Category: Guest & opinion articles

Articles written by guest contributors and opinion pieces from Bikefast

Guest & opinion articles

Sun, Cycle, Study…

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Kelly Hargie on little adventures by bicycle: “While cycling by the river, looking in one direction I could see the Belfast hills in the distance, the famous Harland and Wolff cranes and the taller buildings in the town centre and yet I was still connecting with nature.”

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Cycling in the city with kids

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“It is a dream of mine to see more and more families out cycling together in Belfast and for more and more cycle paths to be introduced across the city. In the meantime I plan to make the most of the cycle routes that are already in place.”

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Cycling to health in Northern Ireland

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Dr Mark Tully makes the case for cycling investment as a public health intervention in Northern Ireland, to tackle both physical and mental health problems.

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Family Adventure: Dutch Style

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A Belfast family take a short break to the rural heart of The Netherlands and on their travels are amazed by the everyday nature of cycling in towns and cities.

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Knockmore Road, Lisburn

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Following the tragic death of Mahfouz Balid, Cargobike Dad looks at ways to improve the obvious safety deficiencies for pedestrians and bicycle users on the Knockmore Road in Lisburn.

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Alfred St – Upper Arthur St Cycle Path

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NI Cycles takes a closer look at the developing city centre cycle track with a few aspect causing concern – from bollard placement to junction protection and priority measures.

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Road Signs – Relevant and helpful…

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NI Cycles take a driver’s approach to cycling along Laganside in the centre of Belfast – by observing the signage – and is left more than a little confused.

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South Belfast biking

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South Belfast biking – a day in the saddle of a chic cargobike with Rodney and Charlie.

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Lazy danger of shared footways

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Pavement cycling shouldn’t be a common conflict but it’s being actively designed in by lazy road engineers – leading to dangerous conflict.

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Alfred Street Junction Design

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Cargobike Dad takes a cycle down the new Alfred Street cycle track (which is still under construction) to look at how the emerging layout matches up against the designs – and finds more than a few things to worry about.

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