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Copenhagen: Bike heaven

October 14th, 2009 · 23 Comments

When my Globe and Mail colleague Gary Mason headed off to Copenhagen two weeks ago to cover the announcement of the 2016 Olympics, I blathered on to him before he left about how the city had done an amazing job of getting people out of cars and onto bikes. More than a third of people ride bikes regularly now in this Danish city and, unlike Amsterdam, it didn’t have a strong biking culture when it started on its campaign to promote cycling.

Gary took a look at their new cycling culture while he was there and here’s his story.

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