Apple pressing at the Pavilion Cafe

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Abundance Edinburgh have been busy over the last few months picking unwanted apples from trees in and around Edinburgh. Yesterday we were able to taste some of the results of their efforts when they had an apple pressing session at the Pavilion Ca…

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Riding on greased blutak

This post was written by Euan Hamilton-Rigg, a member of the public Just thought I’d post to see if anyone else is really getting fed up with the section of the Water of Leith path downhill from Easter Hailes Gate (the big tunnel at Spylaw Park)? …

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Soul Cycles chopper for sale

On the way back from Waverley railway station yesterday I spotted this girl wheeling a massive chopper along outside the National Museum of Scotland. It turns out that the young lady, Daniele, was wheeling this unusual bike around whilst flyering …

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Photo – Bike girl with a red rose

Here’s a photo that would be worthy of the Edinburgh Cycle Chic blog – a young lady with a single red rose and a string of flowers round her basket. She was a bit surprised when I asked if I could take her photo!

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Cycling on steel flower wheels

Continuing the theme of cycling innovations, have a look at these metal flower wheels: The naturally sprung properties of tempered steel, bolted in tension, gives a natural yield or “softness”–to build a bike with wheels made of sprung steel.To a…

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