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It's the second of Team Blue Peter's Sport Relief challenges.
Last week, I conquered Lake Windermere by swimming.
But this week, can he conquer the cycle track on these?
We're going head-to-head to the finish line.
That's all coming up on today's live Blue Peter.
-I'm going to win.
-No, you're not.
Welcome to Blue Peter!
We hope that Team Blue Peter have been inspiring you
to get involved with Sport Relief this year.
After Radzi's heroics on Lake Windermere last week,
we've been inspired, as Team Blue Peter, to take on a new challenge,
which you're going to find out more about in a few minutes.
Hold on to your horses, if you've got a horse.
And, with spring just around the corner,
it also means that also around the corner is the new Hindu fe...
It's not new, it's a traditional...
-It's been going for a while!
-Yes, it has!
It's known as the festival of colour. It's a brilliant idea.
Basically, people throw lots of colour,
powdered colour and water to celebrate the arrival of spring.
It's a very colourful picture. I like it.
I like it, too. That looks so much fun.
This year, Holi festival is going to happen on Monday 17th March,
so, to anyone celebrating it, a very happy Holi to you!
That got us thinking. If you could have your very own festival,
what would you celebrate and why?
No surprises here, I'd have a photography festival,
which means that when you walk in, you get a camera
and you've got to take pictures of lots of smiley faces.
-It's a beautiful thing.
-That's so nice.
I'd have a festival called B-Fest,
and what it is is a Beyonce festival.
You dress up as her, sing her songs. # All the single ladies! #
Whoa, whoa, whoa!
It's not about us, it's about you.
We want you to get in touch:
At the end of the show, we'll read out as many as we've got time for.
That's right. Now it's time to get back to Sport Relief
and tell you a bit more about the bikes you saw us on at the start.
Bye! A few weeks ago, Barney, Radzi and I were challenged
to see if we could design and create our very own pedal-powered vehicles
which we would then race against each other
as part of Team Blue Peter's cycle challenge for Sport Relief.
Now, riding a bike I can just about manage,
but designing one from scratch is a whole different story.
This year for Sport Relief, you can run...
Like me, you can swim...
Or, like our challenge, cycle.
But this isn't going to be just any old cycle challenge.
Oh, yeah, I want one.
'But the details of our challenge are a little bit sketchy.
'We've just been told to report to this warehouse in Manchester
'to find out more.'
Oh, I do like a gold envelope! Shall I do the honours?
"For the Sport Relief cycle challenge, you'll race each other.
"The bad news is, you'll have to design and build your own rides."
"Your pedal-powered vehicles should be impressive on the road,
"attract lots of attention, and be fun."
"Barney, you've spent a long time on two wheels in the last year,
-"so you should build a two-wheeled vehicle."
"Radzi, you need to build a three-wheeler."
"Lindsey, your vehicle should have four wheels.
"It'll have more stability, but potentially less speed."
-Yeah, you're going to come dead last.
"All three should be recumbent - you pedal them lying down.
"Get thinking quickly because, in 30 minutes,
"you've got to pitch your designs to a panel of experts."
Go, go, go!
'Our designs had better be good, because, in just two weeks' time,
'we'll be lining up on the start line of this cycle track in Preston,
'getting ready to race our creations.'
'Yes, bikes we've designed and helped to build.
'What could possibly go wrong?'
I'm going to go lightweight, I'm going to go quite high,
because it's difficult to steer if you're too low.
And I'm going to go for speed.
I just tried to write down everything Barney keeps saying,
trying to copy him!
So, low seat, I heard, lightweight, and stability.
There's no point putting pen to paper yet. I'm just thinking.
Basically what it means is you've got zero ideas, Radz, yeah?
They're...work in progress.
Yeah, thought so.
'Judging our designs are a panel of top cycling experts.'
'Graeme Obree, nicknamed the Flying Scotsman,
'has set world records on a self-built bike.'
'British Cycling Go-Ride coach Kim Meadows
'knows everything there is to know about cycling technique.'
'And Neil Carter is from the British Human Power Club.
'In his time, he's built and raced hundreds of pedal-powered vehicles.'
I don't really know what's going on. I've done a very terrible design.
'With the experts waiting, it's time to finish our designs.'
Good gears, solid brakes,
low centre of gravity.
-Barney, did you just say brakes?
Who's going to be using brakes in this?
'Right, let's show them what we've got.'
Hi. That's the Shadow GT7 that you're looking at.
Seven is my lucky number.
My name is Radzi, and this is the Radicator.
This is my bike design,
and it's called the Linds-mobil.
I'm thinking gold,
like the medal I'll be getting.
'Radzi, they don't seem too impressed.'
I've gone for a single frame that goes over both wheels,
and also houses the pedal unit at the end.
We'll have carbon fibre wheels, because they're nice and light.
Race gears, because there's a hill on the course.
'OK, Barney, your design sounds more technical,
'but they're still not impressed.'
Have you ridden a bike like this before in your life?
I've never ridden a bike like this before, no.
It looks a bit of a mess, cos my head's a bit of a mess about bikes,
cos I'm not an expert.
'That's not going to fill them full of confidence.'
What would you make it out of?
I couldn't be sure, Kim.
I've never made a bike. I've barely ridden on one!
We can advise you on that.
That's a smaller wheel at the front,
larger wheel at the back with the flames.
And that's me, going really, really fast.
Personally, I would go for a big wheel at the front,
because it gives you a bigger gear.
I want to steer with just one of the back wheels,
cos I thought that was the safest way.
'What? Steer with just ONE of the four wheels?'
I want it to be streamlined,
and if it can have a nice cushion on it, that would be great.
'Come on, Lindsey! We're after speed, not comfort.
'What do the judges really think?'
There's a major problem.
I think, if you built this and raced it as that steering system is,
you would spend most of the time sideways rather than upright.
Could we have a racer on our hands?
That could be really fast.
'Fast, yes. I like fast.
'What do they reckon to yours, Linds?'
I would definitely not have back-wheel steering,
because it's really difficult to make it work.
What do you think about the seat?
The seat looks OK. Comfort's good.
I think I might be inclined to lay it down a little bit more.
But that doesn't mean it has to lose personality.
'Hardly glowing praise.
'What did they make of your design, Radzi?'
Looking where your pedal is on your back wheel,
the chain's going to go straight through your body.
That's a big problem.
Erm, where are your brakes? Front wheels, back wheel?
I hadn't thought about the brakes.
'So, there's still work to be done,
'but the panel are passionate about pedal power,
'and agree to help refine our designs.'
'But will it be enough to help us build race-worthy bikes?'
I don't know, Barney voiceover. You pose an interesting question.
Stay tuned to find out in ten minutes
who pedals first over the finish line.
I know, I was there. I'm excited. Have you seen my shirt?
It's got bikes on it. Do you like it?
The reason we're inspiring you to raise money for Sport Relief
is to actually raise money for the great causes they support.
Last week, I got to find out first-hand how the fundraising
really can make a difference.
'Meet Maisie. She's 13 years old.
'Maisie is just like any other 13-year-old girl,
'except that she was born with cerebral palsy.'
Cerebral palsy is a condition which affects the brain,
which means it doesn't work properly,
and it does different things to different people.
'In Maisie's case, it causes the movement messages
'that her brain sends to her muscles to get scrambled up,'
which means she finds it really difficult to do things
that you and I take for granted.
But don't let that fool you. Maisie won't let anything stop her.
HE KNOCKS AT THE DOOR
-It's a nice day. Do you want to go for a walk?
Maisie, what's it like living with cerebral palsy?
And it's not just things like walking that Maisie finds difficult?
Yeah, Maisie has had epilepsy as well.
She's had epilepsy since she was born.
In fact, that was the first sign that we knew she had, potentially,
cerebral palsy, because I found her in her cot having a seizure.
'Epilepsy is a condition that causes seizures.
'These can make people fall unconscious
'and shake uncontrollably, which can be very scary.'
She needs somebody with her all the time, really, just to watch her.
'Things are sometimes tough for Maisie
'but she doesn't let her life revolve around her condition.'
Quite the opposite. Maisie's making quite a splash, literally.
'This is the BOK Swimming Academy, and these guys train hard.
'And, they compete hard.'
'Maisie is part of a special training programme
'which helps swimmers with special needs work towards the Paralympics,
'which means she's good. Really good.
'And, today, Maisie's challenged me to a race. Bring it on.'
-Maisie, Barney, ready?
Well, I have to say, Maisie, after racing you
and seeing first-hand how fast you are in the water,
it's like looking at a different person.
How do you feel when you're in the water?
That would be incredible. What is it you enjoy about swimming?
-'And that coach is Gemma.'
How does being in a club like this help Maisie?
It is hugely important, not just for her and the health benefits,
but to feel part of a big club, as well. It's a huge thing.
We talk about how important it is to donate money to Sport Relief.
You know first-hand where this money goes.
Tell us a little bit about how you spend the money.
For us, not to have any funding would mean the club would fold.
We've been able to get some new coaches,
get them qualified to a higher level, get new equipment,
and get specialised equipment.
'One of the club's rising stars is 13-year-old Ruben.
'He trains with the GB Down's syndrome squad,
'and last year, he smashed it in the national summer games
'of the Special Olympics.'
Ruben, you're fast, like an Olympic athlete fast.
Tell me what you got.
-I got one gold and two bronzes.
-Wow! That's pretty impressive stuff.
What do you enjoy about swimming here?
I like the coaches who help me focus and just win some medals.
Well, there's no time like the present. No point being lazy.
Come on, get training. Give me ten press-ups.
I'm only kidding.
I want 20.
Raising money for Sport Relief means that life for children
and adults across the UK and around the world can get better.
You really can make a difference.
So, what are you waiting for? Jump in!
We had such a brilliant day.
Ruben and Maisie are tipped for top things in the future,
so keep your eyes peeled for those. That wasn't easy to say!
If you are going to get involved with Sport Relief,
why not grab a grown-up and head over to the Blue Peter website?
Click on Sport Relief, and then click on Chris Hoy's face.
If you meet Chris Hoy in real life, don't click on his real face.
That will show you how to join in the fun and games.
And if you click here, it'll take you to the Sport Relief website,
where you can find out what events are happening near you.
Click in the box which says you've been inspired by Team Blue Peter.
Sign up, and go along with a grown-up.
Almost 1,000 of you have signed up so far. Keep those coming in.
If you want to vote for your favourite sport while you're there,
why not have a go? You can vote for run, swim, or cycle
by clicking on the face that corresponds with it.
And, if you're going to do something for Sport Relief,
send us a video of what you're going to do.
Get someone to film it on a smartphone
or any device that films a video, and send it to:
Do not forget in that e-mail to include a name of your parent
or guardian, as well as their contact number, and ask permission as well.
We know that you are brilliant at getting in touch.
Look at the big badge wall, it's smothered in your fantastic post.
This - thank you, Radzi -
is one of my favourite things that has ever been sent in.
It's from Lisa, from the Lake District, and she's done little
clay versions of us, dressed up as our World Book Day characters.
How good are they? I've even got a tiny Blue Peter badge on.
We love it. Thank you, Lisa.
Let's not forget Gangster Granny. That is well wicked!
We've got the mobility scooter and even the little badge.
My favourite thing is the floppy grey hair. That's driving at speed.
-I love it, thank you so much.
-I like Oompa-Loompa Radzi,
but I also like this, from Sanka.
Look at this Sport Relief picture. 21st-23rd March, that's when it is,
with us three and cycle, run, swim. Those are the things you can do.
Matthew says that Blue Peter is epic. He should know.
And he's got our individual faces and a bit about our personalities.
Barney is the joker, Lindsey is always smiling,
and Radzi has epic hair.
If you look here, it says that Barney is rubbish at telling jokes.
Really accurate. We like that.
Thank you so much for sending all those in.
Lindsey, Radzi, what's this noise?
# Bom-bom bom-be-dom Bom-bom bom-be-dom... #
-It's a double bass.
-It was a double bass, that was pretty close.
-That was quite good!
-Do a noise, Linds.
-OK, I'll do one.
-Is that you singing?
-No, not a bird.
-It was a door opening slowly.
That was clearly an elephant, but only because of the hand signal.
It's safe to say we're rubbish at this, but this guy is not.
Check him out - he's called Beardyman.
'Ruler of the beats Beardyman is one of the world's best beatboxers
'and two-time UK Beatbox Champion.
'He has developed his own technology, known as the Beardytron,
'which creates music using nothing but his own voice.
'With over 50 million views online of his performances,
'and a top ten global hit, he's performed everywhere
'from Glastonbury to the Royal Albert Hall in London.'
Please, give it up for Beardyman!
-What an entrance! Hi.
-Hey, how are you doing?
-Good to see you.
Let's talk about the badge. It's a proud moment.
My mum will speak to me now.
-All mums talk to people who have Blue Peter badges.
-You just heard what we did, they were awful noises.
-I loved them.
-You're here to make noises, better ones.
So, let's put you on the spot to start off with. Do a trumpet.
HE MIMICS A TRUMPET
Nice! How about a car?
HE MIMICS A SPEEDING CAR
My favourite thing in the world, a helicopter.
HE MIMICS HELICOPTER BLADES
It even flew into the distance. A round of applause for Beardyman
-for those three noises.
You're not here to do just those three noises.
You're here to use this tech in front of us.
It looks amazing, mind-boggling, crazy, awesome at the same time.
-What is it?
-I don't know what it is, but it's pretty cool.
-What can you do with it?
-Well, by putting this thing on my head,
I can strap myself into it.
-This is like a really cool microphone?
-It's like a microphone,
and little speakers so I can hear what I'm doing.
And if I do, let's say, a whole bunch of noises, I can layer them.
-So I can be like...
So I just recorded that. Now I can record this...
HE BEATBOXES A NEW TUNE
..which is supposed to be like a double bass.
-Then I can be like...
-HE MIMICS A TRUMPET
..which is like a muted trumpet.
HE MIMICS A SAXOPHONE
That's like a saxophone. Then I can be like...
# Yeah! # ..then stop it all.
That is incredible! Let's hear it for Beardyman!
Now, this is the Beardytron 5000 MkII that you're using here,
a very clever bit of software that's designed with you in mind.
-It works really well for what you do.
-It's pretty cool.
I'd love to show the people of Britain what it can do.
Well, we have some suggestions for you to make it easier.
We said you were going to be here so they've been flying in
Green Spiky Ostrich would like to know
if you could write a song about the fact that Pygmy goats are awesome.
Ha-ha-ha! Of course I can.
# Pygmy goats are awesome They're really small
# But I still like them
# I don't need tall pigs I need small pigs
# And, yeah, I've been wearing a mall wig
# A wig you wear to a mall... #
-That's off topic.
Can I point out here that Beardyman doesn't know what I'm going to say.
This is real improvisation.
This one is from Orange Posh Satsuma,
"Here's one someone else made earlier."
-Here's one someone else made earlier?
-That's the theme.
I'm trying to make this here, it's all going a little bit wrong
Where's my sticky-back plastic? Oh, never mind.
Here's one someone else made earlier.
I want one of these. Like, I want to buy it.
-That wasn't really a song, was it?
-It was beautiful, whatever it was.
We experienced it first-hand. This is from Apricot Piano Vampire -
generated names, not real names.
"You should write a song about a duck saying quack
"and then starting to do a hip-hop dance
"and roaming the streets saying, 'Hey, I'm a cool hip-hop duck.
"'Come dance with me.' And it should end with everyone hip-hop dancing."
Hands down, my favourite moment on Blue Peter. It's all yours.
-OK, this means you've got to do a hip-hop dance at the end.
# Yeah, I'm a hip-hop duck I'm coming out of the lake
# I've something to bake in my kitchen, what?
# I don't know what it means But I want to be on the scene
# I don't want to be swimming around Know what I mean?
# I want to walk down the street People I meet
# Get them dancing Move your feet
# Everybody dance Do the dance
# Everybody dance Do the dance
# Everybody dance Do the dance
# Do the hip-hop dance. #
Absolute genius! Beardyman, thank you so much for coming in.
Lindsey, why don't you try a bit of beatboxing?
Er, no, I think I'll leave it to Beardyman, thank you very much.
Bikes, on the other hand, I've got a handle on!
What? I thought it was funny. Thanks, Beardyman.
Head to the website, bbc.co.uk/bluepeter,
if you want more exclusive videos of the genius himself.
Earlier in the show, you saw some of our cycling ideas come to life.
Now it's finally time to test them out
and hit the track as Team Blue Peter.
'As if the design of our bikes wasn't fun enough,
'it's now time to have them built.'
'That's being looked after by Neil Carter
'from the British Human Power Club,
'and some engineering students from the University of Manchester.'
'Oh, and with a little help from us.'
-So I just burnt right through the frame?
-Oh, sorry, Neil.
Ooh, you are kidding me?
'Who knew that building a bike was so hard?'
'A week later and, at the cycle track in Preston, it's race day.
'But how have the bikes turned out?'
This is the Linds-mobil.
Check this out! It's got it all.
It's bright pink, of course.
It's got flowers on it and a little bell down here.
Maximum comfort. A spotty cushion.
'Not so easy to get going, though.'
'I've not just got the prettiest ride.
'Because of its design, the Linds-mobil is pretty stable, too.
'Oh, yeah, I think I've got this one in the bag.'
'Ah, but you've not seen mine, Lindsey.'
Let me introduce you to the Shadow GT7.
This bike is fast,
because, unlike Radzi and Lindsey, there are no gimmicks on this bike.
It's built with the three S-es in mind,
it's simple, it's streamlined, and it's got speed.
'Yes, the Shadow GT7 might not be that stable, but it is speedy,
'so, assuming I can stay on it, I'm going to win this race.'
'Easy now, Barney.'
Yeah, it's the Radicator.
'My mean machine looks the part,
'but, even on race day, it's still a work in progress.'
I'm starting to realise that maybe I didn't think about the logistics.
I didn't think about the wheels, and the gearing,
erm, and the chain, which falls off all the time,
or the pedals. I can't really turn the ped... It's complicated.
But it's gold!
'Barney's bike is very wobbly.
'Lindsey's pink thing's, well, a slow-mobile,
'so if the Radicator doesn't fall to pieces on the way around,
'I think I'm in with half a chance.'
'There's only one way we'll settle this, and that's on the track.'
'Over to our pit-lane pundit and friend of CBBC, Ore.'
Barn, I can see the focus on your face, my friend.
What strategy are you going in to this race?
I'm relying more on luck than skill, but I'm ready for the challenge.
Radzi, having seen you ahead of this race,
there's a good chance of you breaking down.
-Are you worried about that possibility?
-It's more a case of when, rather than if.
-..our resident Penelope Pitstop.
Talk us through this bad boy. This is quite something, isn't it?
-I've really gone for design.
-All the gear, no idea.
Good luck. Fist bump for fun? Why not?
'Vehicles ready, crowd watching,
'we have to complete three laps of the one-mile track.
'First one home wins.
'Yeah, let's do this.'
Three, two, one...
Go, go, go!
'It's a surprise early lead for the Linds-mobil.'
'And a very unsteady start for me.
'But when the Shadow GT7 gets going, it's rapid.'
He's blowing away the rest of the field. So casual!
'I might be leading, but I can't shake off the wobbles.'
'We might be fighting it out for second place, here, Linds.'
Radzi is still on the bike, importantly.
'I am so far ahead in this race
'that I think it's time to have a little bit of fun.'
Barney Harwood went over the start/finish line
probably about six minutes ago.
Oh, my knee, it's really sore.
I'm genuinely worried about my friends right now.
'Don't worry, Ore. I'm faking injury
'to give Lindsey and Radzi a chance to catch up.'
This is where I win the BAFTA for Best Actor.
-I came flying off, I think I've bust my knee.
-No, you didn't?
-Health and safety are coming.
-Are you serious?
-Yeah, it's fine.
It's weird, cos you don't have a cut on your knee, either.
Come on, I can't wait all day for you!
See, I knew they'd stop. They love me.
It's tight now! Barney Harwood is now right at the back.
It's Radzi from Lindsey Russell.
'So much for sportsmanship. These two are trying to block me in!'
'But I've done it, I'm through. This race is mine.'
Hold on, it looks like we could have a winner...
But it's me! I've snuck through in the lead!
He's stopped! I can't believe Radzi's stopped!
He was celebrating as if he'd won the race!
'No, no, no! My chain's come off!'
Lindsey Russell is the Sport Relief winner!
'I've crossed the finish line, but I can't leave my race buddy behind.'
You would not believe the drama that's going on here!
Barney's...gaining, but Radzi's getting pushed to the line...
'It's a photo finish...
'and I've taken it by a wheel length!'
'But there's something not quite right about all this. Yeah.'
I saw them do the short cut dirty on me.
-'Yeah, don't think I didn't spot it.'
-Take the short cut.
-Down here, do you want me to show you?
'Come on, how else were we going to catch you?'
Well, guys, there can only be one winner.
For completing the entire three miles,
today's gold medal winner is...
CHEERS AND APPLAUSE
That's for you, Barn! That's for you. Champion!
See, I think you'll find winners never cheat and cheaters never win.
-Is that what you say? Kind of.
-Do you remember your Pancake Off?
-Just remind you of that. Anyway, earlier in the show,
we asked you to let us know what festival you would create and why.
-Loads of you have been getting in touch.
-Teal Crazy Boing says,
"I'd have a dance festival where you can dance all day,
-"and don't have to do anything normally."
-I like that.
Blue Neon Deer says, "I'd hold a festival for hamsters,
"because they're amazing pets like cats and dogs, and they're cute."
-Cuteness. Gimme. Aqua Talkative Werewolf - what a name!
"My idea is children day.
"Children get to make their rules and do whatever they want."
-I like that.
-Green Nice Walnut says, "I'd have a trampoline festival
-"where you arrive and the whole floor is a trampoline."
Thank you so much for your comments.
Just got time to tell you what's coming up on next week's show.
'It is the last of the Team Blue Peter challenge,
'as we go head-to-head, coaching for a 31-legged race.
'But who is going to win?'
'And Little Mix find out just how far the fundraising goes
'by a very special Blue Peter report from Liberia.'
And we've got Winter Olympic gold medallist Lizzy Yarnold.
She's going to help us make some super-sporty healthy snacks.
And, on top of all of that,
'Kian Egan is going to be in the studio
'performing his new track live in the show.'
If you have set your time for next week's show to be 5:30pm,
it's not, it's 5:45pm. We're on 15 minutes later,
so make sure you're here for that.
-It's going to be a Sport Relief extravaganza.
-Looking forward to it already. See you next week. Bye!