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Hop on board our tandem pod: It's Captain Alex and Jenni the Stoker! Join us as we navigate the wild and wonderful world of wheels. Comin atcha from London's Look Mum No Hands cycling cafe and London Bike Kitchen DIY Bike Workshop, here to pull back the curtain on the industry and showcase a glorious smorgasbord of hidden cycling delights. Coz cycling's not just for roadies...or MAMILS...or Freds...plum smugglers...lycra louts..... ~ Work handles ~ Look mum no hands www.lookmumnohands.com/ L ...
 
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We’re in the studio *recorded before the lockdown* interviewing gravel nerd, back-packer and off road cyclist Katherine Moore. Recorded at Wardour Studios http://wardourstudios.co.uk/ ~ Guest ~ Katherine Moore katherinebikes.com https://www.instagram.com/katherinebikes Check out Katherine's Bags! https://www.instagram.com/katherine_makes_ Listen to…
 
Maintain your bike and your bike will maintain you. Absorb essential bicycle maintenance advice thanks to your Captain Jenni, Director of the London Bike Kitchen. Today's topic: Lubrication! Recorded at Wardour Studios www.wardourstudios.co.uk Listen to our previous Maintenance Minisode: Pumping up Tyres: https://play.acast.com/s/wheel-suckers-podc…
 
Back at it again! We discuss intersectional feminism, the problem with autonomous cars and owning the city with Tiffany Lam. ~ Guest ~ Tiffany Lam https://www.tiffanyflam.com Listen to our previous interview! https://play.acast.com/s/wheel-suckers-podcast/tag%3Asoundcloud%2C2010%3Atracks%2F445774218 Buy Tiffany’s zines! Mind the Cycling Gender Gap …
 
Jenni interviewed Therese! An inspiring mechanic living the dream, fighting for the future of bicycle education in Santa Cruz. "Empower people. It’s better to learn if you can." ~ Guest ~ Therese Kilpatrick https://twitter.com/wooliff ~ Topics ~ Project Bike Tech https://projectbiketech.org/ Santa Cruz Bikes https://www.santacruzbicycles.com/en-US …
 
We interviewed our dads! Listen to a short and sweet 2019 review from our pops. Listen to previous Popcasts https://play.acast.com/s/wheel-suckers-podcast/tag%3Asoundcloud%2C2010%3Atracks%2F382253885 ~ Guests ~ Jenni’s Dad Alex’s Dad ~ Topics ~ Coming soon ~ Work handles ~ Look mum no hands www.lookmumnohands.com/ London Bike Kitchen www.lbk.org.uk…
 
Former (ish) rower turned Track Racer and Sram ambassador Yewie Adesida rolled into the glorious world of cycling via a very unusual gateway drug...Hint. It's in the title ;) We debate indoors vs outdoor cycling, weight lifting, the Women of Colour Cycling Meetup group and more in our first episode of 2020. Please enjoy! ~ Guest ~ Yewie Adesida Ins…
 
This is a LIVE RECORDING of the official launch event celebrating the 2020 edition of the Transcontinental Race TCRNo8, recorded at Look mum no hands! 49 Old Street, EC1V 9HX on Saturday 23rd November 2019. Presented and organised by the LOST DOT team. ~ TCRno8 ~ Read more and register now: https://www.transcontinental.cc/ ~ The Launch and Panel ~ …
 
This is a LIVE RECORDING of Emily Chappell's panel discussion; "Telling new stories about cycling" featuring: Jools Walker - author of Back In The Frame Max Leonard - author of Lanterne Rouge and Higher Calling Kat Jungnickel - author of Bikes And Bloomers Hosted as part of the launch party for new book: Where There's A Will: Hope, Grief and Endura…
 
Books, bikes, politics, grief, periods and the Chappetite with Emily Chappell. ~ Guest ~ Emily Chappell http://thatemilychappell.com/about Twitter @emilychappell https://twitter.com/emilychappell Instagram @emilyofchappell https://www.instagram.com/emilyofchappell/ ~ Buy Emily’s new book ~ Where There’s a Will: Hope, Grief and Endurance in a Cycle …
 
This is a LIVE recording of the #TCRno7 Transcontinental Race Debrief held at Look mum no hands! on 49 Old Street. EC1V 9HX on Saturday 21st September. The Transcontinental Race is the definitive self-supported bicycle race across Europe. Each year riders cover around 4000km to reach the finish line. In collaboration with TCR we presented an evenin…
 
Cycling journalist Laura Laker lays down the (multiple) problem with cars, the power of ebikes, shorthand and Lindy hopping. Recorded at Wardour Studios wardourstudios.co.uk ~ Guest ~ Laura Laker https://www.lauralaker.com/ Twitter https://twitter.com/lakerlikes Read her Guardian articles https://www.theguardian.com/profile/laura-laker ~ Topics ~ S…
 
This is a LIVE recording of Velociposse's Women’s Racing Intro Night held at Look mum no hands! 49 Old St. EC1V 9HX on Thursday 1st August. Racing is great fun but it can be tricky to get into. Listen to Road, Track and Fixed Crit riders – they share about they got into racing, why they enjoy that particular discipline and how you can get involved.…
 
Maintain your bike and your bike will maintain you. Absorb essential bicycle maintenance advice thanks to your Captain Jenni, Director of the London Bike Kitchen. Today's topic: Pumping up tyres! Recorded at Wardour Studios www.wardourstudios.co.uk How much you should pump? How often? What does PSI mean? What’s a valve? ~ The Valve Gallery ~ Shrade…
 
This is a LIVE recording of the Diversity in Cycling panel held at Look mum no hands! 49 Old St. EC1V 9HX on Monday 24th June. More riders from Black And Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds seem to be taking up cycling. Yet most cycling clubs, even in racially diverse London, are still very white. The same appears to be true of how cycling is portra…
 
This is a LIVE recording of our Pedal the Planet Panel held at Look mum no hands! 49 Old St. EC1V 9HX on Thursday 27th June. The panel brought together the combined, shared but individual experiences of three teens that have circumnavigated the world by bicycle. ~ The Panel ~ Vedangi Kulkarni https://www.vedangikulkarni.com Instagram: @wheelsandwor…
 
Please note !! We discuss Sarah's experiences with depression at 19:46 and suicidal thoughts at 20:53. Sarah Strong works in mental health and founded Bikes and Brains, a site showcasing the stories of people’s experience with cycling and mental health. Recorded at Wardour Studios http://wardourstudios.co.uk ~ Guest ~ Sarah Strong Twitter https://t…
 
OG blogger Jools Walker aka Velo City Girl launches her book this month, she joins us In the studio to discuss getting back into cycling after a 10 year break, depression, Tatty Devine and more... ~ Guest ~ Jools Walker aka Velo City Girl http://velocitygirl.co.uk PRE-ORDER JOOLS’ BOOK: https://www.waterstones.com/book/back-in-the-frame/jools-walke…
 
This a LIVE RECORDING from the panel we held at Look mum no hands! on Tuesday 7th March.Wheels for Wellbeing is an award-winning charity supporting disabled people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the benefits of cycling.https://wheelsforwellbeing.org.ukThink you can't cycle? Think again! Since 2007, WfW have worked with thousands of disabled chi…
 
This is a LIVE recording of the panel held at Look mum no hands! on Tuesday 26th March.On 15th February we discovered London's Mayor Sadiq Khan underspent London's cycling budget by £142m. Our panel of experts discussed London's cycling demands for the next Mayoral term. Where are we going? What's the future for London cycling? * What needs to be b…
 
This is a LIVE recording of the pro women’s racing panel: How far do you want to go? held at Look mum no hands! on Tuesday 26th February. So where do we go from here? What’s stopping us riding further?Who are the movers and shakers taking things forward?What would a women's Grand Tour actually look like?Cyclist Ella Green brought together a stellar…
 
Alliteration time! We discuss publishing, pockets and penny farthings with cycling sociologist Kat Jungnickel.~ Guest ~ Kat Jungnickelhttp://katjungnickel.com/https://twitter.com/katjungnickelBikes and Bloomers http://bikesandbloomers.com/http://katjungnickel.com/portfolio/bikes-bloomers-research/Buy Kat’s Book! BIKES and BLOOMERS: Victorian Women …
 
Popcast returns and The Maintenance Tip of the pod is back! We chat to our dads about cycling in their local areas and their bikes. Jenni wants you to look after you chain! Learn how to oil your chain properly, you’re welcome. Sponsored by Casquette https://www.casquette.co.uk Recorded at Wardour Studios http://wardourstudios.co.uk ~ Topics ~ Maint…
 
Are you currently doing veganuary and looking for tips? A vegetarian on the fence, or you someone who wants to find out more about a vegan lifestyle? This episode is for you. This is a live recording of the Plant Powered Panel held at Look mum no hands! on Tuesday 22nd January. PLEASE NOTE! At 3:40 the AMAZING wired mic audio recording kicks in! I …
 
Are you ready for a wild ride? Ishbel Holmes used to be a track cyclist, but she packed it all in to cycle the world. Lee Craigie told us she was in the UK and we couldn't let her leave until we'd interviewed her. Ishbel champions that ANYONE can ride a bike and explore the world. If that doesn’t move you, she also rescues injured animals by bike. …
 
We're chatting to serial entrepreneur Jacqui Ma of Good Ordering. Her cycle specific bags and glasses aim to rekindle your love of cycling. We predict future cycling trends, recognise and respect the importance of experiences, and learn how to cycle with a 5 year old! Since our interview Jacqui's launched her 3rd kickstarter. IT ENDS IN 4 DAYS GO G…
 
Look mum no hands! workshop mechanic Keith Hicks rode this year's The Transcontinental Race, a self-supported bicycle race across Europe. Hosted by ultra-endurance cyclist Laura Scott, Keith has curated a panel of cyclists to discuss their shared experiences of tackling this 4000km ride to the finish line. This is a live recording of the panel held…
 
Ned Boulting climbed into the hot seat and survived our LIVE Wheel Suckers Podcast experience in front of a cafe audience. This is a lightly edited interview recorded at Look mum no hands! 49 Old St. on Thursday 5th September.Watch the Facebook live video here: https://www.facebook.com/1ookmumnohands/videos/1071857869651974/Buy tickets to Tour de N…
 
Ayesha McGowan aka A Quick Brown Fox is our first returning guest! She’s on phase two of her mission to be the first African American Pro female racer, working on education and advocacy within the cycling industry to support more POC and especially WOC. In this episode we catch up on what Ayesha’s been up to, we play the Representation Game, and le…
 
Racers from this year’s Trans Am Bike Race shared their stories and answered your questions on ultra endurance cycling at Look mum no hands! LIVE on Tuesday 31st July. The Trans Am Bike Race is based on one guiding principle: Cycle the Trans America trail end-to-end, as fast as possible in a solo, self-supported fashion.https://transambikerace.com/…
 
Ninon ran the Bicycle Workshop from 1980 - 2017, she’s an expert on hub gears and a legend in the mechanics realm. Soak up her maintenance advice and ghost stories with us. Forged in the studios of Wardour brought to you by Katusha Sports.~ Guest ~ Ninon AsuniGoodbye Bicycle Workshop: https://www.bikebiz.com/business/goodbye-bicycle-workshop~ Spons…
 
Listen to a LIVE recording of Ayesha McGowan aka A Quick Brown Fox in conversation with Jools Walker AKA Velo City Girl.Ayesha is on mission to become the first ever African-American pro female road racer. Jools is a London cyclist, blogger, presenter, and soon-to-be published author. Recorded at Look mum no hands! 49 Old St. EC1V 9HX on Monday 23r…
 
Listen to a LIVE panel featuring racers from this year’s TransAtlanticWay, sharing their stories from the race and advice on ultra endurance cycling. Recorded at Look mum no hands! 49 Old St. EC1V 9HX on Tuesday 3rd July.The TransAtlanticWay is a 2500 km one stage self-supported road bike race between Dublin and Cork via The Wild Atlantic Way that …
 
What is Katusha? Why they’re our new sponsor! The Wheel Suckers podcast is now brought to you by Katusha Sports, a premium cycling clothing brand producing killer cycle wear for pros and everyday riders: https://katusha-sports.comHear that? That’s right! We now record at Wardour Studios, bespoke podcast studios in beautiful Fitrozia London.http://w…
 
This is a recording of the panel Mind the Cycling Gender Gap as part of Tiffany Lam's zine launch held at Look mum no hands! on the 8th May.Listen to our interview with Tiffany Lam: https://soundcloud.com/wheelsuckerspodcast/mind-the-cycling-gender-gap-with-tiffany-lamWatch back the facebook live video: www.facebook.com/1ookmumnohands/v…46846506651…
 
74% of cycling trips in London are made by men. We talk to Tiffany Lam about her research on this statistic and the zine she created in response, Mind the Cycling Gender Gap: https://microcosmpublishing.com/catalog/zines/9549~ Guest ~Tiffany Lamhttps://tiffanylam.me/https://twitter.com/tiffany_francesListen to the LIVE Panel from the zine launch he…
 
Two for one! It’s a Wheel Suckers + Bike Show podcast. ~ Guest ~Jack Thurston is a cyclist, writer, snapper and The Bike Show podcaster now based in South East Wales.Follow Jack https://twitter.com/jackthurstonListen to the Bike Show https://thebikeshow.net Buy Jack’s books, Lost Lanes: https://thebikeshow.net/lost-lanes-shop/~ Topics ~Jenni wrote …
 
Kat Jungnickel has written a book about Radical 19th Century Victorian woman inventors. Bikes & Bloomers showcases the work of 8 cyclists and the great new forms of cycle wear and patents they created in response to their restrictions of freedom and movement. At the launch, Kat invited fellow experts in the field to talk about the book in relation …
 
Older women are an invisible generation in cycling, yet many are out there leading active and diverse cycling lives - with no intention of slowing down or taking it easy. From road racers and mountain bikers to the rise of e-bikers, we celebrate older women who ride and why it's time to ditch the tired stereotypes.Listen to a LIVE PANEL held at Loo…
 
We interviewed British cyclo-cross champion Helen Wyman. https://www.helenwyman.com/https://twitter.com/CXHelen~ Topics ~ The UCI www.uci.ch/The Helen 100 https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/helen100Postcard Pervs *listen to our interview with Condor Claire when we first heard about postcard pervs!https://soundcloud.com/wheelsuckerspodcast/cond…
 
First up: Please say thank you to Ev for lending us a snazzy new mic. Listen to a fresh, crisp episode with your two favourite podcast hosts. Don’t forget to fill out our survey for PRIZES https://jenni74.typeform.com/to/M0HxaPThank Ev! https://twitter.com/sekkidesphoto~ Guests ~Lee Craigie https://leecraigie.com/MegPhilippa BattyIan Davis (Alex’s …
 
Listen to a LIVE PANEL with British cyclocross Champion Helen Wyman, her nutritionist Andrew Nippard and Huw Williams, organiser of the 2018 National Cyclo-Cross Championships. Hosted by Ultra Endurance cyclist Laura Scott.Recorded at Look mum no hands! 49 Old St. on Thursday 22nd February.Watch the facebook live recording here: https://t.co/DBISGy…
 
2018 marks 70 years of Condor Cycles. Condor you’re old! Listen to our conversation with their marketing manager and more, Claire Beaumont. ~ Guest ~Claire Beaumont https://www.instagram.com/clairebeaumonthttps://twitter.com/clairebeaumontfrom Condor Cycles https://www.condorcycles.com~ Topics ~ Condor is old ! https://www.condorcycles.com/pages/hi…
 
Jenni learns more out the the history of the bicycle, it’s part in the emancipation of woman, the story behind the museum, and people behind it. The Marin Museum of Bicycling https://mmbhof.orgThe Mountain biking hall of fame https://mmbhof.org/mtn-bike-hall-of-fame/~ Guests ~Connie Thorpe Breeze, Volunteer Coordinator Wende Cragg https://mmbhof.or…
 
It’s our first cast of 2018 and we interviewed our dads. Good luck everyone, share the road.~ Pops ~Jenni’s Dad GeorgeAlex’s Dad Ian https://twitter.com/Ian_davis56~Topics~VOTE FOR US (please) *You have until Friday 12th January* https://www.nbmevents.uk/bikebiz2018/begin LA Bike Kitchen www.bicyclekitchen.com/LA Bikerowave https://bikerowave.org/L…
 
Here’s our round up of Good Things and Bad Things that happened in the world of cycling this year. See you in 2018 friends!~ Guests ~Juliet Elliott http://www.bikes-n-stuff.comFlora from She 36 https://www.facebook.com/SHE36berlinAyesha McGowan http://www.aquickbrownfox.comLaura Scott https://twitter.com/Laura_ScottEditor of Casquette Magazine Dani…
 
*This episode is NSFW*Rebecca More, award winning MILF and pornstar, tells us the story behind the Porn Pedallers - a ramshackle cycling club for people who happen to work in the adult entertainment industry. ~ Guest ~Rebecca More https://twitter.com/more_milfhttp://www.adultwork.com/rebeccamore http://www.onlyfans.com/more_milf ~ Topics ~Porn Peda…
 
Listen to a LIVE recording of the panel: Let's talk about cycling and mental health held at Look mum no hands! 49 Old St. on Tuesday 7th November.You can also watch a Facebook Live video here: https://www.facebook.com/1ookmumnohands/videos/2187124084647164/It's a topic that has featured in previous panels and talks we've held at Lmnh! Working with …
 
It's our first drunkcast. We're in Every Cloud Bar with Emily Chappell and Lee Craigie.Content warning: We mention rape at 28:17 - 28:24Sexual harassment/assault at 30:30 - 31:02~ Guests ~Emily Chappell www.thatemilychappell.com/ https://twitter.com/emilychappellLee Craigie https://leecraigie.com/ https://twitter.com/leecraigie_The Adventure Syndic…
 
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