OUR BIKESTER MAGAZINE
2020 was a tremendous year for cycling: a record number of people started riding and, thanks to that, can now get about more quickly and have more fun doing so than ever before. In this issue, we explore what can help continue this exciting trend: whether that's better infrastructure, going on exciting bike tours or bringing the right food with you. Let's enjoy as many places as possible by bike in 2021!
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TO WORK. AT WORK. FOR WORK.
What if your bike was more than just a means of getting to work? As it turns out, your bicycle can also enrich your working day – even if you're not using it to deliver anything. Three people tell us why their bikes are indispensable for their jobs.
EUROPEAN CYCLING INFRASTRUCTURE DONE RIGHT!
More and more people are swapping their cars and public transport passes for bikes. The rise of the e-bike and a greater awareness of the environmental impact of our lifestyles isn't just changing how we get to work – it's also affecting urban planning.
E-BIKING THROUGH EUROPE
Carolin Desirée Töpfer travelled from Berlin to Budapest via the Czech Republic and Austria, before crossing Poland and the Baltics to finish in Tallinn. Even though many things were uncertain in 2020, she was determined to move forward, no matter what.
RIDESSENTIALS: MUST-PACK ITEMS FOR EVERYDAY RIDERS
We took a look into the bags of an e-biker, city commuter and gravel bike rider. What's essential for every ride, what do they bring along for emergencies and what's their ultimate luxury item?
FROM BACKFLIPS TO AFTER-WORK LAPS
Freestyle BMX is an 'extreme' sport, whereas gravel biking is all about enjoyment, relaxation and peace. So, why has reigning German BMX champion Daniel Tünte swapped his protective gear for lycra and started dreaming of bikepacking?
FROM STUTTGART TO STELVIO
Is it possible to ride non-stop from the Votec headquarters in Stuttgart to the heart of the Alps? The launch of the new Votec VRC, an all-road bike with serious long-distance potential, provided the ideal opportunity to give it a shot.