Category Business

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Caretaker on a cargobike

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 […]

The Bearded Barista of Edinburgh

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 […]

The Good Bike in Somers Town

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 […]

A market trader revitalised

Andre Gailey Coutinho used to work at a market stall. The thing he liked the least was setting up and dismantling the stall. As all market traders want to do the same thing at the same time, the inevitable scrum was unpleasant and time-wasting. After a few years managing restaurants, Andre yearned for setting up […]

After the school run, brisk trade at the market

Here is a bespoke solution, constructed by our dealer, London Green Cycles. The family will use their Christiania tricycle in the morning to take the children to school. Back at home, the “market stall option” is loaded, and one of the parents will go to a local market, and sell speciality food. Yes it could […]

Spot the air quality monitor

Healthy Air is an initiative by Client Earth, the legal professionals who have taken the UK Government to Court for failing in its duty to protect citizens from the violence of polluters. On 05.07 Healthy Air joined forces with Climate Revolution at the Urban Outdoor Festival. They rented a tricycle from London Green Cycles and […]

Christiania bikes, a link in the waste to biogas chain

Our customer Community by Design is running a pilot Food Waste to Biogas project at the Camley Street Natural Park, just North of King’s Cross. A 2 metric cubic digester is fed with 150kg of food waste a week collected locally with a Christiania cargobike. In these pictures we see Juan, one of the people […]