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Old 05-06-12, 11:45 AM   #1
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Musician cyclists? Favourites - I'd love to hear

I'm aware of Eric Clapton's collection of Cinellis. That the title of 'Disraeli Gears' was an enquiry about the shifters on his bike. That David Byrne is a committed urban cyclist. That Ginger Baker used two Bass drums as that was how he pedalled.

Please let me know of more. If anyone has evidence that Bob was a fixie hipster skidder.....
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Well, there's The Steel Wheels, an Americana band (who've actually toured on bicycle, toting all their equipment, including a stand-up bass), and The Ditty Bops were named one of Billboard Magazine’s Top Ten Green Bands for completing a 5,000 mile bicycling music tour across the USA
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For cyclists it's hard to beat Steel Wheels. Here's a photo of the whole group arriving before a concert.


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Old 05-06-12, 02:25 PM   #4
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Old 05-06-12, 04:23 PM   #5
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Well, there's The Steel Wheels, an Americana band (who've actually toured on bicycle, toting all their equipment, including a stand-up bass), and The Ditty Bops were named one of Billboard Magazine’s Top Ten Green Bands for completing a 5,000 mile bicycling music tour across the USA
Well here's a video of Peter Gabriel singing one of my favorite songs while riding a bike:
And as an added bonus, here's video of my son on stage (in the striped shirt) singing with the Ditty Bops in Philly:
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Actor and Broadway star Mandy Patinken has a great tenor voice.

Historic operatic bass Ezio Pinza (did the singing for Rossano Brazzi in the classic movie version, a famous rendition of "Some Enchanted Evening") was a devoted cyclist.

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