1. Cycling with Anne

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    Back on a cold day in March we went for a cycle with Anne Bedos. Anne is very active in the cycling world, she set up Rothar three years ago on the balcony of her small apartment and it has since grown to the very busy shop in Phibsboro and the new cafe / bike shop on Fade street. Along the way Rothar have recycled (and saved from landfill) thousands of bikes, trained up dozens of volunteer bike mechanics and even won the prestigious David Manley Social Entrepreneur Award. More on what Anne does at www.rothar.ie For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog www.cyclingwith.com and please like us at www.facebook.com/cyclingwith

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    • Cycling with Meredith

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      Meredith is originally from the Bay Area in the 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: http://amsterdamcyclechic.wordpress.com For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog http://cyclingwith.com and please like us at http://facebook.com/cyclingwith

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      • Cycling with Julie

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        Julie is a photographer living in Amsterdam. She is Czech, but moved to the Netherlands when she was 10. We went cycling with Julie on a sunny day and discussed her move to the Netherlands, the differences between her two cultures and her search for the perfect photograph. You can see some of Julie's work at www.juliehrudova.com In other news, we got a nice write up in the Irish Times recently, read it at: http://tinyurl.com/pvq7xdq For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog www.cyclingwith.com and like us on www.facebook.com/CyclingWith. You can also subscribe to our free newsletter at http://eepurl.com/tt0wn.

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        • Cycling with Ellen

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          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". For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog www.cyclingwith.com and please like us at www.facebook.com/cyclingwith

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          • Cycling with Michelle

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            Michelle is a Dublin based performance artist.  We went for a cycle with Michelle through Dublin city centre. We started off by bringing her daughter to daycare, and we then cycled towards Clarendon street - where Michelle and the design team from New Graphic (http://newgraphic.ie) has recently altered the street's appearance through a road marking artwork. On our route, we talked about Irish culture and the impact art can have on a city. And more.  Please visit Michelle's website (http://www.michellebrowne.net), to see what else she does.  Interested in performance art? Please also watch our film Cycling with Amanda...(http://vimeo.com/62566501) where we talk about this inspiring topic as well.  The above video has English subtitles available for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, just click the 'CC' button on the video player. For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog www.cyclingwith.com and like us on www.facebook.com/CyclingWith

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            • Cycling with Job

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              Job Cohen is a Dutch politician. From 2001 - 2010, he was the mayor of Amsterdam, and its citizens endearingly call him 'Job'. Job became the first public official to wed same-sex couples. Time Magazine awarded him the title "European Hero" in 2005, for his inclusive approach towards ethnic minorities in the city. Job prefers to cycle to meetings; and we got to cycle along for a while and have a chat with him. For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog www.cyclingwith.com and like us on www.facebook.com/CyclingWith

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              • Cycling with Max

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                Max is an art historian.  He has a special interest in architecture of all periods, but his true passion is the 'Amsterdam School' architecture of the 1900s.  On a late summer afternoon, we went on a cycle with Max along the characteristic Amsterdam School buildings. We learned how - over a century ago - an insurgent group of young architects with a vision on functionality and style and an urge to shake up the status quo, came to design the social housing projects that bring in millions of tourist to Amsterdam each year. If you're ever in Amsterdam and you want to make the same cycle, you can book a tour with Max via JO cadeau (http://jocadeau.nl/freelancer/kunsthistoricus-max), a Dutch social enterprise.  The above video has English subtitles available for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, just click the 'CC' button on the video player. For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog www.cyclingwith.com

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                • Cycling with Gul

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                  Gul is an Architect and she also lectures in architecture at Queens University, Belfast. We joined Gul for a cycle from her home in Rathgar to University College Dublin where she does research at the Humanities Institute of Ireland. Along the way we talked about growing up in Turkey, living as an expat in the USA, The Netherlands and Ireland, and her special interest in the relationship between architecture and film. For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog www.cyclingwith.com and like us on www.facebook.com/CyclingWith. You can also subscribe to our free newsletter at http://eepurl.com/tt0wn.

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                  • Cycling with Cian

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                    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 www.cyclingindublin.com and while there you can download his one off cycling newspaper he published last year. For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog www.cyclingwith.com and like us on www.facebook.com/CyclingWith

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                    • Cycling with Amanda

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                      Amanda Coogan is a performance artist, living in Dublin. On a windy morning, we went for a cycle with Amanda to Bull Island. We talked about how she grew up as a child of deaf parents, how sign language ultimately influenced her choice to become a performance artist, and where she finds inspiration for her work. For more on Amanda, visit her website: www.amandacoogan.com There is a version of this video with subtitles for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing on YouTube: http://youtu.be/6RWeM_g0BqE For more Cycling with... videos check out our blog www.cyclingwith.com and like us on www.facebook.com/CyclingWith

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