ABC FAQ for participants

Who is allowed to participate?

All staff members and students as well as alumni of the universities that officially take part in the ABC.

When will the ABC take place?

The ABC 2021 will take place from April till November. It's up to your university or college, in which month it participates for 30 days. We will repeat the ABC annually.

Where am I allowed to collect milage?

For the ABC it does not matter where you cycle. Every kilometer counts. Even if your university or college is in country A it is no problem if a you cycle in country B. The cycled milage will count for your selected university during holidays and on official journeys as well.

What am I going to win?

A whole lot! Fun, health and a significant visible contribution to climate protection. Your local university may also provide further attractive prizes.

Does it cost to participate?

No, for participants the ABC is completely free. The Naviki app provides some in-app-purchases. But don't worry, you won't need any of them to participate in the challenge.

What are the ABC rules?

Please find all rules for participants here ...

Which app do I need to participate?

The Naviki app. It provides the opportunity to join the ABC and to record your cycled trips. Moreover it contains the ABC leaderboards. You can get the app here ...

My university doesn't take part yet. What can I do?

Convince your university to take part by writing or speaking to the responsible staff. These can be people who are responsible for health and fitness as well as those who care for climate protection and the environment. You're also welcome to provide their contact data by writing to We'll do our best to bring the ABC to your university.

What is the connection between the ABC and Naviki?

The ABC provides the Naviki app for all ABC participants in order to record bicycle trips and to view up-to-date ABC leaderbords. In general, Naviki is a comprehensive bicycle app. Its main functions are route planning and navigation for cycling.

What about Privacy and Data protection?

To give you a better understanding about what data is collected and processed when participants use the Naviki app to participate in the ABC, we have compiled a Privacy Overview. From a more formal point of view, please see our official privacy policy, which is part of our legal notice.

Who organises the ABC?

At your university: your local ABC staff. World-wide: the ABC team.