A signpost marking the route of
one of the many thousands of cycle paths in Poland. This cycle path goes
through a forest near Lubniewice
in Lubuskie, Poland.
Related link: E11
International Cycle Route (R1)
Some Polish cycling facts,
information, tips and advice:
The word for bicycle in Polish
is rover. This is because the first bikes imported into Poland were
made in Poland by the Rover company.
Cycling permits / licences are
no longer required for adult cyclists in Poland.
Avoid cycling on major roads
Bicycle theft is unfortunately
commonplace in Poland. make sure you use a high quality u-lock at
Drinking and cycling is illegal
in Poland! A one year prison sentence can be imposed on anyone
caught drinking alcohol and cycling.
Bikes are allowed on most
trains in Poland, although, tickets for your bicycle must be bought.
According to Polish law, all
bicyles must be fitted with front and rear lights. In reality, few
bicycles have any lighting at all.
If well prepared, cycling is one of
the best ways of seeing Poland and especially the Polish countryside;
and there are a number of organisations and companies promoting the
cause of cyclists or who arrange cycling holidays and hire in Poland.
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