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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Technology: wireless bike brakes

This news on the development of wireless brakes caught my attention, though they turned out to be for powered bicycles. For those rare riders of dynamo bicycles (and I can think of two living on the Portobello stretch of the orange line) this may …

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Pedal Powered Delivery Revolution – by Neil Bon

Neil Bon, founder of Pronto Pedal Power, tells us how a charity cycle ride through America persuaded him to switch careers and start Edinburgh’s first cargo-bike delivery company. Cycling is undoubtedly a leisurely pursuit, or for some less leisur…

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Raising the Green Flag at Hailes Quarry Park

This post was written by Liz Stewart, a member of the publicThe sun is out and the local community will celebrate Hailes Quarry Park’s first time Green Flag Award at 1pm today, Friday 14th October. This is a great achievement after 5 years of work…

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International cycling hazards

Intrepid cycling explorer and novelist Mark Beaumont shared this cycling hazard link from Sean Coway this morning. The hazard may not be quite as high a risk here in Edinburgh, but I thought you’d like to see it. Scotland does have large (ish) num…

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