2013 East Dunbartonshire’s Cycle Fair, Sun 16th June, 11am to 5pm, the new and improved, world’s first fair trade cycle festival…
- Fair trade providers
Download the 2013 flyer (PDF)
“As the Scottish Government announced £6M boost to cycling paths in Scotland, I’m delighted to say that ASDA has also fitted bike racks to accommodate the increased number of people on bikes in Bishopbriggs”, said local Bishopbriggs Cllr Anne McNair and co-director of ED’s Cycle Co-op
Fiona McLeod MSP for Strathkelvin & Bearsden commented that: Continue reading →
Active Travel Active Scotland is the latest publication from the Scottish sustainable transport thinktank, Transform Scotland, which features the work of ED’s Cycle Co-op in the chapter entitled, Learning from the best, Scottish success…
Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire has seen a significant growth in cycling as a result of various cycling activities and promotional events, which has been coordinated by a not for profit community social enterprise, ED’s Cycle Co-op. Continue reading →
Thank you for making ED’s Cycle Festival 2012 our….best ever yet.
Here’s a wee video to remind you if you were there, or give you a flavour of what what went on if you didn’t make it.
Feel free to leave your comments below, we love to hear what you though of the afternoon.
There are heaps more photos on edscyclecoop Flickr site.
see you next year?
ED’s Cycle Festival 2012 is here
Today - Sunday 17th June from 2pm to 5pm,
we’re sure it’ll be our ‘best ever yet‘.
Winner of UK Bike Week Image 2010 & 2011,
we want you to be in the winning image for 2012,
so come prepared to enter into the spirit of the event…. and come on a bike.
We will have all our usual bike type activities and so much more and it’s all FREE:
Wester Cleddens pupils invited guest to Westminster reception.
Local cycling enthusiasts Calum Aitken (9) and Kieran Ballard (9) from Wester Cleddens Primary School were invited to Westminster, London on Monday 14th May, in recognition of their continued efforts to travel sustainably to school, as guests of ED’s Cycle Co-op. They are pictured here by Big Ben at Westminster. Continue reading →
Yesterday (22nd May 2012) Strathkelvin and Bearsden MSP Fiona McLeod took part in the initial discussions to establish a Cross Party Group on Cycling in the Scottish Parliament. We would like to thank Fiona for continuing to ensure that cycling remains on the agenda in the Scottish Parliament and within the Scottish Government.
Fiona also recently spoke about the impact of the efforts of ED’s Cycle Co-op during Scottish Green MSP Alison Johnstone’s debate on 29th March 2012. You can see and hear Fiona talk about our work in the video below (36min), or read it beneath the video: Continue reading →
On a rather blustery Friday morning in March (9th), Mark Stephen from BBC Radio Scotland Out of Doors joined Wester Cledden’s Primary P7 pupils on one of East Dunbartonshire’s Cycle Co-operative expedition rides. The bike ride was a journey through time, going back in history along the Forth & Clyde Canal, but crucially linked to the topic they’d been researching as part of the Curriculum for Excellence. Mark, pictured here taking a ride in one of ED’s Cycle Co-op cargo bikes (a Dutch design called the Bullitt) Continue reading →
Yesterday (Thursday 23rd February) Jo Swinson MP took part in a Parliamentary debate to highlight the work that ED’s Cycle Co-op and other local organisations have taken to advance cycling in the community.
Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire detailed a catalogue of successes in the community that have made cycling more accessible for local people, in particular the great work done by the ED Cycle Co-op led by Mark Kiehlmann. Continue reading →