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Cycling for a good cause

Cycling for a good cause

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycling for a good cause 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. Photos; […]

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Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children

Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycling children are healthy children; healthy children are happy children The number of lifestyle-related diseases is on the rise. However, socio-economic studies show that there is a lot to be gained by learning healthy transport habits from an early age – both in terms of fitness ratings and good spirits. Photos; Cycling Embassy of […]

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Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

Cycle tracks that come to you as you go

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycle tracks that come to you as you go What is it that makes the Danes cycle so much? A fundamental trait is that people who cycle experience a long list of advantages in their daily activities. Photos; Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Cycle Summer School

Cycle Summer School

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycle Summer School This summer, the City of Odense staged its first cycle summer school. And it is safe to say it won’t be the last! Photos; Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Cycle City 2.0

Cycle City 2.0

| September 18, 2011

Text; Cycle City 2.0 The Danish cycle cities are continuously working to brand themselves. Just recently, Odense has started a comprehensive process. This has involved a change of name, a payoff, and a whole new visual identity. Photos: Cycling Embassy of Denmark

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Bicycle parking ­ to do or not to do!

Bicycle parking ­ to do or not to do!

| September 18, 2011

Text; Bicycle parking ­ to do or not to do! Cities all over the world are committed to getting more people cycling for the benefit of the climate, the cities, and the health of the individual. But where do the bicycles go when they are not in use? Many planners, architects, and entrepreneurs forget to […]

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Bicycle account creates better bicycle conditions

Bicycle account creates better bicycle conditions

| September 18, 2011

Text; Bicycle account creates better bicycle conditions The City of Copenhagen has just published its Bicycle Account 2010, which shows the advances in cycle traffic in the Danish capital – and where there is room for improvement. Photos: Troels Heien / Monoline

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Turn ­ bump ­ tilt ­ splash ­ braaake ­ GO!

Turn ­ bump ­ tilt ­ splash ­ braaake ­ GO!

| September 18, 2011

Text; Turn ­ bump ­ tilt ­ splash ­ braaake ­ GO! Children of Copenhagen to open Denmark’s first mobile bicycle playground during the UCI Road World Championships. Photos:

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Newsletter 4 – September 2011

Newsletter 4 – September 2011

| September 14, 2011

UCI Road World Championships hits Copenhagen The Cycling Embassy of Denmark is ready to greet the approximately 1,500 international journalists during the UCI Road World Championships—and show them how to bike the Danish way. Read more Cycling for a good cause Cycling as a sport has grown increasingly popular in Denmark over the last years, […]

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Why the world need a Cycling Embassy

Why the world need a Cycling Embassy

| September 1, 2011

Vox pop from the closing workshop at the Velo-City Global conference in Copenhagen 2010.

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Newsletter 3 – July 2011

Newsletter 3 – July 2011

Bicycle Account creates better bicycle conditions The City of Copenhagen has just published its Bicycle Account 2010, which shows the advances in cycle traffic in the Danish capital – and where there is room for improvement. Read more Cycle City 2.0 The Danish cycle cities are continuously working to brand themselves. Just recently, Odense has […]

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Copenhagen’s new Bicycle Account shows continuing growth in cycling

Copenhagen’s new Bicycle Account shows continuing growth in cycling

Not since the 60s, have the citizens of Copenhagen pedaled as much as they did in 2010. Fresh figures from the City of Copenhagen’s new Bicycle Account shows that the citizens have cycled an average of 1.21 mil. km. a day in 2010. This marks an increase of 40.000 km. a day since 2008 and […]

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Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2011

Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2011

Tonight, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark will name the winner of the Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2011 at the Velo-City 2011 conference in Seville.

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Follow tweets from Velo-City Seville 2011

Follow tweets from Velo-City Seville 2011

Follow all tweets from the Velo-City conference in Sevilla!

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6 Jogos de Bicicleta

6 Jogos de Bicicleta

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark have developed a small booklet with six cycling games in Portuguese with the help of the Transporte Ativo and the Danish Cultural Institute.

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Los niños ciclistas son niños sanos, y los niños sanos son niños alegres

Los niños ciclistas son niños sanos, y los niños sanos son niños alegres

| December 14, 2010

Se disparan las enfermedades relacionadas con el estilo de vida, pero los estudios socioeconómicos indican que los hábitos de movilidad saludables, como montar en bici, adquiridos en la infancia son muy beneficiosos tanto para la condición física como el buen humor. Por Malene Kofod Nielsen, COWI, y Connie Juel Clausen, Municipalidad de Odense La Organización […]

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Caminos escolares seguros

Caminos escolares seguros

| December 14, 2010

¿Cómo invertir la tendencia de que cada vez más los niños se llevan al colegio en coche y hacer que se suban a la bici en su lugar? Herramientas como los análisis del itinerario escolar y la políticas de tráfico contribuyen a sistematizar los esfuerzos por lograr unos caminos escolares seguros y un uso óptimo de los recursos.

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Calles recreativas

Calles recreativas

| December 14, 2010

La ciudad puede favorecer la salud y estimular la práctica de ejercicio físico de sus habitantes, pero también puede propiciar la aparición de enfermedades como consecuencia de la contaminación acústica y atmosférica. ¡En el municipio de Odense nos hemos decidido por la primera opción!

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Una campaña que ayuda a los niños a acordarse de las luces

Una campaña que ayuda a los niños a acordarse de las luces

| December 14, 2010

Aunque el número de ciclistas daneses que circulan con luces ha aumentado en los últimos cinco años, uno de cada seis sigue circulando sin luces, representando un peligro para sí mismo y para los demás. La campaña “CON LUCES – con Ludvig” de la Asociación Ciclista Danesa es un intento por cambiar esta situación y educar a una generación de ciclistas habituados a circular con luces.

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Premio al liderazgo en la promoción del uso de la bicicleta 2011?

Premio al liderazgo en la promoción del uso de la bicicleta 2011?

La Embajada de la Bicicleta de Dinamarca premiará a un individual o a una organización con el Premio al Liderazgo en la promoción del uso de la bicicleta 2011. Pero necesitamos tu ayuda para nombrar a los verdaderamente dedicados a esta promoción. El alcalde Bloomberg, Nueva York, recibió el premio en 2009, y Roelof Wittink, […]

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