Electric bikes are the more environmentally friendly alternative to cars – and battery repair makes them even more sustainable!

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Electric bikes are becoming increasingly popular as we modernize our mobility. However, we at lifeCYCLE are looking at this trend with a certain amount of skepticism. After all, the good old “biobike” is so ingenious and efficient that we often ask ourselves: do we really need all this technological effort here, or wouldn’t our own power suffice?

Bikepacking in Denmark – tips and information

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Denmark is a bicycle-friendly country and cycling is a popular method of transport and part of the Danish way of life. So why not enjoy a good time while bikepacking in Denmark? Scandinavian flair, holiday atmosphere and some of the most bike-friendly cities are included in the Denmark package. In this blog article, we have put together a few interesting Denmark bikepacking facts to go with our Denmark story in issue #22.

Bikepacking in the Odenwald – Gravel biking through the Neckartal-Odenwald Nature Park

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When the nights get longer and colder, when the fog lies over the fields early in the morning, when the hoarfrost glistens magically in the light of the rising sun and the leaves transform the landscape into a colourful play of colours – then it’s just the right time for a bikepacking adventure in the Odenwald! In this blog article, you can find out everything you need to know about the perfect bikepacking adventure in the Odenwald: from how to get there to accommodation and interesting highlights along the route. Here is our Odenwald Bikepacking Guide.

European cycle route R1 – Bikepacking in Münsterland

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The R1 European Cycle Route is a whopping 5,100 kilometres long and runs from London to Moscow through ten countries and four time zones. On its section through Germany, it is also labelled D-Route 3 – and we have chosen a section of it: From Vreden on the Dutch border to Detmold on the edge of the Teutoburg Forest. Come bikepacking in Münsterland on the R1 European cycle route!

Gravel Biking in the Sauerland: with the Gravel Fest on a try-out tour in Winterberg

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Setting out on a gravel bike at the weekend is never a mistake. And yet there are these moments that are very special. Moments that at least come close to the perfect gravel weekend. Before our second visit to Gravel Fest, we asked ourselves: Is this exactly the kind of weekend we can expect? The venue this time was Winterberg, known above all for its numerous mountain bike trails. But what about gravel biking in the Sauerland?

komoot guide: Tips and tricks for planning tours with the navigation app – Basics

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As the makers of a paper-based cycling magazine, one thing is for sure: we are print fans! But we also have to acknowledge without envy: As charming as printed maps on paper are, digital navigation is immensely useful – especially when combined with a smart planning tool. The navigation app komoot is exactly such a tool, which has become THE tool for cyclists in recent years. And because we like to use it so much, here’s our komoot guide for you. Part 1: Tips and tricks – the basics.

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