All-Russian parade in Moscow gathered a record number of participants

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotoannunci the fifth all-Russian Parade in Moscow. 28 may 2017All-Russian parade in Moscow gathered a record number of participants© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

The national parade was held in Moscow on Sunday, was the largest in the city’s history and attracted a record 40 thousand participants, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Department of transport in the capital.

«Moscow parades for several years collecting tens of thousands of fans of Cycling. Today’s race was a record number of participants. We are the first in the country to hold such a large-scale parades 5 years ago, which today are the city’s traditional holiday. He gives the start of summer in Moscow. The Moscow government plans to continue work on creation of infrastructure so that cyclists feel comfortable and safe on the roads of Moscow, and the bike has become a familiar form of urban transport», – said the Deputy mayor, head of Department of transport Maxim Liksutov.

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotoannunci the fifth all-Russian Parade on Sakharov Avenue in Moscow. 28 may 2017All-Russian parade in Moscow gathered a record number of participants© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotoannunci the fifth all-Russian Parade on Sakharov Avenue in Moscow. 28 may 2017

On Sunday, the cyclists range in age from 10 to 78 years old began to gather from 10: 00 to Sakharov Avenue, where they waited for the partner area, flomasters and performances loved by Muscovites of the project «music in the metro». Among the participants were the Muscovites and guests of the city on a variety of models of bikes from road, mountain and urban cruisers to tandems. The parade was attended by the representatives of the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation, the Moscow government and the authorities of the neighbouring regions.

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in photobacteria the Parade in MoscowAll-Russian parade in Moscow gathered a record number of participants© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in Photobacterium Bicycle Parade in Moscow

On the feast day of Metropolitan Bicycle «Bicycle» has done for everyone preferential terms: the trip from 3 to 6 hours cost 450 rubles instead of 1000 rubles. And the tariff «Season» can be purchased with a discount of 100 rubles. People living in remote areas of the city and suburbs could carry your bike in train. To get to the starting place could be on public transport and ICC, they were also free bicycles.

Every last Sunday of may 2016 is the all-Russia day of the parade. 28 may parades were also held in 70 cities of Russia. The parade is organized by the development project holocultural Let’s bike it! jointly with the Moscow government, the Department of transport.

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotoannunci the fifth all-Russian Parade on Sakharov Avenue in Moscow. 28 may 2017All-Russian parade in Moscow gathered a record number of participants© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotoannunci the fifth all-Russian Parade on Sakharov Avenue in Moscow. 28 may 2017

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