"The bicycle is the one piece of sporting equipment that's got more of a role to play outside the arena, than inside. Tennis rackets, cricket bats, footballs, useless outside the arena. Bicycle, saves the planet. Every time someone gets out of a motorcar, and into a bicycle, the world becomes a better place, and they become a better person. That's absolutely established scientific fact. "
And much much more. Great interview.
Mike Burrows, designer of the Lotus 108 (ridden by Chris Boardman in the Barcelona Olympics, 1992) interviewed on The Bike Show, Resonance 104.4 FM, London. 17 Apr 2012 broadcast.