Tag: cycling

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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Bad news from Tesco’s at Canonmills.

A big goodbye right at the entrance

The Tesco’s supermarket at Canonmills, right alongside a busy cycle path, has recently spent heavily on new tarmac, road markings, car park and other improvements. But things are not so rosy if you are trying to get to their store by bike or on foot – it is now even more dangerous and inconvenient than [...]

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It’s here! The Innertubemap greenspaces edition

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Edinburgh’s unique Innertube map is now celebrating the launch of its third version – the Greenspaces edition.  This green map highlights the many parks and green spaces that are easily accessible by bike or on foot using Edinburgh’s amazing network of off-street paths, made up of old railway lines, canal towpath, the Water of Leith [...]

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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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New green Innertubemap previews at Festival of Cycling

New version of the Innertubemap - the Greenspace Edition!

We’re looking forward to the Festival of Cycling’s Heels on Wheels event at the Meadows tomorrow, where we will be previewing the brand new version of the Innertubemap - the Greenspace edition.  This is one that we (as greenspace types) are particularly excited about, so please come along and tell us what you think and place your bulk order [...]

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