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Academic Bicycle Challenge 2019

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The Academic Bicycle Challenge (ABC) is the new international cycling contest for universities and colleges. The ABC wants to find the most active cycling institutions of higher education worldwide. Our university is joining the ABC in November 2019. Together we will be able to prove that we are awesome on the bicycle as well!

We warmly invite you to cycle as often as possible during one month, for your fitness and for climate protection! Collect miles for your team and for our university! No matter if you cycle in your leisure time or on your way to university. All trips count, everywhere.

This is how it works: Get the Naviki app, enable ABC participation in the app settings, join a team or create your own one. Then simply cycle and record all trips. That way you collect miles for yourself, for your team, for your academic discipline and for our university. You will see the effect any time in the leaderboards available within the app. The thrill rises, day by day. Who is going to be most active? 

All students and staff members of our university are welcome to participate. The ABC will last 30 days, from 1st November 2019. The ABC is an annual event.

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The Academic Bicycle Challenge (ABC) is a new International Cycling Contest for Universities and Colleges. The Academic Bicycle Challenge (ABC) combines joyful cycling, healthy exercise, and climate protection. The common goal of the challenge is simply: collecting as many cycled miles as possible.

Global awareness

Bicycles can change – at least a little bit! We're convinced that the ABC is an important global change for a better lifestyle. How? Through collective cycling! The ABC will generate attention for the huge potential of everyday and leisure cycling. It will point up the benefits of cycling for us and the environment.

Promote Cycling

With the ABC we are committed to promote healthy, social academic environments with green campuses. The aim is to playfully inspire people all around the world to cycle more often; together with you we would like to embody the change we want to see in the world. That’s why the ABC was designed.

Promote wellbeing

Cycling is a healthy, low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from young children to older adults. It is also fun, cheap and good for the environment.

Why Get Involved:

Join the Academic Bicycle Challenge for more cyclists on the road, fresh air, fewer CO2 emissions, Prizes and a healthy lifestyle! The benefits are endless for you – the cyclist!

Cycling is a low impact exercise that boasts several health benefits which include:

  • Increased cardiovascular fitness
  • Increased muscle strength and flexibility
  • Improved joint mobility
  • Decreased stress levels
  • Improved posture and coordination
  • Decreased body fat levels
  • Reduced anxiety and depression

Participate in the ABC 2019!

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