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# bicycle - Sunday 5 January, 2020

More than 18,000 bikes were stolen over three years - but just 11% were retrieved
# Bike Theft
# Bike Theft

More than 18,000 bikes were stolen over three years - but just 11% were retrieved

Jan 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 9,886 Views 21 Comments

There are calls for the gardaí to do more to tackle bike theft.

# bicycle - Monday 25 June, 2018

'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes
# Enforcement
# Enforcement

'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes

Jun 25th 2018, 5:12 PM 13,270 Views 115 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said current regulation around cycle lanes was “light touch”.

# bicycle - Monday 5 February, 2018

Boy (14) in serious condition after hit-and-run in Tallaght
# Cheeverstown Road
# Cheeverstown Road

Boy (14) in serious condition after hit-and-run in Tallaght

Feb 5th 2018, 4:53 PM 21,946 Views 28 Comments

He was on a bicycle at the time of the incident.

# bicycle - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich knife attack
# Arrest
# Arrest

Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich knife attack

Oct 21st 2017, 2:34 PM 48,605 Views 183 Comments

A detained suspect “very strongly resembles” the perpetrator of the attacks, according to the Munich police.

# bicycle - Monday 18 September, 2017

Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record
# Phileas Fogg
# Phileas Fogg

Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record

Sep 18th 2017, 10:57 PM 18,526 Views 19 Comments

Mark Beaumont smashed the previous record of 123 days.

# bicycle - Monday 21 August, 2017

From nursing home to the seaside - by rickshaw
# CYCLING WITHOUT AGE
# CYCLING WITHOUT AGE

From nursing home to the seaside - by rickshaw

Aug 21st 2017, 4:12 PM 21,180 Views 14 Comments

Residents of Sacred Heart Residence nursing home in Dublin are being taken on afternoon trips by volunteers.

# bicycle - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Cyclist escapes with her life after truck crushes her bike
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Cyclist escapes with her life after truck crushes her bike

Nov 23rd 2016, 3:07 PM 35,949 Views 59 Comments

The incident happened at the corner of Summerhill Parade at 8.45am.

# bicycle - Friday 24 June, 2016

Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house
# Charging
# Charging

Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house

Jun 24th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,569 Views 18 Comments

It was charging overnight – thankfully a smoke alarm alerted the household.

# bicycle - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Irishman cycles 30,000km around world, bike is stolen in Carrick-on-Shannon
# Ah Lads
# Ah Lads

Irishman cycles 30,000km around world, bike is stolen in Carrick-on-Shannon

Sep 29th 2015, 9:57 AM 19,931 Views 39 Comments

Breifne Earley won the World Cycle Race in July.

# bicycle - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Teenager who stabbed 15-year-old over bike found guilty of murder
# London
# London

Teenager who stabbed 15-year-old over bike found guilty of murder

Sep 17th 2015, 6:35 PM 12,770 Views 20 Comments

Alan Cartwright was out cycling with friends when he was attacked.

# bicycle - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Dublin's cyclists are about to have a new person on their side
# Man With A Plan
# Man With A Plan

Dublin's cyclists are about to have a new person on their side

Jul 19th 2015, 7:30 AM 22,430 Views 65 Comments

The council has been granted permission to appoint a cycling officer.

# bicycle - Monday 11 May, 2015

Man charged after gunman shoots another man from a bicycle in Limerick
# Hyde Road
# Hyde Road

Man charged after gunman shoots another man from a bicycle in Limerick

May 11th 2015, 6:53 AM 8,425 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Saturday afternoon.

# bicycle - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Eamon Ryan's beloved bike has been stolen
# Crime
# Crime

Eamon Ryan's beloved bike has been stolen

Feb 26th 2015, 12:57 PM 9,954 Views 45 Comments

The Green Party leader’s bike was taken from outside the party’s offices yesterday.

# bicycle - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Dublin's quays could be getting segregated cycle lanes
# I Like To Ride My
# I Like To Ride My

Dublin's quays could be getting segregated cycle lanes

Feb 11th 2015, 9:05 PM 16,914 Views 83 Comments

… but it might mean less room for traffic.

# bicycle - Monday 23 June, 2014

It took a bicycle kick to end this mad goal-mouth scramble after the bar was hit THREE times
# Schemozzle
From The42
# Schemozzle

It took a bicycle kick to end this mad goal-mouth scramble after the bar was hit THREE times

Jun 23rd 2014, 3:56 PM 4,202 Views 1 Comment

This is what the World Cup is missing.

# bicycle - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Dublin Bikes scheme signs €2 million sponsorship deal with Coke Zero
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Dublin Bikes scheme signs €2 million sponsorship deal with Coke Zero

Jun 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 10,531 Views 60 Comments

But not everyone is happy about it.

# bicycle - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Dublin City Council plans to open new bike lane on North Quays
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Dublin City Council plans to open new bike lane on North Quays

Jun 17th 2014, 8:42 AM 10,076 Views 99 Comments

The Lord Mayor of Dublin thinks the plan would be a “disaster”.

# bicycle - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

'I'll run you over': Dublin Bus probes driver-cyclist row
# Road Wars
# Road Wars

'I'll run you over': Dublin Bus probes driver-cyclist row

Jun 4th 2014, 10:50 PM 84,711 Views 330 Comments

A video of the incident shows the bus veering into a cycle lane on Arran Quay in Dublin, beside a cyclist and a subsequent confrontation.

# bicycle - Friday 11 April, 2014

These maps show the planned 2,840km of cycle routes for the greater Dublin area
# Grand Ambitions
# Grand Ambitions

These maps show the planned 2,840km of cycle routes for the greater Dublin area

Apr 11th 2014, 1:55 PM 24,974 Views 69 Comments

Kildare, Meath, Wicklow as well as the capital are all involved.

# bicycle - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Foolproof way to deal with the problem of slow walkers
# Out Of The Way
From The Daily Edge
# Out Of The Way

Foolproof way to deal with the problem of slow walkers

Jan 28th 2014, 8:26 AM 5,926 Views 7 Comments

Just MOVE!

# bicycle - Monday 13 January, 2014

Man with seven-week-long erection treated at Dublin hospital
# Ouch
# Ouch

Man with seven-week-long erection treated at Dublin hospital

Jan 13th 2014, 7:03 PM 136,714 Views 204 Comments

A fall onto the handle bars of a mountain bike began an erection which lasted for seven weeks.

# bicycle - Friday 10 January, 2014

Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down
# Young Sci 2014
# Young Sci 2014

Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down

Jan 10th 2014, 11:47 AM 12,106 Views 63 Comments

Three students from Cork invented the device, which detects vehicles within 10 feet of a bike.

# bicycle - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Smart wheel turns bicycles into electric-hybrid vehicle
# Smart Bike
# Smart Bike

Smart wheel turns bicycles into electric-hybrid vehicle

Dec 18th 2013, 9:30 PM 12,106 Views 19 Comments

The Copenhagen Wheel can be attached to any bike and can monitor how hard a cyclist is pedalling and give them a boost when needed.

# bicycle - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Plans launched for major cycle network in Greater Dublin Area
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Plans launched for major cycle network in Greater Dublin Area

Sep 11th 2013, 7:57 AM 8,076 Views 96 Comments

The National Tarnsport Authority has encouraged public to review the plans and get involved in the consultation process.

# bicycle - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle

Aug 27th 2013, 10:57 PM 23,006 Views 44 Comments

“Was it smart? Probably not. Was it badass as all hell? Damn straight!” said one commenter.

# bicycle - Monday 19 August, 2013

Limerick bike scheme to be launched next autumn
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Limerick bike scheme to be launched next autumn

Aug 19th 2013, 1:31 PM 6,950 Views 79 Comments

The scheme is styled on the Dublin Bikes Scheme, which has recorded over three million journeys since its launch.

# bicycle - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist
# Vicious Cycle
From The Daily Edge
# Vicious Cycle

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist

Jun 26th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,733 Views 88 Comments

WHY AM I SO SWEATY?

# bicycle - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Use of helmets on Dublinbikes 'would not be possible to enforce'
# Use Your Head
# Use Your Head

Use of helmets on Dublinbikes 'would not be possible to enforce'

May 19th 2013, 8:30 AM 10,541 Views 104 Comments

Following the death of a student using a Dublinbike last year, the coroner had recommended the council make helmets available to hire with the scheme.

# bicycle - Saturday 11 May, 2013

With over 5 million journeys made so far, Dublinbikes scheme set for expansion
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

With over 5 million journeys made so far, Dublinbikes scheme set for expansion

May 11th 2013, 7:45 AM 7,105 Views 31 Comments

Twenty-nine new jobs will be created by the expansion.

# bicycle - Monday 21 January, 2013

WATCH: The best falling-off-a-bicycle video you’ll see today
# Careful Now
From The Daily Edge
# Careful Now

WATCH: The best falling-off-a-bicycle video you’ll see today

Jan 21st 2013, 8:15 PM 29,206 Views 31 Comments

Or ever. “We’re cycling at the moment, see?”

# bicycle - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Did your bike get robbed? This person wants to return one...
# Conscience Crisis
From The Daily Edge
# Conscience Crisis

Did your bike get robbed? This person wants to return one...

Jan 16th 2013, 10:05 AM 14,531 Views 28 Comments

“This is not a joke, I really want to give this bike back. I’m not a scumbag.”

# bicycle - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident
# Plebgate
# Plebgate

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident

Dec 19th 2012, 10:43 AM 5,044 Views 18 Comments

The chief whip of the British government resigned in October after allegations he called Downing Street police officers ‘plebs’ – but now questions have been raised about the veracity of the allegations.

# bicycle - Sunday 2 December, 2012

What do you do with your old bicycle?
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

What do you do with your old bicycle?

Dec 2nd 2012, 9:45 AM 22,076 Views 22 Comments

This is what: New scheme sees old bikes refurbished for resale with profits going to employment and training schemes.

# bicycle - Friday 14 September, 2012

On your bike: Leo wants to build a cycle lane from Galway to Dublin
# Bicycle! Bicycle!
# Bicycle! Bicycle!

On your bike: Leo wants to build a cycle lane from Galway to Dublin

Sep 14th 2012, 1:54 PM 11,145 Views 168 Comments

Good news, cyclists: Leo Varadkar is proposing Ireland’s first cross-country cycle route.

# bicycle - Thursday 7 June, 2012

€7m investment for cycle routes across the country
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

€7m investment for cycle routes across the country

Jun 7th 2012, 4:15 PM 6,176 Views 40 Comments

Sixteen projects are due to be completed in the next few years, with both off-road and on-road routes.

# bicycle - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

New York City to launch public bike share scheme this summer
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

New York City to launch public bike share scheme this summer

May 8th 2012, 2:30 PM 3,308 Views 11 Comments

The city’s awaited bike scheme, launching this summer, will provide a “new, affordable, 24/7 transportation option for New Yorkers” according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# bicycle - Friday 20 April, 2012

GALLERY: Mean lamppost-related bike prank of the day
# What The...
From The Daily Edge
# What The...

GALLERY: Mean lamppost-related bike prank of the day

Apr 20th 2012, 8:17 PM 14,244 Views 18 Comments

We don’t know how it was done, but either way, the owner of this bike in Dublin city centre will be walking home tonight…

# bicycle - Monday 29 August, 2011

Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork
# Tragic
# Tragic

Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork

Aug 29th 2011, 3:45 PM 2,091 Views 15 Comments

Roan Harrington died in tragic accident on road just outside his home.