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”We Cycle JKL!” in Jyväskylä Region May 10-15 – a week full of events!

The largest and most versatile ”We Cycle JKL!” week in Finland will take place in Jyväskylä Region on May 10-18. The versatile programme will be released around Mid-April, and it can be found on the new webpages www.pyorailyviikko.fi, for instance. The 12th ”We Cycle JKL!” week will bring dozens of free events to Jyväskylä region.

The opening of ”We Cycle JKL!” week will be organized on the pedestrian street starting at 10.30 a.m. on Saturday May 10. Jukka Poika act as the main artist and the patron of the event. There will be over ten events at the Compass and its surroundings, for instance, a bicycle fair, a cycle polo tournament, a bicycle parade of a thousand cyclists.

”We Cycle JKL!” week can be regarded as one of the large events in Jyväskylä Region with its 10,000 visitors last year. Along with GoExpo in Helsinki, ”We Cycle JKL!” is one of the most significant cycling events in Finland. Several events of ”We Cycle JKL!” have been adopted and carried out in cycling events all over the country.

”We Cycle JKL!” is organized in Jyväskylä Region by some ten operators with the sponsorship of Finnish Travel Agency and the City of Jyväskylä. The main responsibility lies on JYPS Jyväskylä Cy-cling Association, which cooperates with the City of Jyväskylä, Liikenneturva (Road Safety), the Po-lice, JAPA ry (The Local Agenda of the citizens of Jyväskylä) and Jyväskylä Vibrant City Centre.

More information:

Chair Teemu Tenhunen
Jyväskylä Cycling Association
mobile +358 41 544 2195
pj[at]jyps.fi

Kristiina Pentikäinen
Communication Officer
City of Jyväskylä
Traffic and Green Areas
p. +358 14 266 5130, +358 50 368 0225
kristiina.pentikainen[at]jkl.fi

8.4.2014 Mari Itkonen

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