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New study on cyclist behaviour

New study on cyclist behaviour

| June 22, 2015

New study by the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and IS IT A BIRD show that all groups of road users experience inappropriate behavior from some cyclists.

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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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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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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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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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CED Member ‘Danish Cancer Society’ launches new Cycling Campaign

CED Member ‘Danish Cancer Society’ launches new Cycling Campaign

| March 19, 2015

‘Ta’ Cyklen Danmark’ or in English ‘Get on your Bicycle Denmark’ is the name of the new campaign which aims to get more Danes cycling – especially when travelling less than 5 km.

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Do Danish High-School Students Cycle?

Do Danish High-School Students Cycle?

| March 9, 2015

Or are they just waiting to get a driver’s license? How do you activate young people to get involved in cycling? The Danish Municipality of Svendborg and CED member, COWI, decided to study this question by organizing a project at Svendborg High School.

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SmartBiking – high-school students developing new solutions

SmartBiking – high-school students developing new solutions

| February 23, 2015

Mutual gains were obtained when the Danish Municipality of Svendborg engaged in a collaboration with local high schools. Part of the purpose was to find solutions for specific challenges through collaboration with the target audience.

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Cycling app makes employees bike more

Cycling app makes employees bike more

| January 27, 2015

A sense of community, competitions and prizes motivate cyclists to go for more km. According to the results from a local bicycle campaign in the Municipality of Randers in Denmark, 47 % bike more than usual when using the cycling app.

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Event: Ring the leaders – IPCC gathered in Copenhagen

Event: Ring the leaders – IPCC gathered in Copenhagen

| October 28, 2014

UNs Climate Panel, IPCC, are gathered in Copenhagen from 27th-31th october, to finish the Fifth Assessment Report, that will provide a clear and up to date view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change.

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Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

Volunteers get the elderly out and about in Odense

| September 26, 2014

In Odense, during the spring, a new, exciting cycling project will start called “Cycling without age”, that gives the elderly the opportunity for coming together, getting new experiences and wind in the hair in the company of committed volunteers – and there is loads of cycling!

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127.000 Danish school kids are cycling in September

127.000 Danish school kids are cycling in September

| September 8, 2014

In 2001 The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launched the campaign “Bike to School” (BTS). BTS is a recurring cycle campaign for school children of all ages. It’s purpose is to get more children to cycle to and from school – and cycle more in general. 

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CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

CycleScore gets more kids in the Municipality of Fredericia to use their bikes

| September 3, 2014

CykelScore (CycleScore) is a concept developed by the Danish IT company Kofoed & Co. The idea is to motivate more people to get on their bike. The participants collect points by bike, by checking in at checkpoints around town. This is done either by a chip or by smartphone. Since 2011, CycleScore has been an […]

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New campaign to avoid chaos at Danish bus stops

New campaign to avoid chaos at Danish bus stops

| August 18, 2014

Arriva Denmark, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and the Transport Companies has teamed up in a new campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to raise the awareness on how to move safely around the busstops – as a bus passenger as well as a cyclist.

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It Pays Off to Bike to School

It Pays Off to Bike to School

| August 26, 2013

Getting children to bike to school benefits society in terms of both economy, health, and congestion says new report.  COWI has analyzed the effect of the popular Bike to School campaign which is organized by the Danish Cyclists’ federation and TrygFonden.

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Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

“Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012″ contains the most recent Danish bicycle knowhow on everything from infrastructure and road to campaigns and life style and updates the field since the publication of the first edition of “Collection of Cycle Concepts” from 2000.

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How do we get more people cycling?

How do we get more people cycling?

| March 19, 2013

Several surveys have shown that people who bike on a daily basis are not only in better physical shape than people who don’t, they are also in better mental shape. But some find it difficult to incorporate the daily exercise into an already tight schedule. Thus, cycling to and from place of work or education is an easy way to incorporate physical activity as an everyday routine in an otherwise busy week. Cycling is not only good for the individual, but also for the environment, for society in the shape of lower health costs, and for companies in the shape of fewer sick days among their employees, which again increases productivity.

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Cycle Campaigns in Denmark

Cycle Campaigns in Denmark

| December 10, 2011

It can be hard to determine the exact effect of cycle campaigns, but the tendency in the Danish bicycle culture is clear: In cities that make a systematic effort at promoting cycling, more and more people choose to cycle. There is no doubt that cycle campaigns play a part in this success. This catalogue gives an overview of 14 concrete campaigns, their goals, how they worked in practice, and their results.

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Danish society profits DKK 43 million on Bike to Work

Danish society profits DKK 43 million on Bike to Work

| November 24, 2011

The Danish Bike to Work campaign organized by Danish Cyclists’ Federation has been analyzed by the consulting group, COWI.

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