World Bicycle Day 2018
Bicycle is a popular way of transport. Doesn't harm the environment and builds comminuty. There is nothing better than riding a bicycle with your friends. You can discover wonderful new places and at the end of the day you can get a well-deserved reward, a fresh lemonade or a delicious meal.
Improved facts: If you chooce bicycle instead of car you can spare the environment from 250 g of CO, which is responsible for the greenhause effect. Did you know that bicycle manufactures provides 3 times more jobs than car manufacrures and boost the steel industry?
“The evidence of cycling delivering on the Global Goals is there. With this momentum we hope to get greater acknowledgement of cycling by governments and international institutions worldwide. The observance by the UN of a World Bicycle Day would be strong support towards better awareness of the potential the use of the bicycle has for the achievement of the Global Goals." professed by Bernhard Ensink, secreatary general of European Cycling Alliance and UN World Bicycle Day.
Bicycle is that kind of transport wich is good for everyone, the old and the young, women and men. It is a tool for create the gender equality, moreover a safe way of transport.
The global twitter campaign is under construction which helps to create bicycle community and encourage people to grab a bicycle on the 28th of April. Use #WorldBicycleDay hashtag in your posts.
If you would like to participate in a bike test join to the competitor of the Athens Bike Weekend on 6 and 7 May in the city center which include the 24th Athens Bicycle Round and the st Athens International Criterium. The 24th Athens Bicycle Round will be organised on Sunday, May 7. It stars at 10 am at central Syntagma square, this is a 13 km route. At 10.15 another race starts for children and persons with disabilities at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Amalias Avenue.
Written by: Ágnes Illés