Randers has had such great success getting more people to jump on the bike that local business leaders have been inspired to form their own cycling network. Instead of meeting in an office, they hold their meetings in the saddle.
Cycling as a sport has grown increasingly popular in Denmark over the last years, as more and more people jump in the saddle for the sake of exercise. But many people don’t just cycle to get the exercise; they also do it for a range of good causes.
Since February, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and about 70 bicycle-keen volunteers have been working on merging map data and local landmarks. Now, the route planner is here.