Vote for sustainable transport

The news broke today that we’re having a general election on Saturday 8th February 2020. And I know that my vote is going towards parties that support sustainable transport. Our towns and cities are growing more congested by the day, and our dependance on private car journeys only makes our

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Beck Double Panniers

I am loving my new double panniers. They are from the Dutch firm Beck, and have loads of capacity (46 litres) and are waterproof. They have straps to attach them to your rack, and are designed to be left on the bike rather than carried around when off the bike.

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Transport cycling and helmets

When you think of a cyclist, which of the two following images comes to mind? The figure on the left is someone cycling as a sport, and the figure on the right is someone cycling as transport. Can you see the differences between the two? All too often people think

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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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