New Electric Scooter Laws To Come In Next Monday

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Children aged under 16 will be banned from using electric scooters in a public space from next Monday under regulations signed by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan. The regulations also set a speed limit for electric scooters of 20km/h...

Gardai looking into eBike testing equipment

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The Gardaí are looking into new roadside testing equipment that could help them take illegal e-bikes and e-scooters off the roads. The equipment is already in use by police in the Netherlands...

Some changes to the laws on e-bikes for cyclists

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In Sundays Irish Independent, journalist Geraldine Herbert wrote an interesting piece on new proposed changes that could affect how ebikes are going to be classed and some even taxed as e-mopeds in the future...

EU proposes list of principles to boost cycling

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The proposal for a European Declaration on Cycling, adopted today by the European Commission, recognises cycling as a sustainable, accessible and inclusive, affordable and healthy means of transport, with strong added value for the EU economy...

Community Bike Rides Partner With Age & Opportunity For European Week Of Sport

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A series of social rides have been launched aimed towards people over the age of 50 years old, with riders encouraged to experience the fun of cycling in a group along some of Ireland's greenways and high quality cycling infrastructure with an experienced ride leader...

Cycling Ireland Launch 'Ride With Pride' Campaign

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Cycling Ireland are proud to launch the ‘Ride With Pride’ campaign to kick off with Pride Month following the success of ‘pride rides’ during Bike Week 2023. In partnership with several Local Sports Partnerships and LGBTQ+ organisations...

Cycling Ireland Develop Working Relationship With National Transport Authority’s Active Travel Team

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Cycling Ireland are excited to develop a closer working relationship with the National Transport Authority through the Get Ireland Cycling Initiative...

Community Bike Rides Supported By Department Of Transport In 2023

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Community Bike Rides are run by a network of over 120 Ride Leaders across 29 counties on the island of Ireland, with over 100 candidates currently committed to completing Ride Leader training...

Electric bikes and e-scooters with top speeds under 25km/h to be exempt from regulation

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Electric bikes and e-scooters will be exempt from registration, tax or insurance if they not able to travel at speeds above 25km/h, the Government has confirmed...

NATIONAL BIKE WEEK 14TH – 22ND MAY 2022

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Bike Week is a celebration and promotion of the benefits of cycling. This year, Bike Week will kick off on Saturday May 14th and end on Sunday May 22nd. A variety of events both on the ground and online will be held throughout Ireland...