‘Cycling without age’ in Copenhagen

Ole Kassow, the founder of ‘Cycling without age,’ helps 95 year-old Else Hansen into a rickshaw.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Can you imagine spending your entire life cycling the streets of a beautiful city every day alongside your friends and neighbors; then when you reach old age you become too weak to ride, move into a … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Kids are the true indicator species of a bike-friendly city

Kids are a common sight on Copenhagen’s cycle tracks.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) There’s a popular idea in bike advocacy and planning circles that women are “the indicator species” of a bike-friendly city. In the case of Copenhagen, which went well beyond “bike-friendly” years ago and where more women ride than men, the new indicator is … Read more