Three Countries Introduce their Countries by Bike
The embassies of the United States and the Netherlands present their views on the social, financial, environmental and political aspects of cycling. Countries where bicycle is a popular mode of transport, improving citizens’ quality of life and driving economic growth, share their experiences and practices, as well as their strategies for the future, as well as major new bicycle-related technical breakthroughs and cycling events.
Wednesday 19/09 | 19.00-21.00
The electric bike is the future of cycling; it is an excellent choice for fitness, fun, as well as transport. Visitors will have the opportunity to try e-bikes on SNFCC’s bike lane under real-life conditions.
An open invitation to experience first-hand a selection of state-of-the-art electric bikes, as well as an opportunity to revisit how we move around in the city.
Tuesday 18/09 and Thursday 20/9 | 17.00-21.00
EuroVelo: Investing in Cycling Tourism
EuroVelo is a network of 15 – and counting – cycling routes that connect Europe on a 50,000km bike lane. EuroVelo’s instigator, German MEP Michael Cramer, discusses the concept and the opportunities provided by the network for the countries it connects. Cities for Cycling, EuroVelo’s national coordinator for Greece, presents the Greek network strategy, opportunities and prospects. An open discussion will follow.
Friday 21/09 | 18:00 – 20:00
Bike Tune-Up Workshop
Cyclists are invited to ride their bikes to the SNFCC for a free bicycle workshop by qualified pros in a suitably equipped area.
Learn how to look after your bike, how to change a tire, how to use your gears efficiently, how to fine-tune breaks and what is the culprit for annoying creaks. This workshop is for the whole family and for adults and everything you will need to know in order to care for your bike, including road safety, you will learn it from biking specialists.
Saturday 22/09 | 16.30-20.30