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Leith Links to Portobello – more improvements planned

Leith-Links-Porty-path-consultation

Talk Porty have posted online the council’s proposals for more upgrades to the cycle route between Leith Links and Portobello – a route that was significantly upgraded in 2012. Two main improvements are planned – the widening and improving of the path as it runs alongside St Mary’s RC school on Leith Links, and the [...]

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A full weekend of cycling in Edinburgh….

Sky Ride route

There are likely to be extra numbers of cyclists out on the paths and streets of Edinburgh this weekend either going to, taking part in or going home from one of the three cycling events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, as well as overnight in between. First off is the Edinburgh Sky Ride. This one [...]

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Sunday bike rides with the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

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In amongst the various events planned for the last day of the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling tomorrow (Sunday 23 June) are several organised bike rides along traffic-free routes. The Greener Leith ride heads to Portobello from Victoria Park, leaving at 10am, via the path through Leith Links and then onwards to Portobello Prom. There’s more [...]

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Pedal on Parliament, this Sunday – the Meadows 2pm

3,000 cyclists on the Meadows in 2012

This coming Sunday 19th May is one of the biggest cycling events on Edinburgh’s streets – the second Pedal on Parliament. Last year, some 3,000 cyclists came along to the first event to call for better cycling facilities for us all and across the country to make Scotland a truly cycling country. This year promises to [...]

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Leith Links path improvements

Anyone regularly cycling between Leith Links and Portobello will be glad to see that the narrow strip of path running alongside the allotments between Links Gardens and Seafield Place is being improved as part of the path improvements in Leith Lin…

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Beyond the Innertube: Rosewell and Penicuik

Beyond the Innertube: Rosewell and Penicuik

Cycling past the end of the orange line at Portobello quickly brings you to some really pretty villages and countryside. It’s only about two miles to Musselburgh, which can be an end in itself, with the harbour, river, old saltpans and at least tw…

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