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Seoul gives out free bike maps

The days are getting longer, the sun gains strength and it slowly gets warmer in Seoul. It’s the perfect time to prepare your bicycle for the new cycling season. On that occasion, Seoul city government gives out free maps of the city’s bike network from today,

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Bike Sharing in South Korea

One of the biggest trends in sustainable urban transport is called bike sharing. Bike sharing’s success began in France and it took over a lot of cities worldwide. After a general definition of that concept and some advantages, I introduce the situation of bike sharing in

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Bicycle on Jeju-Do

Bicycle Paths on Jeju-Do

Korea is a great country for leisure cycling. This can be experienced first hand at the major rivers and on Jeju-do, the largest island of South Korea. I’d been cycling Jeju-do along the shore for a week. The island is very special in many aspects. Here I

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Some Numbers: Speed Cameras and Cyclist Deaths

In the last days I’ve read some very interesting numbers about speeding and cycle deaths in Korean news. I summarized two articles: The first news article is about traffic speed control and the second article shows the issue of cyclist deaths. I translated the most important

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Car-Free Cheonggyecheon

Bike Path Extension at Cheonggyecheon

Since the first time that I’ve heard that the whole Cheonggyecheon is going to be sidelined with bike paths, I waited for this day. I marked it in my calendar, too. Finally, today on this lovely Sunday was the first event and together with a lot

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Cheonggyecheon’s Bike Path to be Extended

Last week, Seoul City government announced that the roads along the Cheonggyecheon are going to have bicycle lanes from April to June and from September to November on every Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm. The Cheonggyecheon bike lanes of 3.8 km (from the beginning

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