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Dear BaltiCCyclists!

Well, that was fast: After a nice cold winter with down to -20C it’s now wet and grey around Zero. Will the winter come back once more? Who knows… Despite of any of the conditions we’re cycling, our Winter Cyclists’ club is meeting and we’re preparing for the spring anyways… So here, after a while, some news: New Bike Map Latvia; Personal experiences on Cycling in Latvia; more free publications available for download on shop.balticcycle.eu Available for a short time: Cycle Map Estonia BaltiCCycle expedition…

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Newsletter ; Daugava river

Well, I’m just working on a newsletter, during the recent 16 month I was mainly occupied with childcare 🙂 Then I got this e-mail. So, if you have some impressions to share, you’re always welcome iki Frankas   Hallo Frankas,   Today I found on my computer a bunch of BaltiCCycle newsletters. It is some time ago that I received one for the last time. I hope all is well with you and your bicycle shop.   In spring 2014 I cycled with my sun…

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New Bike Map Latvia!

On the tourism fair  “Adventur” in Vilnius I’ve found e  new cycling map for Latvia. It is just a very non detailed overview map, but at least it unites local and long distance routes (such as the  EuroVelo-Routes). Available for free download on shop.balticcycle.eu http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/en/latvia-maps-tours-information/98-latvia-bike-map-2015.html   This Latvia Bikemap is a unique first-edition, which combines the best Latvian signposted cycling routes and Greenways, highlighting the uniqueness, cultural and natural heritage of Vidzeme, Kurzeme, Zemgale and Latgale regions. Vidzeme Tourism Association has prepared this map for…

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New in the web shop

Since 2015 we are adding FREE publications for download to our web shop  shop.balticcycle.eu. For security reasons we ask you to register. Despite of this you’re welcome to purchase the Old fashioned paper maps 😉 GPS tracks are getting more and more available on www.balticcycle.eu/routes Newly available (if I’ll have some time I’ll add more detailed descriptions): http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/en/8-free-publications-available-for-download In English: Zemgale. Cycle routes. booklet… Kurzeme. Cycle routes. booklet… Seacoast cycle trail Vidzeme. Cycle routes. booklet… Tour de LatEst Guide in English Lithuania – selected bicycle… A…

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BaltiCCycle-Expedition: London – Rio de Janeiro (Feb.-Aug. 2016)!

“From London to Rio de Janeiro” 4th Olympic Expedition  The Honour Patronage – Polish Olympic Committee  2016.02.17-05.08 http://www.bicycle.pl/content/view/469/533/  London, United Kingdom 02.17-18 – Trinidad and Tobago 02.19-26 – Venezuela 02.27-03.17 – Brazil State: Roraima 03.18-24 – Guyana 03.25-04.08 – Suriname 04.09-15 – French Guiana 04.16-23 – Brazil States: Anapa, Para, Maranhoa, Piaul, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Pernambuko, Alagoas, Sergipe, Bahia, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro 04.24-08.05  9223 km by bike  Route day by day Map Registration Form | Conditions of Participation  …

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Eesti – Estonia – Estland

A general presentation “Estonia is a paradise for cyclists” claims Rein Lepik, the president of Vänta Aga cycling club in the city of Tartu. The good news: In Estonia there is a completely signed bicycle network: overview map (chlick here) See as well the seperate web page (unfortunately not often revised) www.bicycle.ee For the main routes there is a route description in Englishshop.balticcycle.eu The route descriptions and the cycle map from Estonia you may purchase via our web shop balticcycle.eu/shop The main cycling targets in…

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Information on the BaltiCCycle Expeditions 2015

On this place we inform about the expeditions which are hold since 2003 under the name of "Balticcycle" as well. They are organised by a Polish-Lithuanian team.  Dear BaltiCCycle members, While waiting for a Merry Christmas and New 2015 Year to come we would like to share with you the BaltiCCycle news and nearest plans. 1. The registration for BC2015 "An Eye on Morocco"; ride is going on the GMPR site http://www.bicycle.lt/en/main/tours.bc2015-morocco and has just started on the CROTOS site – more http://www.bicycle.pl/content/view/427/487/ and the…

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BaltiCCycle.eu Newsletter 2014/12 (Copy)

Dear BaltiCCyclists! / Every year is a new adventure. So here a a review of 2014 – and a forecast for 2015! A Happy New Year!   From Vilnius, Lithuania Yours  Veronika, Frankas and Little Jonas Kulikauskas (Wurft)  info@velovilnius.lt Tel. +370 674 12123 FAX: +370-5-2784074 . http://www.facebook.com/BaltiCCycle www.balticcycle.eu http://www.facebook.com/VilniusBikeTours www.velovilnius.lt Read more. ESTONIA /1/ Bit by bit, the bicycle infrastructure is getting better. New bicycle pathes (I’ve seen some of them on Saaremaa Island and in Tallinn) make the national bicycle network better and safer and prove,…

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Balticcycle-Expeditions 2014

Dear BaltiCCyclists, This is not April Fools' Day! We announce registration to the nearest expeditions in the 2014 season on Lithuanian and Polish sites: 1. BaltiCCycle Balkanica, Or the Western Balkans, from July 19 to September 4, 48 days through 9 countries (Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, Greece). We will cross borders 15 times! The start in Salzburg, the finish in Corfu. To get more info, click: LT site: Description (http://www.bicycle.lt/en/main/tours.bc2014-balkanai), Program (http://www.bicycle.lt/en/main/tours.bc2014-balkanai/route), Registration (http://www.bicycle.lt/en/main/tours.bc2014-balkanai/registration), Conditions (http://www.bicycle.lt/en/main/tours.bc2014-balkanai/conditions), Arrival info, (maps…

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(Deutsch) Newsletter 2013/12 [DE]

Newsletter 2013/12 [DE]   Liebe BaltiCCyclisten! Seit März gab es keinen "ordentlichen" BaltiCCycle-Rundbrief mehr. Und so kommt dieser Newsletter kurz bevor Weihnachten über uns herein bricht. Natürlich ist seit dem – wie immer – viel passiert. Die wichtigste persönliche Änderung schlägt sich in der Änderung meines Nachnamens nieder (ich habe geheiratet). So hat sich vieles in meinem Leben geändert. Doch die Fahrräder bleiben. Also hier ein Überblick der Dinge die sich im vergangenen Jahr getan haben. Unten ausführliche Nachrichten zu: Was hat sich in Vilnius und…

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[LV4 (LV1b)] Zemgale: The South / der Süden

  [LV1b] Zemgale: The South / der Süden  {{picLV1b}} Here I will add some basic information on the part to Latvia South of Riga. on the one hand it is a region full of history with the famous castles of Jelgava, Rundale and Bauska, on the other hand the territory is flat and not very interesting for cycling. Und hier kommt was auf Deutsch hin   Basically, we would go south from Riga to Bauskas, Panevezys, Ukmerge and Vilnius. We don’t really want to go…

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4. BALTICCYCLE EXPEDITIONS 2014 + review 2013

.   BALTICCYCLE EXPEDITIONS 2014 + review 2013  DIE BALTICCYCLE EXPEDITIONEN 2014 + Rückblick 2013 (auf Englisch) The BaltiCCycle expeditions are organised by an international group of cycle enthusiasts.   Die BaltiCCycle-Expeditionen werden von einer internationalen Radfahrerenthusiastengruppe organisiert.       Dear BaltiCCycle friends! We would like to inform you about the latest BC news: 1.       BC2013 reunion meeting took place in Kosów Lacki, Poland, on October 18-20. 32 participants arrived from 4 countries: 20 Poles, 10 Lithuanians, 1 German and 1 American.  After nice cycling day…

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History of the BaltiCCycle

Prehistory of BaltiCCycle Different environmental protest actions including bicycle rides on a mass scale have been organized in Lithuania by grassroots at the end of Soviet times. It was one of the forms of Lithuanian movement for independence. History of BaltiCCycle 1997 – The Lithuanian Cyclists' Community (LCC), a national non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) has been established. 1997 – 2000– The promotional cycle tours (so-called ecological tours) have been organized in different parts of Lithuania gathering hundreds of participants. 2001 – the name of BaltiCCycle has been used first time as a name of…

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