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Urban Arrow ambassador In an ideal universe everyone would own a cargo bike such as an Urban Arrow instead of a car. The Urban Arrow is just as versatile, if not more versatile, than the car. More importantly; it is a sustainable way of transportation in the city as well as in the countryside. In…

Writing & Riding Calling all writing cyclists and cycling writers – send us your short fiction and poetry about cycling and the bicycle for a chance to win (prizes yet to be determined). We’re looking for original and well-crafted pieces that will help to communicate enthusiasm for cycling in all its forms, in any age.…

The Big Weekend As you may have noticed there are a large number of events running at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation over the weekend of the 10th/11th June 2017. We are calling this the Big Weekend, yeah it took a long time to come up with the name. Anyway, the Big Weekend has…

Bicycle Seismographs Workshop We all know that riding on Edinburgh’s roads is a far from a silky-smooth experience, but how can you show that visually? In this workshop you can try out data gathering with bicycle seismographs. These are self-made mechanical drawing machines attached to a bicycle. Instead of detecting earthquakes, we will record the…

Edinburgh Belles on Bikes ride Join the Edinburgh Belles on Bikes for a 10-15 miles led ride around some of the fantastic off-road cycle paths and backroads Edinburgh has to offer. We’ll return to the start for lunch and/or cake. Belles on Bikes is a developing network of women’s cycling groups across Scotland. The Edinburgh…

Jenny Tough – Bikepacking the Balkans Jenny Tough is an endurance adventure enthusiast and world traveller, taking on solo expeditions all around the globe. Through her writing and films, she is passionate about sharing her tales of adventure to encourage more individuals to explore this incredible planet and push out the edge of their own…

The Big Meander The Big Meander is a treasure hunt style of bike ride, covering an approximate 50Km meandering route around some of the city’s hidden gems. This event is not a die-hard lycra clad race, but more of a fun festive day out. At our carefully chosen stops you’ll be given a clue to…

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