Author Archives: Andrea

“The family with the big, red bike” now also delivering “the tastiest, freshest bagels with the lowest environmental impact.”

Brooke Fossey bought a Christiania Bike to transport her two children a few years ago. The older boy is now riding his own bike, but Brooke has found a new use for her beloved bike. Brooke is an expert baker and from her kitchen she prepares a selection of fresh bagels (plain, sesame, poppy, garlic, […]

Playing with Lego

Sean Kelly makes BIG sculptures with Lego. One of his recent works is: “Back from market with mum” It is a life-size model with fantastic details. Sean, who owns a Christiania bike himself, explains: In creating this sculpture, I wanted to capture the simple joys of everyday life as a parent, while solidifying the image […]

Riding is fun, for people of all abilities

In a small farming village in North Jutland, a wheel-chair bound pensioner is given back the joy of riding in the countryside. Skive Flokeblad reports: A very special bike means that 84-year-old Anna Sørensen  can, for the first time in a long time, go on a bike ride – despite being a wheelchair user. Anna […]

“I Decongest the City”

Guest post from K4RGO “I Decongest the City” is a German initiative to encourage businesses to test cargobikes. Around 120 companies are participating. Greenpeace Energy is one of them. They have been using an electric Christiania Bike Matti Pauls (left above), the Greenpeace Energy Regional Partner now rides the bicycle four to five times a […]

The story of a Copenhagen icon

A bit of history from the Scandinavian Airlines magazine: Few things are as synonymous with Copenhagen as The Christiania Bike. An indispensable means of transport for rich and poor alike, which every day conveys thousands of families, party supplies, and van-loads of furniture around the Danish capital. As an alternative to the car, it has […]

Music Bikes make a hit across 14 cities for British Cycling City Rides

Guest blog by CycleHoop, a cycle parking provider, leading the industry in design and innovation. Did you know that Cyclehoop also provide sound systems for bike events? We love music so much that we have created a fleet of bespoke music bikes to bring something extra special to our bike rides. You will have seen […]

Time & Talents rolls out Cycling Without Age initiative

Originally published on Cargobike Life Following a generous donation from United Saint Saviour’s, a venerable charity based in Southwark and founded in 1541, Time & Talents kicked off an exciting initiative in October 2016, a chapter of Cycling Without Age in Rotherithe, with three cycle taxis. Cycling Without Age is a movement started in Denmark […]

Street cleaning in Graz

Every morning at 7, Alois starts his battle against rubbish on his iron horse, a Christiania Bike. Holding Graz reports: His job is fun. This can be seen in his smile when he climbs back onto his converted bike and pushes the bell like a tram. The signal for “Achtung, I am moving!” If Alois […]

Christiania Bikes, symbol of Copenhagen

Danish culture institution Golden Days has launched a new initiative to mark the 850 year anniversary of the City of Copenhagen. Named Københavnerkanon, it asks citizens what best represents modern day Copenhagen. Without attempting to influence contributions, the director of Golden Days, Svante Lindeburg has already named his candidate: The Christiania bike is the sum of almost everything I like […]

Homebase trials cargobikes

Guest post by our dealer, London Green Cycles, first appeared on their website We were delighted when Homebase approached us to set up a trial to use cargo bikes in their stores. The idea being to offer their customers free use of a Christiania cargo bike to help them bring home their bulky or heavy purchases […]