On April 17 and for the third year in a row, The Chain Effect is organizing a Bike to Work event under the Patronage of the Ministry of the Environment, with the support of the Municipality of Beirut and made possible through the sponsorship of the Embassy of Switzerland and the Lebanese American University.

You can use your own bike, or rent one from participating bicycle shops to beat the traffic — and enjoy free coffee, refreshments & bites from partner cafés & restaurants on your way to work! If you’re coming from outside Beirut, you can park your car at one of many Park & Ride Stations and pick up your bike there.

Here’s some useful info:

Step 1: Select your ticket type: Ride your own bike; Rent from bike shop; Park & Ride
Step 2: If you rent a free bike, select your preferred bike shop or Park & Ride station
Step 3: Pick a cafe to get free bites & refreshments on your way to work
Step 4: Join one of the group rides (optional)
Step 5: Pay the deposit fee – this will be refunded after the event
Step 6: Spread the love, share with your team & office!
Step 7: Bike to Work & #BeatTheTraffic on April 17th !

You can register [here].

Participating Bike Shops in Beirut:
Bike Zone (Hazmieh)
BikeTec (Achrafieh)
Bike Generation (Tehouita)
Tokyo Zone (Hamra)
Beirut By Bike (Waterfront)
Beirut By Bike (Ain el Mreisseh)
Beirut By Bike (Manara)

Participating Bike Shops in Tripoli and Batroun:
Velo Route (Tripoli)
BuyCycle (Tripoli)
Routes (Batroun)
Proshop (Kaslik)

Park and Ride Stations:​
– North Entrance: Facing Forum de Beyrouth
– East Entrance: Beirut Hippodrome
– South Entrance: Spinneys Jnah

Participating Cafés:

Kalei Coffee
Mar Mikhael Qobayat Street
Ras Beirut
Mar Mikhael
Furn el Chebbak
Café Younes
Bliss/Omar Bin Abdel Aziz St
Achrafieh Independence St
Hamra Nehme Yafet St
Gemmayze Gouraud St
Bliss St
BDD Bachoura
Kreitem Madame Curie St
Downtown M1 Rafic Salloum St
ABC Achrafieh
Gemmeyzeh Gouraud St
Bliss St
Zaitunay Bay
Downtown Foche St
ABC Achrafieh

Check out further info and buy your tickets [here].