Sam Hang Tran

Copenhagen Cycle Chic

In Uncategorized on March 25, 2015 at 8:19 am

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copenhagen cycle woman 1I’ve just got back from a birthday surprise weekend trip to trendy Copenhagen.

One of the things that really hit me about the city was that there are so many bikes: traditional bikes, trendy bikes, bikes with elaborate baby carrying contraptions, bikes propped-up, casually unlocked, outside coffee shops.

Everywhere you look there are fashionable old ladies, casual young merry-makers, smart commuters, all riding tall, floating along roads far less populated by cars than any British city roads.

Since I’ve been back, I’ve read that 40% of Copenhageners commute to work and school by bike rather and Copenhagen has been voted the best cycle city largely due to its 350km of cycle lanes.

copenhagen cycle lady 2

Cycling around definitely did not seem to be incompatible with being trendy, fashionable, even slow. And forgivingly, I didn’t spot a single mamil (middle aged man in lycra).

Mikael Colville-Andersen curates an award winning copenhagen blog called Cycle…

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