- Do you have some other hobbies besides bikes?
I like running as well. I run 3-4 times a week. Sometimes I do it in the morning, then it helps to prepare for a new day. And if I had a stressful day at work or needed to cope with a number of problems, I prefer to run in the evening to clear my head of all the negative thoughts. Besides sports I enjoy reading. There`s nothing more calming than a quality book after an active day. And as well as my father I love cooking, choosing wines, setting the table and in general, throwing parties for my friends and family. I usually do it on holidays or just on the weekend to unwind and have a good chat.
- Is it dangerous to ride a bike in the city?
It`s not dangerous if you stick to the rules (learn all the signs too) and avoid being distracted by gadgets. Switch off your phone, don’t listen to music and don`t try to read messages. Remember that you can hurt other people on the road. So, be responsible and also, don`t forget about your own safety. Wear a helmet and keep your bike in perfect condition.
- What bike would you recommend?
I am not an expert, really. I go to a bike shop and ask for advice from experts providing all the details of my sport life. I wouldn`t recommend you to buy a bike by yourself if you care about your health and comfort while riding.
- Do you usually ride alone or with your friends?
Of course, it depends on the situation. When I travel to work in the morning I`m usually alone. It`s much faster. At this time of the day there are lots of people outside, everyone is in a hurry and irritated so you need to be very attentive. When I go back home after work I can ride with my colleagues, we talk and travel through the park, or stop to drink a cup of coffee. I often travel with my friends on the weekend. We like riding along the ocean or travel to other towns.