2 May 2005: The Hungry Cyclist

In the studio with Tom Kevill-Davies, aka The Hungry Cyclist. We talk about his imminent bike ride around the American continent. MP3 Track list: Cycling Is Fun – Shonen Knife Ice Cream Man – Leslie Uggams Going Down The Road Feeling Bad – Woodie Guthrie Rueda De Fuego – Texas Tornados No Hay Manteca – […]

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1 August 2005: Cycling after the London bomb attacks

The July bomb attacks on the London underground and bus network has resulted in a massive increase in the numbers of people cycling to work instead of taking public transport. In this week’s Bike Show, Lucy Nandris from Cycle Training UK and Buzz from Tower Hamlets Wheelers discuss the implications. Track list: The Sound of […]

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13 June 2005: Bike Week Special

This is the audio for the Bike Week special, recorded on 13 June. Guest in the studio is Barry Mason of Southwark Cyclists. Features recordings of Bike Fest in the Square and highlights from the past 12 months of The Bike Show. The show was 90 minutes long, so this is a larger-than-usual download. Streaming […]

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9 May 2005: London Velodrome at Herne Hill

Feature on the more than century-old London Velodrome at Herne Hill, and interview with Graeme Geddes of the Friends of the London Velodrome. A 1961 IBM computer playing ‘Daisy Daisy’, Velorution weblog, The Mountains to the South by Simon Kunath and Richard Kunath. MP3

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Podcasting resumes….

Bonjour, mes tres bons rouleurs, I am in the process of migrating the BIke Show podcast files to a new home in Sunny San Francisco, courtesy of the nice people at Radio 4 All. This may take some time, so please be patient. In the meantime, point your podcasting software at the following feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBikeShow […]

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25 July Show: Johnny Green

In the studio is Johnny Green, former road manager of the Clash, talking about his other passion in life, Le Tour De France. In his new book ‘Push Yourself Just a Little Bit More’, Green gives a vivid and at times hilarious account of life backstage at Le Tour in 2003 and 2004 and finds […]

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** Podcasting suspended **

Unexpectedly high demand for the Podcast syndication of the Bike Show has caused me to massively overshoot the bandwidth limits on my web server. As a result I have had to suspend the Podcast syndication facility. However, I will be looking for a way around this. In the meantime, I will continue to provide the […]

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A very American tour of duty

First published in The Guardian, 24 July 2004. Lance Armstrong is poised to claim a unique sixth victory in the Tour de France. He shares his achievement of five wins with four other riders, and many Europeans find it galling that an American (from George Bush’s home state of Texas, no less) is set to […]

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13 June – Bike Week Special!!

There was an special, extended 90 minute Bike Show broadcast on Resonance FM on Monday 13th June from 12 noon to 1.30pm. The show features footage from Sunday’s Bike Fest in Trafalgar Square, preview of other Bike Week events and a look back at the past 6 months of the Bike Show. Guest in the […]

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23 May Show: Buffalo Bill // Giro D’Italia

Today’s show is a Giro D’Italia special, recorded from Bar Italia in Soho. Also featuring the second half of my ride with Buffalo Bill Chidley, chair of the London Bicycle Messengers Association. Music: Adriatica – Calicanto Hung Up – Salt Dwyck – Gangstarr featuring Nice and Smooth Bartali – Paolo Conte

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Will you still love me tomorrow?

Walking out of the bikeshop with that brand new machine… Gears all silver and shiny. Flawless paintwork sparkling in the sun…. Every bike was once a new bike. Think of this as you consider the fate of the SAD BIKES, as documented in photos on flickr

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