Cycling Rules and Tracks in Qatar

  • Publish date: Thursday، 09 June 2022
Cycling Rules and Tracks in Qatar

Cycling is one of the most popular sports in Qatar, and many people of different ages have joined this sport. Cycling is not only a fun way to get around but also a great exercise, a great way to relieve stress, and a fun way to become more fit.

Cycling rules:

1-You must wear the fit size of clothing because wearing loose clothing hinders movement.

2-Wear a bike helmet that protects against shocks.

3-Avoid clothing that may get tangled in the wheels or block the lights.

4-Wear light color clothing that helps other road users see you in daylight or under poor lighting conditions.

5- it is forbidden to use headphones while riding a bike because it distracts attention.

6-Stick to the bike paths.

Qatar is accustomed to excellence in everything, as it contains several bike paths, and this makes the application of the rules of cycling in Qatar easier, and the most important of these paths are:

1- The Olympic Cycling Track

The Olympic Cycling Track is an important factor in the cycling world in Qatar, in addition to being a track free of other vehicles. The track is 33 km long and is the longest bicycle track in the world.

2- Losail Circuit

Lusail International Circuit, located north of Doha, is open on Tuesdays for ladies and children and on Wednesdays for all. But it does not open during races so you must check the race times when you want to ride a bike on the circuit.

3- Hamad International Airport

It is a distinctive path extending from the C-Ring Road to the airport.

4- Al Bidda park

This park is one of the most visited parks in Qatar in addition to being a destination for beginners in cycling. The park includes a 5 km cycle path for effortless cycling, as well as scenic views.

5- towers park

It is one of the most beautiful parks in Qatar, designed in the form of a dew drop, and contains a bike path made of recycled rubber.

6- Aspire Zone Park

The park includes a 5 km track and rents bicycles with the aim of encouraging residents to lead healthy and active life. In addition, cyclists receive a special helmet.

7-Al Khor Road

The route is 38 km long and the track along this route is integrated with the Olympic track.

8-  5/6 park

The park has a bike path of 1.1 km long and there is a 1.4 km beginner track for jogging, which is allowed for cyclists.

Cycling has many benefits for mental health, as it contributes to reducing stress, anxiety, and depression levels, note that many psychiatrists recommend cycling to get rid of life's stresses.

In addition to saving money, cycling is a great way to save for future investments by saving bus fares and fuel, as well as protecting the earth from pollution caused by fuel combustion in cars, as bicycles are an environmentally friendly means of transportation.

Cycling is also a beneficial exercise that many people can incorporate into their daily lives to improve overall health and fitness. Therefore, the State of Qatar has provided many facilities for cyclists and has set rules for their used to ensure the safety of cyclists and people at the same time.

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