Sit down, pedal, pedal, stop and stand up

This article was published in 2009, in Newsletter 85.

Stand-up comedian Dave Gorman is going back on the road. And ‘on the road’ is what is meant. Five years after he last toured the UK he’s embarking on a truly unique stand-up comedy tour. Dave Gorman: Sit Down, Pedal, Pedal, Stop And Stand Up will see the intrepid comedian covering the extremes of the British mainland as he travels from this land’s southernmost point to its northernmost tip, taking in the most easterly and westerly points along the way. Dave will be performing each and every night of the journey and he’s going to do the whole thing on his bike. The travelling, we mean. Not the gigs. That’d be silly. He’ll be standing up for those. If he still can. He’s 38 and not especially fit. 1500 miles. 32 days in the saddle. 32 nights on the stage.

The tour starts near Truro on 30th August and finishes up at Lyth (wherever that is) on 30th September. The Cambridge gig is on 6th September at the Corn Exchange.

There’s more information at and a blog at