Rural communities should be cycle-friendly for all ages and abilities, says Rural Cycling Collective

Tuesday saw the formal launch of the Vision for Cycling in Rural Ireland by’s Rural Cycling Collective, an array of groups and individuals under the umbrella of the wider national advocacy network. The Collective seeks to make rural communities (towns, villages, and rural roads) cycle-friendly for all ages and abilities. It aims to re-balance the […]

Employees Cycling To Work Often Left Without Shower Facilities

According to new research by One4all, bike to work schemes are proving popular with Munster companies – 29% say their employers provide such a programme. However, just 19% say that employers provide shower facilities for those who cycle or run to work. Additionally, only 30% provide a secure bike area for employees who cycle. Almost […]

Could the ‘Dutch Reach’ save lives?

It may sound funny, but the ‘Dutch Reach’ is a road safety technique that could save lives. ‘Dooring’ occurs when a cyclist crashes into a car door that has been opened by a reckless driver or rear passenger, and it’s no small problem. In the UK, there were 474 reported accidents in 2015 caused by a […]

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2016 Tour de Munster Raises €285k For DSI

Since its inception 16 years ago, Tour de Munster has gone from strength to strength. This year alone the charity cycle has raised €285,655.37 for its beneficiary, the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI). This is the 7th successive year that DSI has benefited from the popular charity cycle.   This incredible sum was presented […]

ean Kelly and Roz Purcell Launch Down Syndrome Ireland Charity Cycle -Tour de Leinster September 2015-

Sean Kelly and Roz Purcell, launched this year’s charity cycle Tour de Leinster in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. The charity is calling on cyclists to saddle up for the Tour de Leinster charity challenge which begins on 24th September and continues over four days until 27th September. This year marks the second year of […]

More being spent on bikes than during the boom

Cyclists are shelling out up to 20% more for their bikes than they were during the height of the Celtic Tiger in 2006 AA Ireland have suggested following a review of their home insurance book.  The average value of bikes currently insured by the AA is…