show is featured in City Cycling, a new online cycling magazine edited by Anthony Robson. Issue 4 also has an article on how to build your own recumbent for less than â‚¬500 plus some photos of ridiculously dangerous-looking mountain bike aerial action.
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
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
Guest in the studio is 2004 Greater London Assembly candidate Navindh Baburam, pioneer of London’s cycle rickshaws, committed rider of recumbent bicycles and debonair man about town. MP3
Christmas Day ride across the south downs of East Sussex, including a climb up Ditchling Beacon with writer and film-maker Nicky Hamlyn. Followed by hot bath. MP3