IrishCycle.com is reader-funded journalism. To keep it going and free-to-view, it takes people like you to act now and subscribe today for €5, €10, or €20 per month.

Can you please help get a second Cycling in Dublin newspaper printed? Here’s how…

Bundles of the first edition loaded into a cargo bike
Bundles of the first edition loaded onto a cargo bike

Here’s how you can help:

1. Use Fundit.ie to support us in return for rewards including little bicycle bells, tshirts, advertisements and the newspaper posted to you.

2. Share the fundit.ie link with anybody you think may be interested, here’s the link: http://www.fundit.ie/project/cycling-in-dublin-summer-2013

3. Suggest cafes, pubs and other businesses or places in Dublin which might be interested in stocking the paper – preferably places which can handle 50+ copies.

4. Let us know what you would like to see in the newspaper… From news tip-offs to issues you’d like covered in a long feature.

Those or other suggestions can be emailed to ideas@cyclingindublin.com or you can leave a comment below or on our Facebook page or tweet us at @cyclingindublin.

Thanks!

IrishCycle.com is reader-funded journalism. That means it's funded by readers like you.

Subscription drive update: IrishCycle.com reached its target of 270 subscribers by the end of August -- thank you to all who have helped! Our new target is to have 300 subscribers by the end of 2022 -- originally this was hoped to be exceeded by the first year of running the site full time (end of October).

If you can help push IrishCycle.com above 300 subscribers, please subscribe today for €5 or more. If you have already done so -- thank you!

Please remember, every month there's a natural drop-off in subscriptions due to people getting new cards, cards stolen, Revolut not topped up etc.

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IrishCycle.com is a reader-funded journalism publication. Effectively it's an online newspaper covering news and analyses of cycling and related issues, including cycle route designs, legal changes, and pollical and cultural issues.

There are examples, big and small, which show that the reader-funded or listener-funding model can work to support journalism -- from the Dublin Inquirer and The Guardian to many podcasts. To make it work for IrishCycle.com, it just needs enough people like you to believe!

Monthly subscriptions will give IrishCycle.com's journalism a dependable base of support. But please don't take free access for granted. Last year IrishCycle.com had an average of 15,800 readers per month and we know our readers include people who cycle and those who don't, politicians, officials and campaigners.

I know only a small percentage of readers will see the value of keeping this open enough to subscribe, that's the reality of the reader-funded model. But more support is needed to keep this show on the road.

The funding drive was started in November 2021 and, as of the start of June 2022, 250 readers have kindly become monthly subscribers -- thank you very much to all that have!

But currently, it's only around 1.6% of readers who subscribe. So, if you can, please join them and subscribe today via ko-fi.com/irishcycle/tiers

Cian Ginty
Editor, IrishCycle.com

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