Moscow authorities have banned “Velonoch”

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Moscow authorities have not agreed on the holding in the capital “the Bike”, said the founder of the project Sergey Nikitin. According to him, the event was refused by the Deputy mayor of Moscow Maxim Liksutov.

Nikitin told The Village that the Commission Liksutov said: “You are too small to cover the city.” However, the event was announced 5 thousand people, a little less than last year. Official notification from the Moscow city hall will be a few days.

The founder of the “Bike” claims that no significant claims within 40 days after the filing of the document the organizers did not put forward, although earlier the authorities were annually supporting the event: blocked the traffic on the roads and providing security for participants. The meeting was also attended by Maria Karacheva, which until then had always agreed on the tour.


The event was held in the night from 18 to 19 August. In Moscow Bicycle tour held in 2007. In addition, the event was held in Istanbul, St. Petersburg, Kazan, new York, Krasnoyarsk, Berlin, Irkutsk, Rome, Verona, Florence and London.


Source: event organizers