It's early in morning when I find myself in a big traffic - bicycle traffic. People go to work, it's a dynamic motion. The city junctions are full of bikes, the diversity is big - urban bikes, three wheels bikes, road bikes. The riders are also quite different - elegant ladies in high heels, businesspeople, sports men and women, students, pupils, elderly citizens. The stoplight turns green, there is a slight commotion, the riders begin a competition. I have the feeling that a sudden crash is going to happen. It seems like a big chaos, but only for an observer who finds himself for the first time in Copenhagen. 

 

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The bicycle lanes are perfect, very smooth and large. There are stop lights and signs only for bikes.

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Norrebrogade boulevard is the bigest bike artery in the city. Few yars ago after a referendum, the citizens of Copenhagen decided to limit the motor vehicles and to enlarge the biking area.

Now 50 percent of the road is а "bike highway". 

 

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Unna Ditleu / 47 / 10 km per day

Viktor Kofoed / 11 / goes to school by bike accompanied by his parents

Robert Kofoed / 7 / goes to school by bike accompanied by his parents

Jannich Grade / 57 / journalist / 10 km per day

 

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Marian Orlovsky / 33 / Chech Republic - has lived in Copenhagen for 12 years / antique seller / 20 km per day

 

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David / 21 / bike mechanics / 12 km per day

 

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Sarah - Rannva / 35 / artist and body therapist / 15 -30 km per day

 

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Anne-Marie Christina Thoft / 33 / inovation consultant / 5 months pregnant / 15 km per day

 

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Jorgen Nguyen / 32 / journalist and photographer / 18 km per day

 

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Madhat Kuddoura / 44 / restaurant assistant/ 12-15 km per day

 

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Nora / 33 / Bulgaria / has lived in Copenhagen for 7 years / physician / 15 - 20 km per day

 

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Sofi / 27 / journalist / 10 km per day

 

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Peter Schmidt / 27 / physiotherapist / 15 km per day

 

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Angel / 28 / learns Danish / 5-10 km per day

 

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Alma / 14 / student / 3 km per day

 

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Cleo / 14 / student /2 km per day

 

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Paul Daugbjerg / 64 / managing therapist / 12 km per day

Klara Enevoldsen / 9 / goes to school by bike accompanied by her parents

Asta Enevoldsen / 7 / goes to school by bike accompanied by her parents

Tina Enevoldsen / 45 / 8-10 km per day

 

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Marta / 25 / Spain / student - master in biotechnology / 10 km per day

 

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Luybo / 26 / Bulgaria / student - master in biotechnology / 25 km per day

 

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Enwan / 23 / France / student - politics / 15 km per day

 

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Aslak / 23 / France / student - biology / 8 km per day

 

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Lith Frifelt / 29 / physician / 20 km per day

 

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Anne Sorensen / 29 / consultant / 6 months pregnant / 5 km per day

 

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Kenneth / 49 / postman / 25 km per day

 

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Line Lorkwood / 60 / midwife / 15 km per day

 

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Copenhagen, random portrait

 

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Copenhagen, random portrait

 

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The bike roads length in Copenhagen is 400 kilometers.

 

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Around 40 000 thousand riders pass by each day.

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More than 50 percent of the citizens of Copenhagen go to work, school and university by bike.

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Most of the members of the parliament go to work by bike

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Copenhagen is the European Green Capital of 2014

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There are more bikes in Copenhagen than registered citizens

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The city is a bike paradise.

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Copenhagen has the perfect bike infrastructure, the motor vihacles are not attractive. Riding bike is practical and it brings a lot of fun. 

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The whole material is published in 360 Extreme Magazine




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