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MSP complains e-bikers from cruise ships are "more focused on the scenery than the road" in Orkney and Shetland

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Rebecca Morley

Rebecca has been in cycling journalism since 2018. She started out at trade title BikeBiz and still contributes features to its monthly magazine, and was also named one of Cycling UK's 100 Women in Cycling 2019.

4 comments

3 weeks 2 days ago

£95m from visitors to Orkney in 2019.  Locals need to drive ensure that they dont kill the goose that lays the golden eggs!

3 weeks 2 days ago

It soudns as if they need to develop some good quality cycle tracks,

3 weeks 3 days ago

"I cannot believe this is safe" is a pretty damning indictment of his constitents - he apparantly believes they're unable to avoid driving into what he admits are 'large and slow moving' obstacles.

TBF, if the standards of driving are anything like they are on the Western Isles he might be right.

3 weeks 3 days ago

The same could be said about the tourists on all modes that have been visiting the Highlands for years (and why not they are stunning) the MSP needs to calm down and not have a hissy fit ostracising one group.