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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… Continue reading Memorable Moments by Bike

Public meeting: Cycling Development in the Lothians

The Spokes Autumn public meeting will feature senior councillors from East, Mid and West Lothian, plus Edinburgh City … Continue reading Public meeting: Cycling Development in the Lothians

20mph: Have Your Say by 17 Oct!!

Edinburgh Council is consulting on one of the most ambitious 20mph plans of any UK city.   But the plans risk being cut back.  You can help ensure they get through – and are improved further … Continue reading 20mph: Have Your Say by 17 Oct!!

Edinburgh Bus Lane Retreat

Despite its policies to boost bus and cycle use – policies which are succeeding – Edinburgh Council is to experiment with bus lane changes which benefit private motor traffic at the expense of cycling and bus… Continue reading Edinburgh Bus Lane Retreat

Comp closes 5 September

Don’t leave it too late to win ScotRail first class tickets, a £50 Bike Coop voucher, cinema tickets, some great free food, not to mention a hair-do! … Continue reading Comp closes 5 September

Fortress Waverley

Update 16.10.14: Fortress Waverley raised in UK Parliament by Mark Lazarowicz MP [2.23pm->]  [quote is below]
Update 15.8.14: Network Rail letter to Mark Lazarowicz MP.  Network Rail may reconsider delivery arrangements, but no timescale.   So – ask your MSPs when!!  Find them at www.writetothem.com
Update 10.7.14:  Our story hits The Guardian – bike blog

Spokes has been contacted by many members and others about the Network Rail decision to ban cycling from Waverley Bridge down into the station on both ramps… Continue reading Fortress Waverley

Scotland’s Bike-Rail future

Bids are now in to the Scottish Government from five companies to run Scotrail for the 10 years from March 2015… Continue reading Scotland’s Bike-Rail future

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… Continue reading Competition: ‘My Memorable Moment’

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… Continue reading Thanks for shopping – by bike!

Hot breakfast!

Even the sun visited this year’s June 18 Spokes Bike Breakfast – with another great turnout and lots of appreciative comments… Continue reading Hot breakfast!