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Thursday, January 15, 2009

"The Bicycle Diaries" on BBC radio

If you are able to listen to BBC radio, watch out for the upcoming Bicycle Diaries series:
With more than a billion models around the world, the bicycle has found a place in every society. Since its invention in 1817 people have redesigned and used the bike for hundreds of different purposes, from sporting events and policing the streets to sharpening knives and selling ice cream. This three part series illustrates how the bike is used today and what impact it has on people’s lives.

UPDATE: BBC is live online & available in Athens via XM Satellite Radio and SIRIUS satellite radio.
According to the BBC website, this show will air Fri 9:06 am with repeats at 11:06 am , 8:06 pm, and Sat 1:06 am, 4:06 am, and Sunday 7:06 pm.

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