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Now, Danes can borrow bikes at special bicycle libraries

Now, Danes can borrow bikes at special bicycle libraries

| June 15, 2015

A new concept, the “bicycle library” has seen the light in Denmark. Here, citizens can get professional advice on what kind of model best suits their needs and try out a wide range of models, all for free.

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10 tips for safely riding an e-bike

10 tips for safely riding an e-bike

| June 12, 2015

The e-bike lends a helping hand to get uphill. Riding an e-bike can be a bit tricky, however, so a group of Danish bicycle organizations have compiled 10 useful tips before you buy and do your first ride of constant tailwind.

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Denmark’s shortest cycle track

Denmark’s shortest cycle track

| June 10, 2015

10 meters long – or short perhaps – that is the length of a newly-opened cycle track south of Denmark’s second-largest city, Aarhus.

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Nouvelle stratégie nationale pour la pratique du vélo au Danemark

Nouvelle stratégie nationale pour la pratique du vélo au Danemark

| June 4, 2015

Le 4 juillet 2014, le Ministre des Transports du Danemark a lancé un nouveau plan visant à promouvoir l’usage du vélo. La Fédération danoise des cyclistes a contribué à son élaboration et est très satisfaite du résultat final.

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Le pont « Cycle Snake »

Le pont « Cycle Snake »

| June 4, 2015

La success story d’un pont qui contribue à l’animation de la ville, comme aux trajets des cyclistes

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Les cyclistes sont-ils de bons clients?

Les cyclistes sont-ils de bons clients?

| June 4, 2015

Cette question fut posée dans le cadre d’une vaste étude, conduite par la ville de Copenhague, sur le lien entre les courses quotidiennes et les modes de déplacement. La réponse est : oui!

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A Odense, des cyclistes bénévoles emmènent les personnes âgées pour une ballade à vélo

A Odense, des cyclistes bénévoles emmènent les personnes âgées pour une ballade à vélo

| June 4, 2015

Le projet est conçu pour renforcer le lien social, la solidarité intergénérationnelle et le bénévolat. Il fait partie intégrante du mouvement « Cycling Without Age », qui s’est répandu à travers tout le Danemark, et qui est même présent, dorénavant, aux Etats-Unis, aux Pays-Bas, à Singapour, au Chili et en Australie.

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Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2015 this week

Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2015 this week

| June 1, 2015

True to tradition, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will be present at this years’ Velo-city conference in Nantes, France on June 2-5. Meet us at stand 39.

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High-profile leaders in the running for CED’s Leadership Award 2015

High-profile leaders in the running for CED’s Leadership Award 2015

| May 26, 2015

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark has received nominations for our Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion from near and far this year. The winner will be announced during the Velo-city conference in Nantes in early June.

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How do we prevent bicycle thefts – measures in Denmark vs. the Netherlands

How do we prevent bicycle thefts – measures in Denmark vs. the Netherlands

| May 22, 2015

Bicycle thefts are a great nuisance for cyclists but what can be done to stop them? We have taken a look at the two most prominent bicycle nations: the Netherlands and Denmark.

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Colombian children learn to bike the Danish way

Colombian children learn to bike the Danish way

| May 22, 2015

In February, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark joined forces with local partners to organize a cycling games event at the World Bicycle Forum in Medellín, Colombia. By Lotte Bech, Urban Cycle Planning

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Poor bicycle parking is the cyclists’ bottleneck

Poor bicycle parking is the cyclists’ bottleneck

| May 22, 2015

”My bicycle has to be how Jolly Jumper is to Lucky Luke; it has to be right outside the window, ready to jump on,” says a cyclist from Copenhagen. But then better bicycle parking is needed and that is a problem Copenhagen Municipality and Rambøll are busy trying to solve. By Casper Wulff, Rambøll

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The first bicycle street in Copenhagen

The first bicycle street in Copenhagen

| May 22, 2015

2014 became the year when Copenhagen got its first bicycle street. It started out as a part of a traffic experiment in the city centre. By Julie Pedersen, Copenhagen Municipality

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Odense receives the Cycle City Award 2015

Odense receives the Cycle City Award 2015

| May 19, 2015

The Municipality of Odense received the Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s Cycle City Award 2015 at the Danish National Bicycle Conference yesterday.

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Bicycle Traffic Increasing in Aarhus

Bicycle Traffic Increasing in Aarhus

| May 15, 2015

More and more people are cycling in the City of Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city. Hopefully this trend will continue in the future. However, according to  alderman in the City of Aarhus, Kristian Würtz, the development is going to require that the state keeps co-funding cycle projects.

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Cycling Without Age – Goes International

Cycling Without Age – Goes International

| May 13, 2015

The Danish organisation, Cycling Without Age, launches new international campaign to spread the succesful concept to the rest of the world.

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Cycling is healthier than you think

Cycling is healthier than you think

| April 30, 2015

Not only does cycling to work give you great legs. A new study shows that commuter cyclists also eat healthier, smoke and drink less, and in general feel less stressed.

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2014 a record year for cycling in Denmark

2014 a record year for cycling in Denmark

| April 27, 2015

Not since the 90’s, have the Danes cycled as much as they did in 2014. But a new long-term national cycling fund is needed if this development is to continue. By Lasse Skou Hauschildt

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Europe Bike to Work

Europe Bike to Work

| April 17, 2015

11 countries are ready with campaigns to get people to bike to work with the Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s classic Bike to Work campaign as their role model. By Rikke Ravn Faber, Danish Cyclists’ Federation

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Cycling mode-share increasing in Odense

Cycling mode-share increasing in Odense

| April 14, 2015

In just one year, the cycling mode-share in the Municipality of Odense has gone up from 22 to 24 % corresponding to 12,000 extra trips per day.

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