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Chefs netzwerken im Fahrradsattel

Chefs netzwerken im Fahrradsattel

Die Fahrradstadt Randers ist mit ihrer Motivationskampagne fürs Radfahren so erfolgreich, dass nun Führungspersönlichkeiten aus dem Wirtschaftsleben der Stadt sich inspiriert fühlten, ihr eigenes Fahrradnetzwerk zu gründen. Statt sich um einen Tisch herum zu versammeln, tauschen sie sich von Sattel zu Sattel aus.

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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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Municipality of Copenhagen

Municipality of Copenhagen

| June 2, 2013

The City with Innovative Cycling Solutions For Copenhageners, cycling is as natural as brushing their teeth. Very few Copenhageners regard themselves as ”cyclists.” Most see themselves merely as citizens who transport themselves from A to B, using the fastest and most flexible mode of transport, which the bicycle just happens to be in most cases.

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Bicycles in the media

Bicycles in the media

International news from the world of bicycles. The Cycling Embassy of Denmark monitors the media and posts links to the stories here

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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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Velo City 2013 in Vienna

Velo City 2013 in Vienna

| April 13, 2013

The City of Vienna will be hosting the Velo-city conference from 11 to 14 June, 2013! „The Sound of Cycling – Urban Cycling Cultures“ marks Vienna as the focal point for cycling experts and (bi)cycling enthusiasts from around the world. Come and meet The Danish Cycling Embassy at exhibition area.

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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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Aufruf zur Nominierung: Vorreiterpreis für Förderung des Radfahrens 2013

Aufruf zur Nominierung: Vorreiterpreis für Förderung des Radfahrens 2013

Diesen Sommer wird die dänische Fahrradbotschaft zum fünften Mal eine Persönlichkeit oder eine Organisation mit dem Preis für die Führungsposition bei der Förderung des Fahrradfahrens auszeichnen. Aber wir brauchen Eure Hilfe dabei, die wirklich preiswürdigen Fahrrad-Unterstützer zu nominieren. Wer soll den früheren Siegern Bürgermeister Michael Bloomberg, New York City, Roelof Wittink, Niederländische Fahrradbotschaft, Lake Sagaris, […]

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Kräftige Fahrradbeleuchtung ohne Batterie

Kräftige Fahrradbeleuchtung ohne Batterie

| March 19, 2013

Eine Fahrradleuchte, die den Weg vor dir beleuchtet, ohne Reibungswiderstand zu verursachen und ohne die Gefahr des Batterieausfalls. Diese Magnetleuchte ist die Antwort der Moderne auf die Dynamoleuchte. Das neueste Modell von Reelight hat eine besonders kräftige Vorderlampe und ist die perfekte Leuchte für Strecken ohne Straßenbeleuchtung.

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”Herning fährt Rad” in der Mitte Jütlands

”Herning fährt Rad” in der Mitte Jütlands

2013 war für Herning das Jahr des Fahrrads – kaum hatte das Giro d´ Italia-Fieber sich gelegt, da wurde Herning zur Fahrradstadt des Jahres 2012 ernannt. Die Arbeit an der Fahrradsatzung trug schon Früchte, obwohl sie gerade begonnen hatte.

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Wie bekommen wir mehr Menschen aufs Rad?

Wie bekommen wir mehr Menschen aufs Rad?

| March 19, 2013

Untersuchungen haben bewiesen, dass Personen, die täglich Fahrrad fahren, nicht bloß glauben, besser in Form zu sein, als jene, die nicht Rad fahren, sondern es tatsächlich auch sind . Doch im geschäftigen Alltag kann es schwierig sein, die Zeit für körperliche Aktivität zu finden. Mit dem Fahrrad zur Arbeit oder Schule zu fahren ist eine naheliegende Methode, körperliche Aktivität als feste Routine in den Alltag einzubauen.

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VEKSØ

VEKSØ

| March 2, 2013

VEKSØ is an international brand in the market of urban furniture and we strive to combine design, quality and usability in all our products. Our mission is that our product will enrich urban life for the people who use them.

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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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The biggest news items of 2012

The biggest news items of 2012

| January 13, 2013

A roundup of what was popular on our site in 2012. We have had a look at what our readers liked in 2012. Perhaps you missed some of the news items?

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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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