Cycling in Milan
What makes Milan such a strong cycling city is that it's easier to visit the top sights by bike rather than by underground, and there are plenty of innovative cycle paths heading in all directions from the city.
Canal pathway heading south (Pavia), north (Lago Maggione), east (Lag Lecco).
Attractions/sights accessible by bicycle from the city centre:
Canal (Navigli Area) (15 mins), Gae Aulenti Are Skyline (10 mins).
Mayor's stance on cycling:
They promote bike sharing for commuting.
Cycling at night:
Most streets are well lit