EuroVelo is a network of bicycle routes in Europe. 14 routes and more than 70 000 kilometers connect 42 countries.
Capital route starts in Ireland and goes through 7 European capitals, including Minsk. This website is about Belarusian part of this route and about other bicycle routes in Belarus.
In Belarus bicycle route is a recommended route for cycling which goes mostly through common roads, forest roads, trails, bicycle paths. In Belarus we have few special bicycle paths. But what is more important, for EuroVelo-2 we try to choose the safest, the most interesting and convenient roads for cycling which also have good transport access and tourist infrastructure.
NGO “Minsk Cycling Community” is a National EuroVelo Contact Point in Belarus. In 2016 we are developing the first stage of EV-2 route. The subject area of the NGO “Minsk Cycling Community” is the development and promotion of cycling in the city of Minsk and the Minsk region, enhancing the role of the bicycle in the comprehensive and harmonious development of individuals, strengthening the public health, developing healthy lifestyles. Let’s go together!
Some people thought we were crazy, we think we weren’t crazy enough. When we left Minsk we freaked out. When we rode this afternoon by that same courtyard we left ten days ago, we both thought about all we achieved altogether. And that leads me to my second point.Claudio Bucella
And most importantly: there is no hint how to love this. How to love what is between the roads. How to love what’s stuck between the past and the future. How to love what lives out of memory, out of attention, beyond service and beyond marketing – inconspicuous, abandoned and allegedly drawn.Sergey Kravchenkoarchitect and ``Port Mone`` group musician
Минское велосипедное общество
Проект осуществляется общественной организацией “Минское велосипедное общество” при поддержке Программы малых грантов Посольства США в Республике Беларусь.