10/10 How innovations in design and changing social tastes mean the bike is back in fashion.
9/10 How increasing prosperity and car ownership challenged the bicycle's popularity in the 60s
8/10 How the bicycle thrived during wartime, leading to a golden age of cycling in the 1950s.
7/10 How mass produced bicycles brought freedom of the road to the working classes in the 1930s
6/10 How the bicycle was used in war, when thousands signed up to join cyclist battalions.
5/10 Martin Ellis catches up with famous early cyclists Edward Elgar and Vaughn Williams.
4/10 How the bicycle became a tool for political pioneers, from suffragettes to socialism.
3/10 The development of the safety bicycle allowed the wealthier classes to take to the road.
2/10 Martin Ellis explores how Victorian ingenuity allowed the evolution of the bicycle.
1/10 From the beginning the bicycle has been far more than just a means of transport.