The traditional cycling tour “Baltic Cycle” is organized by the Polish Association of travellers “CROTOS” offering cyclists 2 month long unforgettable impressions. This year the trip will begin in Spain, Bilbao on June 25 and will end in Italy, Bari on August 21. The bus of Ltd “Velokurjers” will accompany the cyclists taking their luggage and providing help and support in difficult times. The bus is equipped with a GPS which allows to track its movement. It also has a roomy luggage compartment to store bicycles.
Although the name of our service – Velokurjers suggests delivery by bicycle we provide delivery of different parcels also by microbuses and motorcycles in Riga, Latvia, the Baltic States, Europe and CIS countries. We have also developed a wide range of delivery types concerning time tailored to each customer’s needs and requirements.
On February 1, a frosty day, the journalist Eric from the program “Without taboos” visited the Ltd “Velokurjers” to take a challenge of working as a bike messenger. He suited one of our messengers cycling around the snowy and icy streets and meeting our customers. Cycling in traffic passing snowy and icy streets requires skills and courage, but certainly it is a healthy and exciting experience as it allows to combine hobby with work duties.
On 25th of November 5th Riga Cycling Conference was held at Riga City Council where experts from Latvia, Estonia, Denmark and the Netherlands met to discuss the best practice of cycling infrastructure development in Europe as well as share the experience in cycling tourism, which was the topic of this year’s conference.
„Latvian Code” documentary about cycle messengers Gentlemen of Riga won 3 awards during National Film Festival Lielais Kristaps.
Ltd Velokurjers fixed bikes on the streets of Riga and participated in a bike ride in Belarus during the European Mobility Week.
3rd to 7th of August in Paris 24th CMWC with 500 participants from 30 countries was held. Latvia was represented by Ltd Velokurjers.
Every year European Cyclists’ Federation members meet in one of the member countries to discuss and share the best practice of cycling infrastructure development. This year 30 member countries were represented, including Latvia.