Do you love cycling?
Do you cycle everywhere?
Are you glued to your TV when the Tour de France or any other cycling event is on?
Well, here is your chance to combine your love of cycling with learning German!
First of all, who are you?
And what do you do? You cycle – radfahren, eg ‘Ich fahre Rad’, often also said ‘Ich fahre Fahrrad’.
And what do you sit on? A bike, of course:
Ein Fahrrad, often just shortened to Rad and sometimes even called Drahtesel (lit. wire donkey).
And a bike has the following parts:
If you like to read more about bicycles in German, here is a little history about bikes: Meilensteine der Fahrradentwicklung
Or here is an easier article about bikes: Fahrrad
And two videos. This first one has tips for a roadworthy bike and how to cycle in Germany – in German, of course.
Or if you just fancy a nice easy song about cycling, watch this video:
Of course, you could also get on a stationary bike (stationäres Fahrrad) and practise some German at the same time ☺
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