Virgin Media Business Cycling Challenge

Virgin Media Business Cycling Challenge

Our proud sponsor of the challenge, Virgin Media Business, are championing a healthier, sustainable way, of getting around Dublin


On the back of most Covid-19 restrictions being lifted from the 22nd of October 2021 onwards, our now 5 month old Dublin Cycling Buddy (DCB) app is kicking off the Virgin Media Business Cycling Challenge to encourage climate action and sustainable travel!

Challenge Details

  • This challenge gives users of the app the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes throughout the month-long competition.
    • 27 days worth of prizes, dished out every week, based on meeting that week’s challenge criteria, and being raffled as a winner. Prizes include:
      8 x Lazer Compact Helmets
      8 x Grip Grab Knitted Waterproof Gloves
      6 x Bookman Curve Lights – Front
      5 x U lock Kryptonite Keeper – Sold Secure Bronze
  • In addition to that, we’ll be having a grand prize of a Tern Link C8 Folding Bike, and 2 runner up prizes of 250 EUR vouchers up for grabs by the end of the competition!
  • All prizes are fully sponsored by Virgin Media Business Ireland, where winners must collect in person at Rothar, 167 Phibsboro Road, Dublin 7, D07 KP96

What Do I Have To Do?

  1. If you haven’t already downloaded the DCB app, head on down to to give it a go!
  2. Look out for the ‘Current Challenges’ tab in the DCB app (see below screenshots)
  3. Keep up with the weekly and grand prize challenge requirements


About the Challenge and DCB:

Alison Gilliland, Lord Mayor of Dublin said:I’m delighted to see the continued growth of the Dublin Cycling Buddy app since its summer launch! This Dublin City Council Smart Dublin challenge with Virgin Media Business will help introduce it to a whole new group of current and soon to be cyclists, particularly those returning to offices, schools, and campuses.”

Aidan D’Arcy, Director of Business at Virgin Media Ireland said: “Virgin Media Business is an advocate for cleaner and more sustainable ways for people to get around and partnering with Smart Dublin and their Dublin Cycling Buddy app reinforces our commitment to promoting healthier and more environmentally friendly modes of transport, as many of us start returning to our places of work and education.

“I’m so excited to see more and more people take up cycling and using the new Dublin Cycling Buddy App and, with great prizes to be won as part of the Virgin Media Business Cycling Challenge, there’s never been a better time to start cycling.”

and finally,

Mary Rose Burke, CEO, Dublin Chamber of Commerce said: “We’re delighted that active travel is being encouraged in this challenge for both climate action and health reasons. Workers returning to the office will be able to take full advantage of Dublin Cycling Buddy to find more convenient routes to take.”

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