Tag Archives: music

16/04/2012 // INFO Leave a comment

Ride to the Latitude Festival

Tour de Latitude

With summer approaching the up-coming musical festival season will be up and running with events starting from May onwards. Over recent years, the more environmental friendly of promoters and organisers have been encouraging festival goers to cycle to their events by offering secure cycle parking facilities and dedicated campsites for cyclists. READ ON

28/12/2011 // INFO Leave a comment

A hip hop tale of cycling

James Gill Bike Rapper

You know we like to wax lyrical here on Going Going Bike about our love of the bike, but song writing isn’t our collective strong point. Never fear. Just in time for the New Year, we have a song from young Manchester hip hop artist James Gill that could be rocking your MP3 player as you ride along on your bike in the coming days. READ ON

06/12/2011 // INFO Leave a comment

The bicycle spoke cello

Bike Spokes

Anyone who has tried truing a bicycle wheel knows that a bicycle spoke gives an audible musical note when plucked. The musical pitch sound coming from the bicycle spoke varies on how tight the spoke is tightened of course. READ ON

14/11/2011 // EVENTS, INFO 2 Comments

Band cycles tour for Children in Need

Lost Scenes Children in Need

BBC’s annual charity telethon Children in Need airs on Friday this week and as per usual there are lots of cycling themed fundraising rides taking place. One such ride is the week long tour by Staffordshire rock band the Lost Scenes, who will be cycling 200 miles from London to Manchester and playing gigs along the way. READ ON