RSSDanish Cycling Know How

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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Bikeability

Bikeability

| June 5, 2013

Though many Danes bike, there is still potential to get even more people to bike and to give those who already do so better conditions. The Danish research project, Bikeability, comprises a number of studies that give recommendations as to how to make this happen. Here are some of the latest results.

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Leaders jump in the saddle to network

Leaders jump in the saddle to network

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.

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New bridge for pedestrians and cyclists in Odense

New bridge for pedestrians and cyclists in Odense

| June 5, 2013

Danish infrastructure design specialists Gottlieb Paludan Architects head the winning team of the invited project competition for a new foot and cycle bridge across the railway in the centre of Odense, the third-largest city in Denmark.

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Odense creates bike-keen school children

Odense creates bike-keen school children

| June 5, 2013

In the Municipality of Odense’s project, “Cycle School,” the bike has become part of the solution to many challenges rather than a question of why the kids don’t bike to school. Here, the bike has been integrated into all aspects of the school’s daily routines.

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The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation launches new campaign for kindergartens

| June 5, 2013

In May 2013, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation launched its new campaign, ”We can bike!” The campaign is based on the concept of “Cycling Games” and brings the bike into Danish kindergartens.

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Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2013

Meet the Cycling Embassy of Denmark at Velo-city 2013

| June 5, 2013

In June 2013, city and traffic planners, NGOs, researchers and other cycle experts from around the world will gather at Velo-city 2013 in Vienna. Of course, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will also be on the spot. Come and meet us at our exhibit and exchange knowledge with us.

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Cycling and mobile apps

Cycling and mobile apps

| June 5, 2013

Bicycle-related mobile apps offer a wealth of new and exciting opportunities and gives us the world of cycling close at hand – 24/7 wherever we are.

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500 meters of bicycle parking

500 meters of bicycle parking

| June 5, 2013

Is Copenhagen getting the world’s longest bike rack? No, but they are getting 1,000 new bicycle parking spaces before summer.

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Newsletter 11.June 2013

Newsletter 11.June 2013

Get the latests results from the research project, Bikeability, find inspiration on how to motivate business leaders to jump in the saddle, and much more. Read our latest newsletter from June 2013.

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Copenhagen’s Bicycle Account

Copenhagen’s Bicycle Account

Historically high levels of cycling in Copenhagen. Copenhagen’s new Bicycle Account 2012 has just hit the streets.

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Bicycle Parking in Denmark

Bicycle Parking in Denmark

| April 14, 2013

If you want people to bike to work, shool or shopping, you need to give them a place to park their bike when they get to their destination. Despite a growing number of cyclists, many cities are still behind in terms of bicycle parking facilities. But what makes good bicycle parking?

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Bicycle tourism in Denmark

Bicycle tourism in Denmark

| April 14, 2013

EXPERIENCE DENMARK BY BIKE By Ditte Møller Munch, VisitDenmark Denmark offers a wide range of cycling holiday opportunities. The flatness of the country and the well equipped infrastructure makes Denmark ideal for being explored by bicycle. There is a plethora of exciting experiences with cosy villages, bustling market towns, manor houses, wonderful nature and a […]

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Reelight GO awarded with prestigious design prize

Reelight GO awarded with prestigious design prize

| March 26, 2013

Reelight, a member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, won the “red dot: best of the best” award at this year’s Red dot Design Award competition in Essen, Germany.

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Call for nominees: Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2013

Call for nominees: Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2013

This summer, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will award an individual or an organisation with the Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2013 for the fifth time. But we need your help to nominate the truly dedicated cycling promoters. Who is to follow the previous winners, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York City; Roelof Wittink, Dutch Cycling […]

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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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‘Herning Bikes’ in the middle of Jutland

‘Herning Bikes’ in the middle of Jutland

In the middle-sized Danish town of Herning, 2012 was an important year for cycling. The Giro d’Italia mania had barely passed before Herning was chosen as ‘Cycle City of the Year’. The town’s efforts to boost cycling had already paid off, although they had just begun.

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Strong bike lights with no batteries

Strong bike lights with no batteries

| March 19, 2013

A bike light that lights up the street for you without wheel resistance or the batteries running dry? That is the reality with magnetic lights – today’s version of the dynamo light. The newest model from the Danish company Reelight has an extra strong front light, perfect for areas with no streetlights.

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ITS makes cycling safer

ITS makes cycling safer

| February 8, 2013

Increasing numbers of cyclists on Copenhagen’s cycle tracks require new approaches to planning and implementing cycling infrastructure. Casper Wulff of consulting company and new member of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark, Rambøll, points to ITS technology as part of the answer. 

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New Report on National Cycle Routes in Denmark

New Report on National Cycle Routes in Denmark

| January 10, 2013

In 1993, Denmark established the world’s first official signed national cycle route network. Since the establishment of the approx. 3,500 km of routes, however, there has not been so much focus on it. A new report on the condition of the routes proposes changes to route structure and signage.

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