Category: Business

Free trials of electric Christiania Bikes for businesses in Aberdeen

Nestrans, the North East Transport Scotland Transport Partnership, is making four electric Christiania Bikes available for a free trial of up to one year. The project is one of the elements of the forthcoming introduction of a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in the city centre later this year. One of

The ideal vehicle for food bank distributions

Several London community centres and food banks are using cargobikes to distribute food parcels to vulnerable people who have been self-isolating. The Christiania tricycle with its capacious square cargo box can accommodate many parcels These images have been taken by a wonderful video by John Williams. [Watch his channel, focused

Listen to Reverend Pat take the psalms to the people by cargobike

The lockdown has affected church services as well. The vicar at St Peter’s church in Notting Hill, Reverend Pat Allerton has hired a Christiania bike from London Green Cycles, to project his sermon and a powerful Amazing Grace to the local community. He also rides to major hospitals where patients

Poster boy

From Cardiff Cycle Chic Johnny has been working billboards in Cardiff for over 20 years. In the early days, Johnny used to dress up as a teenager and rode his BMX around the city early in the morning, pretending to be a paperboy. “I never got caught” he says, “not

“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

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

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,

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

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,

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

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