“Vélorution Tunisie” encourages Tunisians to be bicycle commuters and leave their cars behind. Tunisian youth Hamza Abderrahim launched the initiative to transform Tunisia into a greener and more bike friendly country.
Cyclists in Tunisia are suffering due to the absence of bike lanes where they can move safely without being exposed to the risk of being hit by speeding cars. They struggle to find a place to safely park their bicycles. Well, “Velorution Tunisie” initiative seeks to solve these kinds of problems cyclists face.
The organization “Vélorution Tunisie” has several major projects (bike paths, outings, tandems blind, etc.) that they invite everyone to discover on their website: velorutiontunisie.com.
They do offer “bike-school”. Bike courses are held every Saturday and Sunday morning at the Japanese garden at Montplaisir. Registration is open for everyone. Click here for more information.
In February 2019, they inaugurated “Dar El Bisklette”, the center for the development of cycling culture in Tunisia. It is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10AM to 18PM. anyone can stop by and join the organization.
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