Bulgarian Bicycle Exports Keep Rising

The volume of Bulgaria's exports of bicycles increased by more than a fifth between 2013 and 2014 to almost 819,000 units, maintaining an upward trend, Bike Europe trade journal reported on Monday.

The total value of Bulgarian bike exports also increased, exceeding EUR 108 M in 2014, or about 32% more than a year earlier, according to an article posted on

Urban Planning Ministry issues bylaw to ensure safe cycling in urban traffic

Turkey's Environment and Urban Planning Ministry has issued a bylaw to ensure safe cycling in intra-city traffic by regulating the construction of bicycle roads and stations. 

The regulation on the design and construction of bicycle roads, stations and parking lots entered into force after being published in the Official Gazette on Nov. 3. 

Women on Wheels: Women cyclists demonstrate with bikes, powder and paint

Izmir's women bring grace and style to everything they do, including public demonstrations zmir's women like to boast that they bring grace and style to everything they do, including public demonstrations. That is probably why "Chic Women's Bicycle Tour," participated by some five hundred women, may well be the most ornamented demonstration in the country.

Number of Cyclists in Sofia up by 140% in 3 Years

The number of cyclists in Sofia has gone up by around 140% over the past three years, according to data of the VeloEvolution Association.

The number of people using a bike as a primary means of getting to and from school or work has increased substantially, according to the cyclists network, as cited by the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency.

76-year-old man cycles 1,054 kilometers to see grandson

A 76-year-old man has cycled more than 1,000 kilometers from the Aegean province of ?zmir to see his grandson who is serving in the military in the Black Sea province of Ordu.

Nureddin Gönülal, 76, cycled 1,054 kilometers from ?zmir's Ödemi? district to Ordu's Ünye district, where his grandson Saadettin Sevin, 21, is doing his military service.