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# bikes - Thursday 25 February, 2021

800 Dublinbikes to become hybrids by 30 March
# Bikes
# Bikes

800 Dublinbikes to become hybrids by 30 March

Feb 25th 2021, 9:35 PM 26,637 Views 68 Comments

The electric option will be available to annual subscribers for an additional €60 per annum.

# bikes - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Google Maps has introduced real-time updates for Dublinbikes
# Dublinbikes
# Dublinbikes

Google Maps has introduced real-time updates for Dublinbikes

Jul 17th 2019, 1:13 PM 9,409 Views 8 Comments

Dublin is one of 24 cities where Google has rolled out the new feature.

# bikes - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service

Jun 27th 2019, 10:21 AM 351 Views 0 Comments

The company was unsuccessful in talks with officials last year but has plans for an Irish launch eventually.

# bikes - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Fancy a stroll? Walkways and trails around Ireland are getting an upgrade
# Tourism
# Tourism

Fancy a stroll? Walkways and trails around Ireland are getting an upgrade

Jan 8th 2019, 1:08 PM 64,581 Views 49 Comments

Nearly 80 projects have been approved for funding.

# bikes - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one
# Pain In The Pothole
# Pain In The Pothole

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:27 PM 17,201 Views 37 Comments

Six in 10 people have had their mode of transport damaged by potholes.

# bikes - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Stationless bike hire scheme launched in Dublin with 200 bikes hitting the streets right away
# Saddle Up
# Saddle Up

Stationless bike hire scheme launched in Dublin with 200 bikes hitting the streets right away

May 30th 2018, 12:14 PM 32,819 Views 54 Comments

Irish firms Urbo and BleeperBike will operate the scheme.

# bikes - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

DublinBikes is getting four new stations around the city today
# Expansion
# Expansion

DublinBikes is getting four new stations around the city today

Mar 27th 2018, 2:53 PM 18,081 Views 28 Comments

The stations are located in Smithfield and in the vicinity of the Grangegorman campus.

# bikes - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city
# Expansion
# Expansion

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city

Jan 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 22,309 Views 46 Comments

Most of the new stations are located in Dublin’s north inner city.

# bikes - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'Every death is one too many': Vigil held in memory of 14 cyclists who've died on Irish roads this year
# Stop Killing Cyclists
# Stop Killing Cyclists

'Every death is one too many': Vigil held in memory of 14 cyclists who've died on Irish roads this year

Nov 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 17,017 Views 192 Comments

“Historically, I don’t think the government has taken cycling seriously as a mode of transport.”

# bikes - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Dublinbikes has announced a brand new sponsor
# Tasty Deal
# Tasty Deal

Dublinbikes has announced a brand new sponsor

Jul 20th 2017, 6:48 PM 13,578 Views 35 Comments

The Just Eat branding will be on Dublinbikes from the end of August.

# bikes - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city
# Georgian Parkway
# Georgian Parkway

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city

Jun 29th 2017, 6:01 AM 44,913 Views 97 Comments

The proposed design would see parked cars create a buffer between cyclists and traffic.

# bikes - Friday 16 June, 2017

Council says new 'stationless bike' company does not have permission to operate in Dublin
# Dublinbike Rival
# Dublinbike Rival

Council says new 'stationless bike' company does not have permission to operate in Dublin

Jun 16th 2017, 7:12 PM 30,139 Views 31 Comments

The Council said it understands that the stationless bike sharing app BleeperBike intends to launch its service this weekend.

# bikes - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

China is clamping down on bike rentals due to on-street 'chaos'
# Roadspace
# Roadspace

China is clamping down on bike rentals due to on-street 'chaos'

May 24th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,532 Views 18 Comments

More than three million rental bikes have been placed on Chinese streets.

# bikes - Friday 21 April, 2017

'It's threatening the future of the scheme': One third of Belfast Bikes stolen or vandalised
# Mindless Vandalism
# Mindless Vandalism

'It's threatening the future of the scheme': One third of Belfast Bikes stolen or vandalised

Apr 21st 2017, 8:37 AM 13,943 Views 42 Comments

Bike scheme users are being advised to double check that bikes are ‘locked in’ at docking stations.

# bikes - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Climb to the top: The team built to produce Ireland's next generation of cycling stars
# Wheelie Good
From The42
# Wheelie Good

Climb to the top: The team built to produce Ireland's next generation of cycling stars

Feb 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 8,755 Views 3 Comments

With four Irish riders on their roster, An Post-Chain Reaction are targeting a big 2017.

# bikes - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

A row over billboards in south Dublin could mean higher prices for Dublin Bikes users
# Not In My Bike Yard
# Not In My Bike Yard

A row over billboards in south Dublin could mean higher prices for Dublin Bikes users

Sep 13th 2016, 5:40 PM 16,365 Views 24 Comments

Councilors are denying the row is about ‘nimbyism’.

# bikes - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Over 2.3m journeys made on public bike schemes so far this year
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

Over 2.3m journeys made on public bike schemes so far this year

Aug 25th 2016, 1:17 PM 10,299 Views 76 Comments

That’s almost 13,000 journeys a day, across five locations.

# bikes - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader
# Cork
# Cork

Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader

May 18th 2016, 3:49 PM 25,816 Views 48 Comments

And one Cork city councillor wants it moved.

# bikes - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Check out the 'parking protected' cycle lanes that could become a reality in Dublin
# Georgian Parkway
# Georgian Parkway

Check out the 'parking protected' cycle lanes that could become a reality in Dublin

Apr 24th 2016, 5:30 PM 49,212 Views 173 Comments

The proposal would connect cycle lanes in the capital.

# bikes - Monday 4 April, 2016

'The last lap was great craic': Laverty's rise continues with brilliant fourth-place finish
# Moto GP
From The42
# Moto GP

'The last lap was great craic': Laverty's rise continues with brilliant fourth-place finish

Apr 4th 2016, 1:04 PM 4,333 Views 8 Comments

The Antrim man began the final lap deep in the podium-chasing pack, but took advantage of a chaotic finale.

# bikes - Sunday 29 November, 2015

The innovative Irish design that stops your home looking like a bike shop
# Stowaway
# Stowaway

The innovative Irish design that stops your home looking like a bike shop

Nov 29th 2015, 8:45 AM 46,326 Views 66 Comments

The Stowaway went live on Kickstarter this week – and we take a look.

# bikes - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Can you just put an engine on your bike?
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Can you just put an engine on your bike?

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:02 AM 34,647 Views 41 Comments

Bicycle engine kits are available but are they legal?

# bikes - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

6 ways to decrease the chances of your bike being stolen
# Crime Prevention
From The42
# Crime Prevention

6 ways to decrease the chances of your bike being stolen

Oct 27th 2015, 9:45 PM 24,048 Views 38 Comments

Some 4,950 bikes were stolen in Dublin alone last year – don’t let yours become the next.

# bikes - Monday 19 October, 2015

At least 13 bikes are stolen every day in Dublin
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

At least 13 bikes are stolen every day in Dublin

Oct 19th 2015, 10:11 AM 11,741 Views 41 Comments

Bicycle owners have been advised to use better locks.

Irish Rail is cracking down on bikes aboard peak-time trains
# Heuston Problems
# Heuston Problems

Irish Rail is cracking down on bikes aboard peak-time trains

Oct 19th 2015, 8:13 AM 19,471 Views 62 Comments

From now on, you won’t be allowed bring a bike on board at rush hour unless you book one of the (very) limited bike spaces.

# bikes - Sunday 13 September, 2015

If you're driving around Dublin today, watch out for cyclists - thousands of cyclists
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

If you're driving around Dublin today, watch out for cyclists - thousands of cyclists

Sep 13th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,019 Views 24 Comments

They’re cycling a long way.

# bikes - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Gardaí and Revenue in crackdown on Dublin rickshaws
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí and Revenue in crackdown on Dublin rickshaws

Aug 15th 2015, 8:34 AM 46,430 Views 67 Comments

A joint operation between Gardaí and Revenue officials yesterday evening was inspecting the vehicles.

# bikes - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Nearly 7,000 bikes were stolen in Ireland last year
# Get Your Spoke In
# Get Your Spoke In

Nearly 7,000 bikes were stolen in Ireland last year

Jun 17th 2015, 3:15 PM 8,764 Views 18 Comments

It’s around 18 a day.

# bikes - Monday 15 June, 2015

Bike theft is on the rise and here's what gardaí are doing about it
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

Bike theft is on the rise and here's what gardaí are doing about it

Jun 15th 2015, 8:11 PM 26,298 Views 37 Comments

Nearly 6,000 bikes are stolen every year with 75% of those thefts reported in Dublin.

Cyclists and truck drivers are being told to look out for each other to stop road deaths
# Danger Zone
# Danger Zone

Cyclists and truck drivers are being told to look out for each other to stop road deaths

Jun 15th 2015, 10:57 AM 6,250 Views 95 Comments

54 vulnerable road users have been killed by trucks since 2007.

# bikes - Monday 8 June, 2015

Cycling officials keep checking riders' bikes because they suspect there may be motors in them
# Mechanical Doping
From The42
# Mechanical Doping

Cycling officials keep checking riders' bikes because they suspect there may be motors in them

Jun 8th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,481 Views 0 Comments

And the riders are calling it ‘the stupidest thing’ ever.

# bikes - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Dublin is not as cycle-friendly as it used to be
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Dublin is not as cycle-friendly as it used to be

Jun 2nd 2015, 4:54 PM 13,470 Views 79 Comments

The index said Dublin seems to have “slipped into apathy” in the last two years. Ouch.

# bikes - Thursday 23 April, 2015

City manager: I was completely wrong about Dublin Bikes
# Ride On
# Ride On

City manager: I was completely wrong about Dublin Bikes

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:30 PM 32,327 Views 40 Comments

Owen Keegan said he wasn’t sure if the scheme would be a success.

# bikes - Saturday 7 March, 2015

What are 'bait bikes' and would they help catch thieves?
# Gotcha
# Gotcha

What are 'bait bikes' and would they help catch thieves?

Mar 7th 2015, 8:15 PM 32,387 Views 49 Comments

Like Freddie Mercury, we all just want to ride our bicycles.

# bikes - Monday 2 March, 2015

Cyclists don't trust drivers, drivers don't trust cyclists
# Driving Me Crazy
# Driving Me Crazy

Cyclists don't trust drivers, drivers don't trust cyclists

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:00 PM 15,043 Views 156 Comments

Each side accuses the other of not paying attention and being a “menace”.

# bikes - 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 9,940 Views 45 Comments

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

# bikes - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Why cycling around Dublin is 'like a Ben-Hur racing track'
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Why cycling around Dublin is 'like a Ben-Hur racing track'

Feb 14th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,897 Views 62 Comments

Eamon Ryan thinks we’ve work to do when it comes to accommodating cyclists in the capital.

# bikes - Friday 6 February, 2015

Dublin lad's bike saved by a stranger's act of kindness
# Good Deeds
From The Daily Edge
# Good Deeds

Dublin lad's bike saved by a stranger's act of kindness

Feb 6th 2015, 11:21 AM 7,374 Views 4 Comments

There are good people about.

# bikes - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Cyclists beware: Vaguely threatening sign spotted in Dublin
# Warning You
From The Daily Edge
# Warning You

Cyclists beware: Vaguely threatening sign spotted in Dublin

Dec 2nd 2014, 4:58 PM 4,025 Views 1 Comment

It’s a dead cert.

# bikes - Friday 28 November, 2014

The number of cyclists killed on Irish roads has doubled this year
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

The number of cyclists killed on Irish roads has doubled this year

Nov 28th 2014, 6:44 AM 8,680 Views 59 Comments

A woman who was struck by a bus in Dublin died last week.

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