6 March 2006: Bike Show Jukebox Jury – part one

Part one of the Bike Show’s ‘Jukebox Jury’, with cabaret star Sarah-Louise Young and Alex Crawford joining Jack Thurston to listen to a selection of bike-related songs. Which are hits and which are misses? MP3

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27 February 2006 – Bicycles on trains

In this week’s show we discuss the growing problems cyclists are experiencing in putting bikes on trains. In the studio is Dave Holladay of the Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC) which is running a campaign to improve cycle-rail integration. We also catch up with Tom Kevill-Davies aka The Hungry Cyclist on his epic ride around the […]

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Bike Show featured in London Cyclist magazine

After winning the Best Media category of the 2005 London Cycling Awards, the Bike Show’s Jack Thurston was featured in the ‘My Bike and I’ column of London Cyclist, the magazine of the London Cycling Campaign. You can read it here.

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Deadley Treadleys in live Bike Show session: 20 March 2006

Stand back and hold tight! London’s best bike messenger band, the Deadley Treadleys, will be doing a a live session on the show on Monday 20 March 2006 at 6.30pm. Red lights will be banned from the studio for the duration and we’re arranging a nice tail wind too…

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20 February 2006 show: Cycling in the media

In this week’s show we look at cycling and the media. Do newspapers, TV and radio do justice to cyclists? Does it matter? As more and more people get on two wheels, is media coverage of cycling changing at all? Featuring comment from Buffalo Bill who runs the Moving Target zine and Matt Seaton who […]

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13 February 2006: Tour De France in London in 2007!

The Bike Show returns after a winter break to the news that the Grand Depart of the 2007 Tour De France will be in London!! Featuring the formal presentation by ASO’s Jean-Marie Leblanc and a press conference by London Mayor Ken Livingstone. Also in the show is Kieron Yates’s impressionistic and thoughtful account of a […]

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Bike Show taking a break…(for a few weeks)

Resonance fm likes to keep its schedules fresh and so the Bike Show is taking a break for a few weeks, and should be returning to the airwaves mid-February 2006. Look out for the new season which will feature: – A London poetry ride – Alfred Jarry as performed by Peter Blegvad – Brevet dreams […]

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19 December 2005 – Kids on bikes?

Kids on bikes – a good idea or trouble around the corner? Alex Crawford finds out more by talking with Guy Bardoe of the School Travel Plan campaign in the London Borough of Southwark and asking some local children and parents. MP3 DOWNLOAD MP3 STREAM

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5 December 2005 Show – Police on bikes!!

This week we look at the subject of police and paramedics on bikes. Kieron Yates interviews Sergeant Robert Bliss of the City of London police’s cycle team. And a big shout to Bike Show listeners in Halifax, Nova Scotia! MP3 DOWNLOAD MP3 STREAM Subscribe to The Bike Show podcast in iTunes.

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28 November 2005: Surviving the winter on two wheels

This week newbie cyclist Alex Crawford and veteran London bike messenger Buffalo Bill swap notes on how to survive the winter on two wheels. Featuring interviews with Simon from Brixton Cycles and Simon Mottram from Rapha. We also discuss the distressing news of yet another killing of a London cyclist by a left-turning heavy goods […]

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21 November 2005 Show: Sheldon Brown

Featuring the mighty Sheldon Brown on the marvels of classic English 3-speed bicycles. Sheldon Brown is the technical guru at Harris Cyclery and owns one of the world’s greatest collections of weird and wonderful bikes, including a bizarre fixed gear tandem, a bike that allows its rider to choose between drop and straight handlebars whilst […]

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