Cycling UK in Scotland

Play on Pedals, a project funded to enable every pre-school child in Glasgow to learn to ride a bike, marked the end of its current funding on Thursday at a celebratory event at the Glasgow Bike Station.

 
 
As the Scottish Government publishes the third version of the Cycling Action Plan for Scotland this week, Cycling UK sifts through the detail to see what the plans to reach 10% of everyday journeys by cycle within the next four years entails.

 
 
Since autumn 2016, the Big Bike Revival has been working across the whole of Scotland to encourage people to dust their bikes down and get cycling. Since the very beginning of the project, the Big Bike Revival was keen to make sure that lots of different communities in Scotland were given the opportunity to embrace cycling, especially in rural and more isolated areas like the Western Isles.

 
 
Play on Pedals, a project that is enabling every pre-school child in Glasgow to learn to ride a bike, celebrated a milestone this week by reaching over 7,000 children with this important life skill.

 
 
Michael, a 37 year-old disabled man from Stenhouse in Edinburgh has only been visiting the ABC for a few months but is already hooked on cycling.

 
 
Before hearing about the Big Bike Revival in Scotland, the last time Chhaya had been on a bike was over 20 years ago. After attending two led rides offered by Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC), she now can't get enough of cycling.

 
 
It’s been an incredible year of growth for Cycling UK in Scotland. Head of Development Scotland, Suzanne Forup, takes us through some of the highlights of 2016 and then her own Christmas wishlist.

 
 
The Big Bike Revival, a national campaign designed to encourage thousands of people to cycle for everyday journeys, celebrated a milestone this week with over 500 events across Scotland

 
 
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