These podcasts are created for broadcast during the Roundabout Swindon programme on Swindon 105.5 (  between 9am and 10 am on Friday morinings.  The idea is to increase the awareness of the cycling opportunities that exist in and around Swindon, or to tell the stories of some of our local cyclists.   If you have a story that you would like to tell on air.  Please contact me, Lew Lawton, on 07387 269456 or drop an email to cycle [dot] medic [at] btinternet [dot] com .  I’d love to hear from you.

Podcast 25  Ride Leaders needed to deliver a free Guided Ride Programme in Swindon

Swindon Borough Council in association with British Cycling and HSBC is promoting a series of free guided rides which will be suitable for new cyclists, those returning to cycling and cycling with children. New volunteer ride leaders are required and in March there will be a one day course to equip volunteers with the skills needed. Lew Lawton went to find out more. The website for the rides is find a ride near you and for ride leaders add /volunteer.  The web site for ideas on teaching your child to ride is teach your child to ride


Podcast 24  The White Horse Challenge

For the past 5  years the  Mobile Cycle Medic, initially in the guise of Lew Lawton, but now in the hands of Tony Staples, has provided Race Mechanic support to one of the Swindon’s popular Sportives, The White Horse Challenge.  For Swindon 105.5 Community Radio, Lew took his microphone out recently to meet organiser Fergal McGraph and two local riders who participated in last year’s event to get the latest update on this early sportive.   Our chat was recorded in a noisy canteen at Honda in […]