Meadows Junction

New sounds on The Meadows

Have you spotted QR codes tied to trees and benches around The Meadows this weekend? They’re part of ‘Filter Feeders’, an urban soundscape augmentation project by one of Innertubemap’s original Ambassadors, Morag Edward. Fragments of new stories, overheard sounds and music are located all around the area. Filter Feeders is part of The Embassy Gallery’s [...]

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Free Dr Bikes in Edinburgh this Summer

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The Bike Station’s Dr Bike is out and about this summer in Edinburgh! Come along to any of the free events below to get a free bike safety check, chat to our staff about cycle routes and travelling around the city by bike, and improve your cycling confidence and brush up on your skills with [...]

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Pedal on Parliament feeder ride from Fiveways

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Saturday 26th April is POP 2014, the now annual and ever-growing mass bike ride from the Meadows to Holyrood. Last year over 4,000 cyclists thronged their way through the city centre to demand more and better cycle facilities in Scotland. Why not join a feeder ride to get there as part of a group? As [...]

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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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Babes on bikes at the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

There’s still two days left to go of the first Edinburgh Festival of Cycling – and they’ve saved some of the best events till last, including a load of events today particularly aimed at female bike fans. Yes, today there is a special series of events for velo loving ladies called Heels on Wheels (I’d [...]

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The first Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

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 By Tracy Griffen Sometimes it can be frustrating dodging potholes cycling about Edinburgh. It’s easy to get frustrated with traffic and forget just how good riding a bike can feel. However, cyclists are a proactive lot and the 4,000 strong crowd at the recent Pedal on Parliament is a good example of this. Instead of [...]

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