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The Cycling Carpenter

The Cycling Carpenter

| December 11, 2009

Even though the Danes are known as keen cyclists, Finn Christiansen is a bit of a rarity. Craftsmen usually drive cars so they can carry their equipment, but Finn Christiansen loves riding a bike.

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Seventy Years of Cycling

Seventy Years of Cycling

| December 11, 2009

Joergen Nilsson rides a bike every day and has done so for the last 70 years. In spite of his age, he often sits on his bicycle for more than an hour a day

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Mail Carrier on Two Wheels

Mail Carrier on Two Wheels

| December 11, 2009

Riding a bike is a part of the job for Zdenka Jankovic – she is a mail carrier. In Denmark, letters are delivered by bicycle in city areas

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He Spends Most of His Time on a Bike

He Spends Most of His Time on a Bike

| December 11, 2009

Jimmy Bargisen has four bikes in the stairway, two in the apartment – and there are an unknown number in the loft – altogether, he and his girlfriend have about 15 bikes.

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Cycling and Car Sharing

| December 11, 2009

Twelve years ago, the rent-a-car company Hertz had a good idea: introduce a car-sharing system in Denmark. Torben Jarlstroem Clausen immediately became a user, and he still is one today.

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Commutes to Work on Electric Bike

Commutes to Work on Electric Bike

| December 11, 2009

From their house in the countryside to their work places in the city, Elsebeth Gedde and her husband both have about 18 kilometers to go.

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A Politician on Two Wheels

A Politician on Two Wheels

| December 11, 2009

“I cycle approximately 10 kilometers on an average day. I ride my bike everywhere unless it’s very far or if the clothes I wear are very unpractical.

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A Cycling Family

A Cycling Family

| December 11, 2009

Maren Uthaugh does not usually go far on her bicycle, but she uses it every day.

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The Cycling Lawyer

The Cycling Lawyer

| December 11, 2009

Working in a law firm, Lars Kjaer needs to follow a dress code. So every morning when he jumps on his bike to go to work, he’s wearing a suit.

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