Integration on wheels
One of the amazing things about our cycling movement, is how it benefits not just the passengers and pilots, but entire communities. It is a generous movement, of shared joy and inspirational stories. One such comes from Uppsala in Sweden, where the municipality wisely decided to hire Raed Ghazy, a young Syrian refugee, as an […]
Keep your smile with a breath of fresh air
Contributed by Chrissy Mason 20% of people have Seasonal Affective Disorder, according to the American Family Physician journal. Broken down, this disorder is a depression people experience when they cannot leave their homes in the winter. It makes sense, then, that getting outside and enjoying the weather is good for humans. Whether it’s a relaxing […]
International Summit ’16
Students From DIS Abroad
…took three wonderful seniors out for a bike tour through Copenhagen. We had a great outing yesterday with 25 American students in Copenhagen. Matt, Connor and John were trained in the morning and acted as pilots during the 4 hour ride through Copenhagen to Paper Island and lunch at Copenhagen Street Food. We had invited […]
Finn Goes To Hollywood
The exceptional short film “Finn” has been selected for All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival 2016 from April 14-17. The film is instructed by Mariana Abdalla, produced by Mette Juhl Paulsen and assisted by Marie Dupont. The film was recorded before, during and after the Cycling Without Age long ride from Denmark to Norway in […]
It’s Party Time!
Hello all CWA’s! It’s time to pick up your best party outfit from the dry cleaners, because next year you’ll be cozying up to all the other CWA’s in the Danish hub in Copenhagen – the coolest bicycle capital of the world! The specific dates are the 20th – 22nd of June 2016, and we can’t […]
Making better lives with Cycling Without Age
Ole Kassow presents Cycling Without Age at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare at ExCel in London. 24 April 2015.
What’s in a name?
Cycling Without Age was founded in Denmark under the name Cykling uden alder. For generations the bicycle was the preferred mode of transport for people all over the world. In fact, most of today’s older generation grew up and were young adults in a time when cycling 25 kilometers or more to and from work […]
Cycling Without Age on TED
Every morning I go to work by bike, because I love cycling, and one morning I noticed an old man sitting on a bench in a sunny spot with his walking frame next to him. He sat there every single morning for the next two weeks. I could tell he liked to spend time outside, because he sported a nice tan, and always smiling.