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Interesting design feature on newly laid cycle path on Leith Walk

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The council appears to have fouled up on the new cycle path which is now being constructed on Leith Walk past the police box which is used by the Edinburgh Tool Library. Except they couldn't use...

Route 61 – take the quiet route

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Councillors from Edinburgh and Midlothian met up at Gilmerton today to inspect the new £1.9 million quiet route for cycling and walking which goes from Gilmerton to Roslin.Route 61 is a quiet route crossing the...
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Cycling – Pearl Izumi Tour Series, Round 3 – Edinburgh

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Success over the cobbles for JLT Condor’s Graham BriggsThe Pearl Izumi Race Series returned to Edinburgh on Thursday night for the third round of the 2016 competition.The organisers had set out a longer course...

Cycling – Pearl Izumi Tour Series 2016, Round 3

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Professional cycle racing comes to The Old TownThe third round of Britain’s premier cycle race series, The Pearl Izumi Tour, will be hitting the streets of Edinburgh’s old town on Thursday night as at...

Pedal on Parliament

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Over 5,000 cyclists descended on the Scottish Parliament on Saturday afternoon to call for cycling to be given a bigger place in the nation’s transport plans.On bikes of every size and shape, they cycled...

Get on your bike with The Bike Station this October

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Are you a new or returning cyclist? Are you interested in doing some cycling but worried about hills, traffic or fitness of you or your bike?Join their Family Friendly Gentle Short rides on traffic free...
Cycling logo for cycle lane on road

Cycling event in East Lothian today

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Just in case you are thinking of heading out of town this afternoon you might want to be aware that there are some road closures around Gifford today.Around 60 riders will take to their...

Aviva Tour of Britain – Stage Four begins in Edinburgh next month

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 Cyclist Dylan Van Baarle will defend his Aviva Tour of Britain title next month. The Dutchman is part of Team Cannondale Garmin and he won the 2014 edition of Britain's biggest bike race, taking victory ahead of World Champions...

Cycling – Tesco Bank Tour O’ the Borders

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Tesco Bank Tour O’ the Borders reaches riders milestoneToday (Wednesday 15th July) Tesco Bank Tour O’ the Borders announced 2,000 riders have now signed up to take part in the 2015 event, making...

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling – Capital Trail

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Spare a thought for those on the Capital Trail this evening. They are cycling 237km from Portobello back to Portobello and may well be cycling overnight.87 riders set off today on the inaugural ride which...

SEStran commuter challenge

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On Thursday morning various commuters converged on St Andrew Square from a range of starting points and got there by various means, and for once the weather was beautiful! It was part of the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling...

Trams to extend bikes on board trial

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For just under a month now it has been possible for you to take a bike on a tram and now Edinburgh Trams have announced that the bike trial has been extended for the duration...

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling – The White Bike

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What if, one day, you didn’t come home? New play THE WHITE BIKE looks at the personal cost of road death, through the eyes of the victim. Inspired by the case of Eilidh Cairns, who...

Tram news – now bring your bike!

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We are delighted that on the day that Pedal on Parliament takes place in Edinburgh, the news has come through that you will be able to take your bike on a tram in May...

Cycling Tour de Edinburgh!

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Scotland will welcome two stages of the Friends Life Tour of Britain this September, as British Cycling’s premier road cycling event comes to the country on two separate days for the first time ever. Stage...

Cycling – ScottishPower National Youth Racing Series begins this weekend at Ingliston

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The best young cyclists in Scotland will begin the long pedal for medals on Sunday when the 2015 ScottishPower National Youth Racing Series gets underway in Ingliston. This weekend’s ERC season starter at the Royal Highland...

Council still in talks about an Edinburgh bike hire scheme

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The city council is to engage in talks with advertising giant JCDecaux about the possibility of Edinburgh getting a bike hire scheme just like most other large cities around the world. Decaux is the outdoor advertising...

Cycling rates highest in Edinburgh

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Cycling Scotland has issued figures claiming that cycling rates have increased in Scotland by a third since 2003, and the number of people who cycle regularly is highest in Edinburgh than anywhere else with...

Students support a Bike Hire Scheme for Edinburgh

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EDINBURGH STUDENT PRESIDENT WILL SPEAK FOR A EDINBURGH CITY CYCLE SCHEME LATER TODAY The council's petitions committee is still alive and kicking despite moves to disband it at the end of last year. Later today they will...

Cyclocross – Dig in at the Dock 2015 Bo’ness

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Another sell-out field makes for superb race.The 2015 edition of the ‘Dig in at the Dock’ cyclocross race sold out in, the now traditional, couple of hours to supply a full field of  over...

Biagi’s Barcelona Blog

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by Marco Biagi MSP for Edinburgh City Centre I called him ‘Shadowfax’. With Barcelona’s ‘Bicing’ on-street municipal hire scheme closed to me as a non-local, he was the bike I hired from the extremely friendly...

West Lothian local racks up 40,000 miles cycling to work

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Environmental charity employee, Mike Batley (54) has pedalled the equivalent of 1.6 times around the world in his daily 33 mile round trip cycle to work.The West Lothian man has travelled by bicycle from...

Preview: Cyclocross at Callendar Park

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The 2014 Ridley Scottish Cyclocross Series kicks off in style in Falkirk, with the backdrop of the 14th century mansion at its centre, Callendar House.Success from the 2013 series is expected to carry on...

Council’s cycling training for HGV drivers to be highlight at cycling conference

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Officials from the City of Edinburgh Council will address a national cycling conference later this year as other organisations look to follow Edinburgh's lead in a pioneering cycle training scheme for lorry drivers designed...

Last chance – Sign up today for Pedal for Scotland

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People from around Edinburgh are being encouraged to sign up for the freshnlo Pedal for Scotland Challenge ride between Glasgow to Edinburgh which celebrates its sixteenth year this Sunday. Around 12,000 people from across...

Park your bike here

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The council has put up three kinds of on-street cycle storage for cyclists to trial across the city. This newly-installed secure bicycle parking will soon be open for use in a cycling first for...

Five things you need to know today

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Phew what a weekend! - Stagecoach introductory offer ends on 40a - Today at the Festival of Cycling - Bowmore & Oysters Competition ends today - Penny Mile Challenge on Water of Leith  This has...

Loretto School staff cycling for The Teapot Trust

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Reaching 40 years old often requires a re-evaluation of one’s life; a time to take stock, mark the milestone and make a difference.Not ones to do things by halves, four members of staff at...

Cycling – Pearl Izumi Tour success in Edinburgh

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Runaway wins for Katie Archibald and Jon MouldThe Pearl Izumi and Matrix Fitness Series both made their first visits to the Capital and were presented with a tough course, based on the Grassmarket, comprising...

Chris Hoy rides the Grassmarket this Thursday

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 Sir Chris Hoy is more used to a velodrome surface than cobbles, but he is up for a challenge, and this Thursday he will take to the streets to ride a few laps of...

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