Category Archives: Edinburgh

Critical Mass Edinburgh Overhaul – NEW TIME, NEW PLACE

From now on Critical Mass Edinburgh is meeting at 6.30pm at Mid-Meadows Walk to leave at 7pm. Continue reading

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World Naked Bike Ride Edinburgh – just like Critical Mass but more fleshy!!!

Last Sunday saw Edinburgh’s first World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) since 2011. After some careful route planning and council negotiations the ride was even officially sanctioned and became one of the many WNBRs up and down the country (and all across … Continue reading

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A Mega May Critical Mass

Last month’s Pedal on Parliament was a great day out for Critical Mass, and one in which our sound-system + flags attracted a lot of positive attention. We certainly did the Mass proud, and really advertised the sort of fun we … Continue reading

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Critical Mass Pedals on Parliament!

Pedal on Parliament has quickly grown to become a major event in the Scottish cycling calendar. Now in its third year and attracting thousands of participants, the basic principle behind the ride is that by pedalling to parliament en masse, we send a … Continue reading

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Critical Mass Models

Although there is something of an unofficial ‘formula’ for rides, it seems that in reality Critical Mass models tend to vary around the world. Instead of meeting on the last Friday of the month, for instance, the Budapest contingent meets only … Continue reading

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Another party on a bike…

A mild February saw some unseasonably good cycling weather, and while I braved the roads on my lonesome I couldn’t help but look forward to the Critical Mass bike celebration I’ve got used to having on the last Friday of … Continue reading

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Bike-Based Sound-Systems

During January’s Critical Mass there was considerable interest in the little red boom-box strapped to my bike…   What’s inside? How did you make it? Is it complicated? Can I make one? In an attempt to answer these questions, I’m going to begin … Continue reading

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Critical Mass in a Capital City

Author: Harry Walton Sincerest apologies to my fellow Edinburgh Massers, for I have been absent from the last two rides due to commitments in London. While down south, however, I made it an absolute priority to attend London’s Masses – … Continue reading

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