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City of Oslo wins Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2017

City of Oslo wins Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion 2017

| June 13, 2017

The City of Oslo received the Cycling Embassy of Denmark’s award at a special Danish session at the Velo-city 2017 conference in Arnhem and Nijmegen, Netherlands, today. First municipality to win Each year, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark awards an organization or individual with their Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion. In previous years, the award

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New figures on cycling in Copenhagen break the record

New figures on cycling in Copenhagen break the record

| June 1, 2017

The City of Copenhagen has a long tradition of systematic data collection to document the development in cycling and identify future challenges. A new Annual Bicycle Report on Cycling was introduced last year as an addition to the biannual Bicycle Account. The 2017 Annual Bicycle Report confirms that cycling is still the preferred mode of

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Regional cycling survey provides regional bicycle knowledge

Regional cycling survey provides regional bicycle knowledge

The Capital Region of Denmark has, as the only region in Denmark – maybe in the world – made an overall regional cycling survey. The survey shows that cycling is doing well and that there are still big differences between the central municipalities Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, the suburbs and the rural municipalities in the region.

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Handle the bike – prize-winning traffic safety seminar for sports cyclists

Handle the bike – prize-winning traffic safety seminar for sports cyclists

| May 29, 2017

In Denmark, and this sets it apart from many other countries, there is a more obvious and visible difference between sports cyclists and everyday cyclists. The vast majority of Danes do their day-to-day cycling in ordinary clothes – from jeans and suits to high heels; in many other countries around the world cycling is a

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New Bikeable City Masterclass in Copenhagen May 2018

New Bikeable City Masterclass in Copenhagen May 2018

| March 31, 2017

Cycling Embassy of Denmark and the Danish Cyclists’ Federation offers a Masterclass in cycle planning and promotion. It will take place at University of Aalborg in Copenhagen May 14-18 2018.  We invite urban planners, NGO’s and politicians to experience the Danish cycle culture first hand on bike. With a mix of presentations, workshops and site visits Danish

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Biomega is challenging perceptions of what inner city travel should look like

Biomega is challenging perceptions of what inner city travel should look like

| March 1, 2017

“Many have already made up their minds on what a bicycle is, so for us to compete and win against the inner city car, we need to play on their terms. We need to really compete with cars and not other bicycle brands.” Danish based company Biomega is leading the way in challenging perceptions to

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