Today and tomorrow there is a bike festival in Vienna, centred around Rathaus. Tomorrow there is a huge bicycle parade (RADpaRADe) at noon, so don’t miss that if you’re in town! Actually, if you are in town, you probably can’t miss it… 😀 they’ll close off the ring.
This weekend I took Friday night off to check out this event that’s been on at the Rathaus. It’s pretty nice, it’s free and you get to hang out in a seriously pretty building.
Just stunning. There were a bit too many kids for us to be tempted to go back on Saturday or Sunday, but I bet it was fun for all the kids that got to run around the big halls and stairs!
Going up up and away! Well, actually, down again. But it was fun!
all the MAs are present (well, a fair few anyway) around the Rathausplatz, and also at other places around the city. I took a ride up in the MA42’s tree chopping crane, which was a bit scary. I just didn’t look down. That helped 🙂
It’s probably the only time that I’ll ever see the city hall from this angle. It looks quite nice above the trees. 🙂
today was the day of the 4th annual RadparRADe around the Ring in Vienna, held at the weekend of the Bike festival in front of Rathaus. This was however my first time participating. I took a fair few photos of fun cycles, so today is a bit of a picture special… 😉
My bike, pimped out with a MU flag, and the free flowers we got to put on our handlebars.
Someone advertising for Critical Mass
I rode past the skating course yesterday… calling it a rink would be a bit of an understatement, as they’ve made a nice track through the trees with lights and decorations. Looks nice eh? 🙂
Yesterday after work I met up with some friends for the third round of Christmas market punsch. Although it’s full of tourists, we decided to go visit the one at city hall. It’s most certainly one of the more picturesque ones. The punsch is a bit more expensive than the other markets we found, but only a bit. I can recommend this one during the week, when there are less people. 🙂
I went out earlier today to catch a free bike checkup at the bike festival by the city hall. Was really cool – many discounted items, many cool bicycles, and the high air event by redbull. I know redbull is Austrian so I suppose I should feel some sort of confused patriotism towards them, but they sponsor so many things that are just devastating to the planet that I just hate them. BUT. The high air riders were awesome! And I think it’s one of the good things that redbull sponsor, so long as they don’t do it in deserts with fragile ecosystems where the tracks from their events will be visible for another hundred years. Fun for all, and really awe-inspiring tricks to behold!