Free city cycling tours in Józsefváros!

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Join us on any of the following dates: August 9, August 13, August 29, September 11, September 18 or September 24. Registration: reszvetel@jozsefvaros.hu

The Municipality of Józsefváros, in cooperation with the Cycling Club, will organizes six cycling tours in August and September 2021 for people 1) who like riding a bike but have not yet dared to try it in the streets of Budapest and 2) who already cycle in the city but would like to gain more routines on more difficult routes.

Let’s cycle together in Józsefváros! Please bring your own bike or let us know if you need help. Children are also welcome on the tours.

DATES IN AUGUST (for beginner and intermediate cyclists):

Monday, August 9, 2021: 6-8pm

Friday, August 13. 2021: 5-7pm

Sunday, August 29, 2021: 12-2pm

DATES IN SEPTEMBER (for intermediate and experienced cyclists):

Saturday, September 11, 2021: 3-5pm

Saturday, September 18, 2021: 10am-12pm

Friday, September 24, 2021: 4-6pm

ROUTE OF TOURS IN AUGUST (for beginner and advanced cyclists):

Meeting point: Horváth Mihály tér, under ’The Lamp’

Horváth Mihály tér – Baross utca – Kálvin tér – Múzeum utca – Bródy Sándor utca – Rákóczi tér/the opened Bacsó Béla utca – Mátyás tér – Kálvária tér – Orczy-kert - Teleki László tér – II. János Pál pápa tér (approx. 10 km)

Questions you will get answers to on these rides:

- Where to ride a bike within the lane?

- Can we ride a bike on the sidewalk?

- What does right-hand rule mean?

- How to ride a bike in a one-way street?

- How to lock our bike in order to keep it safe?

- How to ride a bike through the railway/tram tracks?

After the great success of City Cycling Tours by the Hungarian Cycling Club last year, this year we will cycle in the streets of Józsefváros following a new route with a qualified leader touching almost all larger squares.

The events are free but subject to registration.

The maximum number of participants is 20/25.

ROUTE OF TOURS IN SEPTEMBER (for advanced and experienced cyclists):

Meeting point: Rákóczi tér/Bacsó Béla utca

The opened Bacsó Béla utca – Nagykörút – Rákóczi út – II. János Pál pápa tér – Déri Miksa utca – Baross utca – Üllői út – Korányi Frigyes utca – Orczy út – Szeszgyár (approx. 9 km)

This program crosses more difficult routes by bike in Józsefváros and is intended for people who have already participated in City Cycling or ride their bike bike regularly in the city. We will take a route leading through roads like Rákóczi út, Üllői út and Orczy út. A qualified trainer will explain the techniques of proper and safe lane change, by-passing and turning.

The program is free but subject to registration.

The maximum number of participants is 20/25.

REGISTRATION

Registration is possible until 6pm on the day before each event (please use the registration form below). If you miss the registration, call us at +36-20-381-8996 so that we can let you know whether we have available place(s).

The registration form is available here: https://forms.gle/BmruGVeYCADrzxMZ7

More information: Office of Community Participation, reszvetel@jozsefvaros.hu

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