This year would have been the 30th birthday of Ecotopia Biketour (1990-2020). However due to the Covid-19 pandemic we have decided to cancel it.
In our internal organisation we all agreed that it would be impossible to keep the tour as it was planned during the winter meeting: to start from Prague until Timişoara, crossing the territories of so-called Czechia, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Romania; due to actual border situation, health measures, political situations and still future uncertainty. Most probably some borders will still (or again) be closed, making the accessibility to Biketour not completely inclusive. This and the fact that we want to contribute in the global health and to be aware of the privilege of many of us to be healthy and be able to move over borders, let us rething our priorities.
However, we want to keep the Ecotopia community alive until next summer. For that reason you are welcome to organize local biketours or to use what you learned traveling with us when joining one. We are offering the Ecotopia tools:
- Ecotopia as a name or brand and our guidelines
- Networking tools: mailing lists, our jitsi server and open collaborative documents
- Facilmap app to organise your routes
- Border situation update document (lets keep it updated for everybody!)
- Page to share different local biketours and Ecotopia blog
- Biketour stickers and the timeless poster (if you are interested in them, send us an email!)
For more info, visit the 2020 page.
And please stay safe and be aware of sanitary measures. Good bike!
Ecotopía Biketour es una comunidad internacional autogestionada que organiza cada año una ruta en bici en diferentes regiones de Europa desde 1990. Durante la ruta visitamos proyectos sociales y medioambientales y practicamos formas de activismo y vida sostenible. Tenemos una dieta vegana, tomamos las decisiones por consenso y potenciamos el compartir nuestras habilidades. Este es uno de nuestros valores clave para crear un entorno no discriminatorio. Ecotopia Biketour es para todas las personas interesadas en viajar en bicicleta, en vida comunitaria, en autogestión, medioambiente y en aprender desde la propia experiencia.
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