Winter Cycling by Fatbikes in Oulu 12.3.2024


Optional Cultural Program for Full STEAM in Oulu Participants
March 12, 2024

Did you know that Oulu is the winter cycling mecca of the world and that the Winter Cycling Federation was founded in Oulu?

The local people of Oulu ride bikes all year round, even in snow and freezing weather. It is quite common for children to go to school and for their hobbies by bike. Oulu has excellent cycle paths and the terrain is flat, so pedaling is easy.

On this Fatbike tour, you can get to know winter cycling like the people of Oulu!

The trip starts on Pikisaari island and goes around the most beautiful and best cycling routes in the Oulujoki river delta area. Experience the joys and challenges of winter cycling. The guide takes care of the route and tells you about the local landscape, culture and customs along the way.

Fat bikes are very popular in Finland. The fatbike has wider tires than a regular bike and is easy to ride even in the snow. We drive at a leisurely pace, enjoying the scenery. We may even ride our bikes to the frozen sea ice. In middle of the program we make a stop to drink warm juice.

Time and duration: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 17.00-19.00. Duration 2 hours.

Starting point: Pikisaari island, about 500 m by foot from Oulu Market square. Detailed instructions to the starting point will be sent to the participants by email in the afternoon of Monday, March 11.

Included: fatbike, helmet, guide, warm juice.

Requirements: Suitable for people with basic fitness. Wear weatherproof and comfortable clothing suitable for biking. Remember it is windy in Oulu – please wear a beanie, scarf, gloves, windproof jacket, flexible pants and warm underlayer.

This is a guaranteed departure. Program is organized when there is minimum of 1 participants.


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Additional information

Minimum number of participants 

This is a guaranteed departure. Program is organized when there is minimum of 1 participants.

Deadline for bookings is noon on Monday March 11, 2024.

Cancellation of the program by the customer

The passenger has the right to cancel the program. If the customer cancels the program already purchased no later than 72 hours before departure, we will deduct 15 euros as a cancellation fee and refund the rest of the amount paid. If canceled less than 72 hours before departure, no fee will be refunded. We recommend to have travel insurance, which covers cancellation and accidents and illnesses caused during the trip.


Payment refunds are made by the payment intermediary Paytrail. The payment will be returned to the original payment method. Usually, the refund is automatic. If the refund is not successful automatically, Paytrail will contact the customer by email and inquire about the refund account.

Disclosure of information

By booking this activity through us, the customer accepts the transfer of their necessary booking information to other service providers involved in the implementation of the activity. The information is not used for any other purpose.

Contact and inquiries:

Johanna Salmela, tel. +358 40 826 2345, [email protected]

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