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
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The Bike Show has won the award for ‘Best Media Initiative’ at the London Cycling Campaign’s annual awards. Emily Thornberry, MP for Islington South and chair of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group, presented the award to Jack Thurston and Kieron Yates at the London Cycling Campaignâ€™s AGM on Wednesday 2 November. The Bike Show […]
In an exciting development, the Bike Show has been syndicated by CKDU in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and will be broadcast in glorious FM across the icy waters of the North Atlantic. Currently scheduled in the sought-after ‘graveyard’ slot of Tuesdays at 4.30am, sandwiched between ‘Radio Goethe’ and ‘The Lost Discs Radio Show’, the Bike Show […]
Like many hundreds of London cyclists I went along to critical mass last Friday night. I’d heard about the possible crackdown by the Metropolitan Police under the Government’s new public order legislation and I wanted to express my right to ride. I’ve been riding in Critical Mass rides in London, Oxford and San Francisco for […]
Joining Buffalo Bill and the hardcore of London’s bike messengers for chaotic indoor racing action at Rollapalooza IV (and live music from the Deadley Treadleys). In the studio Scott and Steve explain their Ghostcycle project to mark and map traffic collisions involving bicycles. Jack and Rakan court controversy by saying enough is enough to London […]
After interminable waiting and technical fiddling, the Bike Show is now listed in the iTunes podcast directory. The iTunes ID number is 85585749. And the direct link is here. A big thank you goes to Joshua Jeremiah who rode in on a big white horse and saved the day when all was darkness and despondency.
Kieron Yates joins Southwark Cyclists for the inaugural John Peel Memorial Ride in homage to the great British broadcaster and champion of the underdog. Jack rides with Brendt Barbur, founding director of the Bicycle Film Festival on the day after the festival took London by storm. MP3
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