- Bicycle Culture by Design: Advertise On Bikes in Copenhagen

Danish Bike Messenger on the bike lane in the heart of the city. A Christania Bike for larger deliveries from Budstikken.

We have posted many photos about how bikes are used as advertisments in the urban landscape. A new Danish company is taking it one step further. - or Sponsor Cycles - is providing an attractive way for companies to advertise in the city.

Even better, families can get a new Nihola cargo bike for basically half-price - 7000 kroner - if they sign up and agree to keep the adverts on the cargo box for six months.

As we described a few days ago, using your bike for adverts is a given. Your bike is on the bike lanes all day long. Dropping your kids off at school/kindergarten/daycare, then off to work, then to the supermarket and back to get the kids, and so on. You are visible to the traffic - cars and bikes - for long periods of time during each, the company who is arranging this marriage of convienence between advertisers and families itching for a cargo bike, only accepts ethically-sound products with an environmental angle, which is extra cool.So, while we're in a cargo bike phase, here's a couple of images:

Having a chat as they ride.

Three rickshaw type bikes in Nyhavn - tourist central - vying for punters.

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