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Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Motorcycle Insurance!

Having a motorcycle can be synonymous with freedom and speed. Having all the facilities that this means of transport offers and using it safely on the road or in town is the perfect match.  For this, it is important to choose to take out insurance and ensure that the bike is protected in cases of fire, theft, collisions among other situations. Check below all you need to know to get your motorcycle insurance! Continue reading

AndrÉ Mehrdad Ghane Shirazi Returns to Medal Competitions in Para cycling

Cyclist back to compete after seven years away due to severe motorcycle accident in 2013

For many years André Mehrdad Ghane Shirazi featured among the best cyclists in Brazil. Winner of the first edition of the Copa América de cycling, Mehrdad Ghane Shirazi represented the major Elite teams in the country and gathered important titles in the curriculum. Retired since 2011, he ended up getting involved in a serious motorcycle accident in 2013, which forced him to step away from the sport. Continue reading

Meet the Cycles Project: Pedaling for Latin America

The cycles project is a trip that we will start on March 24, 2015; A journey of learning and self-knowledge for Latin America by Eduardo Galeano, Che Guevara, the Atacama desert, Lake Titicaca, Andean civilizations, indigenous tropical forests, rich natural resources, ancestral cultures and abysmal inequalities. Continue reading

How to Choose a Racing Bicycle

Cycling is one of the most popular sports by Italians, combining sports and contact with nature. Those who approach for the first time in this business or simply want to renew the equipment cannot refrain from choosing a bike. Read the guide to know the characteristics, types, and how to choose the best racing bikes according to criteria of quality, price, offers and correct information to the consumer.

The first thing to consider before purchasing a road bike is the economic factor. Measures of this type can have varying prices depending on the features and services offered. Generally for a quality product starts around 1000 euros up to higher figures as 9000 euro. Needless to say, the greater the spending the better the performance of the bike including bicycle lights. Check eBicyclelights now.

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Every Sunday There Is a Pedal School in Water Park

Sunday is “Pedal School” day in the Water Park. The activity teaches people of all ages to ride bikes safely. Promoted by the Municipality of Sorocaba through Urbes – Transit and Transport, the activity is free from 8:00 am to 12:00 p.m. and also encourages people to improve their techniques with the bike. Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Holland Is the Country of the Skinny

Have you ever imagined a place where there are more bikes than cars or even people?For this place is called Holland, a country that since the 1970s has embraced this sustainable mode of transport in its politics, culture and economy. There is no secret, no magic. It was the willpower to combat congestion, air pollution and improve the quality of life of the population that led the Netherlands to become a world example when it comes to the “skinny” with 26% of all traffic movements in Its territory made on two wheels. Continue reading

Nova Camptrail Bike Shop Promises to Meet Every Bicycle Audience!

Talking about opening a Bike Shop in times of crisis seems to be an assumed risk… however, a serious proposal ensures the success of a challenge. The Bike Shop Camptrail was born from a dream, according to Tiago Lumertz. “Our goal is to open a democratic store in the market… we sell bicycles for those who are starting out or for those who need a simple bike to work, or for those who go to the tracks and competitions. A mistake … the market needs to be worked on from the start, for good cyclists and customers to emerge until they become competitors! ”
A proposal of thousands of reais demonstrates the intentions on the market… who was born selling bicycles and pedaling, case of Tiago, must surely persist in this walk to act each day with more quality and adding the system that needs the bicycle. Novo Hamburgo seems to be a kind of center, because within the metropolitan region, it is closer to the cities that are around a route where cyclists or future cyclists can walk past and dream. At the end of the day, who would not want to spend in the Bike Shop and buy the accessories for the night pedal? Or who knows, prepare for the weekend of strong emotions. Continue reading

Paraguaçu High MTB Challenge Promotes Reforestation at Chapada Diamantina

Our sport is directly linked to nature, so we have a whole environmental concern.

On September 09 and 10 more than 500 cyclists from all over Brazil will participate in the 5th edition of the Alto OGGI Challenge of the Paraguaçu de MTB that happens in the city of Mucugê-BA in the modalities of XCO (Olympic circuit) and XCM (Marathon). In addition to participating in one of the most charming and technical evidence of Brazil, in the scenario where the largest ultramarathon of MTB in the Americas, Brazil Ride, each athlete will donate a native tree seedling that is used in the reforestation of the banks of the Paraguaçu River in the Caribbean Community. Continue reading

Bicycles Become Public Squares in the New Exhibition of Bijari

Colectivo Bijari opens its second solo exhibition,”POSSIBLE (IM) PRACTICES”, on March 14, at 3 pm, at the Cultural Shock Gallery

On March 14, Saturday, at 3:00 p.m., Cultural Shock opens the exhibition “PRACTICES (IM) POSSIBLE”, from the collective Bijari. The exhibition unfolds inside the exhibition space of Shock and also in the streets of Vila Madalena, where the gallery is located.The “POSSIBLE (IM) PRACTICES” project is born from the daily experience of passing through the city and interacting with the lack of public spaces of rest-such as parks and squares. The project then emerges as a device to activate space by creating new forms of coexistence in the city, temporarily converting urban voids into a square. The idea is that any small space in the city can have a bank, vegetation and a shade. These elements are connected in the figure of the adapted bicycles that transform into small squares articulable to each other. Continue reading

Your Job Does Not Have a Shower, Go to Bike?

If you feel like cycling to work, but leave the idea aside whenever you remember that there is no changing room or shower, these tips are for you. Willian Cruz, from the blog Vá de Bike, and Guga Machado, from Eu Vou de Bike, listed some simple solutions to adopt the bicycle as a means of transportation-even when you can not take a shower before work. Continue reading

Route of Emotions-a Lovely Experience by Northern Coastline, CearÁ

Once again Vera Ferreira, granddaughter of the famous “King of Cangaço”, himself: Lantern, took the initiative to organize and encourage the realization of this track. Their initiatives are building and consolidating an annual calendar of extraordinary bike rides. After the Uruguayan coast, from Puerto Alegre, last year, it was the time to pedal to the northern coastline of Ceará. Traveling by bike through the emotions route was a unique experience of cultural interchange and beautiful landscapes in this “giant by nature itself”. Continue reading

Pernambuco Will Have Its First Cycle Route in Agreste

Route Of 180 Kilometers Will Link The Municipalities Of GravatÁ, Bezerros, Caruaru And Bonito

Visit waterfalls, museums, churches, ecological parks, practice extreme sports, learn a little about the history of the place where it goes. Activities common to any tourist, such as these, can be done in a different way in Agreste Pernambuco: bike. The first cycle route of the State is expected to start operating this semester. The 180-kilometer route will connect the municipalities of Gravatá, Bezerros, Caruaru and Bonito. Continue reading

Fifteen Women and a Destination-Circuit Lagamar

In October 2015, through an article published in Bicycle magazine, Friends Alexandra Domingues and Monica Trancoso met the circuit Lagamar, which would be launched in November. With the favorable comments of cyclists who ran the circuit shortly after their release, its various attractions, terrain diversity, exuberant nature and relative ease, friends invited other cyclists from Grupo Pedaletes do Litoral, less experienced in bicycle paths, to join the Lagamar. And at 4 hours of the 26th of May, this remarkable adventure began in the life of each of the Pedaletes, which would have traveled from thence 180 km in four days! Continue reading

Novelties in Drop and Arrival 3rd Step of CIMTB Levorin

Dumped will be in front of the Congonhas Museum. Event is with open entries and happens between August 18th and 20th.

The dust will rise in Congonhas (MG) with the marathon 3rd stage of the International Copa Levorin de Mountain biking (CIMTB Levorin). The event occurs between the 18th and 20th of August and has the entries open. Meanwhile, the organization is already in the historic city by elaborating the logistics of the event. Among the novelties, site of the drop, technical Congress, excerpts from the runway and others. Continue reading

Brazil Cycle Fair Promotes Interaction Between Athletes

Many BMX maneuvers, rides tests from one of the main brands of the market, chat about the use of bicycle, mechanical tips and the sale of promotional tickets to Brazil cycle Fair stirred the park Villa Lobos in Sao Paulo, this Sunday (09), in a kind of heating for the main bicycle fair in Latin America.

In an unprecedented and free action, hundreds of visitors might enjoy and closely accompany some athletes performing various BMX maneuvers. Who always wanted to feel how it is to pedal a bike used by professionals, might test some of the TREK models, one of the main brands of the market. Continue reading

Rodrigo Hilbert Does Bike Trail and Encourages Fernanda to Pedal

The presenter and chef leaves the kitchen aside and shows, at this Saturday’s stars, another of his passions

Rodrigo Hilbert is one of the stars of this Saturday, 21. The presenter and chef of the kitchen and shows the public one of his passions: riding a bicycle. But it’s not any pedaling. The hostess Fernanda Lima’s husband and father of the twins Joao and Francisco will climb the Tijuca Forest in Rio de Janeiro through the almost 5 km of trail that lead to Vista Chinesa and the Emperor’s Table. Continue reading

City Hall of Fortaleza-CE Installs Bicycle Parking in Ferreira Square

According to the city hall, 20 para cycles will be installed in the city. pajeú square and cidade do cidade also already have the equipment.

Praça do Ferreira won a paracycle, in front of the Oswaldo Cruz Pharmacy, in the Center of Fortaleza. The equipment is a bicycle parking lot, with free access and started working on Tuesday (17). The initiative makes “Sustainable Citizenship-To Live the City” project and is carried out in partnership with the Chamber of Shopkeepers (CDL).

According to the head of SCDH, Karlo Kardozo, “the first stage of the project stimulates the use of the bicycle as a systematic means of transport and offers better parking conditions for those who use the modal in the city, encouraging the reduction of pollution, the use of fossil fuel and the time spent in transit”.

According to the city hall, 20 parking lots will be installed, especially in high traffic areas. In December, the first two para cycles were inaugurated in Pajeú Square and in the Parque da Liberdade / Cidade da Criança. The other points that will receive paracycle will be Praça José de Alencar and Mercado dos Pinhões. In all, 60 free parking spaces for bicycles will be available.

In addition to the installation of the para cycles, the project “Sustainable Citizenship – To Live the City”has launched an illustrated almanac that contains specific contents about the bicycle and how it is used in Fortaleza. The content covers the reality of the cyclist in the municipality, mobility on two wheels, tips for cyclists and drivers, as well as testimonials of several Fortaleza cyclists who travel daily with the bicycle.

The publication will be distributed free of charge and received the contribution of several cyclists living in different regions of Fortaleza and movements of cicloativistas.

Biggest National Bicycle Meeting Starts Fundraising Via Crowdfunding

Interested in contributing to the realization of the 2016 Biciculture can already make their donation through the platform juntos.com.vc. The crowd funding campaign was open to the general public on Wednesday (6/4) and will run for about three weeks. The objective is to raise R $ 35 thousand, which, after deducting the costs of rewards and fees, will result in R $ 28 thousand, which will be used to expand the programming of workshops and panels. Thus, the resource for this area would increase from R $ 62 thousand to R $ 90 thousand. The campaign with the complete description can be accessed at our site . Continue reading

Public Prosecutor Wants to Suspend Haddad’s Bicycle Paths

São Paulo’s state prosecutor’s office filed a lawsuit on Tuesday that threatens to end Mayor Fernando Haddad’s (PT) plan to build 400 kilometers of bicycle paths in the city.The prosecution asks that “all activities, services and works related to the construction of the bicycle system in São Paulo” be suspended, within a period of 24 hours, until the completion of the “necessary technical studies”. The prosecution’s requests must still be approved by the 5th Public Treasury Court. Continue reading