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

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

Jan 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 9,840 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Jun 25th 2018, 5:12 PM 13,264 Views 118 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2018, 4:53 PM 21,943 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2017, 2:34 PM 48,600 Views 183 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 18th 2017, 10:57 PM 18,520 Views 19 Comments

Mark Beaumont smashed the previous record of 123 days.

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

From nursing home to the seaside - by rickshaw

Aug 21st 2017, 4:12 PM 21,157 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Cyclist escapes with her life after truck crushes her bike

Nov 23rd 2016, 3:07 PM 35,937 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house

Jun 24th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,548 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 29th 2015, 9:57 AM 19,901 Views 39 Comments

Breifne Earley won the World Cycle Race in July.

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

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

Sep 17th 2015, 6:35 PM 12,762 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 19th 2015, 7:30 AM 22,426 Views 65 Comments

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

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

May 11th 2015, 6:53 AM 8,413 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Saturday afternoon.

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

Feb 26th 2015, 12:57 PM 9,914 Views 47 Comments

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

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

Dublin's quays could be getting segregated cycle lanes

Feb 11th 2015, 9:05 PM 16,910 Views 83 Comments

… but it might mean less room for traffic.

It took a bicycle kick to end this mad goal-mouth scramble after the bar was hit THREE times
# Schemozzle
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# 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 4,200 Views 1 Comment

This is what the World Cup is missing.

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

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

Jun 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 10,517 Views 60 Comments

But not everyone is happy about it.

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

Jun 17th 2014, 8:42 AM 10,075 Views 99 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 4th 2014, 10:50 PM 84,646 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.

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

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

Apr 11th 2014, 1:55 PM 24,724 Views 69 Comments

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

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

Foolproof way to deal with the problem of slow walkers

Jan 28th 2014, 8:26 AM 5,896 Views 7 Comments

Just MOVE!

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

Jan 13th 2014, 7:03 PM 136,327 Views 204 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2014, 11:47 AM 12,102 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Smart wheel turns bicycles into electric-hybrid vehicle

Dec 18th 2013, 9:30 PM 12,104 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.

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

Plans launched for major cycle network in Greater Dublin Area

Sep 11th 2013, 7:57 AM 8,068 Views 96 Comments

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

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

Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle

Aug 27th 2013, 10:57 PM 23,002 Views 44 Comments

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

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

Limerick bike scheme to be launched next autumn

Aug 19th 2013, 1:31 PM 6,940 Views 79 Comments

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

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist
# Vicious Cycle
# Vicious Cycle

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist

Jun 26th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,715 Views 88 Comments

WHY AM I SO SWEATY?

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

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

May 19th 2013, 8:30 AM 10,522 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.

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

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

May 11th 2013, 7:45 AM 7,104 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 21st 2013, 8:15 PM 29,198 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 16th 2013, 10:05 AM 14,523 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 19th 2012, 10:43 AM 5,043 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.

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

What do you do with your old bicycle?

Dec 2nd 2012, 9:45 AM 21,214 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 14th 2012, 1:54 PM 11,142 Views 168 Comments

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

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

€7m investment for cycle routes across the country

Jun 7th 2012, 4:15 PM 6,174 Views 40 Comments

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

New York City to launch public bike share scheme this summer
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# 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.

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

GALLERY: Mean lamppost-related bike prank of the day

Apr 20th 2012, 8:17 PM 14,233 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…

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

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

Aug 29th 2011, 3:45 PM 2,071 Views 15 Comments

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