Tag: Bicycle

  • The city bike season starts in Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa on April 1

    The city bike season starts in Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa on April 1

    The new city bike season starts on April 1. In Helsinki and Espoo, where there is a common city bike service, Vantaa has its own service. The bikes cannot be used interchangeably between these services. You can buy the entire season ticket now and the purchase of other products is possible at the start of […]

  • Ministry proposes intoxication, parking laws for cyclists, e-scooters

    Ministry proposes intoxication, parking laws for cyclists, e-scooters

    There are already laws regarding bicycle riding in Finland, but they are not easy to implement.

  • Changes are coming to the regulations regarding electric scooters

    Changes are coming to the regulations regarding electric scooters

    The Minister of Infrastructure Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson recently proposed a draft to amend the Road Traffic Act, which, among other things, changes the regulations for electric scooters. The popularity of these vehicles has increased enormously in recent years, and if changes are made, scooters will not be able to go faster than 25 kilometers per […]

  • Fluorescence, your name is woman!  Men are more likely to cycle without lights

    Fluorescence, your name is woman! Men are more likely to cycle without lights

    Women are better than men – half the population already knew that. Or rather, they are less reckless, less selfish, less likely to cause a head-on bicycle collision on a moonless night in Christiania and less likely to consider 49 kroner for a set of bicycle lights daylight robbery at midnight in the center of […]

  • New: The hockey murder in Västerås

    New: The hockey murder in Västerås

    It is on the night of Saturday, March 11, 1995 that the 29-year-old ice hockey player Peter Karlsson is found badly injured on a bicycle track in central Västerås. But the perpetrator cannot be far away. An anonymous tip points to a 19-year-old man with connections to a local Nazi gang. Since there are no […]

  • The government: Denmark must cycle more

    The government: Denmark must cycle more

    Health and pollutionFor every kilometer cycled, Danish society becomes over 7 kroner richer, writes the ministry. More bicycles means less congestion and pollution, while the population becomes healthier and has fewer sick days. The downhill cycle lane is particularly widespread in urban areas. In Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, the number of trips by bicycle has fallen […]

  • Heavy rain … black rain … a whole lot is going to fall this afternoon!

    Heavy rain … black rain … a whole lot is going to fall this afternoon!

    It is extremely likely to rain today in your area. And it gets pretty dark. So it could be both ‘Hard Rain’, a mostly forgotten thriller from 1998 starring Christian Slater, and ‘Black Rain’, an ‘equally erased from our collective minds’ from 1989 with Michael Douglas. Really, it’s better to stay in bed. Random terrorizing […]

  • A tandem for special tasks

    A tandem for special tasks

    Gabriela Kwarta, Iceland’s enthusiast, together with her partner Piotr Papier, intend to visit the island in a few days to travel its routes on a specially configured tandem. The history of the adventures of the off-road tandem bike will not end with the end of the mission of lovers of Icelandic cycling challenges. The bicycle […]

  • 2022 Tour de France: Why cycling in Denmark is a joy … and a mystery

    2022 Tour de France: Why cycling in Denmark is a joy … and a mystery

    In July 2022, they bring the Tour de France to Denmark. In many ways, given the way I ride a bike, I feel like I have already lived that race since I bought my first bike here. I usually ride with the speed and agility of a Japanese horn, whipping from the bike path to […]

  • 2022 Tour de France: In the home of cycling

    2022 Tour de France: In the home of cycling

    In 1973, a Saudi-led oil embargo against the United States triggered a global energy crisis. The price of oil quadrupled, leading to fuel shortages and revealing the West’s dependence on foreign oil and fossil fuels. In Denmark – a country that had so far eagerly embraced the car – the crisis became an opportunity. Warned […]

  • Copenhagen rises to the top of the world’s most sustainable cities

    Copenhagen rises to the top of the world’s most sustainable cities

    Mayor wants moreThe Danish capital also scored well on emissions, as it has one of the lowest greenhouse gas emissions per capita with 0.9 percent and one of the most efficient road networks in Europe. Prices for public transport were also very high for Copenhagen, as 67 percent of all trips have been made by […]

  • Come on Clara!  Ex-ambassador mocked Denmark’s remarks

    Come on Clara! Ex-ambassador mocked Denmark’s remarks

    She’s not RufusOthers pointed out that it almost never snows in Denmark again and suggested that she might have paid her driver more. Most commentators were amazed that anyone could spend so much time in a country without understanding one of its most important characteristics. Sands stands in stark contrast to his predecessor Rufus Gifford, […]

  • KTM, Husqvarna Prices May 2022 – Duke, RC 125, 200, 250, 390 ADV

    KTM, Husqvarna Prices May 2022 – Duke, RC 125, 200, 250, 390 ADV

    It is the season of price increases in the automotive industry and the latest OEMs to join this list are KTM and Husqvarna. Both brands are owned by Pierer Mobility and work together with Bajaj Auto in India. KTM has a significant market share with its wide range of offers with different body styles and […]

  • The coronavirus pandemic reduced bicycle traffic in Finnish cities

    The coronavirus pandemic reduced bicycle traffic in Finnish cities

    The counters are located in Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Lahti, Pori, Oulu, Tampere and Vaasa. The national target was to increase bicycle traffic by more than 10 percent in five years. “Teleworking, distance school, event closures and hobbies have reduced the number of trips made by bike” comments Matti KoistinenOperational Director of the Finnish Cyclists’ Association. While […]

  • RGNT electric motorcycles updated with new features – 150 km range

    RGNT electric motorcycles updated with new features – 150 km range

    With a major development of electric vehicle (EV) technologies in recent years, manufacturers are now aiming for the performance end of the segment in the field of electric mobility. Electric cars are known for their strong performance and more such battery-powered vehicles will be on the market in the near future. In this respect, the […]

  • Agnes Wold: You do not have to be happy to survive

    Agnes Wold: You do not have to be happy to survive

    Agnes Wold, professor of clinical bacteriology, addresses contemporary health issues together with host Christer Lundberg. We use so many percent of the brain and this is what the anatomy of the brain looks like The professor also goes through how our intelligence is inherited and which of the parents we have to thank for it, […]

  • Tour de France supremo opens new 31 km bicycle super motorway connecting the capital with Roskilde

    Tour de France supremo opens new 31 km bicycle super motorway connecting the capital with Roskilde

    Yesterday was 100 days until the start of the Tour de France, which for the first time in history starts in Denmark. Ahead of the Grand Départ, Wednesday’s festivities were about the inauguration of a 31 km cycle path: one of the country’s so-called cycle super motorways. The new Roskilder route runs through the municipalities […]

  • Is it really necessary to own a car in Copenhagen?

    Is it really necessary to own a car in Copenhagen?

    We live in a digital consumer world where we are constantly on the move, moving and traveling for work or pleasure. Without a doubt, we need transportation for any kind of travel. We can travel either by car, bus, plane, etc. when we leave the country. We usually always choose the cheapest and most suitable […]

  • YLE: Organized crime without a threat that has kept the police vigilant since Thursday

    YLE: Organized crime without a threat that has kept the police vigilant since Thursday

    All information about police readiness and readiness is classified, it said. Turun Sanomat said later that day that the threat was due to organized crime. However, YLE wrote yesterday that the threat is not expected to come from a “traditional organized criminal group” such as a bicycle gang, and that its source is unknown. “Only […]

  • 2022 Husqvarna Svartpilen, Vitpilen debuts with new styling

    2022 Husqvarna Svartpilen, Vitpilen debuts with new styling

    Husqvarna has unveiled its lineup for international markets that includes three updated naked motorcycles – Svartpilen 125, Svartpilen 401 and Vitpilen 401. All three motorcycles are manufactured by Bajaj Auto in India at the company’s facility in Chakan, Maharashtra. The Swedish brand is a wholly owned subsidiary of KTM, which is an alliance partner of […]

  • New legislation is expected for cargo bikes in light of the increase in the number of accidents

    New legislation is expected for cargo bikes in light of the increase in the number of accidents

    Cargo bikes have always been a challenge for ordinary cyclists. Far wider than the average bike, they can be difficult to overtake on narrow roads. In addition, since the advent of electric cargo bikes in recent years, they have overtaken ordinary cyclists, although they remain cumbersome around intersections and corners and are inevitably overtaken. This […]

  • Acceleration, smoking, scooter riding: New laws to keep an eye on

    Acceleration, smoking, scooter riding: New laws to keep an eye on

    On 1 January, a number of new laws came into force in Denmark. Get an overview of the changes below: Gender-based attacks classified as hate crimes An amendment to the Penal Code has been passed in the Folketing, which allows attacks motivated by “gender identity, gender characteristics and gender expression” to be punished as hate […]