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The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling has been listed as one of the UK’s best cycling festivals by The Guardian and Total Women’s Cycling. The festival was first run in 2013, in 2014 it offered over 80 individual events at 46 different venues, with people from around the world participating in it. The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling 2015 will run from 11th to 21st June. If you are interested in be a part of it, please get in touch.

Edinburgh prides itself on being the City of Festivals. There are festivals for The Arts (and their attendant Fringe), Books, Films, Science, and even Storytelling. Edinburgh also has ambitions to be a Cycling City. It was the first UK city to sign the Charter of Brussels and is currently committing 8% of the city’s transport budget to cycling. We feel this is a good time to hold an Edinburgh Festival of Cycling.

As a proper Edinburgh style festival, the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling runs for over a week (the first year for nine days, and from the second year onward for 10 days), it is a real showcase for all aspects of bicycle culture and the host city. Featuring a wide range of events: from rides (sporty and otherwise), to family activities, to a range of cultural events, The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling truly has something for everyone!

Ten thousand copies of the printed programme for the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling each year (the 2015 programme is due out in April) and distributed about the city. The places where it could be found in 2014 are listed here, we expect to distrabute to these palce again this year and more. You can still view a copy of the 2014 printed programme in Issuu.

We have pictures from some of the events that were part of the Festival on our Flickr stream and you can add your own to the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling Flickr group.

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The following organisations are supporters and sponsors of The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling 2015.

Sustrans logo SEStran logo City of Edinburgh Council logo

Spokes Cycle Campaign Edinburgh Bike Co-op logo

Allan McDougall Solicitors logo Cycle Law Scotland logo Laid Back Bikes logo


archers grey Vantage Logo Carbon Financial Partners Carbon Financial Partners
East Lothian Sportive Logo Bike Trax Edinburgh Hart's Cyclery logo
jmp logo cycloc logo

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Partner organisations.

We are a Green Arts 2015 member
We are Green Arts 2015 members

CycleFest Edinburgh logo

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