Best cycling routes in Kiev
Kiev with its various landscapes and it is known "what administration" is not an easy place for cyclists. Despite a lot of problems, people with bicycles are getting bigger and bigger every day.
Cycling in Ukraine is a relatively new type of outdoor activity. Its advantages are obvious: the ability to escape from daily routine, physical activity in the open air, and most importantly - mobility. Thanks to the bicycle, you can travel long distances, watching directly around what is happening around you.
For Beginners Park of Peoples' Friendship
For beginners, the Park of Peoples' Friendship is ideal. (Photo 1) There, though, the dirt road is mostly expensive, but rather light - if not very rush. There are no rises, but there are ruts, because of which you can fall, so be careful.
Park "pokatushki" - Park of Partisan Glory
Another great for "pokatushki" park - Partisan glory. (photo 2). Go on the Path of Health, which begins at the end of the street. Trostyanetskaya, after crossing the tram tracks. Picturesque terrain, well-packed primer and sports areas on the road.
You can go further: cross the road leading to the m. Krasny Khutor and go further without turning, to forest paths with incredible landscapes, but there it is already more difficult. If you have enough strength, you can drive to. The princes.
Pushcha Voditsa - romance of the "crossroads"
Those who are interested in romance "crossed" - welcome to Pushcha. (photo 3) You can, for example, roll on the Archimedes' dirt road. This is, however, for the more experienced.
On the street. Krasnoflotskaya
Or Krasnoflotsky, a little closer to civilization. (photo 4)
As for the asphalt terrain, here bikers have a lot of problems: on the sidewalk you can only go to small children, and neighborhood with cars is not always safe. The authorities have long promised to build bicycle paths, but so far the business is moving very slowly. However, even in this situation, the bike is great for fast and non-stop trips to work - but here you yourself choose the route. The main thing is not to scare off colleagues with the smell of noble sport sweat. Ideal if you have a shower at work; if not, the wash basin and towel will fit. According to the latest calculations, more than 2,000 Kyivans chose a bicycle for their trip to work.
In total, there are about 15 thousand bicyclists in Kiev. Those who take a great interest in this seriously, unite in the clubs and arrange an epic collective "pokatushki" - often for the city.
In the city
In the city, however, too, enough space for a small, but epic journey. For example, an approximate route for the circle along the Left Bank: (photo 5)