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FREE loan bike from Good Moves Bishopbriggs

Bishopbriggs residents are being offered FREE bike loans to try cycling this summer, following the enthusiasm for the Tour De France in Yorkshire and our own Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. ED’s Cycle Co-op have a range of high quality bikes,

Thank you to the Bishopbriggs community…

A huge thank you to all those from the Bishopbriggs community who turned out for the launch of Good Moves Bishopbriggs, last Friday morning… ED’s Cycle Co-op has launched our new local sustainable travel project. We have been funded by the Scottish Government Climate Challenge Fund . Fiona McLeod MSP made the formal announcement of the award at the launch on Friday.  We were also honoured to have in attendance Jo Swinson MP, East Dunbartonshire Provost Una Walker, as well […]

10 year old completes 110 mile Pedal for Scotland Sportive in under 10 hours.

Inspirational 10 yr old!  On Sunday 8th Sept, Patrick Kiehlmann (10) completed the Pedal for Scotland Sportive, a 110 mile bike ride between Glasgow and Edinburgh, in under 10 hours. The ride started at Glasgow Green and went through the Southern Uplands, finishing over 100 miles later at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh. Patrick has completed the Pedal for Scotland Challenge ride (50 miles) for the past five years, since he was five, and this year asked his dad if he could […]

Commonwealth Medallist to open 2013 ED’s Cycle Festival

Commonwealth Medallist, James McCullum opens ED’s Cycle Festival  Commonwealth Games medalist, James McCullum, will open ED’s Cycle Festival on Sun 16th Jun, Bishopbriggs.  James competed in three Commonwealth Games, Manchester (02) Melborne (06) winning a bronze medal and Delhi (10), so he is familiar with competition at the highest level and now inspires children across the country with Champions in Schools. James will also support ED’s Cycle Co-op launch a new Scottish Cycling Go Ride club, which caters for riders […]

Learning from the best, Scottish success…..that’s their words, not ours.

Active Travel Active Scotland is the latest publication from the Scottish sustainable transport thinktank, Transform Scotland, which features the work of ED’s Cycle Co-op in the chapter entitled, Learning from the best, Scottish success… Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire has seen a significant growth in cycling as a result of various cycling activities and promotional events, which has been coordinated by a not for profit community social enterprise, ED’s Cycle Co-op.

ED’s Cycle Festival 2012 – best ever yet – Sun 17th June

ED’s Cycle Festival 2012 is here Today – Sunday 17th June from 2pm to 5pm, we’re sure it’ll be our ‘best ever yet‘. Winner of UK Bike Week Image 2010 & 2011, we want you to be in the winning image for 2012, so come prepared to enter into the spirit of the event…. and come on a bike. We will have all our usual bike type activities and so much more and it’s all FREE: MAOAM goodie bags to […]

Bishopbriggs bikers head to Westminster

Wester Cleddens pupils invited guest to Westminster reception.   Local cycling enthusiasts Calum Aitken (9) and Kieran Ballard (9) from Wester Cleddens Primary School were invited to Westminster, London on Monday 14th May, in recognition of their continued efforts to travel sustainably to school, as guests of ED’s Cycle Co-op. They are pictured here by Big Ben at Westminster.

MSP backs ED’s Cycle Co-op in Holyrood debate on cycling

Yesterday (22nd May 2012) Strathkelvin and Bearsden MSP Fiona McLeod took part in the initial discussions to establish a Cross Party Group on Cycling in the Scottish Parliament. We would like to thank Fiona for continuing to ensure that cycling remains on the agenda in the Scottish Parliament and within the Scottish Government. Fiona also recently spoke about the impact of the efforts of ED’s Cycle Co-op during Scottish Green MSP Alison Johnstone’s debate on 29th March 2012. You can see […]

BBC Out of Door’s Mark Stephen joins Wester Cleddens Primary expedition ride.

On a rather blustery Friday morning in March (9th), Mark Stephen from BBC Radio Scotland Out of Doors joined Wester Cledden’s Primary P7 pupils on one of East Dunbartonshire’s Cycle Co-operative expedition rides. The bike ride was a journey through time, going back in history along the Forth & Clyde Canal, but crucially linked to the topic they’d been researching as part of the Curriculum for Excellence. Mark, pictured here taking a ride in one of ED’s Cycle Co-op cargo […]

Bishopbriggs BMXer leads the way in national jam.

Bishopbriggs BMXer, Christopher Eastwood (aka Katman, 16) formerly of Bishopbriggs Academy, was a winner at the first national BMX competition in Edinburgh’s Transgression Indoor Skate Park, “Snow Ballin’ BMX Jam” at the end of 2011. However, this magnanimous youngster offered all his prizes to stage a local competition at the Bishopriggs Youth BMX Club the following evening, Sunday 11th Dec. Christopher was one of the founders of the Bishopbriggs Youth BMX Club just one year ago. The CTC Bike Club […]