Tag: cycling

Leith Links to Portobello – more improvements planned

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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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Saturday Dr Bike at Fiveways

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Bike Station’s Dr Bike will be at Portobello Promenade beside the Swim centre this  Saturday 10-1. Come and get your bike checked over, chain oiled and tyres pumped up. Free lights, bell and cycle computer for those who fill out our cyclist survey.

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Protest tomorrow demands double in active travel budget

Thousands of 1ft tall people call for climate action - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK - 22nd April 2009.

Pedestrians and cyclists will gather outside the Scottish Government’s offices at St Andrews House, Edinburgh at lunchtime on Wednesday 30th October to call on John Swinney MSP, the Scottish Minister in charge of the Budget, to double the funding available for cycling and walking. Transport accounts for a quarter of Scotland’s climate change emissions. This [...]

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Innertube map update – brand-new tramline cycle path

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The long-awaited cycle path alongside the long-awaited tramline is pretty-much finished and almost ready to use, pending completion of a couple of signalised crossings and the Balgreen tramstop, meaning that there is now an off-street cycle path from Murrayfield all the way to Edinburgh Park.     The new section links the existing path through [...]

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Dr Bike on Canal 10-1pm, 26/10/13

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10-1pm sees Dr Bike on the canal at the Leamington Lift Bridge today, Saturday 26 October. The mobile workshop will be on hand to check you bike over, oil the chain and pump up your tyres. Sign up to the survey for a free cycle computer or bell or lights for your bike.  

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