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    BBC Documentary: "I commute by Bike" from Dammam

    Hello,
    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 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve2cO5KTscg

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


    direct link: http://youtu.be/94g9tZWFDI4?t=11m25s
    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
    http://aljariyat.net/wp/?p=5305

    Enjoy!!

    GS
    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!
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