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481,067 km cycling to work in the Summer Challenge

481,067 km cycling to work in the Summer Challenge

02-07-2019
The Bike to Work Summer Challenge 2019 was a success with 2289 participating cyclists in 624 teams from 120 companies. All participants together cycled 481,067 km to work from 27 May to 21 June. Together, all participants saved 84 tonnes of CO2 with their participation.
 
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CM setting out with Bike to Work

CM setting out with Bike to Work

02-05-2019
This spring the main office of CM in Brussels launched its cycling project. Bike to Work constitutes an integral part of the attractive offer for cycling employees.
 
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New Bike to Work-advantage: The Vandal!

New Bike to Work-advantage: The Vandal!

02-05-2019
New Bike to Work-advantage: The Vandal!
The clothing brand The Vandal is all about cycling. Its driving force Toon Claessens designs casual clothes, which reflect his passion: cycling. He finds inspiration in the old bicycle race legends, but the everyday cyclist is also reflected in his various designs.

The ecological clothing line is popular with cycling enthusiasts, amateurs and great cycling legends like Johan Museeuw.
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The last year for the 120% tax discount rate for cycling investments

The last year for the 120% tax discount rate for cycling investments

01-05-2019
Employers who invest in cycles and cycling infrastructure will still be able to deduct these expenses for 120% in 2019. This applies not only to the purchase of cycles and accessories for staff, but also to the cost of cycle parking and infrastructure like shower units, changing rooms, cycle-repair areas and material. 
 
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Only the bike can challenge the car as king in commuter traffic

Only the bike can challenge the car as king in commuter traffic

18-04-2019
This is demonstrated by the results of a three yearly survey among 1.5 million Belgians carried out by the Federal Public Service Mobility.
 
Let’s summarise the most important trends. Do they sound familiar?
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Mobility budget: a step in the right direction?

Mobility budget: a step in the right direction?

18-04-2019
The Chamber of Representatives has given the green light for the mobility budget. That budget provides employers with the opportunity to choose more sustainable modes of transport, like the (electrical) bike, carpooling vehicles and public transport.

The mobility budget - an alternative for the company car or a mobility allowance – is intended to discourage excessive car use.
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31-07-2017
You finally took the decision to cycle to work, but which will be your best route? Will you choose the shortest route  - fairly often via a busy unattractive paved road – or would you prefer to take a little detour in order to take in idyllic green fields and towpaths along beautiful waterways? Fortunately online route planners can help finding the right cycle route! Below you will find an overview. 
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Survival kit for the (beginning) home-to-work biker

Survival kit for the (beginning) home-to-work biker

23-01-2017
Too wet, too cold, too dark? Not enough storage space? If you read this article, you will no longer have any excuses not to mount on your trusty steel steed. It informs you about everything from the correct cycle bags to handy cycle lights to waterproof clothing: a well-equipped biker rides swiftly during all seasons.
Kim Verhaeghe, illustrations: Korneel Detailleur 
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Bike to Work is the cycling motivational programme of the Fietsersbond