Tag: children

Es macht sich bezahlt, zur Schule zu radeln

Es macht sich bezahlt, zur Schule zu radeln

| August 26, 2013

Kinder mit dem Fahrrad den Schulweg bewältigen zu lassen, dient der Gesellschaft sowohl  in Hinblick auf Wirtschaft und Gesundheit als auch auf die Verkehrsbelastung, besagt eine neue Studie. COWI hat die Auswirkungen der beliebten Kampagne „Bike to School“ untersucht, die von der Danish Cyclists´ Federation und dem TrygFond organisiert wird.

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Bicycle playground in action

Bicycle playground in action

| February 14, 2012

In cooperation with the Nordea-foundation and WoodCouture, the Danish Cyclists’ Federation has developed the first mobile bicycle playground. Here, the more and less experienced bike kids can play themselves into secure cyclists.

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Kofoed & Co

Kofoed & Co

| January 9, 2012

Intelligent communication at eye level Kofoed & Co is a front-runner in the digital world, developing innovative and creative state-of the-art projects, electronic information displays, mobile and interactive solutions. We take pride in exploring the technological limits, pushing the boundaries of technologies in a quest to create optimal solutions, collaborating with the best in the business. Kofoed & […]

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Mom, can we go to the bicycle playground today?

Mom, can we go to the bicycle playground today?

| December 20, 2011

Around 5000 kids in Copenhagen have tested and approved the Danish Cyclists’ Federation’s bicycle playground. Now it is going out to play in the rest of the country.

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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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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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150,000 children bike to school

150,000 children bike to school

| September 6, 2011

Yesterday – 5 September 2011 – more than 150,000 schoolchildren entered the campaign “Bike to School” organized by Danish Cyclists’ Federation. The number of participants is record high!

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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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Play streets

Play streets

| December 14, 2010

The city can be a health-promoting place and stimulate the citizens’ taste for physical activity, but it can also promote disease through noise and air pollution. Odense has decided that they want to belong in the first category!

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Safe routes to school

Safe routes to school

| December 13, 2010

How can we influence the recent development where more and more children are driven to school, so the children instead get out of the car seats and up on their bicycles? Tools like school-route analyses and traffic policies can help make the task of securing the school routes more systematic and ensure that the resources are utilised in the best possible way.

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Campaign helps kids remember the lights

Campaign helps kids remember the lights

| December 13, 2010

Counts of bike lights in Denmark show that the number of cyclists with lights on has increased over the last five years. However, one in six still cycle without lights and is thus a danger to themselves and to others. The Danish Cyclists’ Federation is trying to rectify this tendency through the light and reflector campaign “LYS PÅ – med Ludvig” (LIGHTS ON – with Ludvig).

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Making cycle training fun

Making cycle training fun

| December 13, 2010

Good sense is crucial when we move about in traffic. But the imagination is our best ally if we want to teach our children to cycle both safely and happily. Read all about the positive Danish experiences with cycle training through play.

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A record number of children are biking

A record number of children are biking

| September 16, 2010

Today – September 6th – more than 140.000 schoolchildren are biking to school

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Childrens bicycle workshop in London

Childrens bicycle workshop in London

| September 10, 2010

Danish cycling games at London Sky Ride

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Children’s bicycle workshop at London Sky Ride Event

Children’s bicycle workshop at London Sky Ride Event

| September 2, 2010

Fun cycling games for children at all ages!

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Six Cycling Games

Six Cycling Games

Fun cycle training for all children

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Establishing a culture of cycling in the childhood

Establishing a culture of cycling in the childhood

A presentation of a practical approach to children and cycling from Velo-city 2007

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Making Cycling Irresistible

Making Cycling Irresistible

John Pucher and Ralph Buehler published  in July 2008 a paper showing how the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany have made bicycling a safe, convenient, and practical way to get around their cities.

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Cycling FAQ

Cycling FAQ

Seven answers to the matter of everyday cycling in Denmark.

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Danish Cyclists’ Federation

Danish Cyclists’ Federation

Pleasure, safety, and mobility. For more than a century, Danish Cyclists’ Federation has been the voice of people using the bicycle in their everyday lives. At present, we function as the interface between all relevant players in the field of cycling.

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