Cian is a self confessed cycling nerd. He works as a journalist with a focus on urban cycling stories.
We went for a cycle with Cian to hear his view on some of the contentious arguments around cycling such as the ongoing helmet debate, and to hear his opinions on the many benefits of cycling.
You can see Cian’s Cycling Blog at cyclingindublin.com and while there you can download his one off cycling newspaper he published last year.
Meredith is originally from the Bay Area in California. Her father being Dutch, she has always wanted to live in the Netherlands. In 2011, she and her husband moved to Rotterdam.
A year later, they moved to Amsterdam.
On an autumn day, we went for a cycle with Meredith and heard why she feels right at home there.
Meredith is an urban planner, and blogs for Amsterdam Cycle Chic.
Ellen Rowley is an Architectural Historian who lives with her family in Ballybough, Dublin.
We went for a cycle with Ellen and looked at the architectural heritage around parts of Dublin that often goes ignored, the architecture of the 20th Century and her special interest the social housing schemes by the former prolific city architect Herbert Simms.
Ellen recently compiled a book of essays on Irish Architecture “i.e. Patterns of Thought”.
Ollie is originally from Belgium, he moved to Ireland to do a masters in business and eight years later he is still here. Inspired by seeing Reva electric cars on a trip to India he set up the company Greenaer with his Irish wife Lisa. The company started with the electric cars, then included electric bikes and now a line of Dutch and delivery bikes.
We went for a cycle with Ollie and he shared his thoughts on what its like to move to Ireland, business, and cycling!
More on Ollie’s work at greenaer.ie
Jim Latimer is a promising musician at the beginning of his career. He has recently moved back to Dublin from London and is enjoying a fresh look at living in the city and all it has to offer.
A few months back we went for a cycle with Ally Menary. Ally works for Green-Schools, an environmental programme designed to promote sustainability at a young age with kids in schools. Ally’s main focus is on increasing cycling numbers among school kids.
More on Green-Schools: greenschoolsireland.org