November 2015
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Spokes Bulletin 123: Edinburgh 11.8% cycle commuting

Out now!! Including: Scottish Household Survey confirms Edinburgh cycling/transport successes, though there’s still far to go. Climate, transport & cycling special issue + many local and national issues … Read on!! … […]

Competition: East Lothian triumph!!

The pleasures of East Lothian cycling beat all others in our summer competition, My Favourite Bike Ride, with first prize awarded to Dunbar resident and Spokes member, Mark James…


Competition: ‘My Favourite Bike Ride’

Everyone with a bike has a favourite ride – tell us yours and you could win a great prize plus some modest fame. We’ve had feedback that the comp is complicated to enter, but it isn’t!! – see page 2 of the entry form [pdf] or [doc]. We only need a brief description of the […]

Spokes Bulletin 122: Edinburgh tops UK with 10% cash promise

Out now!! Including – Edinburgh first UK council to promise 10% of transport budget for cycling … also first in UK to allow bikes on regular tram services … but spoiling reputation by scrapping offpeak and Saturday bus lanes … and much more … Read on!! …


Spokes Bulletin 120 : Budget flim-flam

Out now!! Including – More on the 15/16 government budget mess-up; Cycling development in the Lothians – supplement & public meeting; our annual councils’ funding survey; and masses more…


Memorable Moments by Bike

If you’re looking for achievement, pleasure, excitement, if you don’t mind the occasional disaster and love the unexpected – try getting out on your bike! Our summer competition revealed an astonishingly diverse range of Memorable Moments with a bike…


Competition: ‘My Memorable Moment’

Everyone with a bike has had some fantastic moments – and maybe some not so good! Tell us your memorable moment and you could win a great prize plus some modest fame… […]

Thanks for shopping – by bike!

Anyone shopping by bike at Edinburgh Farmers’ Market on June 21 received a thank-you goody-bag from Spokes, with contents supplied by generous stallholders…


Spokes Bulletin 119 : £3m win for Lothians Councils

[Update 4.6.14 Sustrans Map showing the Community Links funding allocations] Out now!! Including… West Lothian & Edinburgh win big Sustrans funding; Edinburgh bikes up & cars down; Extending the Meadows cycleroute; Our summer competition with great prizes; HGV driver cycling training; Government cycling cash up 2014 but down 2015 … READ ON…


Spokes Bulletin 118

Out now! … Edinburgh progress in sustainable transport; Preventing Haymarket tramline crashes; Transport & Planning: failure in joined-up thinking; Council Local Transport Strategy supplement; Everyday bike use pictures; and loads more…