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Event Category: Free event

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…

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…

Women’s Read, Ride, Write Tour Join adventure cyclist Jenny Tough and creative writer Helen Boden for a cycle tour of Edinburgh with a difference. We’ll be riding, reading and writing our way around the city, stopping to check out a few independent bookshops and attempting to squeeze in a cake stop too. No writing experience…

Cycling and tram injuries in Edinburgh Understanding of tram related injuries is poor despite the increasing number of cities developing tram systems. A retrospective review of all tram injuries presenting to NHS Lothian was undertaken by surgeons at the Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Unit based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Professor Chris Oliver (@CyclingSurgeon) will…

Alpine Bikes Junior Rider event Sold out! All available spaces on this event have been taken. Alpine Bikes are working with Edinburgh festival of cycling and Skelf bike park for a night of fun and learning for junior riders. Our expert Ross Crook is a professional bike trainer, a road racer and ex-Scottish champion on…

The Rickshaw Chronicles In his new book The Rickshaw Chronicles Jethro Gauld attempts to provide an insight into the little known world of the Edinburgh rickshaw driver. The tales in this book are drawn from the Jethro’s own experiences and those of other Pedicab drivers gathered over a three and a half year period of…

Night / Day MTB Another dark trek around the Pentlands, taking in some of our favourite singletrack. Everyone of all abilities welcome! Things you’ll need: A reasonable quality mountain bike in good condition Lights! Minimum 800 lumens on your head and a marker light for the rear and for the front. Ideally you’ll have a…

Spokes Public Meeting – Tackling Road Danger This year’s Spokes summer meeting will tackle the actual and perceived issues around Road Danger and how this impacts on cycling. Police Scotland will be updating us on their “Close Passing” initiative and other initiatives of concern for vulnerable road users. There will be several guest speakers and…

Spokes Bike Breakfast 2017 This year the Spokes Bike Breakfast will serve up to 400 hot breakfasts to all cyclists who arrive between 07:45 and 09:30. You are well advised to arrive early to pick up a roll. As well as a free breakfast, there will be around a dozen stalls on cycle-related matters including…

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