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Dan's Bike Rides

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Episode 326 - 10-18-2019
A "Peach" of a show this week as Hank returns for a random (sort of,) ride that will tantalize you with song, including a weird one from Johnny Cash in the middle, sandwiched by two tracks from the Moldy Peaches so sweet you'll spew slobber on yourself like a hungry bulldog.
Episode 325 - 10-11-2019
This week Dan rides solo for a radio therapy session and evokes something inside so dark he's moved to smash up a piece of faltering KMSK studio equipment in a fit of fiery rage. One deep and one really deep track from Queen about mid-ride, between a slice of Todd Rundgren on top and David Broomberg on bottom. Plus condiments.
Episode 324 - 10-04-2019
Random show this week as Hank joins Dan for a memorable ride. Also, talk about the upcoming Mankato River Ramble!!!
Episode 323 - 09-20-2019
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY RIDERS AND LISTENERS!! The BikeRides Radio Show turns 8 this week, which makes it about a 3rd grader we guess so let's all rise to the occasion!. Nothing but bike riding related songs for the entire hour which includes some very, very deep bike tracks. Thanks for 8 great years, riders and listeners!!
Episode 322 - 09-13-2019
This week Dan introduces the riders and listeners to Minneapolis Alt Rockers, 4 on the Floor via Oxycontin, while Hank steers the ride to more familiar territory with a deep bike track from ELO among many others, plus the usual useless banter between songs you've come to know and love, enhanced of course by prescription drugs.
Episode 321 - 09-06-2019
Hank joins for a random ride this week that begins and ends in a polka sandwich, filled on the inside with gems from Connor Oberst, David Gray and Mott the Hoople, among others.
Episode 320 - 08-23-2019
It's Artworks Festival 2019 and Bike Rides has one of this year's biggest stars live in the studio. Charlie Parr joins Hank and Dan to play some live tracks off the his latest, self-titled CD and tell some very interesting stories.
Episode 319 - 08-16-2019
Demo Derby 2!! It's fair time and we pay homage to the greatest Grandstand event ever conceived; the Demolition Derby. Hear all your favorite songs in 'Demo' form, before the records were actually made; it's like eating cookie dough all hour with treats from The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin and the artist formerly known as alive, Prince.
Episode 318 - 08-02-2019
The random, at times complicated and later even psychedelic, ride begins with a punk cover of Springsteen's 'Radio Nowhere,' from Liverpool punk'rs, Town Bike and ends with a hippy/trippy track from early Pink Floyd, right out of the ol' rabbit hole.
Episode 317 - 07-05-2019
4th OF JULY SHOW!! Join Hank and Dan for the annual 4th of July show that's a bit of a confusing mess actually, but as usual it all gets sorted out neatly by the end of the ride. Lot's of good music in this one plus we get an education on the Declaration of Independence!
Episode 316 - 06-21-2019
This week Dan rolls solo and features Bruce Springsteen's brand spanking new CD, Western Stars.
Episode 315 - 06-14-2019
Hank joins this week for another random bike ride through the deep tracks featuring a selection from Okkervil River and a racy one out of the 70's from Peter Allen.
Episode 314 - 06-07-2019
Join Dan as he cruises solo, head-on and un-redacted toward the summer of 2019. Artists include Charlie Parr, John Prine and Mark Knoppler.
Episode 313 - 05-31-2019
St. Paul based Part Time Ex's new EP featured on the ride this week, along with something so inspiring from Nathaniel Rateliff that it makes Hank unabashedly start cussing like a sailor right over the air!
Episode 312 - 05-03-2019
Dan and Hank return to the studio this week for another random bike ride with sets that include a brand new track from Bruce Springsteen, a closely matched cut from John Stewart, and a couple deeper bike tracks from the Kinks.
Episode 311 - 04-19-2019
Spring Pledge Drive Show live from the ride recorded 100 percent from the tunnel under Interstate 90 in Austin. Artists include The Serpent Power, Dire Straits, The Byrds and of course, there are fireworks.
Episode 310 - 04-12-2019
BikeRides welcomes America recording artists 6 Mile Grove in studio this week to perform some live songs and play recorded tracks off their most mature Album to date, Million Birds. Plus, you'll hear some great bike riding stories about an encounter with a police officer, crushed bicycles and crushed hearts, and a very energetic dog who runs in more ways than one.
Episode 309 - 04-05-2019
This week Mini Disc IV, the last in the series of early BikeRides songs, before Hank and Dan got cool enough to have a radio show. Attention haters: Barry Manilow enclosed!!
Episode 308 - 03-29-2019
Mini Disc number III on the ride this week as Dan pedals his bike down Nostalgia Lane, before BikeRides was ever a thing on the radio, playing songs off the Beta Player, come-and-go audio technology of the late 90's; the Sony Min-Disc Player. Featured artists include They Might be Giants, Edgar Winter and Tom Petty.
Episode 307 - 03-22-2019
Friend of the show and Austin Native Rick Swank joins for the 8th annual BikeRides/Baseball Show! Musical sets include tracks from Meatloaf, Puddles the Clown, and Gordon Swank-Foot... I MEAN Lightfoot, along with many others and the usual shenanigans from the the guys.
Episode 306 - 03-15-2019
It's ALL Martin Zellar and the Gear Daddies on this week's ride as we promote the upcoming Singer/Story Teller Series opening at Minnesota State University soon featuring Martin and the Hardways. Wear Your Crown, Big Sandal and Iguana Man are all featured, among many of your other favorites. PLUS from the vault, Marty and Nick join IN STUDIO from 2013 to tell some bike riding stories with Hank and Dan.
Episode 305 - 03-08-2019
Mini Disc II ! This week we continue to probe the music that influenced BikeRides waaaaay before it was ever a thing on the radio. Included: Obscure tracks from T'Pau, Counting Crows , Poco and early Rod Stewart; the good stuff just after his original band Faces broke up and before disco/pop machine Rod emerged.
Episode 304 - 03-01-2019
Not only were Hank and Dan unable to ride to the studio this week; they were unable to drive! The blizzard turned them back home from the KMSK parking lot with their tales between their legs. Never fear though, as the resourceful duo set up a studio in Dan's living room and recorded the show from there! It's random music this week on the blizzard ride of 2019 Including songs from Nathaniel Rattliff, Ricky Lee Jones and even a seasonal selection from Jim Reeves.
Episode 303 - 02-22-2019
Learn about the BikeRides early days as Hank and Dan listened to music on a portable Sony mini-disc player while riding mountain bikes and dreaming of one day producing a radio show. It's all songs on mini-disc this week as Dan tracks through random sets on an old player that only works when you slap it sometimes. Included: Female leads with Concrete Blonde, Annie Lennox and Blondie.
Episode 302 - 02-15-2019
This week the weather was so bad that the guys had to drive to the studio to record the BikeRides Radio Show! This sudden twist of irony produces the idea for a 'car' show. It's an all car related ride this week including deep tracks from The Iguanas, Nervous Norvus and Rush (come on, you can guess the Rush song!).
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Oct 10th, 2019
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