Do you know
how to cycle
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people cycle around Barcelona every day to go to work or their studies. City bike rental service Bicing and the extension of bike lanes have boosted cycling, with bicycle use rising
between 2014 and 2019. Nevertheless, cycling only represents 2,6% of daily journeys inside the cities.
In Copenhague, the European cycling capital,
of travel is done by bike, and the city wants to reach
in 2050, by what time it aims to have become carbon neutral.
Here, the RACC HolaBICI community aims to promote green mobility in cities. To this purpose, it has written a manifesto to place cycling at the centre of the agenda for future urban mobility. Sign it and give cycling a boost.
Do you know how to cycle around?
Answer: On the side of the rim, you will find the appropriate pressure for each kind of tyre. It is usually between 30 and 50 for a mountain bike and 80 and 130 for a road bike.
Punts Bici are free open spaces equipped with the tools to carry out small repairs and maintenance of your bicycle, such as changing or pumping up the tyres, tighten screws or fix a puncture. There are 13 Punts Bici RACC spread around different FGC train stations and town and cities across Catalonia (Barcelona, Girona, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Rubí i Badalona). Recommended maximum and minimum pressure is indicated on the side of all bike tyres. Each user may decide within this range, depending on their own weight and whether they are transporting a load on their bike.
Answer: Electric bikes’ autonomy ranges from around 15-20 km for urban bikes to up to 100 km in premium e-bikes.
La Bikepedia is the first virtual encyclopaedia on electric bicycles which offers practical information and technical assessments of over 1.000 models on the market according to different categories: recreational, for short distances in urban environments, for frequent use over medium distances or to transport children, among others.
Answer: From 19,50€ per month, through a long-term bike rental you can have a bike for yourself and, if it breaks down or gets stolen, we will offer you the best solution so that you can continue cycling.
Taking out a monthly subscription for goods or a service is becoming ever more common across Europe. This model has now made its way to the world of bikes. RACC HolaBICI Easy, in collaboration with Kleta, allows you to enjoy the freedom of cycling with none of the worries.
Answer: Right now, there are 1.509 km of bike lanes in Barcelona.
CityTrips RACC is the first mobile app that shows all the possibilities for getting around Barcelona: from metro and bus options to motorbikes, bicycles and shared scooters. It is also the ideal companion for those who love cycling, as it shows all the city's bike lanes and cycle paths, public bike racks where you can park your bike safely and private parking spaces.
Answer: According to RACC’s 3rd Urban Cyclist survey, 28% of cyclists (almost 3 in 10) have had a scare while on their bikes in the last year.
RACC offers global assistance for cyclists: health, mechanic, juridical and civil responsibility.
Answer: Using a helmet is compulsory for all under-16s at all times. Over-16s are exempt within cities and towns.
Move well! Play & Learn is an interactive virtual game directed at children aged between 6 and 12 to build confidence and autonomy around mobility in a way that is both responsible and respectful of the environment. It is free and is accompanied by didactic guides, news stories and educational resources for schools and families.