Everybody knows that cycling offers many advantages: It is cheap, it does not affect the environment and it is good for your health.

Many cities across the globe are introducing policies that make it easier for people to ride a bicycle. Even in Jakarta there is a ‘bike to work’ movement and bicycles are allowed on all the roads of the city.

Please take a look at this short video and see how cycling is being promoted in Belgium, China and New Zealand. Do you think that cycling will become everyone’s favourite mode of transportation in the future? Indonesia is a tropical country, and of course the climate is hot and humid. This means cyclists might need a shower after their ride! Do you think it is a good idea to ride a bicycle in Jakarta?

Please write your comments below. Here is a link to the video: