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Getting started

Everything you need

Should I wear a helmet?

Does wearing a helmet make cycling safer? The answer, according to research, is “not sure”. What surely does increase safety, however, is increased awareness and better cycling infrastructures.

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Everything you need

Helmets

How should you go about choosing a lightweight helmet that both fits your head and suits your type of riding? We happily point out, by the way, that wearing a helmet is not compulsory in Belgium.

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Everything you need

Which bike should I buy?

Choose your bike carefully

Confronted with numerous technical developments and the division of the market into different consumer groups, it is not always easy to make a choice…

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Which bike should I buy?

Second-hand bikes

If you have a restricted budget, or want to try out cycling before going for a large purchase, or want bikes for children who are always outgrowing them… buying a bike second-hand is an ideal solution. But what to watch out for? And where to find one?

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Cycling lessons

Via Velo

Via Velo offers training courses for organisations in Brussels whose members want to learn to cycle and to get around town in complete safety.

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Cycling lessons

Lessons for adult beginners

(Re)discover the pleasures of cycling in a fun and safe way!

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Some even say it's fun

Efficient, healthy and safe

By bike, you get around quickly, healthily and safely. Forget about rush hour and public transport timetables. Contribute to more pleasing cities and a higher quality of life.

Cycling is the way forward

Through developing personalised solutions that facilitate and encourage people to transition to cycling, the non-profit organisation Pro Velo contributes to a higher quality of life.