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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Bicycle

Last year
# moby bikes
Bike sharing company renames 350 vehicles following 'riding' language blip
App users took to Twitter to complain about the linguistic oversight.
# Theft
Gardaí recover 80 stolen e-scooters and bicycles in south Dublin investigation
Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance to reunite the owners with their items.
All time
# Bike theft
More than 18,000 bikes were stolen over three years - but just 11% were retrieved
There are calls for the gardaí to do more to tackle bike theft.
# Enforcement
'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said current regulation around cycle lanes was “light touch”.
# cheeverstown road
Boy (14) in serious condition after hit-and-run in Tallaght
He was on a bicycle at the time of the incident.
# Arrest
Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich knife attack
A detained suspect “very strongly resembles” the perpetrator of the attacks, according to the Munich police.
# Phileas Fogg
Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record
Mark Beaumont smashed the previous record of 123 days.
From nursing home to the seaside - by rickshaw
Residents of Sacred Heart Residence nursing home in Dublin are being taken on afternoon trips by volunteers.
# Lucky Escape
Cyclist escapes with her life after truck crushes her bike
The incident happened at the corner of Summerhill Parade at 8.45am.
# Charging
Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house
It was charging overnight – thankfully a smoke alarm alerted the household.
# ah lads
Irishman cycles 30,000km around world, bike is stolen in Carrick-on-Shannon
Breifne Earley won the World Cycle Race in July.
# London
Teenager who stabbed 15-year-old over bike found guilty of murder
Alan Cartwright was out cycling with friends when he was attacked.
# man with a plan
Dublin's cyclists are about to have a new person on their side
The council has been granted permission to appoint a cycling officer.
# Hyde Road
Man charged after gunman shoots another man from a bicycle in Limerick
The incident happened on Saturday afternoon.
# Crime
Eamon Ryan's beloved bike has been stolen
The Green Party leader’s bike was taken from outside the party’s offices yesterday.
# i like to ride my
Dublin's quays could be getting segregated cycle lanes
… but it might mean less room for traffic.
# schemozzle
It took a bicycle kick to end this mad goal-mouth scramble after the bar was hit THREE times
This is what the World Cup is missing.
# i want to ride my bicycle
Dublin Bikes scheme signs €2 million sponsorship deal with Coke Zero
But not everyone is happy about it.
# On your bike
Dublin City Council plans to open new bike lane on North Quays
The Lord Mayor of Dublin thinks the plan would be a “disaster”.
# road wars
'I'll run you over': Dublin Bus probes driver-cyclist row
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.
# Grand Ambitions
These maps show the planned 2,840km of cycle routes for the greater Dublin area
Kildare, Meath, Wicklow as well as the capital are all involved.
# out of the way
Foolproof way to deal with the problem of slow walkers
Just MOVE!
# Ouch
Man with seven-week-long erection treated at Dublin hospital
A fall onto the handle bars of a mountain bike began an erection which lasted for seven weeks.
# young sci 2014
Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down
Three students from Cork invented the device, which detects vehicles within 10 feet of a bike.
# Smart Bike
Smart wheel turns bicycles into electric-hybrid vehicle
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.
# On your bike
Plans launched for major cycle network in Greater Dublin Area
The National Tarnsport Authority has encouraged public to review the plans and get involved in the consultation process.
# i want to ride my bicycle
Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle
“Was it smart? Probably not. Was it badass as all hell? Damn straight!” said one commenter.
# On your bike
Limerick bike scheme to be launched next autumn
The scheme is styled on the Dublin Bikes Scheme, which has recorded over three million journeys since its launch.
# Vicious cycle
The 12 worst things about being a cyclist
# use your head
Use of helmets on Dublinbikes 'would not be possible to enforce'
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.
# On Yer Bike
With over 5 million journeys made so far, Dublinbikes scheme set for expansion
Twenty-nine new jobs will be created by the expansion.
# Careful Now
WATCH: The best falling-off-a-bicycle video you’ll see today
Or ever. “We’re cycling at the moment, see?”
# conscience crisis
Did your bike get robbed? This person wants to return one...
“This is not a joke, I really want to give this bike back. I’m not a scumbag.”
# plebgate
London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident
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.
# On Yer Bike
What do you do with your old bicycle?
This is what: New scheme sees old bikes refurbished for resale with profits going to employment and training schemes.
# bicycle! bicycle!
On your bike: Leo wants to build a cycle lane from Galway to Dublin
Good news, cyclists: Leo Varadkar is proposing Ireland’s first cross-country cycle route.
# On Yer Bike
€7m investment for cycle routes across the country
Sixteen projects are due to be completed in the next few years, with both off-road and on-road routes.
# On your bike
New York City to launch public bike share scheme this summer
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.
# What the...
GALLERY: Mean lamppost-related bike prank of the day
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…
# Tragic
Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork
Roan Harrington died in tragic accident on road just outside his home.