Podkrimski pustni karneval 2020, 22 February. Ig, Slovenia.
Bike sharing for sightseeing The start of Cycling Festival Europe was also the start of four new thematic cycling routes through Ljubljana and the campaign Cycle2Heritage, both initiatives to let people discover the city by bike. No better way to discover a city than by bike, especially Ljubljana. It takes just one hour to visit most… Continue reading Ljubljana in one hour by shared Bicikelj bike
There are currently 227 teams with Slovenian employees riding a bike to work for the Bring Happiness to Work Pripelji sreco v sluzbo bike campaign. This campaign is supported by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Slovenia and is part of Cycling Festival Europe. Although the cycling infrastructure in Ljubljana is far from ideal, the bike is… Continue reading The proof; bike beats car
The big difference between Dutch and Slovenian cycling infrastructure is not that there is much more cycling infrastructure in the Netherlands. The difference is a fundamental one, Dutch cycling infrastructure is made for cyclists, Slovenian cycling infrastructure is made for motorists. While in the Netherlands bike paths are meant to give cyclists a faster and safer… Continue reading Slovenia and the bike unfriendly bike path
From Thursday 28 to Sunday 31 August Ljubljana hosted the World Cycling Championships for amateurs. Some personal conclusions from the championships: Amateurs take their cycling much more serious than professionals. You are never too old to: - Ride the newest and most expensive bikes - Suffer - Fall - Fight - Win - Ride fast… Continue reading In Black-and-White: Conclusions of the Amateur World Championships
Last Friday I had a memorable ride with the Turkish-Dutch actress Funda Müjde in and around Ljubljana. We are both raised in Zaandam, the Netherlands, and we both share a passion; riding a bike. Below more on Funda and her adventure where I was very briefly part of.