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Bicycle Seismographs Workshop
We all know that riding on Edinburgh’s roads is a far from a silky-smooth experience, but how can you show that visually? In this workshop you can try out data gathering with bicycle seismographs. These are self-made mechanical drawing machines attached to a bicycle. Instead of detecting earthquakes, we will record the…
Sat 10 Jun
Bike Curious Family Workshop
Is your family bike curious? Would you like to get cycling with your children but don’t know where to start? Or do you want to move from baby seat to trailer or tagalong? Our workshop will help you get pedalling with children on board!
Find out what it is like to cycle Lands End to John O Groats in virtual reality, an experence like no other.
Sat 10 Jun
Exploring by bike: debate
What does ‘exploring by bike’ mean? – Physical exploration of new routes and paths, mental exploration of your own boundaries, cultural exploration of the world, political exploration of particular themes. It’s really a discussion about what ‘adventure’ and ‘exploration’ means these days
Going the middle distance: tales of a tri-er
In school sports Liz Richardson got an A for effort, but a ‘could do better’ on the field. She accidentally discovered triathlon in her mid-30s, as a by-product of joining a triathlon club to meet men. In this talk Liz will describe her journey from unathletic beginnings to the top of a podium at the European Championships.
Pedalling against prejudice: one woman’s journey through the Middle East
In 2009 Rebecca Lowe left London to embark on an 11,000km cycle through the Middle East to Tehran, come and hear how she got on.
Sat 10 Jun
£10 (£9) / 0131 650 5326
Part of Edinburgh Festival of Cycling.
Resilience: An exploration – what, where, how?
Exploring human resilience using the example of cycling. Where does it come from? How can we get more of it? Are we really suffering? Can we all achieve more than we thought?