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Replacing my kickstand

The double kickstand on my Dutch bike broke off a couple of weeks ago. It seems the welds that attach the base plate to the actual stand came apart, and as I’m not into welding, I thought it was easier just to buy a new one. This is the one…

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Dutch Bike Shop

The Dutch Bike Shop in the Goatstown area of Dublin is a family-run business owned and run by Astrid and Frank. They import and sell a range of Dutch bikes, which have an upright and comfortable riding position, and also have things like mudguards, pannier racks, chain guards, and dynamo…

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Can I drink and ride?

The short answer is “No”. Some people think that the drink driving laws don’t apply to cyclists, and that they can legally have a few drinks and cycle home. Sadly the law in Ireland doesn’t quite agree: A person shall not, in a public place—(a) drive or attempt to drive,…

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I BIKE Dublin

I BIKE Dublin are a community of people who cycle bicycles in Dublin, and who want a more liveable city with safe cycling conditions for all ages and abilities. Current cycling infrastructure is often woeful and inconsistent across the city, and what is there is often unusable due to the…

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