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Cycle for Business: the most bike-friendly company will be identified in Minsk

On August 1-31, the Minsk Cycling Society will arrange the Business Bike contest. Its purpose is to identify and encourage companies, which staff and managers prefer the eco-friendly transport. The winners and runners-up in all nominations will receive their awards on the Car-Free Day city festival, on September 22.

Any entity registered in Minsk will be able to take part in the contest. Any Belarusian entity will be able to take part in the Cycling Boss nomination. The Minsk Cycling Society team has launched mailing out invites for participation. Please fill out the brief contest application form, if you would like your company to joint in the Business Bike.

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The largest cycling organization. Do many people in our company get to work by bike? Activate them all: upload photos with bikes in social media with #minskbiketeam hashtag and your company's name. The more participants, the closer you are to the prize!

The most bike-friendly organization. Do you have a bicycle parking station, dressing and shower facilities at work? Publicize your company's bike-friendliness with #minskbikefriendly hashtag and you company's name. The more benefits your cycling employees get, the more chances you have to win.

Cycling boss. Do the managers go to work by bike? Make this fact known to public under #by_bikeboss hashtag. The 'likes' and jury will determine the best cycling boss.

Stylish look. Do you go to work by bike in city (not athletic) attire? Publish your photos with #minskbikelook hashtag and your company's name.

My bike is my best friend. Does your bike mean more to you that just a thing? Demonstrate it on your creative photos with # minskbikefriends hashtag and your company's name.

Cycling in any weather. Do you opt for the eco-friendly transport in spite of rains and storms? Post your motivating photos of your bike and you in no-flight weather with # minskbikefriends hashtag and your company's name.

Only photos published in Facebook, Vkontakte and Instagram social networks from July 25 through August 25 under company/organization name are eligible for the contest. All details are available at the contest official website:, and Facebook and Vkontakte social networks.

The event is organized by the Minsk Cycling Society and the Centre for Environmental Solutions with support from the Minsk City Committee of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, as part of the Business Bike campaign of the Urban Cycling Movement in Belarus project funded by the European Union.