The Hairy Bikers' Restoration Road Trip

The Hairy Bikers' Restoration Road Trip followed Si and Dave around the UK as they rediscovered, and helped to fix, a number of lost treasures of the industrial age.

The Bikers will travel the length and breadth of the UK to meet those with a passion for both keeping the skills of their ancestors alive, restoring the machines that kept Britain's agriculture, transport, and industry moving. Si and Dave learn how to re-forge the wheel of a steam train, renovate rusted cogs and master hot riveting, uncovering secrets of their own past to get a glimpse of what life was like for their forefathers.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2013 - 2013)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel DIY

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Episode 3

Episode 1x03; Aug 25, 2013

Working on the massive job to reconstruct steam train 'The Night Owl', the Bikers forge a steel wheel taller than they are for the biggest locomotive restoration in Britain. Dave's first job was in a steelworks, and so was his dad's, so he's going ba

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Episode 3Aug 25, 2013
1x02: Episode 2Aug 18, 2013
1x01: Episode 1Aug 11, 2013
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