Inspiring visit to the Netherlands for delegation of Romanian cycling advocates
The European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) helped organise this year’s “The Netherlands Study Tour” – a one week site visit of some of the best cycling infrastructure in the world for a mixed delegation of Romanian cycling experts with the support of the NGO Ador Romania and Eurosport DHS SA (Romanian bicycle manufacturer).
Active transport is the solution to the biggest health problem of our century
The proportion of overweight and inactive Europeans is constantly rising. So what? “Physical inactivity is the biggest public health problem of the 21st century. Low fitness is at least as strong a predictor of mortality as any of the other risk factors, including smoking and obesity” says Steven Blair, professor in the departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of South Carolina.
What does a European cycling strategy mean for the cycling industry?
ECF and CIC is exited to announce an important step forward in EU support for cycling. The Roadmap for Cycling at EU level is taking shape and we are grateful for the strong support from the cycling industry in achieving this milestone in cycling advocacy.