This UAE Minister Will Inspire You to Take Part in Dubai’s Fitness Challenge

This UAE Minister Will Inspire You to Take Part in Dubai’s Fitness Challenge

Earlier this month, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum started an initiative that aims to make Dubai one of the most active cities in the world. How, you say? By challenging its residents to take part in a 30-minute exercise every single day day, and ultimately, improving the long-term habits of people […]

Meet the Saudi Women That Are Literally Cycling Their Way to Empowerment

Meet the Saudi Women That Are Literally Cycling Their Way to Empowerment

The Arab world is a very odd, yet interesting region. Where else in the world would you read an article about women riding bicycles as a major step towards women’s rights. But alas, women doing the most simplest of activities like riding bicycles might be considered an actual taboo breaking headline.     Last year, […]

You Won’t Believe What This NGO Is Doing to Promote Tourism in Egypt

You Won’t Believe What This NGO Is Doing to Promote Tourism in Egypt

By Nada Mohamed Kamal

  One of our favorite non-profit organizations, GBI, are stepping up their game to a whole new level by promoting tourism in Egypt via a cycling tour in Europe. The tour will start in Vienna then Berlin, and finally, Czech Republic.       The journey will start on the 29th of May till the 6th […]

Global Biking Initiative Boosts Tourism in Egypt by Cycling

Global Biking Initiative Boosts Tourism in Egypt by Cycling

By Nada Mohamed Kamal   Wait, what did you say? You want to cycle the entirety of the 360 km from Cairo to El Gouna in just 3 days? Well, this sounds very painful and impossible, but not for GBI. We stumble upon Global Biking Initiative, a non-profit organization that cycles for charity, but their most important goal is to […]

Cairo to Petra Cycling Challenge

Cairo to Petra Cycling Challenge

Next week, a group of 50 intrepid bicyclists will embark on a breathtaking (literally) journey spanning 905 kilometers, seven days and two countries. Wheelers World Discovery, a cycling group based in Cairo, will be making the trek from Egypt’s capital, crossing the Sinai peninsula to Petra, Jordan. Supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sports […]

‘We Will Ride Bicycles’ 2nd Anniversary

‘We Will Ride Bicycles’ 2nd Anniversary

Girls’ Revolution and Go Bike are celebrating the second anniversary of their “We Will Ride Bicycles” event next Friday, Jan. 31. The initiative aims to advance women’s rights in Egypt, from combating the country’s rampant sexual harassment to promoting freedom of expression and movement. “Because it’s our right, as girls, to choose comfortable means of […]

Dubai Tour 2014 Plans Unveiled

Dubai Tour 2014 Plans Unveiled

Cycling is coming to Dubai in a big way next year with the much buzzed about Dubai Tour, which will usher in the UCI Asia season, on Feb. 5-8, 2014. The new race has already attracted some of the biggest names in the cycling world, including Alberto Rui Costa, Mark Cavendish, Fabian Cancellara, Marcel Kittel, Joaquin […]

Fact or Fiction: The Invisible Helmet

There’s a reason behind going to work on a bike or just going for a ride around town. It’s the fresh air, the feeling of freedom and the refreshment. But the thing that ruins it all is that stupid, bulky helmet you have to put on to guarantee your safety. As much as we hate […]