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    BBC Documentary: "I commute by Bike" from Dammam

    This is an Arabic BBC documentary we helped capture about commuting by bike (Featuring a recumbent) in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. It is 10 min.
    We uploaded an HD version with Arabic and English subtitles here, Click on CC:

    direct link

    If you want to see the original from the BBC channel (Low Quality, no subtitles), it is here:

    direct link:
    the video should start at 11min and 25seconds where the clip start!

    We covered many aspects including:
    • Benefits of cycling
    • How deal with Heat?
    • traffic Congestion
    • Culture problems
    • Bike Lanes? Bicycle Driving?
    • Safety
    • Islamic Sharea Laws VS Saudi :Traffic Laws
    • Dealing with accidents and how to claim your right on the road!
    • How those people learned about cycling and commuting by bike safety
    • Some types of Bikes

    This is a written report in Arabic, if you like google translate


    Last edited by RoadSurfer; 08-16-13 at 09:05 AM. Reason: Fix link

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    Nice work!!

    It's good to see that things like bike commuting can transcend geography; I hope these gentlemen remain safe and enjoy their ride!
    Ride what you like, how you like.

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