Opening the season: the most popular cycling routes in Moscow 2019
Choose the location according to your requests: the historic center, a noisy park or a deserted forest with paths and uneven terrain.
It has been getting warmer in Moscow for a long time, so there are enough cyclists on the streets. Each of them can choose a place for skiing depending on their interests and level of training. We tell you where you can spend time with your two-wheeled friend.
For those who are in the trend
Gorky park is the most popular among cyclists. Even if you don’t have your own vehicle, here you can rent a bicycle and go around the entire territory: alleys, squares, embankment. For walks in the dark, the park has paths with a special surface. If the park is not enough for you, you can ride along the longest bike path in Moscow, it unites Luzhniki, Frunzenskaya and Pushkinskaya embankments, “Museon”, Nyanudny Garden, Sparrow Mountains and Victory Park. At your discretion, you can stop at any point of the route and continue riding at a separate location. You won’t be able to set speed records here, because there are many people around, including children, but you can arrange a slow bike ride in good company.
For nature lovers
If you don’t like riding among a lot of people, you can go to Elk Island. The reserve is also very popular, but at the same time it occupies a very large area, on which there are not only wide paved paths, but also small paths where you can hide from everyone.
It is also suitable for those who like to ride alone Bittsev park. Bicycle rental is also provided here, and not only that, bike lanes are provided for riding. But there are those who are not interested in moving on the asphalt, so they go to ravines or to various hills that are used by skiers in winter. In a word, everyone will find their own way to relax here.
Another place for those who like to enjoy nature is the park Philly. An eight-kilometer cycle path runs through the entire territory. Fileus Park is also perfect for those for whom cycling is primarily a sport. Freeride competitions are often held here, there are high-speed sections with large differences in height and long descents.
For those who cannot do without sports
In addition, fans of bicycle training will find something to occupy themselves in Traparova park. Cross-country terrain has steep descents, long ascents, natural and artificial obstacles. For those who are not interested in extreme cycling, there are also a large number of designed bicycle paths located throughout the park.
Those who consider themselves professionals can try their hand at the bike track “Krylatskoe”. The length of the track is 333.3 meters, thanks to the special design athletes reach a speed of 90 km/h. At the same time, not only professionals have the opportunity to come to training, but if you think that the bike track is not your level, then you can ride on the bike paths located around the building, or on the open circular bike track, which is across the street.
Well, so that the training is not in vain, you can test your strength by taking part in races Gran Fondo Russia.
Spin the pedals: races of the Gran Fondo Russia 2019