Vitalii Volodymyrovych Skakun was hailed a hero after blowing himself up to stop a row of Russian tanks. Now members of the Klub Motocyklowy Bikers Legion Leszno have paid tribute after revealing that Skakun used to live in the town and was a club member.
Two-time Olympic mountain biking silver medalist Maja Wloszczowska has been elected to the International Olympic Committee's Athlete's Commission by athletes at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
For just the third time ever, visitors to the FSO Factory in Żerań are being allowed the chance to covet some of the most beautiful – and curious – motor vehicles produced in Poland.
Maja Wloszczowska, a mountain biker, and Pawel Korzeniowski, a swimmer, have been named flag-bearers of Poland national team at Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, the Polish Olympic Committee has announced.
The man is thought to have taken part in road testing the ‘Polish Harley Davidson’ motorbike 67 years ago in the Tatra mountains and the museum in Szczecin which launched the appeal said it was now keen to add him into their history books.
EXCLUSIVE: TFN reader sends surprise package from the US containing an original June 1939 edition of NatGeo magazine. One article entitled ‘Pedalling through Poland’, details the adventures of photographer Dorothy Hosmer who travels from Kraków, to the Polish Tatra mountains and through territories of present-day Ukraine.
Appearing in Polish for the first time since its publication nearly 90 years ago, ‘Rowerem przez II RP’, ‘Pedalling Poland’ is filled with countless anecdotes, photos and personal observations of author Bernard Newman’s 3,000km journey from Gdańsk to Kraków.
Led by international pioneers like Solaris, the country’s e-mobility sector continues to grow from strength-to-strength.
New data from Poland’s National Centre for Climate Change shows a significant increase in bike traffic with the first three weeks of September 2020 seeing the share of bike traffic 26 percent higher than during the same period in 2019.
According to Eurostat, Polish e-bike exports have been easily growing from 16,000 bikes in 2018, to almost 40,000 last year and already 48,000 this year.