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“Children need their little secrets”

Here is my speech at the 30 years Anniversary of Christiania Bikes at Radhuisplads in Copenhagen: I would like to tell you three stories: 1. A few years ago I got divorced in England, the worst place for a husband to get divorced: the legal system is wholly in favour of the wife, and having […]

Promoting Copenhagen digital cloud service

The Municipality of Copenhagen is using Christiania tricycles to promote its range of digital services. This week, the Citizen’s Service will launch their new initiative ‘Borgerservice2go’ – a mobile citizens service unit. The idea for these 3-wheeled citizen service centres came from the mobile service offered on-campus at Copenhagen Universities, which provide services to newly […]

Karma Cannon and Love Boombox

A trio of sound systems spotted at a recent festival in Copenhagen

Christiania Taxis for OAPs

Five care homes in Copenhagen have purchased Christiania Taxis, for transporting elderly people on errands. It is an initiative organised by Ole Kassov’s “Cycling for all ages” project. Copenhagenize writes about a joint ride last week-end. All images by Sandra Hoj

Snowmobile

This winter(/spring) we surely had enough chances to show how well the Christiania performs when the white stuff keeps falling. Image by Mikael Colville

In snow and slush, three wheels are better

Not all cities have the logistical power of Copenhagen and its fleet of cycle lanes snowplows (and at times also Copenhagen gets caught). Even cycle friendly Berlin doesn’t do a good job in clearing cycle lanes from snow. Let’s not talk about London, where a light powdering of white stuff is sufficient to overwhelm those […]

How it all started

A charming look at the origin of Christiania Bikes

The Wonderful World Of Bike-Based Deliveries

Fast Company has featured the recently established European Cycle Logistics Federation, whose role is to promote the use of cargo bikes for urban deliveries. Here is a quote that should make people reflect: Research by the German Institute of Transport Research found that e-cargo bikes could take care of 85% of deliveries in Berlin. The […]

Estée Lauder at Copenhagen Airport

This summer, Estée Lauder ordered four Christiania tricycles from our London dealer, London Green Cycles to set up as promotional tools for four international airports. Above is the completed fit-out at Kastrup Airport.

Svajerløbet – Cargo Bike Race

Every year in mid August Copenhagen hosts a cargo bike race. Harry reports: The Svajerløb, for those of you who don’t know, is the Danish Open Championships in cargobike racing. Back in the day, when bicycles still dominated the streets of Copenhagen the bike messengers of that day was called “Svajers”, because the swayed on […]