By Rizhlaine F. Photos by My B. Posted on September 15, 2022 at 9:29 am
This Thursday, September 22, 2022 is Car Free Day. We’ll take you to discover the alternative, license-free transport that awaits you in Paris: perfect for enjoying the scenery on your travels!
Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and it surprises us every day. So it is often reluctantly that we go underground to get the subway. Regarding the car and the joys of traffic jams that come with it, we won’t talk about that. So why not choose one mode of transport enough flexible to make you gain timewith the joy of walking, outdoors and with your hair in the wind, enjoying the sublime landscape offered by the capital?
on the occasion of day without car this Thursday, September 22, 2022We invite you to (re)discover the alternative transport, motorized or notoffered inpurchaseinside self service or by subscription and accessible without authorizationthat wait for you in Parisian region. less polluting and more flexible, these concepts will allow you to make the most of the Parisian summer… and much more if you like.
Half bike, half scooter: the Vässla Bike
here is one innovation Follow very closely. Also, you may have already come across a user wondering what it was all about. direct from SwedenThe Vassla bike is at the crossroads between Electric Bicycle and the scooter. To tell you the truth, it’s kind of our favorite. Just imagine: a comfortable bike, without pedals, operating similarly to a scooter, maintaining the possibility of circulating on a bike path… isn’t the foot? This is the challenge that was assumed here. Accessible through a subscription offered at €79 (ie the price of a Navigo pass), the Vassla bike presents a flexible and practical alternative with a range of 40km, a 3kg battery that charges in 3h30 from a lambda socket, while offering us comfort that allows us to keep our back straight during our daily journeys. Limited to 25km/h, the Vassla bike can be used without a license, but we still recommend that you equip yourself with a helmet that can be provided by the platform, as well as a basket, a padlock and a phone holder. Regal, right?
It is ideal for setting out to conquer the Parisian mountains: a stroll in Montmartre without the slightest drop of sweat, who says better? This one alternativeperfect for Residents not transported from Ile-de-Francewill also allow you to conquer the treasures ofIle de france. We suggest that you choose a place to walk, use public transport to get as close as possible to your hiking spot and then, from the station, the Vassla bike takes on. And behold, the whole region became their playground!
The electric bike, a must
If you still want to play a little sport without feeling limited during your walk inThe Electric Bicycle and theperfect alternative. Here, we benefit from the help of the motor as we pedal silently or not, depending on the choice of mode and speed. Then the bicycle it can easily adapt to your pace and route: to make your life easier when climbing, for example, you can set the assistance to the maximum and choose first gear to be able to climb the mountains without the slightest effort. If the e-bike can be expensive to buy, however, several alternatives are available to you. You can opt for self-service models the most known are Velib‘, lime or Score. If you want to switch to a more exclusive formula to avoid having to systematically look for a loaded bike that is available in the area, it is also possible to opt for a subscription system oftentimes flexible. Several actors share the spotlight, including: Dancing, veligo or red testament.
The Electric Scooter: You Can’t Miss More
Both criticized and adored, the electric scooter is at the center of debates Parisian region. That’s why we insist: used responsibly, it has an excellent alternative to subway and car. perfect for browsing main bike pathss of the capital, the electric scooter you can do gain timeespecially in short trips, and is sufficiently present in Paris for you to find them easily. But be careful, if it can be too tempting, be careful not to ride it or drive on the sidewalks, even the wide ones. to find a self service electric scooteryou have the choice between the three main actors to Paris : lime, Score and Layer. If you prefer to have your own vehicle without having to go through the purchase process, accessible subscriptions are also available through services such as increase.
Rollerblading or longboard: the non-motorized alternatives we don’t think about enough
If the bicycle got the wind in your sails Pariswe don’t necessarily think about others roller sports that promise us beautiful walk in. We think in particular skates and skates that you can put in a bag at any time, but also longboard whose learning is easier and faster than for a classic skateboard. Those alternatives are the promise of beautiful walks, especially along the riverside routes where you can enjoy flat terrain as you cross the capital. Lighter and sportier, the wheels have the back and are quite affordable prices purchase. for the lovers of Roll it’s from skateyou should also know that there is a concept that allowsinstall removable wheels directly on your sneakers : Flaneurz.
So, ready to ride all over Paris and beyond?