Wednesday, December 7th, 2022

Si King on 25 years of loopy adventures because the Bushy Bikers


Bushy Bikers presenter Si King joins hosts Jason Plato and Dave Vitty to debate all issues bikes, baking and the way he and his co-star Dave Myers obtained their begin on tv. 

King, who has been on UK tv screens for over 25 years, discusses his and Myers’ on-screen profession with Plato and Vitty, a chance he has been extremely grateful for. “We’re simply naturally enthusiastic males, who’re regular blokes who’ve had the privilege to be put in extraordinary circumstances” defined the 55-year-old. 

Elsewhere on the podcast, King provides a brief replace on Myers’ well being, the loopy conditions he and Myers have gotten themselves into, and the Bushy Bikers’ new e-book.

Si King on his love of bikes 

“For Dave, it began together with his dad, as a result of working class individuals again in these days – within the 50s – couldn’t afford a automotive; they may solely afford a motorbike, and the identical for me actually,” defined King. “My dad was within the second world battle within the Arctic convoys and when he got here again on depart, he rode a motorbike and was a dispatch rider for the Royal Navy.

“However my auntie Hilda and uncle George have been formative for me as a result of they lived in an enormous industrial space with massive engineering corporations, most of that are nonetheless there, and there was a infamous crossroad there. Hilda all the time had sheets ripped up for bandages as a result of the lads would come out from work and simply crash on a regular basis. And by some means all the particles that was left on the street from these accidents would find yourself in my uncle George’s yard.

“So we might repair up all these bikes and scooters for folks, and George would usually inform me to have a go on these bikes saying issues like ‘they nonetheless work’. So I’d be up and down the again lanes on all these wobbly-wheeled bikes. And from there I simply turned fully fascinated with two wheeled automobiles and was fascinated with the engines, which have been fully completely different to the engineering of a motor automotive.” 

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