City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Edinburgh Film Festival To Host Bike Powered Screenings

EIFF's Bike Powered cinema

The Edinburgh International Film Festival is saving a few watts of energy at a series of bicycle powered film screenings this week. I say "bike powered" but you could as easily say it's "whisky powered" as the event - in a rare combination of a form of transport and alcohol - is being sponsored by Cutty Sark Blended Scotch Whisky.

Cycle Forth for Stroke (cancelled)

This event has been cancelled

Innocent Railway Path

Cyclist on the Innocent

The Innocent Railway path runs from the Newington/St Leonard's area under Holyrood Park via Duddingston and Craigmillar to Brunstane in the East of the city. It is one of Edinburgh's extensive off-road pedestrian cycleways and part of the UK-wide, National Cycle Network's Route 1 (NCN1).

Edinburgh Critical Mass

Critical Mass on The Mound

On the last Friday of every month, cyclists of every hue from around the world ride together through city streets in a show of biking solidarity.

Video: Edinburgh World Naked Bike Ride

With cycling season now upon us we follow up the St Andrews bike ride video with another less established Edinburgh bike ride, the World Naked Bike Ride.

Video: Edinburgh to St Andrews Cycle Ride

The 68-mile Edinburgh to St Andrews cycle ride for charity LEPRA takes place every June.

Outdoor Pursuits Show

Scotland’s first ever consumer show devoted to great outdoors organised by the Scotsman with partners such as Rat Race Adventure Sports, Savage Skills and Sno!zone. Everything from cycling and offroading to snow and rock, from the simple joys of camping and walking to water sports and beyond.

Scottish Bike Show

Bike Lane on Charlotte Square

The Scottish Bike Show 2011 is a consumer bike show held in Glasgow, geared towards road, mountain bike, street trials, bmx and leisure riders and commuters.

Bike Station, Transition Towns, and Take One Action Film Fest Win Green Funding

The Bike Station, the Community Alliance Trust in Craigmillar and transition towns in Edinburgh South and Heriot-Watt University are among ten Edinburgh projects to benefit from a Scottish Government green initiative.

Bike Station Launches Edinburgh Innertube Map

Innertube Edinburgh

Anyone who cycles regularly in Edinburgh will probably be familiar with the SPOKES cycle map, with its detailed breakdown of Edinburgh roads and rides.