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Cycling songs

Songs that reference cycling, either in the title or lyrics, or both. Here's some that spring immediately to mind:

Queen - Bicycle Race
Pink Floyd - Bike
Harry Dacre - Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)
The Mixtures, Mungo Jerry - The Pushbike Song
Kraftwerk - Tour de France (A whole album of tracks with titles like Prologue, Étape 1, Étape 2 etc.)
Kate Bush - King of the Mountain (OK, no idea what this song is about, pretty sure it's not cycling, but still…)

Any advance on those?
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  • The Bike Song - Mark Ronson
  • shortfallshortfall Posts: 2,968
    Do You Raleigh Want To Hurt Me? Culture Club.
  • shortfallshortfall Posts: 2,968
    edited October 2020
    Di2 Eye Contact, Edwin Starr
    Light My Fire, " The Dawes"
    Jake The Peg- oretti, Rolf Harris
    Titanium, Sia

  • ddraverddraver Posts: 21,153
    LDN - Lily Allen

    (not sure where I pulled that from...)
    We're in danger of confusing passion with incompetence
    - @ddraver
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,555
    You Can't Always Get What You Want ~ The Rolling Stones
    I Missed Again ~ Phil Collins
    Roglič Takes It All ~ ABBA

    after my PTP performance today. Oh well (Fleetwood Mac)
  • RedClipRedClip Posts: 89
    Big Bottom Bracket - Spinal Tap
    Tonight I'm Gonna Rockshox You Tonight - Spinal Tap
  • I really meant actual song titles or lyrics, not puns… and come to think of it, light my fire, you can't even get what you want, I missed again & oh well aren't even puns, unless I'm missing something?


    "How could I forget to mention the bicycle is a good invention" Red Hot Chilli Peppers - the bicycle song.
  • shortfallshortfall Posts: 2,968
    It wasn't the song Light My Fire, the pun was the band The Dawes as opposed to The Doors. See what I did there?
    How about Tubular Bells Mike Oldfield?
    Tub Thumping Chumbawumba?
    Chain Reaction Diana Ross?
    (chain)Stay with me The Faces?

    I'll get my coat.

  • shortfall said:

    It wasn't the song Light My Fire, the pun was the band The Dawes as opposed to The Doors. See what I did there?
    How about Tubular Bells Mike Oldfield?
    Tub Thumping Chumbawumba?
    Chain Reaction Diana Ross?
    (chain)Stay with me The Faces?

    I'll get my coat.

    Oh right, the Dawes, yes, I missed that.


  • ?


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    Never heard of it before, but yes, that qualifies.
  • The Drugs Don't Work - The Verve
  • DeVlaeminckDeVlaeminck Posts: 6,335
    edited October 2020
    Medway Wheelers - Wild Billy Childish

    Had Me A Real Good Time - The Faces

    This Charming Man - The Smiths
    AFC Mercia women - sign for us
  • DeVlaeminckDeVlaeminck Posts: 6,335
    edited October 2020
    Down (in the ) Tube Station at midnight - The Jam
    Chain Of Fools - Aretha Franklin
    The Wheels - Roadblock
    Time Edwin Starr
    25 Miles (time trial) - Edwin Starr
    look - Bounty Killer
    AFC Mercia women - sign for us
  • ddraverddraver Posts: 21,153
    We're in danger of confusing passion with incompetence
    - @ddraver
  • Medway Wheelers - Wild Billy Childish

    Had Me A Real Good Time - The Faces

    This Charming Man - The Smiths

    The playlist is growing. Just found The Medway Wheelers on YouTube. Excellent song!
  • oblongomaculatusoblongomaculatus Posts: 455
    edited October 2020
    ddraver said:


    Another good song I didn't know.. There's more out there than I thought.

    The same Dermot Morgan who was Father Ted, I've just discovered.
  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 8,931
    Coffee shop...red hot chilli peppers
    Cheese cake ...Aerosmith
    A cup of coffee ..Jonny cash
  • capt_slogcapt_slog Posts: 3,446
    Derailleur want to hurt me? Culture Club


    The older I get, the better I was.

  • shortfallshortfall Posts: 2,968
    capt_slog said:

    Derailleur want to hurt me? Culture Club

    Brillant
  • capt_slogcapt_slog Posts: 3,446
    edited October 2020
    50 ways to love your levers ------ Paul Simon*
    Jockey Wheel son says -------Van Morisson

    *with a thanks to the Muppets.

    I really meant actual song titles or lyrics, not puns… and come to think of it, light my fire, you can't even get what you want, I missed again & oh well aren't even puns, unless I'm missing something?


    "How could I forget to mention the bicycle is a good invention" Red Hot Chilli Peppers - the bicycle song.


    When i saw the thread title, I thought it was going to be "songs you sing whilst you're cycling".
    When son and I last did the RideLondon, we started up Box Hill and some people were playing music at the end of their driveway (CDs etc, not live). As we passed, it was "Take on me" by Aha. Perfect tempo to climb with and since then whenever we've been on a climb, one of us only has to whistle a bar of it to get a smile.


    The older I get, the better I was.

  • shortfallshortfall Posts: 2,968
    Jockey Wheel son says -------Van Morisson


    Inspired!
  • oblongomaculatusoblongomaculatus Posts: 455
    edited October 2020
    capt_slog said:




    When i saw the thread title, I thought it was going to be "songs you sing whilst you're cycling".
    When son and I last did the RideLondon, we started up Box Hill and some people were playing music at the end of their driveway (CDs etc, not live). As we passed, it was "Take on me" by Aha. Perfect tempo to climb with and since then whenever we've been on a climb, one of us only has to whistle a bar of it to get a smile.



    I wish I had enough breath to whistle while climbing.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,706 Lives Here
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,555

    I really meant actual song titles or lyrics, not puns… and come to think of it, light my fire, you can't even get what you want, I missed again & oh well aren't even puns, unless I'm missing something?

    Perhaps I wasn't being entirely serious?

    Anyway, how about

    A Shark in Trek's Clothing ~ Blondie
  • capt_slogcapt_slog Posts: 3,446


    capt_slog said:




    When i saw the thread title, I thought it was going to be "songs you sing whilst you're cycling".
    When son and I last did the RideLondon, we started up Box Hill and some people were playing music at the end of their driveway (CDs etc, not live). As we passed, it was "Take on me" by Aha. Perfect tempo to climb with and since then whenever we've been on a climb, one of us only has to whistle a bar of it to get a smile.



    I wish I had enough breath to whistle while climbing.
    I can't do it for long and I have to admit I don't do a lot of big climbs. However, I have found that it makes you control your breathing, so that you feel like you're actually getting something out of a lung full.

    And it really annoys people if you do it while you pass them :)


    The older I get, the better I was.

  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,706 Lives Here
  • The list grows. Instrumentals… Here's a couple more

    Allen Devine - Bicycle
    Tangerine Dream - Three Bikes In The Sky
    (two for the price of one there, now I think of it.)
  • Given there's already been been some "chain" songs, I can't believe no-one's mentioned The Chain - Fleetwood Mac.


    Tho I like F1 as well as cycling ;)
  • shortfallshortfall Posts: 2,968
    Wigwam SRAM The Sweet
    Kuota Kharma Chameleon Culture Club
    Wilier Still Love Me Tomorrow Carole King
    Sora Standing There Beatles

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