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WATCH: Critical Mass cycling protest bopping around Dublin

WATCH: The second of the revived Critical Mass cycling protest rides took place last Friday.

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Back in July while speaking to IrishCycle.com, Peter Collins, a volunteer at I Bike Dublin said: “The aim is to bring Dublin back into the CritcialMass movement after its absence for some years. The #IBIKEBop rides highlighted the diversity of people who cycle in Dublin and that they are likeminded in wanting more infrastructure and safer infrastructure across the city as well as enjoying a bit of craic.”

Read more from that article in July here, or watch the videos from Friday below:

https://twitter.com/fid_ous/status/1431323222142824450

https://twitter.com/costellochris/status/1431344297039835143

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