A long bicycle ride through beautiful countryside!

The largest Train-Bicycle Ride in Greece kicks off at 6 p.m. on Sunday at Thessaloniki Railway. Participants will load their bikes onto the train and head to Methoriako Station (Vyroneia Serron) for a ride to Kerkini Lake.

The event is aimed at promoting cycling as an alternative form of travel. Cost of participation is at 10 euros.

Egyptian female cyclists pedal for acceptance

Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal.
Every day, like for the past four years, she takes her bicycle from her 10th floor apartment and rides through the Egyptian capital, to the astonishment of bystanders.

Urban cycling promotion on Saturday

BELGRADE - A bicycle festival entitled Beograd Velograd will be held in Belgrade on June 14 with the goal of promoting urban cycling, that is cycling as a mode of transportation in the Serbian capital.

The ride will start at Trg Republike at 4 p.m. and finish at Savamala, the organisers told a news conference.