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Drivers urged to give cyclists space

There is a call on drivers to slow down and keep a safe distance when overtaking cyclists on both urban and rural roads. Not only during the upcoming National Bike Week which runs until Sunday June 30, but every day of the year. Cyclists are also being reminded to follow the rules of the road.

The Seven Castles Heritage Cycle Tour returns for Bike Week

This year’s Bike Week sees the return of the Seven Castles Looped Cycle Heritage Tour to Galway. Also known as ‘Slí na gCaisleán’ (‘The Way of the Castles’) the event represents a guided off-the-beaten-track heritage cycle excursion along a looped trail across beautiful countryside that encompasses seven castles on the north and eastern side of Galway city and on into Galway county.

City cycling lanes are 'inefficient and unsafe' says Hanley

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Galway is "plagued by inefficient, unsafe, and non-connected cycling lanes" and a new vision for transport in the city, with "cyclists at its heart" is needed, according to the Social Democrats' Owen Hanley.

City bike scheme needs 'full review' and 'maintenance'

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The Galway City Bike Share Scheme has been labelled "an extremely poor service", suffering from "a lack of maintenance", and which is in need of "a full review".

Cyclists, ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ this weekend with Portwest

With the October Bank Holiday weekend coming up and clocks going back, cyclists need to ensure that they are fully visible when out and about on public roads. Portwest have just launched their ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign which aims to create awareness of the dangers of poor visibility and methods that can be taken to help prevent accidents.

Cycling infrastructure and safety key to participation

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Fianna Fail Longford/Westmeath TD, Deputy Robert Troy, has proposed new measures to overhaul cycling infrastructure and improve safety.

Cycling bridge mooted to link Coosan Point and Killinure

Addressing the monthly meeting of Athlone Municipal District, Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, called for the potential development of a cycling/pedestrian bridge from Coosan Point to Killinure Point to be included in submissions as part of the National Framework 2040 plan.

Nutrition musts for cyclists

The Tour de France time is underway at the minute, with the race being contested by 176 riders from 22 teams. The Tour is at the extreme end of the sport with 21 stages covering a mind boggling 3,351km (that’s 2200 miles, in ‘old money’). Cycling has become a very popular sport and although amateur cyclists will cover the maybe not as many miles. It is important to have the right mix of fuel on board to combat fatigue and optimise performance.

Bike Week returns to Mayo

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National Bike Week returns to Mayo this summer from Saturday June 9, to Sunday June 17, where you can enjoy eight days on two wheels celebrating and promoting all that is great about cycling.

On your bike for Nathan’s Biker Buddies

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With a world record attempt and fun for all the family, the Nathan’s Biker Buddies fundraiser on May 6 is shaping up to be a fantastic event.

 

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