September 28, 2020
Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities to travel by bicycle with more than 200 kilometers of bike lanes, where you can enjoy a walk along the Mediterranean coast, through the Gothic streets or enjoy a day on the Collserolla mountain.
If you are still in doubt about repairing that old bicycle, or renting one to enjoy Barcelona on wheels, we leave you five tips that will help you make that decision
Enjoy a safer ride
The bicycle is a safe vehicle, you will walk through the city of Barcelona enjoying great views and places, using the safety of the bike lanes.
Easier and simpler
Mobility by bicycle is easier than in other means of transport. Did you know that the bike is faster than the car in short and medium urban distances? Through several door-to-door competitions, with the city center as the destination, it has been found that, in general, the bike is the fastest transport. In addition to being faster in short distances, it is ideal to combine with public transport.
Be more sustainable and collaborate with the environment
The bicycle is a key factor in reducing the levels of environmental and noise pollution in cities. And, at the same time, it is the most energy efficient means of transport: it uses twelve times less energy than a car, even if it is full, to move a person over a kilometer, and fifty times less than a car occupied by only one person.
To enjoy more space
A cyclist occupies five times less space than a motorist, whether he is stationary or in motion. This data has very profound implications for the well-being of residents, who can enjoy peaceful, calmer, safer and noise-free spaces.
To always be on the move
Going by bike is one of the most beneficial exercises for health, since during the effort large muscle groups are mobilized. If practiced regularly, it can reduce resting heart and breathing rates.
If you want to know more about bike rental or repair you can stop by our store
Born Bike Tours Barcelona
📍Carrer de la Marquesa Nº 1 08003 Barcelona
50 meters away from the Barceloneta L (4) yellow metro station
📲 (+34) 93 319 00 20