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Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.

Sep 30, 2009

In this week's episode, Lesley meets fellow cyclists, gets advice about tourism, and learns about seals. All round and about Benbecula.


Sep 23, 2009

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.


Sep 16, 2009

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.


Sep 9, 2009

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.