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Hard Hats and Handlebars

The show about bicycles and the people that power them

Airing time: Saturdays, 10am. New episode every 2nd week

The show about bicycles and the people that power them.  What they ride, where they go, and why they pedal.  From single-speed racers to electric zoomers, we'll track them down.

Presented by Mike Tapp and Graham Walker (not famous in cycling)

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Bike's Getting Better

Today we look at the wonderful world of bike technology. Our guests are Mark Bradshaw from Cycle Inn who explains just how far bikes have come including the very popular e-bike. Our second guest is Nikki Tapp, who tells us all about the virtual training world of Zwift.

Duration: 00:28:59 | Date: 3 December, 2022

Training Young Riders Today and Yester Year

We talk with Ruth Jarman, a coach of young riders for many years. Host Graham Walker, a race rider for many years shares training lessons from the past.

Duration: 00:29:03 | Date: 19 November, 2022

Cycle Parks and Cyclocross

Find out all about Taranaki's very own cycle park, a free facility for everyone. We talk to Peter Lizau, too. Peter rode cyclocross in Hungary and designed the new cycloscross track at the Taranaki Cycle Park.

Duration: 00:28:38 | Date: 5 November, 2022