22 Sep 2016
Coca-Cola Zero, the National Transport Authority and the four city councils of Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway have come together to celebrate the many thousands of persons who choose to cycle in our cities, especially for commuting to work or education. The events will take place on Thursday September 22nd 2016, which is celebrated across European Cities as “In Town Without My Car” (or “Car Free”) day.
Celebrating our Cyclists
The numbers of persons
It takes a lot of people to spread happiness around the world and so we’ve partnered a number of organisations to help achieve our goals. Many challenges we face require collaboration among institutions at both global and local levels, and the joint expertise of our partners both inspires and enables us to do far more than we could alone.
So whether we’re addressing sustainability, the environment or public health, we’ve got a friend in each area.
Last year proved to be a big year for cycling as more than 4.5 million journeys were taken on Coca-Cola Zero Bikes, and by the end of the year more than 74,000 people had subscribed to the scheme.
Four new Coca-Cola Zero Bikes schemes were successfully established by the National Transport Authority in Cork, Galway and Limerick by 2015, and by Belfast City Council in 2015, contributing to the surge in cycling. They follow in the footsteps of the
16 Feb 2016
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - Statistics compiled today show that the surge in cycling is set to continue, with four new Coca-Cola Zero Bikes schemes successfully established by the National Transport Authority in Cork, Galway and Limerick by 2015 and by Belfast City Council in 2015. The new city schemes follow in the footsteps of the well-established Dublin scheme, developed by Dublin City Council as part of a broader civic amenity scheme with JCDecaux
The key to leading an active, healthy lifestyle is energy balance. It’s weighing up the calories we eat and drink (energy in) against the calories we burn off through exercise (energy out). In other words, keeping an eye on your BMI (Body Mass Index).
We’re doing our best to help people achieve energy balance and enjoy our drinks as part of their everyday meal plan. That means a sensible, balanced diet, proper hydration and regular exercise. It involves
We're committed to being an active member of our local communities, and to making a positive difference through our involvement in various programmes, including Coca-Cola Zero Bikes, Thank You Fund and Sport for LIFE.
There are a number of ways we're getting people active and encouraging active, healthy lifestyles through sport across Ireland.
With the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund we grant €125,000 annually to community-based sports and activity programmes.
We have also helped expand public bike-sharing schemes across the country withCoca-Cola Zero Bikes. Our investment doubled the number of stations in Dublin, and introduced new schemes
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The atmosphere changed when Seán Kelly arrived to take part in the 2015 Cork to Galway Charity Cycle in partnership with Coca-Cola Zero Bikes on Friday the 19th of June. Excited looks were exchanged between the 70 amateur cyclists who were taking part. Several had autograph books at the ready and many more posed for photographs. Virtually all of them had vivid memories of watching this former professional road racer in action during his 1980s heyday.
19 Jun 2015
The 2015 Cork to Galway Cycle, in aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research, will finish in style in Eyre Square Galway on Saturday 20th June 2015
More than 100 dedicated cyclists will set out on the 200km cycle from Cork City Hall on Friday 19th June 2015 and the official cycle sponsors Coca-Cola Zero Bikes will offer free annual subscriptions for the recently launched public bike sharing scheme to families, friends and supporters who turn out to cheer