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  • Safer cycling with CYCLIN RIO
  • Safer cycling with CYCLIN RIO
    Hugo Chinaglia (2009) ©

Safer cycling with CYCLIN RIO

Zooming through narrow city streets, cruising along the picturesque coastline and parking up anywhere you like for a bona fide Brazilian coffee. The freedom of two wheels is thrilling, and new service CYCLIN RIO makes it even safer for ambitious cyclists to see even more of Rio from the bike seat.  



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    Whether it's a hipster on their fixie, a banker on their Brompton or MAMIL (middle-aged man in lycra) on their road bike, city streets and country lanes in the UK are packed with cyclists. Around two million Brits now cycle at least once a week. What is making travelling by two wheels so popular?

  • Article image 2015 Expert Outlook on Getting Around

    How will people navigate cities in 2015? Will people really prefer to get a train than a plane? When will electric cars become the norm? And why are our travel plans becoming more spontaneous? As part of our Expert Outlook 2015 series we speak to three travel experts about the future of getting around

  • Article image What’s driving Brazil’s love of cars?

    With poor public transport and jammed roads, cars are a status symbol in Brazil – and the more powerful, the better. And with 46 million cars, there's nearly one for every four people. But why do people dream of buying a SUV if they'll only drive it to the shop round the corner?

  • Getting the local experience Getting the local experience

    Giving travellers an insider’s perspective on a city, Rent a Local Friend is a platform that pairs people with unofficial tour guides like journalists, photographers and chefs who can show them the hidden gems. It has network of people in 40 cities from Rio de Janeiro to Bangkok.