Category: News

October 24, 2015
New Edinburgh Cycle Route across city centre planned

Edinburgh City Council have announced plans to build a new cycling route crossing the city centre. The plans will cost around Nine million pounds to complete and the completed cycle route is intended to be 'family-friendly'. The plan goes before councillors at a meeting on Tuesday 27th October and if approved will subsequently go through a […]

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October 16, 2015
New £3 million Loch Ness cycle path opened providing a safe route from Inverness to Fort William

Transport Scotland have announced completion of the Great Glen cycleway, part of Route 78. The path provides a new, safe, cycle route connecting Inverness with Fort William alongside Loch Ness. The building project was to create a safer alternative to riding on the busy A82 route where traffic is heavy and the risk of accidents high. The […]

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September 27, 2015
Only one MSP claimed expenses for bicycle commuting 2014-2015

Just one Member of the Scottish Parliament claimed expenses for movement by bike to Holyrood last year. Claudia Bearmish, MSP, claimed £7.20 commuting to her capital base to Holyrood, taking advantage of the 20p per mile allowance. Other MSPs, however, claimed £240,000 in mileage for their cars. Claudia cycled her 3 mile journey twelve times over the last […]

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September 27, 2015
The Scotsman publishes a basic guide to cycling in Scotland

CYCLING is as fashionable as ever and Halfords reported a profit of £1 billion this year. The Scotsman have published a basic guide to cycling, particularly commuting, in Scotland. See below for some highlights and click the link to visit for the full article. BIKE "Sites like Freecycle permit users to advertise things free of charge. Paying […]

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February 17, 2014
Scottish Road Potholes

Anyone who cycles in Scotland knows how bad the roads can be. It is true that potholes are a problem for cyclists around the whole of the UK but it is perceived the Scottish road potholes are the worst. Expecting potholes on every blind corner is a known hazard, ignored at your peril. Even cycling […]

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