Category Archives: News (Blog)

Welcome to 2019! Here’s an update / our NEWS

Dear BaltiCCyclists! For 20 years now we are collecting information on cycling in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. And believe me, many things changed. To be more precisely they change in “waves” – some years the Latvians are more active (like recently), some years the Estonians (1999 to 2003 …), so my hopes are now on the Lithuanians. Anyway, it’s a lot of information and many people complain, that it’s a mess on this web page. And you know: they are right. So here my recent…

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Cycle Map Latvia 2018! New in our web shop

New in our web shop (shop.balticcycle.eu) – the Latvian Cycle Route Map from 2018 more information, pictures and order it here: (The map is completely in Latvian but I think about making an extra sheet with explanations in English) http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/en/home/99-cycling-map-latvia.html   Cycling Map Latvia Condition: New product new bike map with long distance and local cycling routes in Latvia (nice, but unfortunately all information on the map is in Latvian only 🙁 Tweet Share Google+ Pinterest Send to a friend Print 10,00 € Quantity Add…

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Cycling adventure in Latvia (article from 2018)

I found this nice enthusiastic article on the web page latvia.travel of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) . Latvia – best enjoyed slowly!(it was one of the country’s slogans) Szymon Nitka Full article (in Polish): https://www.znajkraj.pl/lotwa-na-wakacje-w-latgalii-i-na-wybrzezu-baltyku Cycling adventure in Latvia Szymon Nitka is a Polish travel blogger and expert cyclist. He travelled through Latvia by bike in May 2018 and documented his adventures. The Baltic States – Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia – for mature generations of Poles are associated with the past image of the…

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Welcome to 2018! Here’s a small review in pictures from 2017…

Thanks to everyone who was with us in 2017 and enjoyed it as much as we do. Hope to see you again, soon. As usually I’m trying to update the information on cycling in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in winter. As well I know there’s more order necessary in this collection of information which is growing and changing since the start of the project “BaltiCCycle” in the year 2000 (so quite a while) The Velo-City Vilnius team Frankas, Veronika, Little Jonas, Rasak and Saulius P.S.:…

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Cycling routes on a google map

Here I tranfered the most important long-distance cycling routes on a Google map: Main Cycling routes in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia on a Google map I am looking forward to completing this, soon. More details and the option to download routes you may find on: https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#?map=7!57.1206!24.3922

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Web shop system updated!

On Feb, 6th, between  9 a.m. and 12 noon I was updating the web shop system (and solving the usual involved technical issues). So for this time the web shop was DOWN. But now the system is up-to-date. The new system looks slightly different and much nicer. So give it a try! http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3 Greetings Frankas

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Updating the web page

in February, 2017 I dedicate some time for essential updates. Due to different events many links and pictures do not work anymore and as usual I have news 🙂 The biggest changes concern the signage of bicycle routes in Latvia. Despite of that I plan articles on free available gps data for cycle routes and on popular MTB routes.   Greetings from Vilnius, Lithuania Frank Kulikauskas (former Wurft)

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back in the shop: Cycling Map Estonia!

Back online in our web shop (and available in our office Pylimo g. 31, Vilnius, Lithuania): the new edition of the Cycle map Estonia!   http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/en/special-guides-and-maps-for-cycling/1-cycle-map-estonia.html

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[LT2] Finally online: the Guide to the Nieman Trail!

Finally I put the texts and maps of the Nieman cycle guide together, put them into a pdf and made them available for download here : http://www.balticcycle.eu/shop3/de/spezialkarten-und-reisefuhrer-zum-radfahren/6-lt2-memelnemunasradweg-kaunas-.html Still the booklet is COMPLETELY in GERMAN Information on the route here: http://velovilnius.lt/balticcycle/riga-vilnius/riga-vilnius-2/lt2-nieman-cycle-trail-vilnius-kaunas-jurbarkas-silute/

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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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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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