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An End of Year Letter from our CEO

Maud de Vries, Co-Founder and CEO of BYCS, in her end of year letter, reflects on the evolution of BYCS, and the growing movement to promote cycling around the world.  – Dear Friends, In January

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Oona Eager

Oona Eager is a Senior Community Strategist whose work supports people in envisioning, designing and developing better futures for themselves, their organisations, and their communities. She is a Canadian based in Amsterdam and works on

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Sarah Roberts

Sarah Roberts has over 20 years experience fundraising for outstanding causes including Greenpeace, Médecins Sans Frontières, the Global Call for Climate Action. Sarah’s fundraising efforts have enabled positive social change across a range of environmental

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Mira Klein

Although having been born in Budapest, Hungary, Mira’s upbringing predominantly took place in various large and industrial cities in areas such as Southeast Asia, the Middle East, as well as cosmopolitan and international regions in

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Everyday Joy: With Lee Craigie

8 min. read Lee Craigie is the Active Nation Commissioner for Scotland, an official representative of walking, cycling and physical activity across the nation. A former professional mountain bike racer and director of the Adventure

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Kharisma Pandu Pratama

Born in Tangerang, Indonesia, and internationally raised in 7 different car-oriented cities, Kharisma experienced and quickly grew aware of the many issues that derive from rapidly growing urban systems. Currently studying in Groningen, he recently

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Alle Kinderen op de Fiets

1 op de 3 kinderen gaat nooit op de fiets naar de basisschool. In Amsterdam kan maar liefst een kwart van de kinderen niet fietsen. Onze Nederlandse fietscultuur is beroemd en wordt overal geprezen, maar

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Finding a Way In: With Barbara Stoll

6 min. read Barbara Stoll is the Director of Clean Cities Campaign, a coalition of grassroots groups, NGOs, environmental and health organisations, campaigning for zero emission mobility by 2030. Primarily their work takes place in

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Matrushri P. Shetty

Matrushri P. Shetty is the Director of Operations and Development at BYCS India Foundation. She works closely with the BYCS Global and India Board of Directors to develop innovative projects in India, through advocacy around

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Valeria Leyva Reyes

Valeria Leyva Reyes is passionate about cities, sustainable development, and social inclusiveness. She is a Mexican Architect who came to the Netherlands to pursue an MSc in Urban Management and Development with a specialisation in

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Arun Malik

My name is Arun Malik, Social Activist, whose work usually focuses on humanitarian issues and actively promotes a healthy lifestyle. I am the founder of Apna Junction, a resident of Sonipat in Haryana State, and

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Dr. Jignasha Thumar

A gazetted government officer, professor of Microbiology, mother of a sweet girl, life explorer and nature lover who lives Gandhinagar. I believe that health is a natural facet of liveliness – both by definition and

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Praveen Sapkal

I am a practicing civil engineer and recreational triathlete at Bhopal. It was in 2014 that I started cycling after recovering from a serious medical condition. Cycling helped me to build back my strength and

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BYCS Annual Report 2021

Maud de Vries, Co-Founder and CEO of BYCS, introduces our 2021 Annual Report. A core tenet of our organisation has always been to position the bicycle as the real zero-emissions vehicle that the world needs

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