Bike box packing giving you a headache? When all you want to do is think of the flight you recently booked going somewhere warm and lovely in Europe? We've got the tips you need. Welcome to Part One of the series where we discuss all things bike packing. Read on for advice on how to get your cycle travel-ready.
Maybe you've recently landed in Barcelona with a bike bag full of goodies. Or perhaps you're staying here a while and finally you got your hands on a new shiny bicycle. Either way, you've got your foot on the pedal and you're looking around rather excited. You notice...a bike path painted...red?, a small traffic light flashing...a green bike shape?, a cyclists whistling away riding on...the pavement?! Are there any rules around here?
To Bicing or not to Bicing? Fascinated by the Spanish cycling ways but in a...
Discover the dazzling shores outside the city walls, enjoy heavenly food at the foot of a hilltop lookout and or learn local history and earn a view of the Port!
Thinking about taking your bike with you on your flight? Need some help deciphering your airline's policies on bicycle transport? Cannot find the prices on their website? Unsure how the bike needs to be packed? Worry no more, we've got you covered. Continue reading Part Two of the series for rates, rules and regulations for travelling with your bicycle. We analyse the largest European airlines – Ryanair, EasyJet, Lufthansa, British Airways and Air France – for flights within Europe.
Barcelona City Council is pushing ahead with its ambitious 2013/ 2018 Urban Mobility Plan. It is a large 5 year framework which focuses on smart, healthy and fair transportation in Barcelona. It is also, according to the City Council, very important for the quality of life of Barcelona's residents. So what does the Urban Mobility Plan (UMP) mean exactly? That Barcelona is forgetting cars and focusing on cyclists.
Ever wake up in spring when it's still grey outside and walk quietly through the house trying to adjust a thousand belts and straps so they would not get in the way? And yet you're not annoyed in the slightest, you're very happy in fact, because you love your daily bicycle commute to school. You wonder though...
The region of Catalonia enjoys a Mediterranean climate with long hot summers and mild winters. The warm months offer plenty of sunshine - more than 10 hours a day – and rainclouds only make an appearance on the blue horizon about 15 days per year. Here, clear blue skies reign overhead almost everyday. So before you set off exploring on your bike, put those shades on!
The year 2017 marks 25 years since the Olympic Games of 1992 in Barcelona which changed the city forever. The promotional campaign of the city council was launched with such an eagerness that the number of people who volunteered to assist at the Games beat all previous Olympics.
For the last thirty years, democratic Catalan institutions have attempted to protect and promote the use of Catalan. This linguistic normalisation signified a multitude of campaigns and initiatives encouraging the use of the language. You can even go to free classes in the summer now!