Edinburgh Cycle Hire

Following the lead of other cities in the UK, Edinburgh started a cycle hire scheme. For £1.50 you can rent a bike for an hour, £3 for a full day and £90 for a year. This is a very positive step to encourage people to cycle more. I hope this is followed up with more…

Pentlands snow trails

Went for a ride in the Pentlands with some friends. Going up the road was cover in ice that made you slide back. And going down there was a lot of snow covering some surprise holes. Fun times!

New year new bike: Trek Roscoe 8

When my Kona bike was stollen in London I was limited to use my old Wheeler, and while it is a great bike for the road it’s not great for the trails and downhills. Automattic, my current company, offers the cycle scheme vouchers to its workers in the UK so I finally decided to invest…

Bike Station

Bike Station is the best place in Edinburgh to service your bike. Their service is great because  they actually try to repair things instead of trying to sell you new stuff, and the prices are excellent value. They also sell recycled bikes and provide apprenticeships to young people, so beside getting your bike fixed, you are…