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Community development through cycling

There is no better way to make a group of toddlers happy than appearing with a bike full of balance bikes. David Pitcher runs Wheely Tots, a charity that helps family with young children try balance bikes and cargobikes. They run sessions at various parks near their base in North London, and the Christiania Long, […]

A beautiful story of evolution and tradition.

When the first Christiania Bike was created, Hans, youngest son of Annie and Lars, the founders of the company, was not yet born. Since Bike #1, (a birthday present from Lars to Annie), the company has moved from a workshop in Christiania, to a barn in Bornholm to a factory which has steadily expanded to […]

“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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Florist enthused by cargobike trial

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 […]

Exploring Copenhagen with my Mum

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 […]

Victoria Park

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.