Category Archives: Bicycle academia

14 June – Why do people cycle?

Download the MP3 This week on BikeLove I speak to Rachel Adred, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of East London.  Rachel is conducting some interesting research into why people choose to ride.  She’s chosen 4 cities/boroughs in which … Continue reading

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24 May – Body of a twenty year old!

Download the MP3 This week on BikeLove I speak with Adrian Bauman, Professor of Public Health at the University of Sydney.  He is interested in preventative health and co-wrote the paper ‘Cycling: getting Australia moving’.  He has some intriguing statistics … Continue reading

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22 March – Is there really a war out there?

Download the MP3 Following 60 minutes and various Sydney Morning Herald reports, BikeLove talks with 3 people from the ‘bicycle’ world and explores whether there really is a transport war in Sydney.  Patrick Jones is the Director of BikeWise, Richard … Continue reading

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24 February – Dave Horton

Download the MP3 Dave Horton wrote an interesting paper on the Fear of Cycling where he argues that fear of cycling is, in many ways, a cultural construction.  An academic sociologist by qualification, he wrote the paper while working as … Continue reading

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15 December – Driver and cyclist interaction

Download the MP3 This week I spoke to Adrian Emilson and the discoveries he’s made during his PHD. He’s looking at the love…. or love lost, between cyclists and drivers on the road.  As a cyclist we’re at the bottom … Continue reading

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