The Danish cycling culture | Read why Danes bike everywhere

Children in Denmark generally start with a small pedal-free bike at age 2 or 3 so they can learn how to balance before graduating to an actual bicycle. At school, children learn about traffic rules, road safety, and the importance of wearing a helmet as well as good cycling habits.

Why Danes Don't Need Bicycle Helmets | Sierra Club

Why Danes Don't Need Bicycle Helmets. There's a long-running argument in American cycling about whether wearing helmets really keeps you safer. Skeptics argue that the more people who ride, the safer cycling is, but some people don't like to wear helmets, depressing the number of riders and making it more dangerous for everyone. This discussion ...

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The Danish Cyclists' Federation about helmet wear

A helmet protects your head. "Bike helmets can reduce head injuries, and in some cases, it can mean the difference between life and death.". So the Danish Accident Commission concluded in an in-depth analysis of a number of accidents involving cyclists. The prevalent international research substantiates this assessment.

Danish Speaker Opposes Bicycle Helmets

The Copenhagen Post reported in November, 2009 that a failed attempt to pass a Danish law requiring helmets for those under 12 was being revived after evidence surfaced that the proportion of Danish cyclists arriving at emergency rooms with head injuries was declining as helmet use there has increased to about one in six cyclists.

Watch This Hilarious Danish Helmet Safety Ad

Watch This Hilarious Danish Helmet Safety Ad. Be a Viking. Wear a helmet. Jun 10, 2021 at 4:03pm ET. By: Graeme Jones. Creative communications agency &CO just released a hilariously effective ...

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Safety first! Just a few years back, a bicycle helmet was a rare site. But things have changed to the better. Today as much as 97 % of all Danish children under …

Danish Bike Helmet Law Defeated – CentreBike

Helmet debate spans the globe as is evidenced by the fact that the Danish Socialist People's Party introduced compulsory helmet legislation which was then defeated in parliament.

Bike helmets represent perhaps the highest volume of religious cycling discussion, enough so that parody sites have been erected in their honor .

Children and helmets - FYI Denmark

Children and helmets. by Dermot Ryan (Ireland) I was surprised to see your claim that children have to wear bicycle helmets by law in Denmark. I've checked, and this does not seem to be the case. Two attempts to pass a law, in 2009 and 2012, failed.

Inflatable bicycle helmet doubles sales in Denmark

The helmets cost around 2,000 kroner and cannot be re-used after being activated. The Danish Traffic Safety Council (Rådet For Sikker Trafik) told BT in July that it did not wish to comment on the inflatable helmet from Hövding, but was positive about the apparent increased number of bicycle helmet wearers.

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Cycling is very popular in Denmark and people use their bikes a lot to get around. Almost noone wears a cycling helmet, and there are very few accidents or injuries to cyclists. The same is true in the Netherlands as well. Countries where cyclists wear helmets also have a higher rate of cycling injuries.

A Danish View of Euro Bike Helmet Standard

In Denmark all helmets are required to carry the CE-sticker from 1997. "This does however, not give consumers added protection against buying a low quality helmet", warns the Danish Cyclists Federation, a consumer advocacy group with 30.000 members.

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From my time in Copenhagen it took days before I saw anyone on a bike wearing a helmet. In fact there is less helmet wearing there than anywhere I've been in Europe. Most likely because their cycling infrastructure makes complete sense and Danish motorists are some of the tamest I've ever encountered.

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This danish ad for wearing a helmet while riding your bike. Top quality production, I was really into it. It's like a Monty Python sketch. Excellent translations in the subs but a damn shame most here can't understand the original Danish. It is golden dialogue!!! "Ah …

Why the Dutch Don't Wear Helmets - Treehugger

Because it doesn't make sense -- cycling there is 5 times safer than cycling here in the US. It would make more sense (that is, the risk is higher) to ask you why you don't wear a helmet when you ...

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High increase in Danish sales of Hövding airbag helmets. The Swedish airbag helmet manaufacturer Hövding experiences quite good demand in Denmark and in particularly, among urban cyclists of Copenhagen. During 2018 the Danish sales have doubled. In second quarter of 2018 Hövding had a turnover of 25,2 million SEK including all markets.

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VIDEO: Hilarious Pro-Helmet Commercial From Denmark

VIDEO: Hilarious Pro-Helmet Commercial From Denmark. By Francis Xavier June 8, 2021 2:26 pm. By Francis Xavier | June 8, 2021 2:26 pm ET. If you have any friends who still won't wear a helmet while biking, skiing, motorcycles etcetera, send them this. Even if you're a careful Viking accidents happen:

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Danish PSA for wearing bicycle helmets is the best Viking movie in 63 years. Rob Beschizza 5:07 am Tue Jun 8, 2021. This short film from the Danish Road Safety Council reminds all careful ...

Danish Vikings Teach Cyclists Why They Should Wear Helmets

The safety campaign has been created to counter the country's cyclist death toll. The Danish Road Safety Council campaign wants cyclists to wear helmets.&co. By Stephen Lepitak. June 10, 2021. The ...

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The Danish team wore the Tempor helmet favoured by Bigham's Huub Wattbike riders, also opting for Huub's heated trousers as they awaited their turn to ride. ... Cycling Weekly's Tech Editor ...

Cycling and biking in Denmark - VisitDenmark

Denmark is a mostly flat country with over 400 islands, fantastic bread, beer and pastries, a cycling-mad capital city and more than 12,000km of bike routes that make cycling in Denmark a delight. We don't have much in the way of hills here, but we're a little more undulating than the Netherlands, and you might well have a bit of wind to ...

Four Bees: Danish M-23 Helmet

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M1923 helmet (Denmark) - Wikipedia

The M/1923 helmet was a combat helmet issued to Danish troops during the interwar period and saw service in the Second World War.It was the first helmet to be issued to the Royal Danish Army and Navy.The helmet was produced locally by the company A/S Glud & …

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A helmet protects the individual cyclist in case of an accident, but making the helmet mandatory could devastate the Danish bicycle culture. We think it is common sense for cyclists to wear helmet. How do I know if my bike is stolen in Denmark?

The Bicycle is Booming - Just Not in Denmark

Intense bicycle helmet promotion campaigns have washed across the nation, initiated by the Danish Road Safety Council and the black sheep of the European cycling community, the Danish Cyclists Federation. They have done so despite the fact that, at best, the scientfic jury remains out on bicycle helmets.

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Style & Safety: Bike Helmets You'll Love. It would be understandable to assume that most bicycle-riders in Scandinavian cities don't wear helmets. The visual of the laid-back cyclists, bouquet of brown paper-wrapped flowers in the front basket and hair streaming in the wind is an appealing one. In Copenhagen, the percentage of helmet ...

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The federation says that a helmet protects the individual cyclist in case of an accident, but "making the helmet mandatory could devastate the Danish bicycle culture.