Oulu Virtual MasterClass

Welcome to visit Oulu – the winter cycling capital of the world – virtually! Our experts will explain the secrets of Oulu winter cycling miracle in detail while cycling in wintery and beautiful sceneries of Oulu region. You will learn what have been the most important ingredients for the success in Oulu. You will get tips and best practices for your own city to make it a year round active city. Or you can just enjoy the virtual rides in breathtaking adventures with our cycling ambassadors, Timo and Pekka.

We will add new content every month, new episodes and new virtual rides to provide more and more information for you to learn and experience Oulu virtually!

WHAT IS ON? (updated 30.5.2021)

  • Four 360 degree virtual rides in Oulu
  • short documentary episodes about Oulu cycling history, Oulu cycling infrastructure and active school trips


  • Oulu cycling historyepisode 2: ”Meet the father of Oulu cycling network
  • Oulu maintenance secrets episode 1
  • Oulu cycling infrastructure episode 2, ”More than 300!”

Chapter 1: Bikenomics

Economics of smart urban planning.

Chapter 2 : Oulu MTB

What happens when going gets rough.

Chapter 3 : Oulu Cycling Secrets

Hush hush top secret stuff. Coming up in June 2021.

Chapter 4 : Metsokangas School

The miracle of kids riding bikes to school.

Chapter 5 : Oulu Maintenance

How maintenance is essential in winter cycling and how it is done.

Chapter 6 : Oulu Cycling History

How it almost did not came to be.

Your Instructors and guides

Timo Perälä


Pekka Tahkola


Free Sneak Peek

Meet your Oulu guides and get a feel what our Virtual MasterClasses are all about.

Ready to get started?