Christmas bike music and a post-apocalyptic bike ride TONIGHT

I’m compiling a list of bike songs released in 2012 and Nora Schlang of Washington DC contacted me to let me know she released a full album entitled, simply, “bicycle.”

Nora and One Left Bicycle

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Jimi Hendrix played a bicycle pump

Okay, it’s not really Jimi Hendrix, just some white dude in a wig who goes by the stage names “Jimi Handtrix” and “Jimmy Rotondo” (among others), but he plays the U.S. National Anthem with a bicycle tire pump and a wah-wah pedal!

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Pushbike Song

Happy Friday.

“Pushbike Song” was released by Australian band “The Mixtures” in 1970. This music video was filmed in Melbourne, Australia. Check out the Penny Farthing, the bike with the eccentrically mounted hubs, and the track team. Olivia Newton-John covered a completely unmemorable electronica version of this song in 2011 for an Australian movie.



H/T to Bicycle Recycling UK.