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  • Title: Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: .. Cycling in Dublin.. Home.. Cycling Maps.. Public Bike Scheme.. Safe Cycling.. Contact Us.. You're not running Flash and Javascipt? Sad.. That's OK, you can still use our whole site; you just won't see this show-off bit.. Dublin City Council s dublinbikes.. Learn about the dublinbikes scheme - a network of 40 cycle stations across the city, and options for occasional users and annual smartcard cyclists.. Signup at dublinbikes.. ie.. Read more.. Ten Tips for Safe Cycling in Dublin.. Cycling is fun, efficient, easy and safe if you watch out for other traffic and follow the Rules of the Road.. Check out our top 10 tips for safe  ...   for errands and commuting!.. Lunchtime Bike Ride 2012.. Announcing the details of our lunchtime bike ride.. Be a Cycling Superhero.. Get fit, save money and save the planet, too!.. Search.. Latest from the Blog.. DCC Beta tests new cycle parking.. Bike Week 2012.. Bicycle Security.. On Yer Bike.. Canal Way Cycle Route opens.. Using junctions along the Canal Way Cycle Route.. Bike Friendly Businesses.. More from the blog.. Upcoming Events.. See all events.. Dublin City Cycling is a Dublin City Council project led by.. dublin.. and Roads Traffic Department.. dublincitycycling.. ie is a Dublin City Council project led by the.. and the Cycling Unit, Roads and Traffic Department 2012..

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  • Title: Cycling in Dublin | Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: Getting around Dublin by bike means you don't have to worry about sticking to bus timetables or being restricted by parking meters.. Whether you're just popping down to the shops to pick up some milk, commuting to work or cycling to get fit and help the environment, cycling gives you the freedom to be flexible and spontaneous.. Be a Cycling Super Hero!.. Get fit, save money and save the planet, too! Cycling  ...   car costs, and is kind to the environment, too.. Commuter Cycling: Bike to Work.. Almost 40% of people working in Dublin's city centre travel less than 5km (just over 3 miles) to work.. That's a short distance to cycle and can be a lot quicker than commuting by car.. Cycling And Exercise Quiz.. How much do you know about cycling as a form of exercise? Take our quick 5-question quiz and find out..

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  • Title: Cycling Maps | Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: Dublin City Council began installing cycle lanes and cycle tracks in the mid 1990s.. There are now almost 200km of on-road cycle tracks, bus lanes and off-road cycle tracks that cyclists can use.. We're also continuously expanding and improving the network so keep an eye out for updates.. Area Maps of Cycle Tracks and Bike Lanes.. Where can you cycle in Dublin? Everywhere! Download a PDF map of Dublin's 120km of on-road cycle track, 50km of bus lanes that cyclists can use and 25km of off-road cycle track..

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  • Title: Public Bike Scheme | Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: The dublinbikes scheme provides 40 public bike stations around the city with 450 bikes available for general public use.. Find out about how you can collect, return and pay the small fee for your public bike use across the city.. dublinbike Cycle Station Locations.. With cycle stations right across the city, the  ...   cycles on your Dublin journeys.. Take a look at the location map to find local cycle stations.. How dublinbikes Works.. Find out all about borrowing and returning dublinbikes cycles and get all your questions answered, from hourly rental charges to what to do if you get a puncture on your borrowed bike..

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  • Title: Safe Cycling | Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: A little care goes a long way towards keeping both you and your bike safe when cycling Dublin's streets, paths and parks.. Check our guides to having a safe and secure journey on the road.. Care and Security for Your Bike.. A bit of care and some basic security for your bicycle  ...   pleasure.. Read on for five things to think about for bike security.. Cycling Hazards.. Cycling in a city is not without its hazards, and special care is needed on the road.. Parked cars and turns in traffic are two areas where a little know how goes a long way to cycling safety..

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  • Title: Contact | Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: Contact.. You can leave a message using the contact form below.. Your name:.. *.. Your e-mail address:.. Subject:.. Message:..

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  • Title: Dublin City Council's dublinbikes | Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: Dublin City Council's dublinbikes scheme provides 40 public bike stations.. around the city.. with 450 bikes available for general public use.. The network of stations extends from the Mater Hospital in the north to the Grand Canal in the south and from Smithfield in the west to the IFSC and North Docklands in the east.. You can signup on dublinbikes.. ie today.. Pick Up, Drop Off - 7 Days a Week!.. Cyclists can collect a bike from any station and return it to any station on the network e.. g.. you could collect a bike from a station on Talbot Street and return it to a station at Stephens Green or vice versa.. The dublinbikes scheme operates between 5am and 12.. 30am, 7 days a week.. JC  ...   Credit Card.. An automated card machine is located at each station where a smartcard can be used to take out a bike.. Fourteen of the card machines also accept credit cards for occasional users for short-term use of the bikes.. Users who wish to.. sign up for a smartcard pay an annual subscription fee of just €10.. , while occasional dublinbike users may prefer to pay a small charge (€2 for 3 days) for the use of the bikes.. Once removed from any station, the bikes can be used for up to 30 minutes free of charge, with a relatively low charge per hour of rental thereafter (30-60mins = € 0.. 50, 60-120mins = €1, 120-180 mins = €2).. The bikes cannot be taken out using cash..

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  • Title: Ten Tips for Safe Cycling in Dublin | Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: Check out ten top tips for safe cycling:.. Your bike should be the right size for you.. As a rule of thumb, your legs should not be fully extended when you are pedalling, and you should be able to reach the ground with ease with your feet when you are slowing or stopped.. Make sure your brakes are in good condition and it is not only a legal requirement but also common sense to have a bell on your bike, in an easily reachable place.. Although it is not required by law, the Road Safety Authority recommends that you wear a cycle helmet and hi-viz clothing.. If you are carrying anything, tie it securely to the back carrier, use the basket, or use panniers.. Carrying  ...   red lights mean stop for cyclists as well!.. Always be alert to what’s happening around you.. Wearing headphones while cycling is not advised.. Trucks have limited visibility.. Avoid positioning yourself on the inside of a left turning HGV.. Remember that on tight turns HGVs often swing right before turning left.. When you brake in an emergency, keep your weight on the saddle.. Apply the back and front brakes evenly.. When cycling at night, it is not only a legal requirement, but a vital safety measure, that you have a white front light, a red back light and a rear reflector.. Also, consider wearing a reflective ‘high-visibility’ jacket or reflective strips on clothing.. These help motorists to see you.. Don’t forget to get your bike serviced regularly..

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  • Title: Cycling in Dublin with Kids | Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: Cycling with kids is great family day out and Dublin is packed with.. kid-friendly parks and trails.. (.. view them on a map.. ) for all abilities.. From their earliest days on the back of your bike to those memorable moments teaching them to ride a two-wheeler, getting out on bikes with the kids is a great way to:.. Spend Time Together.. - Biking together as a family is fun, quality time you can spend with your kids.. Get Active.. - Active kids are healthier and children who form the habit of exercising as youngsters are more likely to keep it up in adulthood.. Save Money.. - Biking together as a family doesn't cost a lot - and over a year it costs much less than a trip to the cinema or to the mall each weekend.. Biking  ...   kids as soon as they're toddlers.. Bike Seat.. - Toddlers need to be able to support their heads to safely ride in a bike seat.. Most bike seats are suitable until your child is about 18kgs.. Bike Trailers.. - These are popular options for toddlers and for families with more than one child.. They're generally suitable up to around age six.. Tricycles.. - Tricycles are a great way to introduce kids to cycling and most of them love learning to peddle under their own steam.. Bicycles.. - Training wheels can help give your child confidence and learn to balance and peddle until they're ready to take of the trainers and cycle on their own.. There are lots of other options like trailer bikes or even tandem bikes - something out there will fit your family's lifestyle and budget..

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  • Title: Be a Cycling Super Hero! | Cycling in Dublin
    Descriptive info: Cycle for the Environment.. Cars produce an average of 0.. 3kg of CO2 per km travelled.. Cycling 10km each way to work instead of driving saves an average of 1.. 3 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions each year and reduces the effects of global warming.. Substituting car trips with bike trips also helps the environment by reducing noise pollution and a long list of nasty chemicals in our air like nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and hydrocarbons.. Cycle for Your Health.. Cycling is good for you! Studies show that regular cyclists are as fit as the average person 10 years younger, are less likely to suffer from depression and are more likely to sleep better.. Cycling also helps you stay healthy and lose weight.. 18% of Irish people are obese, compared to 10% in the Netherlands and 12% in Denmark.. Countries where cycling is a mainstream mode of transport generally have lower levels of obesity: in 2002, the number of kilometres travelled per person  ...   of town 5 days a week, you’d end up spending €832 a year on the bus, €858 on the dart or €988 on the Luas.. You can easily get a good bike and kit it out for about €300.. Once you’ve bought a bike your transport is free! Did you know that the cost of buying and maintaining a bike is approximately 1% the cost of buying and maintaining a car? So aside from being healthier, benefiting from predictable journey times and helping the environment you save yourself a fortune by cycling.. Do Your Bit for Dublin.. In 2008 €21 million was spent on road maintenance in Dublin City alone.. More cars and heavier vehicles on our roads accelerate the process of wear and tear.. This results in the need for more frequent resurfacing of roads.. Since cycling has a negligible impact on road surface quality, replacing car trips with bike trips could save us all millions in road maintenance costs.. Photo credit:.. ©.. Robert Leftwich..

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  • Title: Dublin City Cycling Blog » DCC Beta tests new cycle parking
    Descriptive info: Posted 4 Jul 2012 to.. News.. by anthony.. The guys in DCC Beta, the council s drive to test new ideas out, have installed new temporary cycle parking on Capel St beginning July 2nd.. It s outside number 25 which is midway up the street from the quay.. There s no commitment in terms of how long it will be there as it s a beta project.. For more information please see the Beta blog here.. Add Comment (0).. Add your Comment.. Name (required).. Mail (will not be published) (required).. Website.. Your Comment.. Blog Homepage.. All the news on Dublin's cycling..  ...   city.. Cycling Topics.. Events.. (32).. (38).. Recent Comments.. Michelle on.. New cycle parking facility on Drury Street.. Ronan on.. barry on.. anthony on.. Search the Cycling Blog.. Search for:.. Posts by Month.. July 2012.. (1).. June 2012.. (5).. April 2012.. (2).. March 2012.. February 2012.. January 2012.. December 2011.. November 2011.. (3).. October 2011.. (4).. September 2011.. August 2011.. July 2011.. June 2011.. (8).. May 2011.. April 2011.. March 2011.. December 2010.. November 2010.. October 2010.. September 2010.. August 2010.. July 2010.. June 2010.. May 2010.. April 2010.. March 2010.. February 2010.. December 2009.. November 2009.. October 2009.. September 2009.. August 2009..

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