Sweden / Netherlands

Nick on the Karlskrona Cycle Paths #1 from Joel Mulligan on Vimeo.A little video from my mate Joel, a Canadian studying in Karlskrona, Sweden. Karlskrona is a town of about 60,000 in Southern Sweden. Like most towns in Sweden there are bike lanes. In the video you can see that they do it a bit different, with shared pedestrian/bicycle lanes. It works fine. Sweden, especially in the south, is a bicycle friendly place and the motorists are more than used to bicycles in the traffic.
Hopping south, here's a lovely video from David Hembrow of basket-weaving fame. He's walking his dog one morning in the town of Assens. Here's David's blog, too.

Both videos qualify just fine for the Slow Bicycle Movement.

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