[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBHeiMNZ62c] Beirut Cyclehack, The Chain Effect and CyclingCircle, three entities that promote urban cycling in Lebanon, are organizing a campaign to promote cycling in Beirut on May 17, 2017. The Bike to work or university campaign is an international event that has the aim of encouraging people to commute to their workplace or university by bicycle. Since there are many heavily congested urban areas in Lebanon, there is a great benefit if more people start cycling instead of using other means of transportation. The campaign in 2017 will encourage people to experience cycling to work. Don’t worry if you do not have a bike! Just rent a bike for free from any of the participating bike shops for the purpose of the event starting May 16th at 5PM. There are 8 participating bike shops across Lebanon:
Beirut and its suburbs:
The Bike Kitchen – Beirut Cyclo Sport – Gemmayze Bike Zone – Hazmieh Bike Generation – Tohwita
The Bike Shop – El Mina
Routes – Colonel
Rush Energy – Fouad Chehab Parking
Get a free filter coffee on your way to work while commuting by bicycle from Cafe Younes – Hamra, anytime before 10:00 AM!
For a chance to win one of three $100 gift vouchers from Maison Du Ski:
Upload a creative picture of yourself while commuting to work with the hashtag #MaisonDuSkiB2W
For a chance to win one of two $135 gift vouchers from G spa:
Upload a creative picture of yourself while commuting to work with the hashtag #GSpaB2W Winners will be chosen based on the creativity of the picture and its relevance to the #BikeToWorkLebanon campaign. For more information, check out the event’s
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