Feisty Productions (On the Bike 2009)
Podcasts and programmes from Lesley Riddoch and the team at Feisty Productions
Lesley reflects on the epic journey and reveals the glamourous and not so glamourous world of recording a radio programme on a bike. There are some surprises.
Direct download: On_the_Bike_2009_Wrap_Up.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 1:54am UTC

Lesley finally arrives in Stornoway and it is a mad dash around...mobile phones, festivals and some spectacular singing. Stay tuned for more next week.
Direct download: On_The_Bike_-_Ness_Gospel.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 5:00pm UTC

After the late night at Callanish, Lesley heads off to meet people who want to talk Gaelic with her and share some of the experiences of the islands...kit houses...supermarkets...
Direct download: On_The_Bike_-_Butt_of_Lewis.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 11:43am UTC

UIg beckons and so does a moon light encounter at the Callanish Stones with pagans, Christians and shamans. This is a memorable On the Bike for so many reasons.
Direct download: On_The_Bike_-_Uig.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 11:25am UTC

Lesley cycles off to Scalpay, home of sea captains and posh houses, but starts with sheep.
Direct download: On_The_Bike_-_Scalpay.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 2:39pm UTC

In this extra episode of On the Bike recorded in October 2009, Lesley talks through how the series was originally commissioned and her reflections to this stage in the journey.
Direct download: On_the_Bike_Mid_Way_Catch_Up_2009.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 1:48pm UTC

Lesley meets weavers,tourists and incomers in this week's repeat of 'On the Bike'. This programme was recorded in 2006 but it feels like it could have been recorded only last week.
Direct download: On_The_Bike_-_North_Harris.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 8:44am UTC

In this episode, Lesley ventures out from Lochmaddy. Norman MacLeod explains Lochmaddy, Neil Nicholson explains designer thatching and the MacKillops discourse on the Brahan Seer, geese and seal oil.
Direct download: On_the_Bike_-_North_Uist.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 11:50am UTC

In this week's episode, Lesley meets fellow cyclists, gets advice about tourism, and learns about seals. All round and about Benbecula.
Direct download: On_The_Bike_-_Benbecula.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 12:49pm UTC

In this week's episode of 'On the Bike', Lesley is on South Uist and encounters Gaelic musicians, dancers, a marina, buy outs and the need for a road. As ever, Lesley finds the characters who will make you smile.
Direct download: On_The_Bike_3.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 10:26am UTC

After Barra, Tavish Scott joined Lesley on the bike. Tavish, a keen golfer and cyclist enjoyed a rare day out in the sunshine. Golf courses and Gaelic featured in this very good humoured day in the saddle with Lesley.
Direct download: On_The_Bike_2.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 11:24am UTC

Lesley starts her epic cycle from Barra amidst tales of Twin Otters, Mingulay and boats. The craic starts as a variety of characters, local and visitors, put her right about things.

Direct download: On_The_Bike_-_1.mp3
Category:On the Bike 2009 -- posted at: 10:32am UTC