Poland (Dry) suits on bikes once again!

The thunderstorms and downpours that had been forecasted didn't manage to scare off those taking part in the 6th Suits on Bikes ride. Almost a hundred people, including the deputy ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, rode together through the streets of Warsaw under the supervision of guides from Zielone Mazowsze.

At 5pm, we took off from three locations in Warsaw. The first group started from the new SkySawa office building on ul. Świętokrzyska, the second from Warsaw Spire on Plac Europejski, and the third from Portico Office on ul. Spokojna set. Led by representatives of Zielone Mazowsze (a partner of the event), we tested both the latest and the slightly older cycling infrastructure.

The youngest participant, just a few months old, travelled in a trailer behind their mother's bike. The column consisted of cargo, city and mountain bikes, including private ones as well as those made available by Veturilo and Immofinanz. The most exciting parts of the trip included riding against the traffic (it's legal!) and crossing a tramline at a junction unavailable for cars.

Some of us were dressed in accordance with the event's name, but the suits and ties were also interspersed with casual dresses or t-shirts. Most importantly, raincoats weren't necessary after all: a downpour came just after we had safely and calmly reached the finish line.

The representatives of the main partners of the event – Polski Holding Nieruchomości, Immofinanz and Portico – also took part in the ride, as well as the employees of many other real estate companies. This year's event was exceptional, as it was held under the honorary patronage of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Alongside us rode the deputy ambassador, Walter Oostelbos, who regularly travels by bike around Warsaw and documents it on his Instagram account.

All three groups of cyclists finally converged on Norblin Factory. There, we were hosted by Capital Park, which introduced us to its automated underground bike parking facility, where Walter Oostelbos entrusted his two-wheeler. The official part of the event took place at Norblin Factory, where we could listen to the representatives of Zielone Mazowsze, explaining how the owners and managers of Polish office buildings support cyclists by providing a range of amenities, including parking areas, showers and changing rooms. In addition, the Dutch deputy ambassador told us about the cycling environment in his country. There was also a prize draw.

On our Instagram page, you can view a video of our departure from SkySawa. Photos from the event will soon appear in our gallery section. Furthermore, in the next issue of ‘Eurobuild’ there will be a full report on the event, as well as an extensive interview with Walter Oostelbos.

We would like to thank all the participants, partners and sponsors of the event: the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Polski Holding Nieruchomości,, Immofinanz, Portico Project Management, Capital Park, Zielone Mazowsze, The Bike Company and Nextbike Poland, as well as Nieoczywiste Wycieczki Rowerowe ( and Jeden Samochód Mniej (One Car Less).

See you next year! And on our bikes – every day!

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schedule 29 February 2024
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schedule 29 February 2024
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schedule 29 February 2024
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schedule 22 December 2023

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schedule 21 November 2023

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schedule 04 October 2023

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schedule 03 October 2023

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schedule 04 August 2023

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schedule 01 August 2023

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schedule 30 June 2023

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schedule 06 June 2023

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schedule 19 May 2023

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schedule 07 March 2023

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schedule 17 February 2023

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