Category Archives: Bicycle songs

I’ll Never Go Riding Again!

A cautionary late Victorian tale of the public response to a new cyclist whose enthusiasm exceeds his skill. From my unique collection of bicycle songs and verse.

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A Few Wants

From my prized collection of vintage bicycle songs.

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Sue & Ned

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When Peggy Rides Her Wheel

From ‘An Old-Fashioned Bicycle’, a unique album of veteran songs of the wheeling life compiled from early publications and folk tradition. The words are by that prolific writer Anonymous and the music, as printed with the song, is the traditional … Continue reading

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A Ride Upon A Bike

From my unique collection of bicycle songs ‘An Old-Fashioned Bicycle’. You can find the whole album in menu 4 above. The couple on the tandem were on honeymoon! Their story is on Tackling the Heights Together. The first mosaic photo … Continue reading

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Rainy Days

From my unique collection of veteran bicycle songs gathered over several years and recorded for the album ‘An Old-Fashioned Bicycle’. The complete album is in menu 4.

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A Hundred Miles

From “An Old-Fashioned Bicycle”, a unique album of veteran songs of the wheeling life compiled from early publications and folk tradition. Words by William Carleton, music by Song Shepherd. The photo is from Le Tour de France 2016 web page, which also … Continue reading

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A Hundred Miles

A Hundred Miles is one of many songs on a cycling theme I gathered during more than fifty years of folk singing. I recorded twenty for the album An Old-Fashioned Bicycle (see Menu 4 and scroll down for the titles and links). … Continue reading

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Her Ruling Passion

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A Ride Upon A Bike

The song is from the unique album of veteran songs of the wheeling life I compiled from early publications and folk tradition. See Menu 4 for the story.  

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