For a long time Amsterdam of the Netherlands and Copenhagen of Denmark are known to the world as the “bicycle capital” because the number of vehicles here is greater than the city population. But now there are more London, England.
Visiting the UK capital by bike will change your view of the city forever
The number of cyclists in London has doubled in the last 10 years, according to the London Cycling Campaign. With the increasing number of cyclists, the cycling culture in London is becoming increasingly fashionable.
From developing bike-themed cafes and investing in bike lanes, London is showing all the signs towards a “bike capital”.
London is aiming to become a “bicycle paradise”
The trend of cycling is increasing in the capital of England so many people have to shop for themselves a bicycle to match the fashion trend in London. Some people are not too concerned about fashion, they will choose the best car to help them move as quickly as possible when the traffic situation in London is getting worse.
However, in a city that values fashion such as London, it is not surprising that many large fashion brands of bicycle styles have developed and developed, such as Nonusual and Cyclodelic. These brands have quickly launched a range of fashionable clothes and accessories for bike fans.
You can check your bike’s machinery at the bike cafe
An equally popular brand is London Cycle Chic – a stylish blog and an online store that sells beauty accessories for bicycling women such as helmets, car baskets , lights and other accessories. Even big fashion brands like H&M have launched their own line of cycling fashion, designed in collaboration with the major bicycle brand in London – Brick Lane Bikes.
Bicycling awareness is increasing
Since 2010, Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched a bike-rental program across the city – borrowing the idea of the Vellib bicycle rental system in France. The bikes in this rental service are called Boris Bikes (after the Mayor of London). About 6,000 bicycles have been deployed at docking stations around the city.