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Costa del Sol city to promote ‘Pedal Day’ to increase bicycle use

MARBELLA will host a Pedal Day campaign on November 25 to encourage a greater use of bicycles in the city. The initiative was presented by Environment Councillor Manuel Cardeña, along with representatives of Marbella ByCivic, Arturo Reque, and La Vereita, Miguel Ruiz. Mr Cardeña said that these groups are “responsible for raising social awareness around […]

Town joins national 'bicycle friendly' network
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Town joins national ‘bicycle friendly’ network

PILAR de la Horadadahas joined the national network of 500 bicycle friendly towns (Red de Ciudadespor la Bicicleta – RCxB). Over 100 cyclists of all ages took part in a bike ride around the municipality which was organised by the Town Hall. The route took the cyclists from the church square to the watchtower and […]

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On yer bike from Alicante to Beijing

A SCLEROSIS sufferer has cycled the 9,600 km distance from Alicante to Beijing on a static bike positioned on his terrace, to raise funds for research into the disease. Jose Maria Caruana embarked on his challenge to give visibility to the patients of Lateral Amyotrophic Sclerosis (ALS), a disease that he has suffered for 24 years, […]

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Police recover Paralympian’s €15,000 bike stolen during World Pride

MADRID police successfully returned a stolen bike, belonging to Spanish Paralympic athlete Gema Hassen-Bey. The specially designed bike was custom built in Poland for the fifty-year-old, medal-winning paralympian, who represented Spain in fencing, at five successive Paralympics after making her debut at Barcelona in 1992. She had appeared at the Madrid World Pride celebrations, in […]

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Son appeals for help to bring cycling accident dad home to Scotland

THE FAMILY of a fifty seven year old Scottish cyclist, fighting for his life in a Spanish hospital, are desperate to get him back home to Scotland. Retired lecturer John Telfer, from East Calder, West Lothian, was injured in a horror crash whist on a cycling holiday in Alicante over two weeks ago. The accident happened […]

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Four men arrested for 95,000 euro Altea bike thefts

GUARDIA CIVIL officers from Altea, swooped to arrest four men for the theft of top of the range road bikes in two separate operations last week. The suspects, who live in Altea and Benidorm, were charged with stealing at least 40 bikes with a combined retail value of 95,000 euros. The Guardia Civil, began the […]