Answers to frequently asked questions.
In addition in each case the short answer from the “kölsche Grundgesetz”.
- We politely ask for you to make your reservation as early as possible in order to guarantee your participation in tours and to prepare the rental bikes.
- If you do not want to participate in a crowded group nor be rejected because we are fully booked, reservation is important.
- Notify us in advance if you require child trailers / seats or similar special requests.
- If you are a group of 8 or more guests, you can get a “private tour guide” and decide on your own departure time.
- Always keep right on the road!
- Use the road if there is no cycle path!
Children may drive on the walkway until their 10th birthday!
- Driving on footpaths and pedestrian zones is prohibited or marked otherwise
- Only drive next to each other if the traffic is not hindered!
- Special signposted cycle paths must be used!
- Cycle paths must be used in the prescribed direction of travel!
- Take special care of the pedestrian traffic when walking along the cycle paths!
- One-way streets may be driven in the opposite direction if the signs are appropriate!
- When turning with hand signals, indicate the direction change! – If you drive a drunken bike, you are punishable!
- Use the mobile phone during cycling is prohibited!
One-way street regulation Cycling against the one-way street is strictly forbidden! By means of a supplementary sign “cyclist-free” or a corresponding pictogram, many one-way streets in Cologne are now free for cycling in the opposite direction. Nevertheless, even if you are cycling against the current, you have to follow the traffic rules – drive right and take the right way! In addition, while driving on a one-way street in the opposite direction, caution is always advised, as drivers often do not have to deal with an opposing cyclist. The open one-way street offers a better and more comfortable driving flexibility in the inner city area of Cologne.