Bocholt is known as a city of cyclists. Why is that so? What does the city do for it?
The bicycle is part of everyday life and the cityscape in Bocholt. The city has a very well-developed network of cycle paths. With the "Rose" company, a bicycle specialist known throughout Europe has its headquarters in Bocholt.
Most bicycle-friendly town according to the ADFC
The ADFC Bicycle Climate Test is the "customer barometer" of cyclists in Germany. Well over 100,000 citizens take part in the ADFC surveys and rate the bicycle-friendliness of German cities.
Bocholt has already received several awards from the Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad-Club (ADFC) e.V. for being the most bicycle-friendly medium-sized town (50,000 - 100,000 inhabitants). Among other things, Bocholt scores with the good accessibility of the city centre and the well-developed cycle paths.
"In Bocholt, children are born with the Fietse (colloquially: bicycle)."