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COVID Inspires Cycling Trend; Cities Adjust Infrastructure to Keep Up.

A bike commuter's dream: La Ciclovía in Bogota is a popular highway open for cyclists on Sundays since 1974, but during the pandemic has been opened for cyclists every day. (Photo credit: Ciclovia Bogotá Facebook.)   In the midst of COVID, The World Health Organization has announced that the safest way to travel is bicycling and walking, and the people have listened. Bike sales around the globe have soared, leading to a supply shortage, and cities from Philadelphia to Manila have been scrambling to improve infrastructure to support this suddenly very popular transportation type.

Winning Rainbow Jerseys: Pumptrack Athletes competed at the (first) UCI Redbull Pump Track World Championships in 2019.

The pumptrack world was rocked with some awesome news this past year. Union Cycliste International (UCI), the official governing agency for sports cycling, formally recognized pumptrack as a discipline and endorsed the first ever UCI Redbull Pump Track World Championships in 2019. We're delighted to be finally recognized and wanted to share this important news with our readers. We also want to quickly recap the results, and share video from last year’s event that took place in October in Bern, Switzerland because who doesn’t love to watch pumptrack athletes show off their skills, right?

Yes, Pumptracks are Safe and We'd Love to Tell You Why.

Safety, Liability and Building Riding Skills. If you are like many of our customers, you have safety and liability concerns when it comes to purchasing a pumptrack. We get it; we have kids, too, and want to feel absolutely secure when they enjoy these very unique recreational structures. We also want to explain liability if you choose to install one of PARKITECT's Modular Pumptracks.