Monday, January 25, 2010

Take-home message from Copenhagen - 'cities are made for cycling'

(Photos: Mikael Colville-Andersen)
So in brief:
Who: Mikael / Georgie / me

(Photos: Georgie Abbott)

What: 'magical mystery bike tour & pub crawl'
Scenic view point 1 - new secure neighbourhood bicycle-parking in the form of a pink car, comprising of four separate cabins, each with room for one cargo bike

Scenic view point 2 & 3' - cycling & pedestrian sections of Bryggebroen, the new bridge over the harbour, that goes from the Vesterbro neighbourhood to Iceland Quay, and amazingly caters for almost 10,000 cyclists a day

Where: Copenhagen
Scenic view point 4 - wine bar in Vesterbro, our final port of call

(Photos: Mikael Colville-Andersen)

When: last Friday night until 'wee' hours of last Saturday morning (unimaginably freezing cold!)

(Photos: Georgie Abbott)

In a nutshell: "Australia! our bikes are made for cycling...& that's just what they'll of these days our 'bikes' are gonna 'bike' all over you!"

...are you ready, bikes?

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