Rides, tech, training, cake and tales from the grass-roots of cycling. Bigfoot Cycle Club is a popular road, MTB and youth club in the London borough of Bromley. We ride for fun, fitness, commuting and racing and love anything to do with two wheels.
Cycling Life Ep 14 - Le Loop30/08/2019 Duration: 22min
21 stages round France in 3 weeks. How Bigfoot's John Griffiths went from hybrid commuter to cycling's greatest adventure.
Cycling Life Ep 13 - Russell Kesley 'Cycling Saved Me'10/05/2019 Duration: 20min
Endurance rider Russell Kesley from serious illness to Ride Across America, and his anti-litter campaign.
Cycling Life Ep 12 - Healthy Streets26/04/2018 Duration: 20min
What does Bromley need to do to meet a promise for 80% of all trips in London to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport by 2041, when Bigfoot Go-Ride have all grown up? A lot, say Bromley Cyclists - starting with one of the worst junctions in the area.
Cycling Life Ep 11 - St Malo-Nice16/08/2017 Duration: 38min
An epic 1,000 mile ride across France from north to south. Steve, Trevor and Martin meet wild boar and face a daily search for food in rural France. They capture the sounds and sights in a charming audio diary.
Cycling Life Ep 10 - Greenhithe Riviera24/06/2017 Duration: 23min
Thames river history on a ride to Greenhithe; recycling Royal Mail bikes for use in Mali; and an audio diary of climbing Mont Ventoux three times in a day
Cycling Life Ep 9 - Mallorca 31209/05/2017 Duration: 16min
Cheese and pickled onion sandwiches get Harry and Myles through one of the toughest sportives in the cycling calendar.
Cycling Life Episode 8 - Martin Johnson And Hill Climb07/10/2016 Duration: 27min
Rugby Legend Martin Johnson's Cycling Life, dazzling cake and a new course record at the club hill climb competition and despite the popularity of cycling Carlton Reid of Bike Biz argues the last bike boom ended in the early 1970s.
Cycling Life Ep 7 - Dame Kelly Holmes03/07/2016 Duration: 34min
Double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes welcomes Bigfoot CC to Cafe 1809 to chat cycling, building her cafe from scratch, marathon training, winning the Olympics and drugs cheats. We also meet Bigfoot CC's new MTB rep and hear about life as a paramedic cycle responder on the mean streets of London.
Cycling Life Ep 6 - Stayin' Alive, HotXbuns and Tour de Force06/05/2016 Duration: 40min
Remarkable stories from a south London club. Roadside lifesaving after a cyclist's cardiac arrest; riding 21 stages of the Tour de France at the age of 68 ; and broken spokes and hot pizza as 100 people ride 100 miles to Brighton and back.
Cycling Life Ep 5 - Photography, Cramp and Bromley's Road To Rio15/03/2016 Duration: 34min
Front page photos, how to beat cramp, the Tour of the Cornfields and Bromley's Road To Rio event previewed, and big plans for Norman Park's cycling hub.
Cycling Life Ep 4 - BigfootCC Podcast: Kit Design, Spitfires and the Pope10/02/2016 Duration: 22min
The designer's view of the new club kit and the challenge for pro teams in juggling sponsors' needs. We join an old-school reliability trial, visit the cycling-friendly cafe with close-up views of WWII Spitfires, and discover how the Pope got his hands on a BigfootCC cap. Bigfoot Cycle Club is based in Bromley, Kent.
Cycling Life Ep 3 - BigfootCC Podcast: Brian Smith Special19/01/2016 Duration: 43min
Team DimensionData's General Manager reveals how he signed Mark Cavendish for 2016, planned a historic Tour de France stage win, and picks his favourite TV commentary.