Thousands take part in Pedal on Parliament in Edinburgh

Pedal on Parliament demands safer roads for cyclists in Scotland, with a minutes silence held for those who had died on the road

Edinburgh Castle (Photo: Saffron Blaze/CC3.0)

Thousands of cyclists rode to the Scottish Parliament to demand safer roads, with a minute’s silence held for all those who have died on the roads in the country.

The annual Pedal on Parliament started in 2012 and calls on politicians to prioritise making Scotland a cycle-friendly country.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.