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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Become an Innertube Ambassador!

Are you a keen cyclist? Or a regular user of the Innertube routes? Or an Edinburgh blogger who wants to get to know the city cycleways better? We are looking to recruit three new Innertube ambassadors to help write stories about the routes. We’re …

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Missing canoeist on Blue Line

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User of the blue line would have noticed tonight that it was more blue light than the blue line cycle path. Unfortunately earlier on last night four canoeists got into difficulty just off shore at Gyps Brae and only three of them made it back asho…

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