Bike Show presenter Jack ThurstonThe Bike Show is a weekly radio show about cycling. It has been broadcast in central London on radio art station Resonance 104.4fm since 2004. A complete archive is available here. The Bike Show won a London Cycling Award in the ‘best media’ category in 2005. Through the internet it reaches listeners all around the world. Each podcast episode is typically downloaded by 20,000 listeners.

Some well-known cycling folk who have appeared on The Bike Show over the years: Eddy Merckx, Alex Moulton, Andrew Ritchie, Ron Cooper, Jeremy Deller, David Millar, Gavin Turk, David Herlihy, Dave Brailsford, Simon Mottram, Shanaze Reade, Paul Fournel, Mark Ellen, Michael Hutchinson, Grant Petersen, Jenny Jones, Christian Wolmar, Matt Seaton, Lionel Birnie, Klaus Bondam, Graeme Fife, Martin Newell, Sheldon Brown, Mark Miodownik, Graeme Obree, Rob Penn, Stephen Bayley & Johan Musseuw.

So what’s it like? Take a listen to these half-hour compilations of some of the best bits:

The best bits, 2008-2010


The best bits, 2004-2007


Features and profiles:

Q&A with the In The Saddle blog

Review on The Inner Ring blog

Review on The Drum Up blog

Cycling Plus

Cycling Plus, December 2007


Momentum, June 2007

City Cycling

City Cycling, Issue 4

Press mugshot of Jack Thurston: Print version (TIFF / 4MB); Web version (JPG / 264 kb)