- CYCLIS BIKE LEASE: FIRST AND ONLY BIKE LEASING COMPANY WITH ITS OWN FLEET OF REPLACEMENT BIKES
That Cyclis Bike Lease is innovative was already clear when it pioneered bike leasing in 2014. The company is now showing its innovative side again by being the first bike leasing company to come up with its own fleet of replacement bikes.
- RIDLEY PRESENTS A CUSTOM DESIGN FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPION MICHAEL VANTHOURENHOUT
A champion’s jersey deserves a special bike. That’s why Ridley immediately went to work in their own paint shop after Michael Vanthourenhout’s new European title.
- A PICTURE IN THE INBOX
Sometimes messages and pictures end up in your inbox that you save after reading because they are interesting and so that you can work with them later. A member of our tour club is an international truck driver. On Sunday mornings during our weekly ride, I invariably ask him where he has been the past ...
- MAGAZINE ABOUT HISTORICAL CYCLING HEROES
Etappe is the annual historical-themed cycling magazine from KOERS, the museum of cycling. This time, #9 2023 of the magazine focuses on cycling collections.
- EBIKE. THE ORIGINAL BECOMES ADVANCED EBIKE
“Moving people – that moves us! Encouraging them to take paths they might not have taken on their own. Motivating them by bringing them closer to their goal. Giving them pleasure, in nature, in town or village and above all in complete independence.” That is the philosophy that was behind the German company EBIKE.DAS ORIGINAL ...
- VELOFOLLIES FINALLY BACK!
The cycling enthusiast had to sit on his hunger for a long time, but after 2 years of absence Velofollies is finally back on January 20, 21 and 22, 2023 in Kortrijk Xpo. The 15th edition of this high mass for cycling promises to be a top edition. Velofollies again presents a full house with ...
- WILLY VAN MALDERGHEM IMMORTALIZED IN GAVERE
Fifty years ago, the then Gaverling Willy Van Malderghem was “le roi des paves” according to the French l’Equipe Cyclisme Magazine. Indeed, he was the inspirer of the wet and windy 70th edition of Paris-Roubaix on April 16, 1972.
- A CHANCE TO WIN AN ELECTRIC BIKE EVERY WEEK ALL SUMMER LONG
An electric bike will get you into any summer bar. But there are only five Flemish summer bars where you can win an electric bicycle. Cyclis Bike Lease is raffling off one Batavus Packd Ego Plus worth €2,150 each week in a different summer bar until September 4.
- TRIBUTE ON A TRAFFIC CIRCLE IN BREDENE
Since March 5, 2016, three cyclists have been honored on a traffic circle on the Breeweg in Bredene. They are the local cycling gods Charles Verkeyn, Oscar Goethals and Marcel Seynaeve. In unveiling the large bicycle placed in front of the men, Mayor Steve Vandenberghe said, “There may come a time when our children and ...
- BREDA SHOWS ITS CYCLING HISTORY IN A SPECIAL WAY
You know them, the gray utility boxes that pop up here and there in the streetscape. And they are usually not pearls. For graffiti sprayers an ideal opportunity to ’embellish’ them with their tags. To prevent that, the cabinets are increasingly given a creative dressing.
- IS BICYCLE REIMBURSEMENT BECOMING THE NORM IN THE CORPORATE WORLD?
During the corona crisis, bicycle sales skyrocketed, both for classic and electric bikes. The use of shared bicycles also increased. In parallel, many sectors recently started granting bicycle compensation or increased the amount for employees who use bicycles for their commute.
- CYCLING PROMINENTLY FEATURED IN BELGIAN PAVILION AT EXPO 2020 IN DUBAI
After a one-year postponement due to the corona crisis, the World Expo was held in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) from October 1 to March 31 last year. The Belgian pavilion was located in the Mobility District. And what suited this better than bicycles.
- TIDY UP OR KEEP?
Everyone has those phases in their lives when they start cleaning up. A person tends to keep a lot and you have to wonder what will happen to your archives, in this case cycling archives, when you have exchanged the present for the eternal. That’s why it’s a good idea to make a clean sweep ...
- GOD IS DEAD
Before us is a new book that tells of the rise and fall of Frank Vandenbroucke. It is not the first book published about VDB and it will probably not be the last. From whatever angle you look at his life he is and remains an interesting man. Inimitable in all areas of his life. ...
- NOSTALGIA FOR LE BALAI IN LAPALUD
The largely behind us corana restrictions were not to everyone’s disadvantage. Suddenly there comes time for other things, such as for us editors clearing and organizing your archives. The danger is that you suddenly come across things that had already disappeared from your memory. You start reading and time flies through your fingers. As a ...
- CENTER ROUND OF FLANDERS PRESENTS SECOND EDITION ‘THE STYXX’
An unknown (ex-)pro rider. One bike. A time. With that slogan, the Centrum Ronde van Vlaanderen launches its second edition of The Styxx on Saturday, March 26.
- RIDE GREEN GIRO
Ever more sustainable – for the seventh consecutive year, the Giro d ‘Italia will “ride green”. This makes the Giro the only world-class cycling event with low environmental impact as one of its core priorities. Ride Green, the sustainability project aimed at protecting the areas through which riders cycle by means of separate waste collection, ...
- #ICYCLETOWORK CAMPAIGN
Cyclis Bike Lease is launching the fourth edition of the #ikfietsnaarhetwerk campaign. The message to all employees is: Sign up now and cycle with us on Thursday, April 28. Register via ikfietsnaarhetwerk.be
- BOSCH DRIVES THE ALL AROUND EMTB RACE 2022
The e-mountain bike stage race through Valle d’Aosta between July 5 and 9 has announced its parcous with BOSCH eBike Systems as title sponsor.
- FREDDY MAERTENS AS A PAINTING
A bust and bicycle route already has the two-time world champion (Ostuni 1976 and Prague 1981) in his hometown of Lombardsijde (municipality of Middelkerke). But on the occasion of his seventieth birthday on Feb. 13, his hometown of Roeselare surprised him with a mural.
- ON THE PEDALS WITH TEAM JUMBO-VISMA’S NEW CYCLING ROUTES
The new Service Koers at De Brand business park in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (Het Zuiderkruis 23) is the starting point for three new cycling routes. The Cycle Route TJV 100 (km)provides a nice challenge for the sporty cyclist or e-biker.
- ITALIAN BIKE FESTIVAL MOVES
The Italian Bike Festival 2021 edition, held last September in Rimini, attracted more than 30,000 visitors. There were more than 400 brands and 230 companies that made the fair one of the top shows in Europe. Impressive numbers that continue to grow, underscoring the “boom” the cycling world is currently experiencing.
- THE GRANFONDO STELVIO SANTINI TURNS TEN!
The Granfondo Stelvio Santini is one of the most famous granfondos in Italy. And as soon as you hear that it includes the Mortirolo and the Stelvio, you know why. This is one of the most beautiful and imaginative granfondos on our globe. This GF deeply breathes Italian cycling in and out.
- BICYCLE POSITIONING GOES FAR BEYOND MERE MEASUREMENT
The correct position on a bicycle is determined by several factors and is different for each individual. The bike should be adapted to the rider and not the other way around. Everyone has different ambitions and the physiology of each rider is different, therefore an ultra personal approach is the requirement.
- MERIDA AND JACK’S ART SERIES III
Sports bike brand Merida and Jack Liemburg recently launched a third series of paintings. The now internationally renowned painter Jack has used photographs taken of the Bahrain-Mclaren team last year and this year. The UCI World Tour team that continued this year under the name Bahrain-Victorious has achieved great successes in various races and ...
- EXPERIENCE BRITTANY WITH OUR EDITOR
The Tour de France is coming up again! Everyone involved in cycling is looking forward to it. The images come into your living room or vacation home. Even better is to have a spot along the course and soak up the real atmosphere although in this corona time that is again not possible for everyone. ...
- GIRO D’ITALIA BOOK BY OUR EDITOR
For more than a decade he has been writing for “Cyclelive Magazine,” now a book by him has been published. Teus Korporaal has delved into the history of the Giro d ‘Italia and made an overview of all the firsts of the Italian round. His book was titled: E E R S T E.