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 […]
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 […]
Guest post by Daniel Böhm; first published for Mobilitätsagentur Wien Mr. Talas is Vienna’s first caretaker on a cargobike. We meet him early on the 12th floor of a community building in the 9th district of Vienna. Mr. Talas and his team are part of a pilot project of the Wiener Wohnen Haus- & Aussenbetreuung (WWHA). The […]
Guest post by Gavin Smart. This article first appeared on Sprudge.com In a world of high-end retail outlets and expensive marketing campaigns, I’ve always held a strong affection for those trying to make their way on a limited budget. Originally hailing from Orkney, an island in the remote north of Scotland, veteran barista Lewis MacKenzie has […]
Guest post by Helen Clarke, a florist in Leytonstone who has benefited from the Free Cargobike Rental Scheme offered by Waltham Forest as part of its Mini Holland Programme. So a couple of weeks ago I signed up to borrow a Christiania cargobike from Waltham Forest as part of their Mini Holland scheme. The idea behind […]
Guest blog by London Green Cycles: An interesting initiative took place this week in Somers Town, an area in Central London, between Euston Station and the British Library, with a very ethnically diverse population. Creative regeneration specialists Clear Village and collaborative design group Eclective, took a Christiania cargobike out in the community. The idea was […]
Guest blog by Susi at Velojoy My Mom and I recently traveled to Europe to celebrate her 80th birthday. It was strictly mother-daughter time, just the two of us, on a wonderful 10-day excursion that kicked off in Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhagen is the cycling capital of the world, so of course I wanted to be […]
With its wide boulevards, adventure playgrounds, skatepark, giant slide and lake, Victoria Park is a favourite for families. These pictures were taken by Hackney Cyclist, and featured in a thorough review of the Park.
Adapted from an article that Sylvia Gauthereau wrote for London Cyclist When I had my second child and time for school was looming, I had to think of logistics, especially since like many other families we were not offered a place in our local school. I did consider a car but it would not have […]
Discovery Channel visits the Christiania Bikes factory.