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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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New national strategy for cycling in Denmark

New national strategy for cycling in Denmark

| July 22, 2014

On July 4th, the Minister of Transport in Denmark launched a new strategy aimed towards getting more people to use their bikes. The Danish Cyclists’ Federation contributed to the final strategy and is very pleased with the outcome.

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Cycling is more than getting from A to B

Cycling is more than getting from A to B

| July 15, 2014

In the city of Randers, a group of local women have formed a cycling club with focus on friendly chats and friendship. The group is strictly based on volunteer work, and so far the club has proven a success – for 14 years!

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New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

New bike sharing system in Denmark’s two largest cities

| April 22, 2014

In late March, the new public bike sharing system in Copenhagen was launched. In late May, Aarhus will follow with 30 new light-weight public shared bikes.

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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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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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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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Changing the story about bike touring

Changing the story about bike touring

| August 25, 2012

When the Danish Cyclists’ Federation and its partners rebuild the service structures around the Danish parts of the North Sea Route and the Berlin-Copenhagen Route, they will draw on best-practice cases from all over Europe.

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Digital tool makes it easier to be a bicycle tourist

Digital tool makes it easier to be a bicycle tourist

| September 12, 2011

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.

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Cycling and leisure time

Cycling and leisure time

| November 15, 2010

Combining bicycle-related events with already existing events is a great way to promote leisure-time cycling. Follow the example of Odense.

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Bicycle tourism in Germany – expanded version

Bicycle tourism in Germany – expanded version

| November 1, 2010

Presentation from the cycle tourism workshop at the Danish national cycle conference

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Bicycle tourism in Germany

Bicycle tourism in Germany

| November 1, 2010

Presentation from Thomas Froitzheim, ADFC

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Cycle Tourism in Germany

Cycle Tourism in Germany

The German Tourism Organization issued in November 2009 a report on the extent of cycle tourism in Germany. This article summarize the report.

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