September 2016
M T W T F S S
« Aug    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Welcome To Spokes

Welcome to the online home of Spokes, the Lothian Cycle CampaignContinue reading Welcome To Spokes

East-West Central Edinburgh Cycle Route: yes and maybe

At the August 30 Edinburgh Council Transport Committee every political party supported the Council’s planned East-West City Centre cycleroute – but a decision between options A and B at the controversial Roseburn section was deferred and delegated… Continue reading East-West Central Edinburgh Cycle Route: yes and maybe

Public meeting: Benefiting Business through Cycling

Edinburgh’s economy, business, employees and the population at large are all increasingly benefiting from cycling – and the opportunities are growing… Continue reading Public meeting: Benefiting Business through Cycling

East-West Central Edinburgh Cycle Route: Decision Time

Stop Press:  Ride the Route – Monday 29 August – meet 7.45, Charlotte Square

The 30 August meeting of the Council’s Transport and Environment Committee will decide on the plans for an East-West cycle route from Roseburn to Leith Walk across Edinburgh city centre, and we urge supporters to contact their councillors now Continue reading East-West Central Edinburgh Cycle Route: Decision Time

Quick chance for Brexit cash?

Update 20.9.16:  holding reply from Scot Govt

Spokes has written to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon pointing out that cycling infrastructure would be a highly effective use for some of her promised £100m support for the economy following the Brexit vote… Continue reading Quick chance for Brexit cash?

George Street : cycling in the Festival

The Fringe started early for cyclists this year, with an obstacle course for those using George Street. Continue reading George Street : cycling in the Festival

Competition: ‘Shopping by Bike’

If you love nipping down to the corner shop by bike, or if you’ve transported your new bed by cargo bike, or if you use your trailer as a supermarket shopping trolley – as long as it’s Shopping by Bike – send us your experiences, ideas or handy hints – and you could win a great prize plus some modest fame. Continue reading Competition: ‘Shopping by Bike’

The New Spokes Edinburgh Map!!

Ed Map front cover

 

The long-awaited 10th edition Spokes Edinburgh Cycling and Walking map is here…

 

Continue reading The New Spokes Edinburgh Map!!

Cycling & Health : meeting report

Over 100 people came along to our public meeting on cycling and health, with expert speakers on the huge physical activity benefits, the dangers of air pollution and road crashes, and how politics can help maximise the benefits and reduce the downsides. Continue reading Cycling & Health : meeting report

Bike Breakfast 2016 #SpokesBB

Despite a damp June 15, there was a great turnout and lots of appreciative comment at our 2016 Spokes Bike Breakfast… Continue reading Bike Breakfast 2016 #SpokesBB

Spokes Bulletin 125: Cycling & Health

In our Summer issue, out now Bikes up & cars down in Edinburgh; Cycling & Health public meeting; Holyrood election implications; Shopping by Bike; and loads more … read on!! … Continue reading Spokes Bulletin 125: Cycling & Health